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  1. Musing my religion

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... But these days, Hong Kong is getting religion- or, at least, its colleges are. In the past five years, there has been a marked increase in the number of religious studies courses offered by local ... was permanent.' He says his classmates include professionals such as lawyers and doctors seeking in-depth knowledge not provided in monasteries- from the principles of the religion to its history ...

  2. Religion official sees HK helping harmony

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... affairs. 'The situation in Hong Kong has become better and better. Religions in Hong Kong can play a positive role in improving social harmony. They have the traditional strength ... In recent years, Beijing has increasingly stressed the importance of traditional Chinese religions such as Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism in building social harmony. However, mainland authorities ...

  3. Hong Kong a safe haven for followers

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compared to mainlanders, Hong Kong people enjoy much more religious freedom. With the freedom to choose a religion enshrined in the Basic Law, people can join a variety of religious organisations in the city. Hongkongers celebrate many festivals linked to both Chinese and western religions. The city's vibrant religious scene is considered an example for other countries. ...

  4. US group halts visit over HK warnings

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... published damning reports in the past on China's alleged abuses of the underground Catholic movement, might raise sensitive questions with officials in charge of religion. The commission ...

  5. Beijing lobbies HK Christians

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Beijing lobbied some Hong Kong Christians to give a 'true picture' of the state of religious affairs on the mainland when they attend a big international evangelical conference. And months before today's opening of the Third L ...

  6. Uncertain times feed growth of churches

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Religions see steady rise in followers since 1997 The number of followers of Hong Kong's mainstream religions has been growing steadily in the 10 years since ... was surrounded by sadness, with the economic downturn and Sars outbreak affecting people's emotions. Religion has given them hope,' he said. According to the survey, the number of Protestant ...

  7. If you were given the chance to design a new museum for Hong Kong, what would it be?

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to create a new museum! I would design a Museum of Religion. I think Hong Kong has a good variety of cultural backgrounds, with many religions and beliefs. For all of them to develop in the same place, it takes a large amount of respect among believers. I want to create a museum that clearly states that Hong Kong can be a centre of religions. The museum would combine looks from different ...

  8. Stormy weather fails to rain on Dior's mascara parade

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. A No3 strong wind signal and some drizzle didn't stop Dior from hosting its mascara party at Watermark on Tuesday night. Although the event was still star-studded, the rain did keep ...

  9. Terrorism fears block funding for new HK mosque

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly An international clampdown on the movement of terrorist funds and the London suicide bombings have cast doubt over plans to build a new mosque in Hong Kong. Senior figures in the Muslim community say donations from devotees in the Middle Ea ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Q Is cutting doctors' and nurses' pay a good way to save money? It is not good to cut the pay of doctors and nurses unless the Hospital Authority management cut their own pay drastically and bonuses first- and cut the cost of running its head of ...




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