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  1. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... or issue new ones. News of Mr Wang's bid comes amid rising international concern over Hong Kong's tightening of its entry requirements before the Olympic Games in August. Several foreign ... Klaudia Lee Exiled Tiananmen Square student leader Wang Dan will apply for a visa to visit Hong Kong next month after receiving an invitation from local groups for academic exchanges. Mr ...

  2. Hong Kong's duty to speak up

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Emily Lau

    ... as a condition for future loans from the World Bank. The issue of human rights violations in China is ultra-sensitive, even in relatively free Hong Kong. Since human rights are universal values ... they are interested in developments in Hong Kong. On January 27, I met the chairman of the Prague-based Olympic Watch, Jan Ruml, who is a former vice-president of the Czech Senate. Olympic Watch- also called ...

  3. Tug of war over fixed-fee health packages

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... become a tug of war among the government, private hospitals, insurers and doctors for control of prices in the market. If packaged services become the mainstream service model in Hong Kong ... of the high and low end of the real cost. The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in Happy Valley plans to provide packaged services for the government scheme, but this will not be its core business. ...

  4. Warrant issued for arrest of accused insider trader

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man and Enoch Yiu A Hong Kong court yesterday issued an arrest warrant for Michael Tang Yan-tian for failure to appear in court to face charges of insider dealing. Eastern Court ... of an announcement by the company about a possible acquisition of a mainland metal ore firm in May 2007. Insider dealing is a criminal offence in Hong Kong with a maximum penalty on each count of 10 years ...

  5. Hong Kong connection

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... raises questions about Hong Kong's role in the trade in sensitive technologies and China's ambiguous stance on this issue. As more countries around the world have begun cracking down ... third-largest port, attracts businesses looking to slip through the cracks. 'Export controls are a major issue here, precisely because Hong Kong is such an open and vibrant entrepot,' US ...

  6. Man fined for rejecting health form

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... was returning to Hong Kong via the Lo Wu control point on May 31 when a Department of Health staff member, who was collecting health declaration forms in the arrival hall, noticed Yip had not filled ... Joyce Man A man was fined HK$500 yesterday for refusing to fill in his address and recent travel history on a health declaration form, a measure implemented by the Department of Health ...

  7. Reunification with Taiwan remains a pressing issue

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... bringing Hong Kong and Macau back into the fold was one of the mainland's greatest triumphs, but Taiwan has proven to be an altogether more elusive task. While maintaining the current status ... the '1992 consensus, one China principle', under which the KMT government reached a tacit understanding with the mainland at a meeting in Hong Kong to allow each side to have its own ...

  8. Burning issues staged for Shaw, and Miller's tale

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Twenty-five budding thespians acted out two infamous historic trials in a performance this week. Jointly presented by drama group Absolutely Fabulous Theatre Connection and the University of Hong Kong, the performance features excerpts from two famous plays- George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan and Arthur Miller's The Crucible. Sophiya Chiang, 13, a Form Two student ...

  9. HKU loses top doctor, fuelling brain drain fear

    Posted Apr 01st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The University of Hong Kong medical faculty and Queen Mary Hospital are to lose their leading bone marrow transplant specialist to the private sector, adding to concerns ... of medicine, will join the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital in October as the head of a newly established department of medicine and oncology. The hospital will also appoint retired HKU chair ...

  10. Hong Kong role in extradition of sexual predator sends clear message to fugitives

    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... into Hong Kong from the mainland for a holiday. One of America's most wanted fugitives, he had been on the run in China for a little more than a year. That was all about to end. Hong Kong ... return... are powerful reminders that the world's sexual predators increasingly have no place to hide.' The story of how Freeman was tracked to the mainland, arrested in Hong Kong ...




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