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  1. Direct elections will not ruin Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sunday Morning Post, April 18). Mr Li spoke about how Hong Kong could be 'ruined' if democracy moved too quickly. I read his message not as pragmatic wisdom, but a threat. I suppose ... Hong Kong needs than on a perception that this city needs it at any cost. In reality, what most Hong Kong people prefer is a stable transition to democracy, with full universal suffrage ...

  2. What's On

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 28041500 exhibit@hkesallworld.com www.hkesmontnet.com.hk February 11 Electronic Voting: The technology of democracy. University of Hong Kong. Call 22491870 msc@ecom-icom.hku.hk ... February 10-11 Roadshow of Greater China Photonics Industries and Business Opportunity (Hong Kong Optoelectronics Association). HKCEC. Call 27885904 angelayu@hkpc.org www.hktechmart.com ...

  3. Tung's last chance to show his leadership skills

    Posted Apr 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In history, the enemy has always meant the invaders, not the victims. Now, visiting Vice-President Dick Cheney is expected to tell Beijing to support democracy in Hong Kong by listening to 'the ... of Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa. It has been a constant source of frustration to me to see Hong Kong so poorly managed. Clearly, Mr Tung is kind and gentle, but unfortunately he is not the right ...

  4. Let democrats offer a manifesto for leadership

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I would like all pro-democracy leaders to announce a clear, workable, alternative plan for the democratic functioning of Hong Kong. Now that the chief executive's proposals ... that a youthful democracy should not be allowed to progress. Hong Kong has one of the highest literacy rates in the world. Whether the people are knowledgeable or not depends on how we measure ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... with Ben Kwok sir gordon a firm favourite with foreign democracies Hopewell Holdings chairman Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung is hardly known as a democrat. In Hong Kong he has battled ... Wu might just be a closet democrat. square deal It says a lot about Hong Kong that one of its great civic spaces is in fact privately owned- by none other than the Bank. Lai See was surprised ...

  6. Second crash report will dispute pilot error

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... at a public hearing into the accident which starts tomorrow. The report by the Hong Kong Airline Pilots Association's technical and safety committee argues the CAD was wrong to identify a single ... for this interview was considered'. She said when the CAD tried to contact Mr Lettich for an interview a few days later, 'it was discovered that he had departed Hong Kong without referring to his ...

  7. Trouble near former snoop site

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... resident Fred Scholle. Mr Scholle was told by CSL- one of the biggest mobile-phone service providers in Hong Kong- that nothing could be done to rectify the problem because signals from China ... in the region. Some believed it was used extensively to monitor developments during the massacre of pro-democracy students in Tiananmen Square in June 1989, and to monitor mainland reaction ...

  8. The great equaliser is now at your fingertips

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a matter of minutes, I have downloaded and printed out long academic papers about exchange rate policy in China and Hong Kong, discoveries that used to take me weeks of phone calls and hunting ... is the great equaliser, creating democracy where previously there was a dictatorship. If the Internet makes reporters twice as quick reaching the right people, others may be benefiting, too. That means ...

  9. Bank expands range of Hong Kong services

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis The Canadian financial institution has upgraded its IT system to offer clients more global products The Hong Kong branch of the Royal Bank of Canada, established in the city ... employer among Canadian banks in Hong Kong. Over the past 18 months, it has invested more than C$1 million (HK$5.79 million) in implementing and upgrading its information technology systems ...

  10. Online music comes into play in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Shane Abrahams

    ... to sign online distribution deals. One record company that is embracing the internet is Hong Kong based Naxos, one of the world's largest producers of classical music. The company's ... songs by EMI artists. Chan Fai-hung, managing director of EMI Hong Kong, said a similar service was being planned for Hong Kong as part of EMI's global online strategy. 'We aim ...




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