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  1. News - Asia - MARITIME

    South China Sea strategic complexities sharpen into focus

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Greg Torode, Chief Asia correspondent greg.torode@scmp.com Stakes are raised in sensitive waters Correction: In the 11th paragraph, the story referred to the US Navy's Submarine Group Seven as "Hawaii-based", according to an Indonesian onli ...

  2. RBS plans focus on 'dim sum' market

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Edinburgh-based RBS, which was rescued by British taxpayers in the 2008 financial crisis and is now 83 per cent government owned, plans to focus on the fast-growing market in yuan-denominated- ...

  3. Resourceful mum stays focused

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... as a goal-oriented, focused person who prefers not to leave things to chance. She also has an inquisitive mind, particularly about people and cultures, and has found a real fascination in understanding what ... Group, which became TIG Holdings, in Los Angeles. The role focused on the training and development needs of more than 5,000 employees. 'I loved it,' Wilson says. 'For a new ...

  4. Focus on 'software' side to fostering arts

    Posted Sep 11th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... event focused more on community and young artists, as well as the audience. 'We hope to promote art in our lives so that a family gathering could be more than just a dinner or going ...

  5. Solo piece focuses on Ho Chi Minh

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Play explores revolutionary leader's time in Hong Kong prison and his fight for freedom, writes Elaine Yau While most people know Ho Chi Minh fought to bring Vietnam into the fold of communism, few are aware of the link between the revolutionary lead ...

  6. New NPC deputies to focus on rural health care, environment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... would focus on education, cross-border co-operation on science and technology, and environmental protection during his five-year term. He is the vice-chairman of the Advisory Council on the Environment. 'In the past decade, Hong Kong has wooed a considerable number of talents in scientific research, but they focus only on basic research in Hong Kong,' he said. 'I will lobby ...

  7. Focus on the needy, first population policy alliance urges

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Hong Kong's first population policy concern group wants government planners to consider the disadvantaged when making population policy instead of concentrating only on economic matters. The Alliance Concerning Population Policies, set up last month by seven social groups, plans to stage news conferences and forums, and conduct studies to focus public attention ...

  8. Vision for HK must focus beyond border

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When the barriers come down, it is highly likely that many people would choose to live north of the Shenzhen River and commute to work in Hong Kong. Focusing on the strains of squeezing more ... exacerbating overcrowding. Years ago, government planners considered how they might do so, focusing on development in the New Territories and better utilisation of land. And it should not be overlooked ...

  9. Historian focuses on HK's business future

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Gordon Jones targets an updated companies code and fully online business transactions Registrar of Companies Gordon Jones, who studied modern history at the University of Oxford, is now firmly focused on Hong Kong's business future rather than the European past. His projects include a rewrite of the Companies Ordinance, which aims to bring it into the 21st century, ...

  10. Architecture officials celebrate birthday with a green focus

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on how to achieve accessibility to buildings for all won a Hong Kong Institute of Architects' research award in 2004. The focus was on improving accessibility to wheel-chair users ... the department's role in public architecture was diminishing, but said it had decided since 2000 to focus on managing construction projects instead of being the government's architect. 'In ...




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