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  1. Business - Economy

    Hong Kong's status as world's freest economy threatened by Singapore, says Heritage Foundation

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 01:20pm by Stuart Lau

    ... Kong has been ranked the world's freest economy for the 20th consecutive year by a right-wing US think tank. But the free-market-orientated Heritage Foundation has warned that increasingly ... rose 0.8 points year on year- but the rate of growth was weaker than Singapore's 1.4 points, which brought its score to 89.4. The foundation says today's policy address by Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1405318/hong-kongs-status-worlds-freest-economy-threatened-singapore-says
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... statement, the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Wilderness Society, Environment Tasmania and the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre said it was a win for common sense. "The World Heritage ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Bid to delist World Heritage forests rejected Environment groups yesterday hailed Unesco's decision to reject the Australian government's bid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  3. Policy is best foundation for heritage conservation

    Posted Mar 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expediency rather than established principle-based policies are still driving heritage preservation in Hong Kong. Government officials claim to have changed their ways. The protests over ... was announced jointly with Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. She has repeatedly shown sensitivity to heritage issues. The URA does not have much of a track record in this regard, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/708933/policy-best-foundation-heritage-conservation
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong government should redirect ESF subsidy to 'ethnic-minority' schools

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:28am by Alex Lo

    ... to such students. Here is an idea to revamp our whole education system that will harness our multi-ethnic heritage, not as a problem, but something to celebrate for our self-styled international city. The annual HK$283 million the government will save when it cuts funding to the English Schools Foundation should be redirected to those 31 schools. Massive resources will then go to those schools ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1520124/hong-kong-government-should-redirect-esf-subsidy-ethnic
  5. News - World - QATAR

    Labour abuses in Qatar fault of recruitment agencies, foundation says

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:19am by AFP

    ... recruitment agencies in Asia were the main party to blame for abuse. A report commissioned by the Qatar Foundation chaired by the ruling emir's mother charged that the rights of migrants, mainly ... at the recruitment stage, and introduce legislation in order to stamp it out. The Qatar Foundation is a non-profit organisation promoting education, science and community development. The report called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553652/labour-abuses-qatar-fault-recruitment-agencies-foundation-says
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: dregs and the city

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Jason Wordie

    ... Jason Wordie How Hong Kong has muddled its heritage with its history is reflected in a refreshing glass of coffee-tea, writes Jason Wordie Dregs and the city After some seven years' of research, and a lengthy consultation process between government advisers, academics and heritage activists, more than 480 items of Hong Kong's "tangible and intangible cultural ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540802/then-now-dregs-and-city
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ART

    The art of preservation: Sketching group records Hong Kong's disappearing heritage

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:57pm by Bernice Chan

    ... Bernice Chan bernice.chan@scmp.com Informal art groups look to preserve the city's heritage through their sketches A sketch in time It's a tough hike up Eastern Street ... with them," says Jane Kwan Wai-ling, a senior town planner at the department. "Planning is not just about new developments but also preservation and protecting our heritage." Wong hopes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1546589/artists-preserve-memory-hong-kong-through-urban-sketching
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Pressing case for a heritage body to help preserve Hong Kong's past

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Pressing case for a heritage body Heritage has seemingly been a word little heard with the government so focused on housing and economic development. Yet the need ... framework, based on legislation and perhaps a properly empowered foundation or trust. The present approach is piecemeal, largely done on a building-by-building basis by a range of government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1447372/pressing-case-heritage-body-help-preserve-hong-kongs-past
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Legco president plans fact-finding trip to US to study think tanks

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by JEFFIE LAM, Gary Cheung and Joyce Ng

    ... to study the experiences of high-powered think tanks before attempting to form one in Hong Kong. Tsang told the South China Morning Post that he planned to visit the Brookings Institution, Heritage Foundation and Centre for American Progress, all based in Washington. "We would like to see how the institutes in other countries operate … and see which way would suit Hong Kong the most," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552125/legco-president-plans-fact-finding-trip-us-study-think-tanks
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INVESTMENT

    China’s role in global investment is growing, but the scale remains small

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:59am by Gerard Burg

    ... of the global total – second only to the US, which received over 12 per cent. The Heritage Foundation, a US-based think-tank, maintains a database of Chinese foreign investment between 2005 and 2013, ... compared with investment of almost US$2.8 trillion by private firms and individuals from the US. The Heritage Foundation’s data shows that the US and Australia were the two largest recipients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1540202/chinas-role-global-investment-growing-scale-remains-small

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