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  1. Letters

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... be an embarrassing white elephant and an unnecessary eyesore. Richard Tunbridge, North Point Encourage bilingual signs, menus Hong Kong is an international city, and we must bridge any divide caused ... not understand, it can make things difficult. You do not know what to order in a restaurant or how much to pay in a shop. I believe a lot has been done to have a bilingual system in Hong Kong, but more ...

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    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (NET) and I seldom talk to him. I do think that bilingual teaching is an effective way for Hong Kong pupils to learn the language. These teachers illustrate examples and tell us the mistakes we ... as a deterrent eventually. Hong Kong is developing a very poor culture of selfish and lazy driving, and something needs to be done before we become totally gridlocked through this behaviour. Andy ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong tourists are gradually returning to Manila

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila HK tourists slowly revisiting Manila Hong Kong tourists are slowly returning to Manila despite the imposition of a black travel advisory- the highest-level warning- following the hostage shootings two years ago. While slightly more Hong Kong tourists visited the capital of the Philippines in the first half of this year, the number is still below that prior ...

  4. Terracotta warriors come to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... yourself. From now until November, Hong Kong is holding an exhibition called 'The Majesty of All Under Heaven: The Eternal Realm of China's First Emperor'. Twenty of these mysterious terracotta warriors and their horses are coming to the Hong Kong Museum of History from their home in Xian in central China. The world-famous figures include a terracotta general, a standing archer, ...

  5. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women in Hong Kong can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world after surpassing their Japanese counterparts for the first time. Figures from last year's census, made available yesterday, put the average life expectancy for a Hong Kong woman at 86.7 years, up from 84.6 a decade ago. By contrast, Japan's health ministry produced figures ...

  6. Fast and furious in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was insufficient to commit to a full five-year extension. It is clear Singapore is way down the track, and well ahead of Hong Kong, when it comes to hosting major sporting events. We might have the Hong ... understand, with a group of entrepreneurs, led by a former HSBC hot-shot-turned-restaurateur, keen to bring F1 to Hong Kong. Their interest was sparked after last year's demonstration by Red Bull ...

  7. Welcome step in quest for quality translators

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and English. Despite complaints about falling language standards, the bilingual skills of Hong Kong professionals remain a key pillar of its strength as China's premier city and a regional centre ... The Ministry of Personnel's announcement allowing people from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau to take the national qualifying tests for translators has been welcomed by graduates ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Hong Kong fans turn out to hear 'red songs'

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Songs like I am Proud, I am Chinese used to be sung under chairman Mao Zedong's reign, and they still appear to have thousands of Hong Kong ... vice-mayor and former police chief Wang Lijun has cast a shadow over his ambitions. Still, his red song revival was going down a storm in Hong Kong this week when a show featuring 13 Chongqing ...

  10. Hong Kong not yet a world city, think tank says

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Hong Kong may fancy itself as Asia's world city, but a local think tank says it has yet to reach the status of New York and London- and risks falling behind ... yesterday charting Hong Kong's path to becoming one of the world's three bona fide financial hubs. 'The gravity of the global economy is shifting from the West to the East. ...




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