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  1. Young people are ready to vote for their leader

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If the domestic helper comes from the United States or Britain, is the bonus OK? Many firms in Hong Kong give bonuses to their employees after only one year. Many of us living in Hong Kong do not begrudge ... In the United States, Abbott no longer sells the old version of the drug, which requires refrigeration. The company will continue to sell it in Thailand however, where tropical temperatures make ...

  2. We all have the right to run our own lives

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Obama killed Osama.' It is that simple; a cold-blooded assassination, an act of revenge with a disregard for religious and political conventions. This is worrying now that China has ... with 350 American and local staff, it is the size of a larger, mid-sized embassy. It also has a tradition of being active in the local political scene. In addition, the National Democratic ...

  3. A reality check for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While some may find it terribly disappointing that the National People's Congress has said its authority will serve as bookends to the political reform debate, this is nothing more than a statement of reality. What I hope now happens is a calm, rational and empathetic debate between people of all political persuasions to move Hong Kong forward. There is perhaps a parallel ...

  4. Freedoms- Hong Kong's backbone

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

    ... I wish to comment on the letter headlined 'Puzzled by Martin Lee's trip' (March 13), by Jeffry Kuperus. In the letter, he belittles the US and its system of democracy, urging Hong Kong to 'make the most of our relations with China and ...

  5. American voice

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is it fair for the US to make pronouncements on democratic reform in Hong Kong, or is China right to insist that this is a matter purely for the central government and Hong Kong to decide? Share your views: write to us. ...

  6. US panel praises HK freedoms

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... A United States congressional and executive panel has called on Hong Kong to serve as an example for China by preserving its tradition of jealously guarding the rule of law. The US Congressional-Executive Commission on China wrote in its annual report about the Article 23 controversy, from the issuance of the consultation paper in September last year to the massive rally on July ...

  7. whats on

    Posted Aug 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... August 12 'American Politics and Policy', organised by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, will discuss economic trends in the southern states, as well as political trends and their effects on the American political landscape. Inquiries: 2530 6925 Speaker: Governor Haley Barbour, State of Mississippi, United States. 'Update Disclosures', organised ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations can still be a player in the security arena. The timing is auspicious. Asean is currently struggling to present a united front vis-à-vis China regarding ... is trying to transform itself into a "political-security community" by 2015. Many in the West think this is a bridge too far. Indeed, Asean has long been dismissed as nothing more than ...

  9. Biased text's publisher hits back

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the course of Chinese economic development in recent decades, barely touching on human rights issues. It also comments on the drawbacks of party politics, citing examples in the United States. Wong ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The publisher at the centre of a controversy over national education hit back at critics yesterday, accusing them of political censorship by asking ...

  10. whats on

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, is a speaker lunch that will feature views on the political and economic issues that affect China and the United States. Inquiries: 2526 0165 Speaker: James Baker, partner, Baker Botts LLP and former US secretary of state ...




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