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  1. Letters

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are brothers'. This concept is imbedded in the Hong Kong international spirit which needs to be fostered through mutual respect and tolerance, and through bilingualism in the Chinese and English ... 20). How perceptive she was to note that civilisations in Hong Kong did not clash, they intermingled. And that Hong Kong's spiritual resources were as Chinese as they were universal. ...

  2. Lore of the land

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... bus, Star Ferry, junk and MTR engine of your family or friends in a new board game: Hong Kong Quizztory. Bilingual and timed to hit the shops as our Olympic visitors begin to make their way ... Mark Footer Do you know: when Hong Kong's first television service was broadcast; who was the only governor to die while in office; how many pandas Beijing gave the city last year? ...

  3. Hong Kong predicted to keep its free-port edge over Shenzhen

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Annette Chiu

    ... Annette Chiu But it faces increasing pressure to lower costs and improve cross-border traffic Hong Kong will keep its competitive edge as a free port in the Pearl River Delta despite Shenzhen's surging market share in container throughput, according to logistics executives. But they said shippers were pushing for lower costs and improved cross-border traffic. Hong Kong ...

  4. Latest word on language skills

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... at practising translators who want to upgrade their skills. A total of 450 places were filled, attracting two applicants per place. 'Hong Kong is a bilingual city and this is our competitive ... Liz Heron Professional success in this east-west hub may well hinge on a person's proficiency in both English and Chinese HONG KONG IS AN international trading centre, with English ...

  5. Bilingual children's magazine takes market by storm

    Posted Jan 09th 2004, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... Club magazine, which is rapidly becoming a must-have with the target readership of seven to 14-year-olds in Hong Kong. Launched in 2002 by its publisher, Mark Cowley, Typhoon Club helps ... of today's leading names in the music industry around the region before moving into event management with organisations such as IMG and the Hong Kong Tourism Board. 'The idea for Typhoon Club ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Relax civil service language policy to attract best talent

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:59pm by RICHARD SHEUNG

    ... bars even our local ethnic minorities, let alone the white expatriates who used to be the international face of Hong Kong. To serve in the SAR government is to be Chinese, or at least ... Kong government before the handover. He teaches in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at City University of Hong Kong ...

  7. Events diary

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Business Opportunities and IT Outsourcing Capabilities of the Philippines.' Thursday, May 19, HK: The South China Morning Post and the University of Hong Kong jointly present a seminar on 'Healthcare funding reform'. Island Shangri-La. Canadian Chamber of Commerce 'Corporate social ...

  8. Macau joins HK in Michelin's new guide

    Posted Aug 29th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow and Fox Yi Hu Macau has joined Hong Kong in Michelin's second Asian guide, to be published in December, but only two of the 14 inspectors are Chinese. They have been ... confirmed yesterday that there would be a Hong Kong and Macau guide following the success of last November's Tokyo guide, Michelin's first Asian destination. The Hong Kong and Macau guide ...

  9. Are best English teachers born to it?

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... predicted is debatable. The English chair at the Hong Kong Institute of Education wants bilingual or multilingual teachers, rather than native English speakers, to teach English to our students. He ... In any case, the debate that Kirkpatrick hoped to trigger is moot. As he well recognises, the vast majority of English teachers in Hong Kong are local Chinese, just as they were in colonial ...

  10. The List

    Posted May 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 11am-7pm. $10 (children free), bilingual. Tel 2505 7578. Hong Kong Youth Arts Festival- Groove 4 Good Dance-a-Thon 2005: Chater Garden Central, May 22, noon-10pm. Prizes for team and individual ... of Law, HKU. Theatre 6, Meng Wah Complex, HKU. Wednesday, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Tel 2859 29241, or e-mail fkleung@hku.hk How Can Hong Kong's Film Industry Rebound From Its Slump? Alumni Talk Series. ...




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