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  1. hong kong politics

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Chan

    ... Agnes Chan Reading comprehension Answer the following questions 1 What was John Tsang announcing when Wong Yuk-man came up and swept away his documents in the Legislative Council? a. the Policy Address b. the Budget c. his welcoming speech d. his farewell ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong class boycotts over Moral and National Education plan averted

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... not to introduce the subject. Wong's letter, which was published yesterday by the Ming Pao Daily , said she was conveying the order of the diocese's leader, Bishop of Hong Kong Cardinal John Tong ... to the Cultural Revolution or the June 4, 1989, crackdown on Tiananmen Square and portraying a centralised political regime as a "selfless" contributor to stability. The issue brought up ...

  3. Church leaders hit out at 'selfish' Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com The leaders of Hong Kong's Anglican and Catholic churches yesterday denounced the 'selfishness' of a city beset by a widening gap ... a number some dismissed as 'a trivial matter'. 'All life is precious,' the archbishop stressed, adding: 'I simply cannot imagine that Hong Kong people have become so ...

  4. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wants to strengthen family values. 'The church has failed to fulfil its duties and Hong Kong men have failed to fulfil their duties, too,' the mother of two said, speaking ... introduced to Hong Kong. 'I was visiting my nephew, who had been preaching there,' she recalled. 'I was deeply moved by the unity when I attended the gathering among thousands ...

  5. Political Animal

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was suddenly thrust into the limelight when his name was mentioned. 'We pray that the chief executive and legislators will have less arguments and work together for the good of Hong Kong,' a prayer leader said. There followed a briefing by a parishioner on the Catholic-run Asia Youth Day held in Hong Kong last week. Mainland officials in four regions had barred their citizens from ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MINORITY RIGHTS

    Hong Kong Catholics have same-sex marriage fears after court ruling on transsexual

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Johnny Tam

    ... marriage in Hong Kong. Reverend Dominic Chan Chi-ming, the vicar-general of the Catholic Diocese, said he was concerned about the possibility of de facto same-sex marriage. Chan's remarks came ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Mystery Hong Kong woman gives Irish church 100,000 euros

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... call it manna from heaven, a parish priest in Ireland got the shock of his life last week when a mystery woman from Hong Kong appeared on the doorstep of his church and handed him a €100,000 ... said the woman initially phoned St John's from Hong Kong about the donation before later giving the cheque in person. The bank issuing the cheque was not named. It was all academic ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Why are London barristers calling Hong Kong Treasure Island?

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... a favourite of retiring Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos, will be rubbing his hands, the word from London is that the wigs in the Temple have taken to referring to Hong Kong ... AECOM; and Elvis Au, assistant director of Hong Kong's Environmental Protection Department.   Religion is good for you "No to Religion." "Religion is slavery." ...

  9. Concrete steps on political reform needed

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be realised. During a visit to Shanghai, Hong Kong's Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun was under constant surveillance and 'escort' even though his visit was for the benefit of improving ... perceives selective application of the constitution, such acts of suppression will merely stir greater resentment. Ironically, members of Hong Kong religious circles have suggested that Beijing may ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Stay home' calls shunned by top officials Amid a chorus of calls for people to stay in Hong Kong this Christmas and spend to boost the economy, eight out of 12 ministers, plus ... episode involving stranded Hong Kong tourists in Thailand, during which he was criticised for being out of town on business at the height of the crisis last month. 'He spent just a few hours ...




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