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  1. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    History of ancient Dunhuang bears a lesson for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by LEE CHACK-FAN

    ... Lee Chack-fan The city, considered a gateway to China centuries ago, declined after losing its edge History of ancient Dunhuang bears a lesson for HK Among the six recipients of honorary ... the stepmother of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. For centuries, the city of Dunhuang was considered a gateway to ancient China for caravan traders on the Silk Road. Many of these traders during the Tang ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    For HK to run like clockwork, good timing is key

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... balloon disaster in Egypt, which killed 19 people, including nine Hongkongers. The government wasted no time in forming a team from the Immigration Department, Hospital Authority and police, along with forensic experts, to go to Egypt and provide all necessary logistical and psychological support for the Hongkongers involved. They left for Egypt within eight hours of the accident, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    How a sieve sent a strong message to Beijing over Hong Kong's election process

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by ELIZABETH WONG CHIEN CHI LIEN

    ... This allusion to a feast that took place in ancient China between two opponents who each sought to eliminate the other set a tone of goodwill. It was a good start. He said he came to have a chat ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Jao Tsung-I is right; Chinese cultural Renaissance is well under way

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by PROFESSOR LEE CHACK FAN

    ... view, there is a similar renewed interest in the study of classics and ancient history in China, triggered by the wave of massive construction across the country over the past decades. You see, ... treasure. This resulted in major advances in archaeological research and ancient history studies. It also sparked interest in the Chinese classics, partly because of the socio-political need ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    How the budget surplus is like fiscal bait

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Wong

    ... Gardens of Hong Kong The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were an ancient, possibly mythical, wonder. The United Nations has recently issued a report about the likelihood of a food shortage due ...



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