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  1. 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 ...

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    We're China's New York- big of mouth but small of heart

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer believes that Hong Kong is right to regard itself as 'China's New York', but that's certainly no compliment The brash pack New York City's unofficial anthem, Frank Sinatra's version of the song New York, New York, has always reminded me of Hong Kong. The part about waking up in a city that never sleeps rings true when ...

  3. Mainlanders were not warned off HK, official says

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao A June 4 warning by the mainland's top tourism regulator did not ask mainlanders not to go to Hong Kong but only alerted them to watch out for cheap tours and to reject ... in Hong Kong. It was only about this incident. It was completely different from warnings against Sars or swine flu... It did not ask tourists not to go to Hong Kong,' the director of the Hong ...

  4. Beijing friction distant as poll draws close

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung It has been conventional wisdom that the pro-democracy camp faces an uphill battle in elections when Hong Kong-mainland relations are warm, and that when ties between Beijing ... earthquake. With ties between the city and the mainland becoming closer, and their importance to Hong Kong's development growing, it is intriguing that the issue of relations with Beijing has ...

  5. Bar chief's role demands sensitivity

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... not alter the nature of the appointment. It is a political one- and one that shows the winds of change blowing through Hong Kong-mainland relations. The implications are profound. ... important in Hong Kong's development, pragmatists in the city see a need for more such cross-border exchanges. As opinions evolve about the relevance of the mainland to the city's ...

  6. Words that heal

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... the willingness of mainstream Democrats and Beijing to reach a compromise over constitutional reform is a game-changing moment. But to normalise Hong Kong-mainland relations in the long run, the wound ... of innocent blood is wrong, however successful you turn out to be. These illusions make for intransigence on both sides and have poisoned relations- and polarised the political parties in Hong Kong ...

  7. Flow of mainland visitors continues

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Zhao Jingming

    ... Mainlanders came to the city mainly for shopping, sightseeing and visiting relatives. Du Deyan, whose grandmother and uncle live in Hong Kong, spends her Lunar New Year holidays in the city every year. 'Hong Kong has a good atmosphere when celebrating the Lunar New Year. It is fun to be here,' she said. Many mainlanders came with their families to visit relatives in Hong Kong ...

  8. on the move

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... He has substantial experience in corporate banking with blue-chip Hong Kong and mainland-related companies. Tai will assist the bank's joint general manager, Richard Ho, who is in charge ... John Wang, managing director, Avaya Greater China Based in Shanghai, Wang will drive Avaya's growth on the mainland and in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. He has extensive channel, ...

  9. Professionals will be biggest gainers under Cepa, says expert

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... synergies between professional firms from both sides.' Mr Leung said he hoped that within two decades there would be Hong Kong-mainland joint venture professional firms providing services ... The free-trade agreement with the mainland will create 5,000 jobs for professionals in Hong Kong and give them a total annual income of $5 billion within five years, according ...

  10. HK officials helping to recover bodies after Jiangxi road crash

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... part of a group of nine Hong Kong residents and two mainlanders travelling in two cars. The vehicle that crashed was carrying seven people. The Hong Kong government representatives said ... Amy Nip Two representatives from the Hong Kong government's office in Guangzhou left for Jiangxi province yesterday to help recover the bodies of three Hong Kong family members killed ...




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