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  1. On the fast track to a divided society

    Posted Dec 27th 2009, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Kong's predominantly Chinese society has lived, worked and worshipped cheek by jowl with other ethnic minorities without friction. Yet, every now and then, spasms of conflict would flare up- over ... their hand-wringing and feverish vote-lobbying to refocus on the new divide in society: between the haves and have-nots. It is a divide between those with the money, property, or knowledge to allow them ...

  2. Restaurateur put Chinese cuisine on international map

    Posted Dec 31st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... those who dined with Kam daily. Kam, who died on Monday, will be remembered for putting the art of Chinese dining culture on the international stage. Yung Kee, the only Chinese restaurant named ... Street. 'I love the busy atmosphere of a restaurant because I believe this is a microcosm of society... There we meet friends we have not seen for years and make new friends. There the cycle ...

  3. Developers plead innocence to charges of fencing off public space

    Posted Mar 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Some open spaces purportedly 'privatised' by private owners have been found to fall outside the boundaries of the estates. One instance is The Portofino, a luxury project in Clear Water Bay that a Chinese-language newspaper claimed had placed its public space behind its main gate. But a security guard at the site yesterday said the area in question ...

  4. Obsession: High Society pendant

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Divia Harilela

    ... Divia Harilela The savings in your MPF may be dwindling, but local jeweller Rock Candy is offering a perfect recession cure with its High Society collection. Each hand-crafted sterling silver pendant resembles a rolled US$100 bill- decorated with the Rock Candy name, of course. Choose from five styles: rhodium or gold plating, and oxidised raw, brushed and gloss finishes. ...

  5. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Hannah Lee Important issues should be challenged in the public interest, says Christine Loh The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has decided to appeal against ... the March 10 decision quashed. That ruling rejected the society's application to force the government to send the project's plans back to the Town Planning Board for approval. In his March ...

  6. A fresh take on an old Chinese story

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chinese restaurant. What was Hong Kong's bar scene like when you arrived in 1990? In those days, there was no SoHo area, no escalator. Lan Kwai Fong was the first destination for anyone ... What motivated you to create The Monogamous Chinese? I wanted to do something a bit different and thought someone needs to do a really good Chinese restaurant, where the front of the house ...

  7. Tsang wins the battle of Tamar

    Posted May 27th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... made a commitment to that effect in articles published today in the South China Morning Post and some Chinese-language newspapers. Information Co-ordinator Andy Ho On-tat last night confirmed ... of barrister Gladys Li, unveiled his alternative model for a municipal centre at Tamar during a press conference organised by the Society for the Protection of the Harbour and attended by Civic Party ...

  8. Events

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Commerce breakfast: 'How great firms manage their Chinese suppliers' Hong Kong Club. BDO Executive Forum. Wu Chung House. Thursday, June 2: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Purchasing property in the UK: Practical and tax considerations'. British Consulate-General. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association and Actuarial Society of Hong Kong lunch: 'The MPF ...

  9. Events Diary

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuesday, February 27, HK: Canadian Chamber of Commerce joint climate change luncheon meeting. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. Wednesday, February 28, HK: Asia Society luncheon: ... of the Chinese University Hong Kong and leadership development'. Two International Finance Centre. Horwath Financial Services evening event: 'A woman's world'. Central Plaza. Tuesday, ...

  10. The crusaders

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... of Civil Society in Southeast Asia notes, moreover, that the environment and heritage are key focal points of an emerging middle class willing to take a stand for 'post-materialist' ... active. 'Penang [in Malaysia] has a strong heritage society while Singapore has strong support in terms of environment and preservation.' Their track records have been mixed, however. ...




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