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  1. The political choices for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 'girls' something to do. Nor do I recall Mr Thompson reminding the British government of its legal, if not moral, obligation in the 'best interests of Hong Kong's' 3.5 million ... India'. Hong Kong already belongs to the great country of China. So, my Chinese friends, remember not to be influenced by any foreign opinion, however well meant, whether given by us residents ...

  2. 4 more weeks for Games bid consultation

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... political factors, I don't think the Olympic Council of Asia will pick Hong Kong based on this proposal... particularly the parts about venues and supporting facilities,' he said. ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Paggie Leung The public consultation period for Hong Kong's bid to host the 2023 Asian Games has been extended by four weeks. The move comes after the largest ...

  3. HK$10b price tag put on Asian Games in HK

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the council's Finance Committee and winning the support of the public. Speculation had put the cost as high as HK$50 billion for building facilities and improving infrastructure if Hong Kong wanted ... swimming pool, the Hong Kong Coliseum and Queen Elizabeth Stadium have all had facelifts. A new HK$600 million cycling velodrome will open in Tseung Kwan O in 2012. The Kai Tak project, which ...

  4. Beijing's 'warning' to media just a misunderstanding, says Rita Fan

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee, sought to play down comments by a central government representative in Hong Kong. Hao Tiechuan, head of the liaison office's publicity department, caused ... at a Hong Kong Journalists Association lunch, angered academics and rights groups, who said the first duty of journalists was to tell the truth. They said Hao's views reflected ...

  5. Man who would be king defends low popularity

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of members of the public. 'But the public should ascertain what kind of leaders they need in a different environment, as the situation in Hong Kong is changing,' he said on The Tipping ... Hongkongers should change some long-held perceptions, such as the one that the city lacks land. 'While 40 per cent of land in Hong Kong has been designated as country parks, 20 per cent ...

  6. Functional seats plan mooted a month after Deng, MacLehose met

    Posted Jan 18th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The British government conceived the preliminary idea of functional constituencies in 1979, a month after the historic meeting between Deng Xiaoping and Hong Kong governor Murray MacLehose. A report prepared by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in April that year stated there was a need to give Hong Kong people a greater say in their own government in the 1980s ...

  7. Democrats call on Tsang to join July 1 rally

    Posted Jun 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the chief executive should join the annual event to show that he really spoke for Hong Kong people. 'He should come out if he really speaks for Hong Kong people. Only if he demands universal ... pro-democracy movement, Mr Tsang claimed he was speaking for Hong Kong people when, after noting China's economic development, he said he believed 'Hong Kong people will make an objective ...

  8. Tunnel mystery raises questions on city archives

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of its history. Chan Wing-kam of RTHK, who co-produced a short programme on the topic that will air tomorrow, said: 'There have been rumours that the tunnel leads to Hong Kong Bank [HSBC ... it was no longer in use. Simon Chu Fook-keung, former director of the Government Records Service, said Hong Kong had no archives laws to require departments hand over important documents to the GRS. ...

  9. Anti-migrant vitriol shuts Facebook page

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... '[New migrants] have done nothing but they want the HK$6,000. They immediately ask for everything once they come to Hong Kong. Do you know the lives of many Hong Kong-born people are worse than ... really don't understand why you new migrants feel happy if you can get the HK$6,000. Just ask yourself, how much have you contributed to Hong Kong?' Meanwhile, another group which ...

  10. Meeting all interests

    Posted Mar 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As asked in the survey by the Constitutional Development Taskforce, how do you think Hong Kong's political system should be developed to meet 'the interests of the different sectors of society'? Share your views: write to us. ...




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