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  1. Preserver of Hong Kong's literary history

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee It hurts Lo Wai-luen to walk up the narrow, winding staircase that links the Hong Kong literature research centre to the rooms where her assistants work inside Chinese ... Ms Lo's journey in uncovering the footprints of China's literary figures in Hong Kong might never have begun if not for a year's study in Japan in 1973. The Japanese ...

  2. Zhu holds his place in Hong Kong hearts

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... The former premier is gone from public life but a poll shows he is not forgotten Former premier Zhu Rongji remains the most popular Chinese political figure among Hong Kong people, despite ... in the University of Hong Kong poll. Mr Zhu was rated the most favourably, with 75 marks out of 100. The survey was taken in two parts with respondents first asked to select the most popular figure. ...

  3. Hong Kong watching for disease, not 'crying wolf'

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... While Hong Kong is taking precautions against a Sars outbreak, it would be 'crying wolf' to respond with every possible safety measure to the single new case found in Singapore, ... stepped-up Sars screening for travellers arriving in Hong Kong from Singapore, and told laboratories, hospitals and clinics in the private and public sectors to be on the alert in case ...

  4. Tsang holds out hope of tax cuts once deficit gone

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee There could be room for tax cuts if Hong Kong's economic growth is maintained, chief executive-designate Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said last night as he faced the public for the first time since being returned unopposed for the top job. With livelihood issues to the fore at a public forum in Sha Tin, Mr Tsang was also asked his response to developer Stanley Ho ...

  5. Legislators, minus 'Long Hair', leave for Sichuan

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... 'expressing concerns over substandard construction in the province'. The legislator added that he had no plan to speak about the June 4, 1989, crackdown. Cui Zhiwei, director of the Hong Kong ...

  6. Four groups planning protests at Legco

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... notification from the Hong Kong Island Federation, the Kowloon Federation of Association, the Civil Human Rights Front and the Falun Gong movement. The first two groups support passage of the bill, ... yesterday and urged them to close roads near Chater Garden to allow more room for the expected 50,000 protesters. He also hoped that the Hong Kong Dance Federation, which has booked the whole ...

  7. Beijing sounds out democrats over crisis

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Fact-finding mission consulting widely on Tung Teams of mainland officials who were rushed to Hong Kong during the past week to assess the political crisis have met democratic lawmakers ... and political parties and crippling the ruling team. Dozens of mainland officials from agencies such as the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, the ministries of foreign affairs and state security, ...

  8. City 'losing its edge as a medical hub'

    Posted Mar 27th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Singapore neurosurgeon cites uncompetitive salaries for top talent, language barriers for patients Prominent neurosurgeon Keith Goh Yu-ching claims health care in Hong Kong has ... medicine. It was a very exciting time,' said Dr Goh, who first visited Hong Kong in 1992 and received neurosurgery training at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Set to return to his native ...

  9. 'HK must work with Beijing on political change'

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Klaudia Lee and Ravina Shamdasani Legco told to accept situation by constitutional affairs chief Pro-democracy lawmakers should 'understand and accept' that Hong Kong needs to co-ordinate with Beijing on the city's constitutional development as it is not a sovereign state, the constitutional affairs chief said yesterday. Stephen Lam Sui-lung also warned that Hong Kong ...

  10. Pro-democracy lawmakers left 'empty-handed'

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... They criticise Tung Chee-hwa for failing to give them any concrete responses in their meeting A handful of pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday criticised Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for failing to provide any concrete response to issues ranging from const ...




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