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  1. Cliffhanger society

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... Edith Terry What is it about Hong Kong that makes life here a series of cliffhangers? Social scientists describe it as a 'contester' society, where attention spans are counted ... of nature- collapsed apartment buildings, huge freighters washed up on beaches, boulders crashing down from the sky. Hong Kong's greatness- and its fascination- is the resilience of its people ...

  2. So-called renewal policy of URA is now defunct in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... heard that some flats bought here by rich mainlanders sit empty most of the time. It is also common knowledge that some money leaking out of the mainland to buy assets in Hong Kong, Macau ...

  3. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Aug 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with a mere 450,000 people is a lot different than administering the complex society and economy of Hong Kong. But there's got to be some deeper reason for the spreading discontent on our side ... enclave? Recall how it gave a guilty feeling of delight to compare crime-ridden, gambling-fuelled Macau with slick, prosperous Hong Kong? Not in 2003. These days, the shoe is very much on the other ...

  4. Hong Kong's identity

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In view of the current interest in patriotism among Hong Kong people and in light of the article 'Macau gets public vote over Hong Kong: survey' (February 5), I would draw attention to some new facts. The article refers to a recent Hong Kong University survey in which Macau people scored an average 8.12 to Hong Kong people's 7.52 when asked the degree to which ...

  5. Hong Kong to gain EU centre as bloc expands Chinese horizons

    Posted May 09th 2007, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... of the grouping of nations that was founded with the treaty of Rome. But with 30,000 people tipped to tour the EU office during its annual opening, the EU's Hong Kong representative was focused more on the anniversary of the Hong Kong handover in July, saying the city's evolution over the past decade had been keenly watched by the EU, China's biggest trading partner. Thomas Roe, head ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Message from Xi to Hong Kong: think of national interest

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Tony Cheung

    ... to uphold the interests of the nation and the city. "Compatriots in the Hong Kong and Macau special administrative regions should put emphasis on the country, Hong Kong and Macau's overall ... of Hong Kong and Macau," he said. Last March, about two weeks before Hong Kong's chief executive election, then vice-president Xi had also told delegates to the legislature that the city ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong needs to get real on national interest

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... National interest means different things to different people. So it's interesting that President Xi Jinping cited it in his maiden speech as head of state to urge Hong Kong and Macau ... leaders to run Hong Kong during the National People's Congress in Beijing, which ended on Sunday. But perhaps it would be better for both Hong Kong and the mainland to evolve a more realistic ...

  8. Business - China Business - POINT OF LAW

    Hong Kong and Macau's arbitration agreement

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by JIM JAMES

    ... This arrangement will provide an effective method of enforcing any Hong Kong arbitral awards in Macau, and vice versa. Hong Kong and Macau both have procedures for the enforcement of foreign awards, namely, the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance, and Macau's Decree Law, but these procedures lack the efficiency of a special bilateral reciprocal arrangement. Although details of the Hong ...

  9. News - China

    Wen devotes fewer words to Hong Kong, Macau at NPC

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Observers say the fact Wen said less about SARs doesn't mean their significance has lessened Premier Wen Jiabao gave relatively short shrift to Hong Kong and Macau in his final work ... people's livelihoods" and "facilitating democracy" in the two cities, a feature of previous reports. The three paragraphs of the 28-page report devoted to Hong Kong and Macau ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong tycoons' corruption trial in Macau adjourned due to illness

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung in Macau simpson.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau is too ill to attend hearing, his lawyer tells Macau court Tycoons' corruption trial adjourned again The corruption trial of Hong Kong tycoons Joseph Lau Luen-hung and Steven Lo Kit-sing in Macau has again been adjourned, this time because one of the defendants is sick. They are charged with offering ...




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