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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong identity caught between political reality and insecurity

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by APRIL ZHANG

    ... April Zhang April Zhang looks at the struggles amid fears of a mainland 'invasion' HK identity caught between political reality and insecurity When many Hong Kong people ... The political answer is "yes". As for what people truly feel, Hong Kong's social conflicts offer clues. Aware of the politically correct answer to the question of identity, Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1062558/hong-kong-identity-caught-between-political-reality-and
  2. Beware the pull of identity politics in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the Hong Kong population took up a new nationality. To them, national identity was not inborn, but a matter of choice. Many chose to swear allegiance to the Canadian flag, but then they moved back to Hong Kong. Nothing seemed to have changed, and they somehow still managed to obtain a home return permit and travel freely in and out of mainland China as Chinese. Until now, this generation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/990619/beware-pull-identity-politics-hong-kong
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Composer Wang Qiang tells of musical journey from China to Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Wang Qiang went from writing music for political campaigns on mainland to finally finding the freedom to express herself by moving to Hong Kong A composer ... life, the composer moved from Shanghai to Hong Kong in 1991. Hong Kong is not particularly known for the kind of artistic atmosphere that inspires creativity. But for Wang, one of a handful ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1113027/composer-wang-qiang-tells-musical-journey-china-hong-kong
  4. Official Hong Kong HQ in Taiwan is given go-ahead

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei and Ng Kang-chung Hong Kong is to open an official representative headquarters in Taiwan while the existing Taiwanese agencies here will be revamped and granted official status in what is seen as a milestone to Hong Kong-Taiwan relations. After eight months of formal discussion with Taipei, the Hong Kong government announced yesterday that a Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972579/official-hong-kong-hq-taiwan-given-go-ahead
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Strength of Hong Kong's judiciary should be an example to the mainland

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... in Hong Kong and elsewhere, are supposed to remain above the rough and tumble of politics and, when controversy whirls around them, they remain calm and, yes, judicious. Certainly, they do ... said some judges do not have a proper understanding of the relationship between Hong Kong and the central government, and the non-permanent Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary warned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1128735/strength-hong-kongs-judiciary-should-be-example-mainland
  6. Leading women ponder the political glass ceiling

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A panel of leading local women discussed the 'glass ceiling' that limits women's roles in Hong Kong politics, touching on Margaret Thatcher ... that for several years,' she said. Hong Kong could also learn from the Chinese Communist Party about women's participation in politics, said panel moderator Professor Louise Edwards, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007818/leading-women-ponder-political-glass-ceiling
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Patriotism, Hong Kong style

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Kerry Kennedy

    ... enemy". It was clear from the actions of the so-called "post-80s" students that young people in Hong Kong are very willing to adopt political action, to the point of engaging in illegal protests (remember the siege of the former Legislative Council building during debates on the train link from Guangzhou to Hong Kong). In the same way, the Tamar protesters, who seemed to contain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1051691/patriotism-hong-kong-style
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's services push a challenge for Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by JEFFREY LAM

    ... service industries as its primary economic growth engine is posing opportunities and challenges for Hong Kong. In his political report delivered at the opening of the 18th Communist Party congress ... its modern service industries- in the areas of finance, shipping, hi-tech innovation and leisure tourism- will bring fresh opportunities to Hong Kong companies, as the mainland needs our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1107111/chinas-services-push-challenge-hong-kong
  9. Hong Kong citizens should accept that China is moving in a positive direction

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... remember that for a vast country of 1.3 billion people, it takes time to make changes. Mr Lawrance went on to talk about the need for political change in Hong Kong- a shift of power from ... Anthony Lawrance's letter ('Chief executive-elect is definitely in tune with China's new national agenda', April 3) gave Hong Kong people a broader view ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998326/hong-kong-citizens-should-accept-china-moving-positive-direction
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Haphazard integration is bad for Hong Kong, and the mainland too

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by DAVID LUI

    ... and resentment among people in Hong Kong about closer links with the mainland. No doubt, this will continue. Such attitudes are understandable and we should listen sympathetically. Yet closer links also generate economic benefits to people in Hong Kong. As some have pointed out, the arrival of mainland tourists has helped to stabilise and grow our economy post 2003. Without them to offset ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1057138/haphazard-integration-bad-hong-kong-and-mainland-too

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