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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Myth of the bilingual Hongkonger

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 01:34pm by RICHARD SHEUNG

    ... simultaneous interpretation services can be usefully tapped for public events. It may make more sense for Hong Kong to be bilingual to the world through competent translation than continue with the myth of everyone being happily bilingual when, in reality, there is widespread reluctance to use our adopted language. But the Hong Kong "international face" as we know it will wither ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1525187/myth-bilingual-hongkonger
  2. Comment - Letters

    Bilingual council websites feasible

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... for each district in Hong Kong, or HK$1.8 billion in total for all districts, to be earmarked for district councils this year to "carry out signature projects in the current term". With significant additional resources, these councils can no longer use the excuse that they do not have enough money to provide bilingual content on their websites. Making such a provision would require ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1160561/bilingual-council-websites-feasible
  3. Comment - Letters

    Beijing should not interfere in Hong Kong's internal affairs

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:10am by LETTERS

    ... Beijing should not interfere in Hong Kong's internal affairs Bernard Lee's letter (" Hong Kong should focus on addressing social issues rather than democracy ", July ... would be usurped by Peking, but that it could be given away bit by bit by some people in Hong Kong." Mr Lee's contention that "Hong Kong will always be part of China and will have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1562197/beijing-should-not-interfere-hong-kongs-internal-affairs
  4. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong government's reserves are not big enough to fight 'financial predators'

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 01:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... predators. The operation involved the Exchange Fund's acquisition of HK$118 billion of Hong Kong equities. In the end, the financial predators were successfully driven off and financial ... if they think you are rigging Hong Kong's financial markets. You are safe from them if they think you run an honest show and are not indulging your vanity with unsupportable interventions. Please ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1563045/hong-kong-governments-reserves-are-not-big-enough-fight-financial-predators
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Limiting mainland visitors counters Hong Kong's open doors policy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:18pm by SHIRLEY YUEN

    ... Shirley Yuen Shirley Yuen says discouraging mainland visitors constitutes trade protectionism and discrimination, which could damage Hong Kong's economy and its international standing ... access to our markets, and certainly it would be dangerous if others decided we were not welcome in theirs. The Hong Kong "brand" as a free port is special, and we should be enhancing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1561935/limiting-mainland-visitors-counters-hong-kongs-open-doors-policy
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Titillation takes on a new taste in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:10am by Hari Kumar

    ... companies in Hong Kong ripping even the shirt off your back with their prices, it might tempt some cable channel to explore the world of buyers who are left without anything after buying a home. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1562182/titillation-takes-new-taste-hong-kong
  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong goes with the flow and reaps the rewards of capital movements

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:04am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Head scratching in HKMA can make way for reality of mainland-bound capital movements How HK goes with the flow and reaps the rewards Hong Kong must stay alert to the possibility of large capital outflows even as its currency has had unusual strength recently due to inflows for acquisitions, share dividends and related transactions, an official of the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1561436/hong-kong-goes-flow-and-reaps-rewards-capital-movements
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a mayor to lead the city's reinvention

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:46pm by Paul Zimmerman

    ... Paul Zimmerman Paul Zimmerman says clear division of labour between our two top officials would address the lack Hong Kong needs a mayor to lead the city's renewal and reinvention ... about the local layer, but we know practically nothing about the operations of the national government in Hong Kong. Who are the employees, what are their titles, mandates, salaries, budgets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1561134/hong-kong-needs-mayor-lead-citys-reinvention
  9. Property - Hong Kong & China - BRICKS & MORTAR

    Mainland students renting rooms rather than flats in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:56am by Sandy Li

    ... in Hong Kong have scared off affluent mainland buyers, the demand for flats for rental for their children studying in the city remains unchanged. What is different this year is that some ... the agent said. About 10 rooms with an area of about 50 to 55 square feet each are available for lease in Tseung Kwan O. Given the area's proximity to the Hong Kong University of Science ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1561038/mainland-students-renting-rooms-rather-flats-hong-kong
  10. Business - Property - THE VIEW

    Hong Kong needs to think out of the box on rents

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Peter Guy

    ... 177 square feet- barely double the size of an 80 sqft cell in Stanley Prison. While micro flats aren't new to Hong Kong, Cheung Kong's versions arrived at a politically charged ... that these Hong Kong stories deserve their own tragic chapter in the bestselling series, Freakonomics. On one hand, Cheung Kong chairman Li Ka-shing is so worried about social instability that he warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1560685/hong-kong-needs-think-out-box-rents

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