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  1. Military parade and mass pageant to highlight 60th anniversary celebrations

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok From Tiananmen Square to its major parks, Beijing will throw massive parties on October 1 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. The highlight of the three days of celebrations will be a military parade and mass pageant on Chang'an Avenue after a speech by President Hu Jintao. Like the speeches of his ...

  2. Huge feast to celebrate kuk chief joining Exco

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ng Yuk Hang

    ... Ng Yuk Hang and Albert Wong Tens of thousands of villagers will attend a banquet next month to celebrate the appointment of rural patriarch Lau Wong-fat to the Executive Council. ... of rural affairs body the Heung Yee Kuk. Yesterday, vice-chairman of the kuk Cheung Hok-ming acknowledged there were plans to celebrate the appointment. He said a committee had been set up ...

  3. A decade worth celebrating

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... marching through the streets of Hong Kong, democrats thrown in prison and newspapers shut down. This year is the 10th anniversary of the handover, and it's worth remembering- and celebrating ...

  4. Activists plan 'victory march' to celebrate official resignation

    Posted Mar 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Anti-Tung activists said last night they would hold a 'victory march' if the chief executive announced he had resigned. Tsang Kin-shing, a core member of the Anti-Tung Solidarity group, which has called for Tung Chee-hwa's resignation, said a celebration would be announced shortly after any official word of Mr Tung's resignation. Referring ...

  5. Smiling faces in a march celebrating our free speech

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Thursday, 7.1, had a double meaning for us. Hong Kong celebrated the seventh year of the establishment of the special administrative region and the first anniversary of the July 1 march ... who march on the streets are not asking something new, but celebrating full democracy together with joy and happiness. It was a worthy day to march, 34.6 degrees did not stop me or the others. ...

  6. A bad week for...

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was cancelled. Online games company Gamania pulled out of the fair in protest at new rules designed to get rid of professional queuers- and with them went their celebrity spokeswoman. ...

  7. Teenager Lau grabs early lead

    Posted Feb 24th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Jenkins

    ... Alex Jenkins Tiana Lau Gwun-bo celebrated her inclusion in the Hong Kong team for next month's Queen Sirikit Cup in India by stealing the show on day one of the Ladies Close Amateur Championship at Discovery Bay Golf Club yesterday. Lau, 14, who won the Hong Kong Schools Championship at Fanling last week, scored an impressive one-under-par 71 to open up a four-stroke lead. ...

  8. Festive flying rabbits

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Rabbits fly and horses hover in a new art exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hong Kong Award for Young People. Hong Kong artist and designer Margaret Chu Cheuk-wai handcrafted the creatures to reflect the active spirit of the award. To qualify for a gold, silver or bronze award, each young person has to complete required tasks in four categories ...

  9. Still a struggle for hearts and minds

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... seemed like a year of too many spectacular firework shows. There was the New Year celebration on the first day of 1997; the February Lunar New Year celebration; the April completion ... of course, that historic moment of Hong Kong's return to the motherland. Three months later came another fireworks display- the first official celebration of the October 1 National Day ...

  10. Party poopers

    Posted Oct 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong has been in a festive mood for the past few weeks as a host of parades and activities brought thousands of people on to the streets to celebrate the 60th anniversary ... on Thursday transformed many parts of Hong Kong into a carnival venue, attracting tens of thousands of people. Even though the celebrations in Hong Kong might not have matched the scale of those ...




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