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  1. Clean, cheaper pastures draw expats to Lion City

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to Singapore instead. The British and Australian chambers of commerce have been talking to us about this for a while, but there seems to be a bit of denial from the government,' Hill explains. ...

  2. Riverdance visits HK on its final farewell

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patrick's Day, on March 17, a member of the British royal family always presents a fresh green shamrock to the Irish Guards regiment of the British Army, and in the American city of Chicago, ... John Millen The spectacular theatre show of traditional Irish music and dancing, Riverdance, serves up two and a half hours of thrills, movement and rhythm. Over some 15years, the show has ...

  3. Lure of the lion

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Jenkins

    ... return on investment. 'Many foreigners- especially the British, [other] Europeans and Australians are looking for somewhere they can potentially live. They have much confidence in Singapore ...

  4. How Irish eyes smiled on Xi

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the fanfare and respect in the world could not match the warmth that welcomed Xi on his next stop in Ireland, a hundred thousand welcomes, as the Irish traditionally say. Power-mongers in Washington should take a leaf from the Irish playbook if they wish to win friends and influence people in Beijing. This is not merely a political point, but economic advice - as one of America's most ...

  5. HK can learn from Irish who voted in referendum to end 'citizenship tourism'

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Although thousands of miles away, the Irish experience might shed a light on what can be done. Up to 2004, under the Irish constitution, any baby born in the state was automatically given Irish citizenship. This was exploited by many non-Irish nationals, as parents of an Irish-born baby were also allowed to stay and work in the country. Many asylum seekers or illegal immigrants, including ...

  6. Events diary

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to run a successful SME'. Delaney's Irish Pub. 'Dig in to digital' conference. Keynote lunch at Ritz-Carlton; conference at Cliftons. Tomorrow, HK: British Chamber of Commerce ... Today, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'The role of double tax treaties for Hong Kong'. Island Shangri-La. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: ...

  7. Lion city stays on top

    Posted Sep 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Singapore has retained its position as Asia's top convention city, according to last year's global country and city ranking by the International Congress and Convention Association. A total of 9,120 events were held last year, up 826 from the pr ...

  8. Who's afraid of the Lion City?

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with locals. Based on the records of people we place, if you're in Hong Kong, it's easier to secure a job there.' Peter Wong, executive director of the Lion Rock Institute, a leading ...

  9. British medallists to be feted with grand victory parade

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The party isn't over yet, but London is already preparing to have an open-topped bus victory parade to salute its Team Great Britain heroes. The date planned is September 10, after the Paralympics are also done and dusted. Organisers bel ...

  10. Young Wong brings a bit of Irish flair to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... a broad Northern Irish accent. Wong went to boarding school at Dungannon Royal School, in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Not only did it hone his rugby playing skills but it honed his vocal ... schools and even made the Irish schools squad last year but instead of trying out for them he opted to come home here on holidays- it proved to be Hong Kong's gain. A second year Mechanical ...




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