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  1. WHO subject to more checks before issuing travel warnings

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... suffered badly after the WHO issued an advisory against travelling to the city. Chan was Hong Kong's director of health at the time. She said some countries had challenged whether ... 'I believe that the WHO will no longer be so powerful in issuing travel advisories. There will be more checks and balances in the system.' Some Hong Kong medical professionals have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693275/who-subject-more-checks-issuing-travel-warnings
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/637316/dissident-apply-visa-visit-hong-kong
  3. Hu willing to bend on WHO issue

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jacky Hsu

    ... leader,' said Lee Yung-ping, the PFP caucus whip in the legislature. The Taiwanese edition of Hong Kong's Apple Daily said the offer was made during a second meeting between Mr Lien and Mr Hu, ... Jacky Hsu in Taipei But Lien flatly rejects president's suggestion the island could join the health body under the name 'Taiwan, China' President Hu Jintao said Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/498984/hu-willing-bend-who-issue
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488679/hong-kongs-duty-speak
  5. Public vs party on Japan issue

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cannot solely be found on the hands of the perpetrators of these crimes. The authorities responsible for the monitoring of dog activity in Hong Kong appear to do little or nothing to make ... throughout the night. Also, they are territorial and will resort to aggression against any person they see as a threat. In the past, police have been called to deal with issues concerning these dogs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496928/public-vs-party-japan-issue
  6. Amnesty hits out at Hong Kong rights record

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Fanny W. Y. Fung The human rights situation in Hong Kong was far from satisfactory last year, with asylum seekers deported and activists denied entry, Amnesty International said in its annual report. The 405-page report devotes half a page to Hong Kong, while the mainland merits three pages on issues ranging from detention of protesters in Lhasa , control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681845/amnesty-hits-out-hong-kong-rights-record
  7. The 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739267/hong-kong-connection
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739287/hong-kong-connection
  9. British minister sees no quick fix for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Hong Kong is not out of the woods yet and is facing tough economic challenges in the short term given weak global demand, British minister for trade and investment Mervyn Davies ... the measures time. What everybody has found is that there are no quick fixes to this problem,' the former Standard Chartered Bank chairman said on a visit to Hong Kong. 'What I would say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677044/british-minister-sees-no-quick-fix-hong-kong
  10. US threats to Hong Kong asset prices overblown

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland If you are trying to spot the risks that could derail Hong Kong's asset markets next year, you are probably spending a fair amount of time worrying about what's going to happen to the US dollar and US interest rates. Because of our currency peg, abrupt movements in either could threaten a sharp fall in Hong Kong's stock and property prices, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/700777/us-threats-hong-kong-asset-prices-overblown

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