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  1. In Brief

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's re-election bid. 'I am very confident that he can bring about better co-operation between the two places, ' he said. On the proposed Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau ... since a visit to Guangdong in 2005. A total of 13 lawmakers have signed up to visit the Hong Kong Port Area in Shenzhen Bay Port, which is expected to have a pre-clearance customs system ...

  2. Bridging the divide

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christine Loh The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is jinxed. The bridge is one of the government's key infrastructure projects costing over HK$80 billion and work was to begin last ... through Shenzhen. From a Hong Kong driver's point of view, however, if he wants to get to the western side of the delta, it is possible to drive to Shenzhen and, with the new Humen bridge ...

  3. Protesters claim to speak for majority but often represent only themselves

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. By protesting against the bridge on the grounds that environmental impacts were not considered, Chu Yee-wah managed to delay construction work. ... Many societies struggle relentlessly for more freedoms, and Hong Kong is no exception. Yet protests here, many of which are done in the name of the majority, involve only a minority and, ...

  4. Our weakening sense of solidarity

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge and the West Kowloon cultural hub are obvious examples. The minimum level of involvement is to openly support the central government's Hong Kong policy. And sometimes this has ... Joseph Cheng Hong Kong will soon have a new chief executive. One of his most important tasks will be to minimise the polarisation in our society today. The political crisis since July 1, ...

  5. Tsang budget a bag of sweeteners

    Posted Feb 25th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... that plunge Hong Kong's public finances into the red for the next three years. Tsang's projected deficits will result almost entirely from the government's massive infrastructure spending. After breaking ground on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the Central-Wan Chai bypass and the high-speed rail link to Guangzhou in the current financial year, the government planned ...

  6. letters

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

    ... and people can help by donating to organisations such as WWF. As for the pink dolphin, there are only around 150 left in Hong Kong waters. Their future looks bleak, with the construction of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, which is scheduled for completion in 2016. The work will undoubtedly result in more boat traffic and pollution that will affect their habitat. Shipping is also a threat, so people ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... including the judicial review on the Hong Kong-Zhuhai- Macau bridge ('Row over funding of court battles', October 20). While I appreciate possible irregularities need to be addressed, ... Junk food popularity poses risks The population of Hong Kong is ageing fast. A generally unhealthy diet and lifestyle could worsen the situation, with more people not even reaching old age ...

  8. Police bridge gap with minorities

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... assistants were a useful bridge between police and minorities, especially because the force had so few non-Chinese officers. Heina Rizwan Mohammad, 21, a Pakistani who is a community liaison ... in Chungking Mansions. The assistants maintain close contact with non-Chinese community leaders and relay their opinions to the force. Mohammad's grandfather was a policeman in Hong Kong, ...

  9. 'Cage home' visits help bridge gap

    Posted Dec 15th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Businessman Markus Shaw had an eye-opening experience visiting 'cage homes' in Hong Kong. The grand-nephew of media mogul Sir Run Run Shaw visited tenement buildings to speak with underprivileged people last week. He was making the visit as part of a group that aims to bridge the gap between professionals and the grass roots. 'In our advanced society, ...

  10. Building bridges

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... of evil' but that hasn't deterred Hong Kong University of Science and Technology from striking up a positive academic relationship with the hermit nation. HKUST has risen to the occasion ... Hong Kong and Guangdong's statistics departments. There were no days off during the programme and the only entertainment was swimming and playing table tennis occasionally to unwind from ...




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