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  1. Hong Kong and Finland in joint stamp issue

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hong Kong and Finland jointly issued four special stamps yesterday featuring fine woodwork from China and the Scandinavian country. Ken Li and Markku Kosonen designed the 'Hong Kong, China-Finland Joint Issue on Fine Woodwork' set, with face values of HK$5 and 70 euro cents (HK$7.90). A Qing dynasty-style Zitan armchair appears in two stamps designed by Li, ...

  2. Hong Kong's greatest asset - diversity

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... One of Hong Kong's greatest secrets is out. The special administrative region has known for years that diversity, immigration and the dynamism of new migrants breeds economic success. The studies of Richard Florida, a Carnegie Mellor University professor, have confirmed what Hong Kong and other successful cities and regions have long known. In the new economy, the competitive ...

  3. Stop blaming the poor for their fate and ill health

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong I refer to the article 'Health chiefs vow joint disease fight' (October 16). The previous day, I watched the news on ATV Home channel, where the medical chiefs of Hong Kong ... the blatant hand-in-pocket links between politicians, big business and organised crime in Japan (and, by allusion, in Hong Kong). Turning the page we read of the privatisation of state industries ...

  4. Hong Kong students are the 'kind of people we want'

    Posted Oct 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Singapore school hopes to enrol more from the SAR for next four-week senior management programme in the summer What do a senior Hong Kong police officer and an executive from ... and responsibility- exactly the kind of people we want to attract to the school.' Now the school is looking to recruit more Hong Kong professionals keen to give their careers a boost through its ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    North Korean agents used Hong Kong's twilight world

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... world News that North Korean agents bought nationalities as directors of Hong Kong companies shows the downside to being one of the world's freest commercial centres. Hong Kong has long ... Kong-registered private firm New East International as they set about changing their North Korean passports to ones issued in the island states of Kiribati and then the Seychelles - despite international ...

  6. How kids stay healthy with Hong Kong's lack of fitness space and pools in schools

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julie McGuire family.post@scmp.com We have just moved to Hong Kong from Australia. I am appalled by the lack of space in my daughter's school for games. It doesn't have a swimming pool, either. I think fitness and health should be a high priority. What can I do? Hong Kong is a crowded and busy place, and it is often the case that schools operate in very cramped ...

  7. Reciprocity 'never an issue in ties'

    Posted Jul 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... representative in Taiwan, she said: 'There is no question of so-called reciprocity in Taiwan-Hong Kong relations. It has never been an issue... The most important thing is to serve the people ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com Taiwan's mainland affairs minister, in Hong Kong yesterday to mark a milestone in the forging of official contacts, said reciprocity ...

  8. Hong Kong clinic beats bureaucracy to open in Guangzhou

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Nearly three years after the cross-border free trade pact opened the way to wholly-owned Hong Kong clinics on the mainland without any minimum investment requirement, the first one has finally opened in Guangzhou. The Hong Kong Wan Zhi Medical Services Centre, with three specialists and one family doctor, rented 240 square metre premises in Guangzhou ...

  9. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Feb 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Now she is dedicating herself to a full-time job supporting ethnic minority residents in Hong Kong, and heads a centre that helps them with social integration. Her life changed in 2003 when ... her immigrant status prohibited her from working, and the resulting boredom saw her back in Hong Kong after just six months. Her husband, who worked at a hotel in Malaysia, quit his job ...

  10. Does Hong Kong have the audacity to lead?

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... business and scientific minds, to help us meet the challenge that New York has thrown our way. Funding should not be an issue for Hong Kong. What we sorely need is political leadership ... the leadership of Bloomberg, has aggressively sought to reinvent itself. In contrast, Hong Kong's topping of the latest World Economic Forum's financial development ranking occurred primarily ...




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