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    From Hong Kong to Canada and back: the migrants who came home from home

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... Li has called Hong Kong home. "I was always thinking it would be just a year or two," Li says of his 2004 return to his birthplace. Li migrated to Canada with his family in 1983, but recrossed the Pacific to carve out a life in the SAR, drawn by a complex blend of opportunity, economics, personal ties and love. It is no exaggeration to consider Hong Kong an extension of Canada ...

  2. Door to Canada is still open: top envoy

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... Greg Torode greg.torode@scmp.com Canada's top diplomat yesterday insisted the welcome mat was still out for Hongkongers amid a host of immigration reforms now underway. Visiting Hong Kong at the start of a swing through the region, Foreign Minister John Baird spoke of the importance of ongoing Asian immigration to Canada's social and economic well-being, and insisted ...

  3. Canada look Olympic front-runners

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Andrew Mullen

    ... Andrew Mullen Canada are more well known for their success at the Winter Olympics compared to the summer equivalent, but the country's women's sevens team are out to change that after winning the Cable & Wireless Worldwide Hong Kong Women's Sevens with a dominant 28-14 victory over France last night. Canada won three gold medals at the last summer Olympic Games ...

  4. Troops out, say Canada veterans

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... can't take over a country so we should work a way out.' Pifher, who joined the Dufferin and Haldimand Rifles of Canada in 1940, believes the Canadian and other allied forces should ...

  5. Corrupt sergeant's death in Canada leaves loose ends

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Lui Lok, one of the most corrupt police officers in Hong Kong's history, died in Canada. He was 90. Lui Lok, nicknamed 'The HK$500 Million Sergeant' for the value of his fortune, died in Canada on May 13, a Canadian edition of the Chinese-language Sing Tao Daily reported. No death notice was published because his family wanted a low key funeral, the report ...

  6. Canada joins guest workers scheme

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Hongkongers aged 18 to 30 will be able to live and work in Canada for a year under a new working holiday arrangement reached in the city yesterday. Young Canadians will have the same privileges in Hong Kong. There will be 200 places under the scheme for Hongkongers to live, work and have holidays while experiencing a foreign culture in Canada. Visa applications ...

  7. Hong Kong give Canada a fright

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Canada's men's Olympic hockey team got more than they bargained for, having to pull out all the stops before squeezing out a 5-3 win over Hong Kong in a warm-up game at the Hong Kong Football Club yesterday. Canada led 4-1 at the break but Hong Kong struck back, scoring two goals in the second half. Hong Kong's goals were scored by Arif Ali (pictured), Asghar ...

  8. HK film festival opens in Canada

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Julia Xuantong Zhu

    ... of the Hong Kong Film Festival- organised by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (Canada) and the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto. Organised with the support of the museum, the festival aims to promote Hong Kong films. Office director Bassanio So said the film festival was also to promote business opportunities for Canada-Hong Kong co-productions. Among the eight films ...

  9. Canada sneak past US

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Canada walked away after a hard-fought 17-12 win over continental rivals the United States yesterday relieved that they were still on course to reach the knockout stages of the Cup competition. Captain Dave Moonlight said he was looking for a 'big win' against Hong Kong in their next match to give Canada the best chance of making the cut for the final ...

  10. Accountants' Canada dispute may be a job for Macau's Mr Fixit

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Edmund Ho Hau-wah, who began his second term as Macau's chief executive yesterday, bore the exuberant praise of China's most powerful man, President Hu Jintao, with the confidence and modesty characteristic of his profession. Mr Ho is, after all, an accountant. After gaining his qualifications as a chartered certified accountant in Canada in the 1980s, he went ...




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