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  1. Infographics - Hong Kong health

    Hong Kong health check-up: men and women compared

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am by SCMP Graphics

    ... SCMP Graphics Hong Kong health check-up: men and women compared   ...

  2. Sport - Rugby

    Rugby fever takes hold in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the passion for the game on display, maybe there is a star of the future in their ranks. The six- to 13-year-olds were taking part in a summer programme organised by the Hong Kong Society for Protection of Children along with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU) and banking giant HSBC. Young Post was invited to the last session of the six-week course at King's Park Sports ...

  3. Hong Kong's Young Music Makers

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou Hong Kong's Young Music Makers Studio One RTHK Jan 19, 8pm After a series of competitive auditions that lasted a full year, bassoonist Chan Ting-yuen, vocalist Vivian Yau Tsz-chin, and Chinese instrument group 4 x 4 Plucked emerged as Hong Kong's Young Music Makers of 2011. The annual competition, organised by RTHK since 1980, sets out to identify future musical ...

  4. The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong by Gloria Barretto, Phillip Cribb and Stephan Gale HKU Press Half a century of persistent original scholarship, intensive research, and sheer love of place and subject illuminate this magnificent book. Few works on Hong Kong subjects can be considered definitive, but The Wild Orchids of Hong Kong is one of them. The book's ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Japan pose tough task for Hong Kong U20s

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong's task of qualifying for the IRB Junior World Trophy next year has been made harder with Asian champions Japan favourites to book the one spot available from the ARFU U20s Asian Championships which kick off at Hong Kong Football Club on Sunday. Japan's failure to qualify for the top tier IRB World Championships next year has ...

  6. Does Hong Kong have the audacity to lead?

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the leadership of Bloomberg, has aggressively sought to reinvent itself. In contrast, Hong Kong's topping of the latest World Economic Forum's financial development ranking occurred primarily because of our fortuitous role in listing initial public offerings from mainland China, rather than through any proactive decisions or innovative policies by our leaders. Hong Kong ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Hong Kong out to lay down World Cup marker

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com It is a long way off, but Hong Kong can take a significant step towards realising their goal of one day playing in the World Cup by finishing second in the ARFU Asian Five Nations Top Five competition today. Tom McColl and his men take on surprise contenders United Arab Emirates in a winner-takes-all encounter at Hong Kong Football Club, kicking ...

  8. Hong Kong drama series banned on the mainland

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng, Raymond Li and Amy Nip Mainland censors banned a controversial 30-episode Hong Kong-made television drama series that has built up a large following across the border- with just five episodes to go. A director at TVB said When Heaven Burns, a bleak portrayal of humanity and Hong Kong society, was the first local TV drama series to be banned on the mainland in a decade. ...

  9. Mainlanders moving in on Hong Kong too fast

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ivan Li Lok-yin, STFA Tam Pak Yu College Integration between the mainland and Hong Kong is moving more rapidly than anyone expected. Following the handover, a period of 50 years was allowed for the two areas to bridge the gap in terms of culture and lifestyle, so integration could be achieved smoothly afterwards. However, with extensive bonds being already formed, Hong Kong ...

  10. Hong Kong is No1 financial centre

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lulu Chen lulu.chen@scmp.com Hong Kong has leapfrogged the United States and Britain to top the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Financial Development Index for the first time, after coming fourth last year. Hong Kong took the No1 spot ahead of a list of 60 countries. It scored 5.16 on a scale of 1 to 7, based on a vast amount of data intended to set standards for the world ...




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