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  1. Medical association ready to dump seat

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The medical community is willing to sacrifice its functional constituency seat for the sake of a legislative council wholly elected through universal suffrage, the Hong Kong Medical Association said yesterday. It also believed the current chief executive election system was 'extremely undemocratic' after seeing Donald Tsang Yam-kuen ignore the medical ...

  2. Calling time on a good innings

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Hong Kong Cricket Association. The man behind the bamboo curtain, or more appropriately sightscreen, is about to quit his job. 'I just want to play golf with the chairman [Dinesh Tandon] ... 'Hopefully, I can persuade him to stay on for a bit longer.' 171 Years that that the Hong Kong Cricket Association has been in existence ...

  3. Hong Kong's 8 natural wonders- you choose

    Posted Nov 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Hong Kong has one of the world's most spectacular urban landscapes. Though less well known, its rural landscape boasts some world-class natural architecture, too. Now ... have said Hong Kong might have the world's largest cluster of hexagonal rock pillars. 'These pre-selected wonders are important and unique in Hong Kong in terms of not just ...

  4. Hong Kong lowers the bar on racial equality

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Margaret Ng

    ... for the past 14 months, I and my colleagues have the gravest doubts. And so do the Hong Kong Bar Association, legal academics and the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial ... Margaret Ng As a civilised and open society, we have every right to expect the Hong Kong government to be fully committed to the promotion of racial equality. We rightly expect ...

  5. Is Hong Kong ready for a five-day week?

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Experts say Hong Kong has an outdated work ethic and the long hours people work have a negative impact on their private and work life The move to introduce a five-day work week in the civil service could be the first step in changing Hong Kong's workaholic culture, says an academic. City University researcher Luk Chi-yung says Hong Kong's obsession with economic ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Nov 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... of the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) yesterday were at pains to demonstrate they had spent the past year making their money away from the golf course. Memories were fresh of last year's ... Hung-sun all took the opportunity last month to make bullish proclamations on the Hang Seng Index. At the time, many were worried Hong Kong was set to receive a visit from the Ghost of Octobers ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... when President Hu Jintao said at a banquet organised by Hong Kong to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the handover that importance should be placed on national education in the city. Hu said: "I have something special to say about young people in Hong Kong because they represent the future of Hong Kong, indeed, the future of China … We should foster a strong sense ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More pressing needs for Hong Kong than 'city of lifts' plan

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial A 'city of lifts' is just not enough Leung Chun-ying must have surprised many in the community when he announced a multi-billion-dollar spending spree to improve the city's access for the elderly, disabled and children. Dubbe ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must act now to create a comprehensive population policy

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The latest population projections from the Census and Statistics Department put into sharp focus challenges for Hong Kong that we are well aware of but have done little to address. Society ... in Leung's zero-quota policy for mainland women not married to Hong Kong men giving birth here. That there will be so few wage earners financially responsible for so many without incomes ...

  10. A slimline tonic in Scotland for Fred Ma

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ma Si-hang it is somewhere to go to shed some kilograms. 'Unlike Hong Kong, you don't have golf carts to carry you around the golf course in Scotland. My doctors have ordered me ... minister whose popularity rose in the latest survey by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme. Confidence in Mr Ma rose 18.1 points, to 54.6 per cent, days after he said he ...




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