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  1. Real value

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kelly Yang Every time I go back to America, it tugs at my heart. It's not just the hills and tree-lined streets; it's the values, optimism, equality and freedom it represents. When I was six, my family moved to America, hopeful, heedful and hungry. We chased the American dream. Fifteen years later, I moved back to Asia for a better dream. The Asian dream now seems ...

  2. Why America's fate matters in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate They are worried about America, no doubt about it. 'It looks like your new president can actually chew gum and walk at the same time! Obama is perceived extremely ... historic American protectionism will resurface to harm Hong Kong's economy. Many in Hong Kong worry because it is not in their interest for America to stumble big-time. They know that all ...

  3. HK needs America's genuine checks and balances system

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I saw a marked contrast this week between Hong Kong and the US. I was struck by the differences when I compared Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's post-budget press conference and US President Barack Obama's first speech to the nation. We ...

  4. Learning from America

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Willy-nilly, the most powerful country in the world is on the stage of Hong Kong politics. Those who look up to America may draw a few lessons from its strengths. Solidarity and a strong sense of allegiance to the country are outstanding characteristics of the American people. Domestically there can be much dissent, brazen criticism, boisterous party politics. But America never ...

  5. Voice of America admits wrong tack with 'island nation' report

    Posted Aug 29th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma The United States government-funded Voice of America has admitted it mistakenly referred to Hong Kong as an 'island nation'' in a news bulletin. In a report about ... a correction was issued on our website both correcting his story and regretting his mistake.' According to the station's founding charter, Voice of America's mission is to represent ...

  6. Voice of America

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to write an essay based on Is America #1?- an ABC news programme hosted by John Stossel that assessed the reasons for Hong Kong's vibrant economy. Haywood did a lot of research before writing his article, which gives a brief account of Hong Kong's development since the early 19th century. He agrees with Stossel that Hong Kong's colonial history, America's desire ...

  7. America guided by moral compass in soulless world

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... causes, but without success. These approaches do not do well when blind hate is involved, even when they are supported by other nations. Our diplomatic efforts will, of course, continue. America ... to Americans, that we deserved what we got. Mr Ewing has run out of arguments? Those who insult America are the ones who should be defending themselves. Ask them why they want to live in a soulless ...

  8. Look to Hong Kong, America

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Kent Ewing

    ... equal importance at stake in America? Mr Bush maintains that the future of democracy in the Middle East rests with the occupation of Iraq. That dubious notion, however, has already cost far too many lives and will no doubt cost many more. What is really at risk is America's reputation as a world leader. Moreover, the world has already spoken. Only a country which has turned ...

  9. Developing talent in local arts scene is possible only with better funding

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Hong Kong Ballet are locals is not surprising. Circumstances in America and Europe are far different from here. Overseas, the pool of potential talent is far greater. That the New York City Ballet feeds itself from its own school is interesting, but the talent that enters that school may come from all over America, and indeed possibly from overseas ...

  10. Events

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of America Tower. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Cross-border RMB business development- Foreign direct investment'. Bank of America Tower. ...




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