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  1. Cross-border neighbours deserve a warm welcome

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lau Nai-keung As a member of the Basic Law Committee, I can only stay silent on the judicial reviews sought by Filipino domestic helpers on the right of abode issue and on whether another interpretation of Hong Kong's mini-constitution may be necessa ...

  2. Prospects for cross-border services

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to a need for cross-border legal services. The judiciary system in the mainland is comparatively young because it was rebuilt in the late 1980s after the Cultural Revolution, and mainland law ...

  3. Legco seeks closer cross-border liaison

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and immigration. The motion calls on the government to set up permanent and efficient cross-border mechanisms to achieve these aims. The proposal tabled by Beijing loyalist was amended by the Civic ... was always arranging visits to the mainland, such as the Security Bureau's trip for legislators to visit the Western Corridor cross-border route before its opening last week. Moving the original ...

  4. Hopes dashed for increase in cross-border vehicle quota

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hongkongers who hope the opening of the Western Corridor in July will come with an increase in the cross-border vehicle quota will have to wait longer, a Legco document revealed ... there say it is not the right time. Now, applicants for a cross-border licence must have an investment of at least US$1 million on the mainland. The Hong Kong government has demanded the entry level ...

  5. Cross-border return of fugitives must be resolved

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... jurisdictional disputes over whether Hong Kong people suspected to have perpetrated crimes of a cross-border nature should be tried here or on the mainland. Now that it has reached repatriation deals ...

  6. Cross-border accord on court rulings raises fears about bias

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Fears were raised yesterday that an impending agreement on cross-border court rulings might hurt Hong Kong businessmen involved in disputes on the mainland. Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung earlier this week said Hong Kong was close to signing an agreement on the reciprocal enforcement of judgments in commercial cases involving monetary compensation. Chairman ...

  7. Legislators can help solve cross-border issues

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... people. For example: effective notification from the mainland on unhygienic food; co-ordination to prevent the outbreak of contagious diseases on both sides; and control cross-border pollution. ...

  8. Democrat calls for cross-border trust

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A veteran pro-democracy lawmaker has called on both Beijing and the pro-democracy camp to build mutual trust and not try to second-guess each other's motives. Lau Chin-shek, who was given a 10-year home-return permit by mainland authoriti ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - TOURISM

    Tourism boss James Tien in warning over Shenzhen entry permit influx

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Olga Wong

    ... warned many of the new visitors could take jobs illegally or become cross-border traders. His appeal surprised fellow members of the tourism body, one of whom linked the remarks to Tien's ... and improve cross-border communications on social issues. "Communications across the border have been focused on economic issues. But with more integration and more conflicts, the government has ...

  10. liberal studies

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an hour c. 48 minutes d. one and a half hours 3 According to Andrew Cheng Kar-foo, what should policymakers on the mainland do to boost the appeal of the planned cross-border train? a. Keep ... business district in the near future 4 Which of the following is NOT among the government's aims in building the proposed cross-border rail? a. To link Hong Kong to a national high-speed rail ...




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