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  1. Developing society

    Posted Mar 13th 2008, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Christine Loh cloh@civic-exchange.org How should Hong Kong and the Pearl River Delta develop? There is clearly a need for economic development and environmental protection to go hand ... is unfounded. One issue that has come to the fore just this week is how Hong Kong and Shenzhen can deal with the restricted border zone. This is a case in point: when the word 'development' ...

  2. Society influential in fostering closer business link-ups

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... members, the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (HKSA) is involved in a number of high-level initiatives designed to foster cross-border co-operation. While such initiatives are not new- with some ... and a senior partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, says Cepa gives Hong Kong professionals first-mover advantage before China's WTO undertakings are fully implemented. 'To optimise ...

  3. Mainland learned from Hong Kong, says Shenzhen mayor

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for a society,' he said. He hailed a new phase of co-operation between Hong Kong and Shenzhen, 30 years after the reforms began. A package of deals was signed this month between the two cities on a range ... Chloe Lai Hong Kong was the 'window' through which the mainland 'learned and borrowed many things for our reform', said the mayor of Shenzhen, Xu Zongheng. In lauding ...

  4. When branding Hong Kong we should not lose what makes us unique

    Posted Oct 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When Brand Hong Kong was launched in 2001, the then chief secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the flying dragon motif would help establish Hong Kong as Asia's premier city. ... as the core values of Hong Kong. How many Hong Kong people know about them and their importance? The city achieved its success not because of what it had said, but what it had done. It is a good thing ...

  5. News - China

    Qianhai economic zone chief says it won't compete with Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen in Qianhai, Shenzhen george.chen@scmp.com The chief of the new economic zone says it won't compete with neighbour Hong Kong in playing an experimental role for a freer flow of the yuan Plenty of room for Hong Kong in Qianhai The 15-square-kilometre site of the Qianhai special economic zone looks more like a construction site than a booming financial centre. ...

  6. Integration of Hong Kong and Shenzhen exchanges doable

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

    ... with Shirley Yam Every once in a while there are calls for the integration of the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges. The latest one came from Professor Lawrence Lau Juen-yee, ... at the Hong Kong bourse, call it 'mission difficult' if not impossible. The reason they have been giving for the past 10 years is that the two bourses are different animals- Hong Kong ...

  7. News - China - SHENZHEN

    Shenzhen residents annoyed by bright lights at Hong Kong border crossing

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 05:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Staff Reporter Scores of Shenzhen households have been complaining about very intense light coming from the Hong Kong side of the Shenzhen River for weeks, a report published in the Guangzhou-based Southern Metropolis Daily said on Thursday. High-intensity lights, which were added last month to bolster security along a stretch of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border, have reportedly been ...

  8. Hong Kong bent rule of law for silver medallists

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for their children for slave wages? If only Hong Kong people cared as much for the rights and dignity of the poorest and most marginalised in our society as they do for the coming election, the word ... also bewildered by senior government officials' statements that they are proud of the result, which showed a rise in the standard of sports in Hong Kong. Are they aware of media reports ...

  9. News - China - PROPERTY

    Hong Kong concrete test result shocks Jiayu Garden flat owners

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Joyce Ng and He Huifeng Jiayu Garden residents voice alarm that the salt level in their sample is just below Hong Kong's maximum limit and exceeds mainland findings Concrete test ... barely passed Hong Kong's standard for chloride ions. Hundreds of them had staged protests in the past few weeks despite the government's assurance that their flats are safe. ...

  10. Mainland parents lash out at Leung ban on HK births

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... mainlanders who have had or plan to have children in Hong Kong. Set up in 2010, it now has almost 20,000 members. 'We sense from what Leung said that Hong Kong will no longer be a society ... Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying's declared intention to ban pregnant mainlanders from giving birth in Hong Kong has provoked outrage and defiance north of the border, ...




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