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  1. Show worsens air pollution

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at least used a bilingual narration, or Cantonese-English one night and Cantonese-Mandarin the next. It would make visitors feel more welcome and better able to appreciate Hong Kong's spirit. ... problem has become imperative. It is shaking Hong Kong's position as an international financial hub. The more lights there are, the more obvious the damage, in sight and smell, to air ...

  2. Government use of English will halt language's decline

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is only one solution. As a reader suggested, make Hong Kong truly bilingual and let the schools decide on the medium of instruction. Most important, the Hong Kong administration should start ... Since July 1, 1997, it has been the policy of the Hong Kong government to discourage the use of English in all sectors of the administration. It is no surprise that all government ...

  3. Eco-job to save forests in mainland

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Forest and Trade Network (China FTN). One of the world's largest independent conservation NGOs with offices in Hong Kong and Beijing, the WWF is dedicated to its mission of conserving ... forests,' said Sam Lee, programme director for WWF Hong Kong. This 'very meaningful' post should be viewed as 'a missionary job', Ms Lee said. The unique duties range from ...

  4. Natural gas and hybrid fuel not suited to buses

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the future of Hong Kong. POON YUN-LAM, North Point Bilingual elections key Sam Cole suggests in his letter that I learn Chinese (September 18). I would like him to know that I am a fluent Putonghua ... would be especially serious in enclosed areas, such as tunnels and bus depots. This is a particular concern in Hong Kong with its uniquely high urban density and location of bus depots near ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and its method of calculation is flawed. Daniel H. Y. Tsang, editor, Airways Aviation News Students benefit from US degree Hong Kong commentator Albert Cheng King-hon, in his column, points ... for higher learning across the US. We respectfully agree. We take tremendous pride in the numerous Hong Kong and Macau students who have pursued education in the United States. Many of them have gone ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong China has great expectations America has dominated the world financial markets in past decades, especially the American investment banks. Now with the subprime crisis surfacing ... that the Beijing government has recently allowed some of its better investment banks to start operating in Hong Kong and hopefully expanding to foreign countries soon. For investment banks to succeed ...

  7. Hong Kong must press for clean, alternative energy

    Posted May 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the fool's suggestion that 85 per cent of students accepted must be among the top 40 per cent in Hong Kong. Our children become drill robots. It is a half-baked idea. How can a school live ... to make quality education accessible to all? What kind of society do we want? Hong Kong is the only place where English is an official language which fails to function as an auxiliary language- ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Lamma Channel, in Hong Kong waters. It is a beautiful animal and a harmless filter feeder that sifts seawater to feed on very small marine life. All whales are protected internationally and in Hong Kong's waters and rightfully so. I am struck by the contrast to when a whale shark died in Hong Kong waters in June last year. It was a 5 metre youngster, also a harmless filter ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Don't hold your breath. Candy Tam, Wan Chai Codes prevent green buildings Hong Kong is a walled city of skyscrapers. City planning has been a topic for many years, but it seems to exist in name only. High-rise buildings stand shoulder to shoulder to form a wall. If this situation is not corrected, Hong Kong will become an even more seriously polluted city. Restrictions on the height ...

  10. Holistic approach produces globally-minded citizens

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... does Yew Chung define international education and why does it put such strong emphasis on it? Many international schools in Hong Kong largely offer their students foreign curricula for foreign ... in Hong Kong. By the end of her two years of IB studies at Yew Chung, she had became more open to other opportunities and applied for places in programmes offered by two good overseas universities ...




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