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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Customs nab Tsim Sha Tsui trader who misled shoppers over price of Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:26pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... as ordinary customers on Monday arrested a saleswoman in Tsim Sha Tsui for misleading shoppers about the unit of measurement used for quoting prices of Chinese herbs, which turned out to be 10 times ... group was involved. Some 4.5 catties (2.7kg) of herba dendrobii, a Chinese medicine known as shi hu which is said to help prevent high blood pressure, were seized with a total sales value ...

  2. Rally over 'photo ban' shuts retailer

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the shop only welcome mainland Chinese?' the teenager said. 'It should apologise to the locals.' One demonstrator stuck paper money meant for the dead on the shop's windows, forming the Chinese character for 'shameful'. Another protester who did not want to be named said rich companies had too much power in Hong Kong. 'Hegemony in the property business ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Suspected pyramid scheme firm folds after taking HK$40m from Chinese investors

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Investment firm suddenly folds after taking millions from mainland and Hong Kong clients; police investigate suspected fraud 'Pyramid'company flees with HK$40m An investment company abruptly folded after taking H ...

  4. Chinese Estates expects surge in rental income

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Chinese Estates expects annual rental income from the One in Tsim Sha Tsui and the Windsor House shopping arcade in Causeway Bay will increase 10 per cent ... shopping centres to reach 650,000 during the holiday from January 21 to 26- a rise of 30 per cent from last year. Turnover is expected to climb 20 per cent to HK$55 million. If Chinese ...

  5. school news

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was called Courtesy, which sent a message to students that good behaviour is very important in Chinese society. In a new activity, students learned Chinese idioms from Canto-pop songs sung ... themselves. Ginny Chan and Helen Chan of Primary Six and Alice Leung of Primary Five Lai Chack Middle School Lai Chack Middle School organised a 'Chinese Week' from February 13-17 to enhance ...

  6. Guangdong art on show

    Posted Mar 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... studied abroad returned to Guangdong and were keen to introduce new ideas and techniques to Chinese painting. One of the most prominent figures was Gao Jianfu, who founded the Lingnan School of Painting. Influenced by the revolutionary spirit, traditional painters also became active in organising art societies. The most outstanding of these was the Chinese Painting Research Society ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Government issues warnings over Falun Gong 'banner war'

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... would soon cease to be a limited company and that he had registered it as a non-profit society instead. The companies registry showed that the group had applied to be deregistered in December ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Oiling the wheels of China-Africa trade

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Africa's riches. Beyond this sinister paradigm, little attention is paid to interpersonal relationships between Chinese and African people. The media has also overlooked the many Africans who have ... and neglects the voices of the most important actors: the people at the ground level, both African and Chinese," said Columbia University journalism professor Howard French, who visited Hong Kong ...

  9. East-meets-West fashion collections are not just symbololic, but Chinese to the core

    Posted Mar 18th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... 'But Chinese [aesthetics] is always part of my life. I think it's basically the essence of my design, not just the symbolic look of it,' she said. Ma was one of three up-and-coming Chinese designers sponsored by the K11 art mall for its showcase at Paris Fashion Week this month. She presented her latest collection at the Tsim Sha Tsui mall on Wednesday. Locally-based models ...

  10. District council is urged to use more English

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... available in Chinese. He says most other councils are not much better. According to last year's census, more than 12 per cent of the population in the district is not of Chinese ethnicity, with almost 7,000 Nepalis and more than 5,000 Indians living there. Just 6.4 per cent of residents citywide are non-Chinese. 'The secretariats of district councils headed by the Home Affairs ...




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