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  1. Hall of rites needed for Chinese festivals and ceremonies

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your leader is absolutely right in breathing a sigh of relief at the recognition by the Ministry of Culture of a number of traditional Chinese festivals ('Drawing on past will keep our culture fresh', July 21). I have always thought it one of the saddest aspects of Hong Kong culture that not more of such Chinese traditions are celebrated. Indeed, for the best part ...

  2. Mopping up operation after protest inspires curator's latest show

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... hearing the news. We were all in tears, we were all very upset. Many really good Chinese artists moved to Australia at that time, and many Australian artists were influenced by the incident ...

  3. Sharp increase in head count for accounting giants

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are ethnic Chinese. John Harrison, chairman of China and Hong Kong for KPMG, acknowledged the appointments also reflected the need to retain talent. 'These are very talented professionals who ...

  4. Society wraps up prize for design

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by May George

    ... May George It looks like a present. With a cardboard cover designed to look like wrapping paper and a magnet-pull red ribbon decoration at the front, the Hong Kong Housing Society ... for Achievement in Design in the Best Annual Reports Awards in the 'non-profit making and charitable organisations category'. The society's executive director Wong Lai-chun said the idea ...

  5. Asia Society makes a meal of anniversary

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Lauren Crothers

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Lauren Crothers For its 50th anniversary, the Asia Society is throwing 50 parties. Specifically, the international organisation that aims to build ... is taking part,' says the society's Gillian Tso. 'Each dinner has a theme. The response has been great. We keep them small and intimate so you can get to know the hosts ...

  6. Mind the gap

    Posted Oct 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a standard measure of income inequality between zero and one- at 0.47. That's a bigger income inequality than in India or Indonesia. Zero indicates a society in which every household earns the same; one indicates a society in which a single household earns the country's entire income. Most developed countries are roughly 0.3, while many Latin American countries, the world's ...

  7. News - China - INDIA

    Chinese defence minster makes peace-keeping trip to New Delhi

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Military Area Command in his delegation to India during a five-day visit beginning on Sunday. Liang's trip to India is the first by a Chinese defence minister in eight years and comes ... Liberation Army Daily said the 23-member Chinese delegation would include the commander of the PLA's Tibet Military Area Command Lieutenant General Yang Jinshan , the deputy commander of the PLA ...

  8. Bermuda bid to net Chinese catch

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Bermuda is stepping up its efforts to attract Chinese and Hong Kong companies to use the territory as their base of incorporation, in the face of intense ... but Bermuda officials think the mainland holds a lot of potential. Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services, which helps Chinese companies and funds set up in Bermuda, said he had five ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Catholic Church runs ad to press government for policy reforms

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... in which rocketing property prices have exceeded economic growth, [which] has failed to bring improvements to the quality of life for the local citizens," it says. "A society that neglects the rich-poor disparity is not worthy of being called an advanced or civilised society." The disparity had led to "disharmony and instability, as well as aggravating internal ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... within society and to protect innocent citizens. The protesters must take responsibility for what they have done. Demonstrators should accept that they are not achieving anything by causing ... occupation of them has not resulted in anyone losing their jobs, or their homes, or their freedom. No known messiah was ever born there. Yet a lot of Chinese people are out in the streets angrily ...




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