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  1. Polite New Yorkers put Hong Kong to shame

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... on a busy street; and saying 'thank you' to customers in a shop. Overall, the results showed that Hong Kong was not very friendly- coming in 25th place, with New York, surprisingly, claiming No 1 spot. But in Asia we were the best at holding doors, came in third (out of eight) when helping to pick up dropped papers, and sixth when thanking customers. Tackled by a Hong Kong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WORLD AFFAIRS

    Hong Kong thriving as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... as Asia's hot spot for diplomacy Growing diplomatic activity in Hong Kong has made it one of the most cosmopolitan centres in the world. Figures obtained by the Sunday Morning Post show that 12 ... the same period in a bid to boost their profile in China and the region. Hong Kong- which proclaims itself as Asia's world city- now hosts 122 consular offices, up from 95 at the handover. ...

  3. Hong Kong not yet a world city, think tank says

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com Hong Kong may fancy itself as Asia's world city, but a local think tank says it has yet to reach the status of New York and London- and risks falling behind ... yesterday charting Hong Kong's path to becoming one of the world's three bona fide financial hubs. 'The gravity of the global economy is shifting from the West to the East. ...

  4. Dollar peg fits nicely with Hong Kong's way of life

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... its resilience in very difficult times.' Other people, including market watchers and political analysts said, on condition of anonymity, that Yam's views on Hong Kong's exchange ... of 'one country, two systems' under Beijing's rule. 'It is not only about the economic value of the Hong Kong dollar, but also the political meaning it signifies,' he said. ...

  5. Hong Kong leads Asia in distrust of business leaders

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... 'Felt most strongly in Hong Kong, dishonesty is a criticism surprisingly levelled more at business than political leaders,' the think-tank said. Sixty-one per cent of Hong Kong people found their political leaders were dishonest, compared with 85 per cent in South Korea, 84 per cent in Indonesia and 73 per cent in Japan. In addition, 66 per cent of Hong Kong people said the city's ...

  6. Protesters demand full apology outside consulate in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 16th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung More than 100 activists yesterday protested outside the Japanese consulate in Hong Kong to mark the 60th anniversary of victory over Japan in the second world war. Waving ... atrocities. The Hong Kong Coalition for Preserving the History of World War II in Asia condemned the Japanese government for 'white-washing' the invasion of China, which resulted in millions ...

  7. Beijing backstop will pull Hong Kong through slump

    Posted Aug 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... their hardline policy stance in an attempt to maintain rapid growth through the transition to a new generation of political leadership over the next 18 months. If they do, Hong Kong will benefit, just ... Tom Holland At first glance, things look pretty grim. According to figures released by the government on Friday, Hong Kong's economy actually contracted in the second quarter ...

  8. Taiwan's gain need not be Hong Kong's loss

    Posted Feb 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... component makers and assemblers may switch contracts to Taiwan if the advantages are great enough. Tax-free status in Kaohsiung may be enough to tip the balance. For Hong Kong- which handles much ...

  9. Integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges doable

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Yam

    ... Guangdong officials, who in the past have been put off by the arrogance of their Hong Kong counterparts, opening their arms to the city again recently. Riding on Hong Kong's political ... importance with the political know-how of the regional authorities does give Hong Kong a way into Beijing's corridors of power. In this sense, the integration of the Hong Kong and Shenzhen ...

  10. Political Animal

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suffrage trip for Hongkongers With their own political aspirations on hold until 2017, many Hong Kong people travelled to Taiwan to experience the democratic process at first hand and were among ... 'Actually, I don't particularly support him or the KMT. I just wanted to feel the atmosphere here.' Civic Party members, on their first trip out of Hong Kong to observe elections, were also ...




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