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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yesterday's Political Animal column on Page A2 mistakenly stated the price of Hong Kong Disneyland's summer pass as HK$400. The pass is priced at HK$450. The story 'Two ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. It should have referred to Polytechnic University. We apologise for the error. ...

  2. Donald Tsang rewards top educators

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... at 11.15am at the Jockey Club Auditorium of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A live webcast of the proceedings will be available at www.ate.gov.hk ... Awards committee chairman Pang Yiu-kai said: 'Teachers tend to keep a low profile, but they are really the frontline people educating future generations of Hong Kong people. Their work ...

  3. Pan-democrats at odds over what to tell Tsang on universal suffrage

    Posted Nov 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... for elections in 2012. Pan-democrats have agreed to put three demands to Tsang: Universal suffrage in 2012; If this cannot be achieved, a fulfilment of his pledge to resolve the question of universal ... with the government unless it produces a road map and timetable for universal suffrage. Cyd Ho Sau-lan, convenor of a meeting on Wednesday of the 23 pan-democrat lawmakers, said the camp wanted the four ...

  4. Tension remains in the long campaign for universal suffrage

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... This was despite attempts by Beijing and the Hong Kong government to depoliticise the atmosphere ahead of the handover celebrations. Friday saw the announcement of the latest phase of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement with the mainland. It came days after a mainland bank started issuing yuan-denominated bonds in Hong Kong. Yesterday, giant panda cubs Le Le and Ying Ying made their debut ...

  5. Ageing Hong Kong is coming up short

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and London. Four years on, Hong Kong's population stands at 7.1 million and the city is struggling to cope with both an ageing population and low fertility rate. University of Hong Kong ... by 2030. Hong Kong's fertility rate is among the lowest in the world, dropping to a historic low of 0.9 births per woman in 2003. Despite a rebound to 1.1 in 2010, it is still far below ...

  6. Budget to unveil subsidy plan for university graduate internships

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A one-year government plan to subsidise companies that hire university graduates as interns will be announced in next week's budget. It will cover Hong Kong students ... that hired a graduate as an intern to work in Hong Kong, and HK$3,000 for graduates hired to work on the mainland. 'The subsidies for graduates working on the mainland as interns are likely ...

  7. Envoy foresees universal suffrage by 2017

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong, analysed the city's progress in the 10 years since the handover, and imagined its future in 10 years' time. 'By then, I will be nearly retired... and a new chief ... '[Expatriates'] views on local issues matter, because in the last analysis it is the foreigners here who make Hong Kong international.' Responding to a question about Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's ...

  8. We should not be afraid to champion the Hong Kong way

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines The parallel universe occupied by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is often hard to explain, not least when a state leader such as Li Keqiang sweeps down from the north and reality is turned on its head. The reality is that, by any measure, Hong Kong is the most prosperous part of China, yet every state leader's visit seems to pivot around ways ...

  9. Universal suffrage in 2012 still an option, says Tsang

    Posted Mar 11th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... their views on constitutional government to the central government. In an interview on CNN's Talk Asia, Mr Tsang said he was answerable to both the Hong Kong people and Beijing. He said he was anxious to resolve the issue within his next term if re-elected. Asked if it was possible for Hong Kong to achieve universal suffrage in 2012, the chief executive would not commit himself ...

  10. Public promised options on universal suffrage this year

    Posted Feb 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... on governance and political development, who accused him of delaying tactics. Pressed on whether he would strive to achieve universal suffrage in 2012, Mr Tsang said: 'Like other Hong Kong people, ... government's position and the wishes of the people of Hong Kong all had to be taken into account and a balance had to be struck in moving towards this goal. Mr Tsang said he had proposed ...




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