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  1. Macau issues notes online to avoid rush

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau could be spared the pushing and shoving seen in Hong Kong's queues for commemorative Olympic banknotes - thanks to the internet. From today, holders of Macau identity cards can apply for the notes on the website of the Bank of China. Each resident can make one application per day for one of more than 1.4 million notes. Non internet-users can apply ...

  2. Macau told not to tag along with Hong Kong on universal suffrage

    Posted Apr 01st 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Leading mainland experts on the mini-constitutions of Hong Kong and Macau have warned against any rush to bring universal suffrage to the former Portuguese enclave. The experts yesterday cited no mention of universal suffrage in Macau's Basic Law - a major point of difference between the two mini-constitutions - at a Basic Law forum in Macau. Lu Ping, former director ...

  3. HK woman given life for swindling tycoon

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A Hong Kong businesswoman has been jailed for life for swindling millions of US dollars out of Hong Kong tycoon Henry Cheng Kar-shun's New World group. Wen Ruifen, also known as Sabina Wan Soi-fan and formerly the chairwoman of New World Business Solution Corporation, was sentenced yesterday at Beijing No 1 Intermediate People's Court. The court heard Wen, ...

  4. HK's offer to use less water rejected

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, Joyce Ng

    ... Fox Yi Hu and Joyce Ng An offer by Hong Kong to take less water from Guangdong has been turned down despite persistent drought in the Pearl River Delta. Guangdong water officials said it was unnecessary for Hong Kong to cut back on its intake from the Dongjiang, a tributary of the Pearl River, according to the city's director of water supplies, Ma Lee-tak. 'We expressed ...

  5. Hu's review puts PLA in plain sight

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it came as a bit of a shock when President Hu Jintao flew into town to mark the handover's 15th anniversary and the first thing he did was to review a military parade at the Shek Kong ... comrades!' Hu said. 'To serve the people,' they shouted back. It's fair to say this was an unprecedented display of a military presence in the city. Will the PLA be more visible from ...

  6. Hu bows in thanks to Hong Kong and Macau

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung in Beijing Hong Kong and Macau people can take a bow - after President Hu Jintao bowed twice to them yesterday to thank them for their contributions to the nation. Mr Hu ... Political Consultative Conference was unprecedented. Mr Hu reiterated that the country would serve permanently as a 'strong backing force' for the prosperity and stability of the two ...

  7. Hu offers condolences and support for Hong Kong's follow-up work

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung President Hu Jintao said yesterday that the central government would continue to support Hong Kong's follow-up work on the Manila hostage tragedy when he met Chief ... of the Shenzhen special economic zone. But the chief executive was not offered a one-on-one meeting with Hu, who met tycoon Li Ka-shing separately in a meeting yesterday. Hu conveyed his condolences ...

  8. Guangdong keeps Hu's attention

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou President Hu Jintao made a two-day visit to Guangdong on Tuesday and Wednesday, his second in less than two years, after attending handover anniversary ... the trip he called for greater co-operation with Hong Kong and Macau. Although it was convenient for Mr Hu to stop over in Guangdong on his way back to Beijing from Macau, some analysts said he ...

  9. Hu lavishes praise on 'vibrant' HK at handover showcase

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei President Hu Jintao last night expressed Beijing's contentment at Hong Kong's development, saying the city is 'full of vibrancy'. The affirmative remarks from the state leader came ahead of his visit to Hong Kong tomorrow to mark the 10th anniversary of the return to Chinese rule. Mr Hu was speaking as he visited an exhibition on the success ...

  10. Hu's meeting with tycoon positive for foreign firms

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... City'. That perception was further enhanced a week ago when President Hu Jintao shook hands with Li in a one-on-one meeting in front of television cameras while attending the elaborate ceremony marking Shenzhen's 30th anniversary as a special economic zone. The six-minute meeting caused more than murmurs in the local business community and the media over the way Hu honoured Li ...




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