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  1. University maps the electorate

    Posted Aug 15th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee A digital map projecting the support base of rival political camps was unveiled by the University of Hong Kong yesterday ahead of next month's election. The map, produced ... districts. The pro-Beijing camp, which the university categorises as comprising the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Progressive Alliance, holds sway in areas ...

  2. I'm not universally loved but my values are endorsed: Tsang

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... dismissed fears that as chief executive he might sacrifice Hong Kong's interests, saying Beijing's understanding of the city's aspirations was improving. Speaking on ATV's ... of Singapore is also an impossible job in my mind,' said Mr Tsang, adding that Hong Kong people wanted to preserve their way of life and values rather than having their leader against the central ...

  3. Stop the lies on universal suffrage

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... with universal suffrage. Officials also spring to Beijing's defence every time a human rights organisation voices criticism about how it has denied Hong Kong the opportunity to adopt universal ... People's Congress last April that Hong Kong cannot adopt universal suffrage in 2007 and 2008? If our current system cannot be described as universal suffrage, then I hope these senior officials ...

  4. Pre-university course on offer

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Senior secondary school students are invited to apply for a one-year, Hong Kong-based pre-university business studies programme. A partnership between the British Council and Warwick University in the United Kingdom, the Higher Education Programme will run from mid-September to June. The course offers a broad-based curriculum which prepares students in various academic ...

  5. Reviled at home but relaxed in Hong Kong, Robert Mugabe stocks up on shoes and suits

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser There aren't many cities in the world where Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe can spend a carefree day shopping. Hong Kong is one of them. The 86-year-old African leader went shopping in Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday- and suits and shoes were at the top of his list. Flanked by a team of officers from the Hong Kong police VIP protection unit, Mugabe- who is reviled ...

  6. Dissident to apply for visa to visit Hong Kong

    Posted May 12th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... of the Olympic Games in Hong Kong. Beijing has tightened visa controls to provide a 'safe environment' ahead of the Games. Speaking from Harvard University, where he will graduate on June ... expired in 2003. Mr Wang, who has expressed a wish to teach at a university in Hong Kong, said he hoped he would be allowed to visit this time so he could explore his teaching options. But he said ...

  7. Tsuen Wan West rail terminus would serve all of Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The proposed location of the high-speed train terminus at West Kowloon is not an optimal choice for Hong Kong. Although apparently central, it is not really the most accessible location. ... for the terminus. Tsuen Wan West is a uniquely accessible location from different parts of Hong Kong. A Light Rail Transit link could be constructed from Tsuen Wan to Tsuen Wan West and then to Tsing Yi. ...

  8. Despite disappointment, HKIEd says it still hopes to achieve university status

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Mimi Lau

    ... Elaine Yau and Mimi Lau The Hong Kong Institute of Education tried to put a positive spin on the University Grants Committee report on its future, saying it was 'a step closer ... of education at the University of Hong Kong, said an institute's excellence and achievement did not depend on its title. 'HKIEd has achieved a great deal in a short length of time,' he ...

  9. US threats to Hong Kong asset prices overblown

    Posted Dec 09th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland If you are trying to spot the risks that could derail Hong Kong's asset markets next year, you are probably spending a fair amount of time worrying about what's going to happen to the US dollar and US interest rates. Because of our currency peg, abrupt movements in either could threaten a sharp fall in Hong Kong's stock and property prices, ...

  10. Amnesty hits out at Hong Kong rights record

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Fanny W. Y. Fung The human rights situation in Hong Kong was far from satisfactory last year, with asylum seekers deported and activists denied entry, Amnesty International said in its annual report. The 405-page report devotes half a page to Hong Kong, while the mainland merits three pages on issues ranging from detention of protesters in Lhasa, control over ...




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