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  1. Letters

    Posted Mar 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... What is root of violence in junior sport? As a long-time coach and mentor to young sportspeople in Hong Kong and previously in Australia, I am extremely dismayed at the actions displayed ... for buses and minibuses and right-turn lanes for all side roads and developments. Guy Shirra, chairman, Friends of Sai Kung Amend the Immigration Ordinance People have expressed different views ...

  2. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... cent of respondents choosing the country. Australia was next, chosen by 53 per cent of those surveyed. Japan was chosen by 47 per cent of respondents, Taiwan by 11 per cent and Malaysia ...

  3. Hong Kong needs rational debate on immigration

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to residence. All this is happening in one of the world's most overwhelmingly immigrant societies. The vast majority of Hong Kong residents are first- or second-generation immigrants from ... over the vexed issues of immigration and rights of settlement. Instead, we are witnessing something approaching hysteria in certain quarters. People who occupy leadership positions ...

  4. Immigration queues an hour long at airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simon Parry Hong Kong's image as a tourist destination is being tarnished by queues of up to an hour long for incoming passengers at the immigration counters of Chek Lap Kok, the city's tourism board chief warns. James Tien Pei-chun has twice since September written to Director of Immigration Eric Chan Kwok-ki to alert him to complaints over the queues for non-resident ...

  5. News - Asia

    Resource deals could end island rows: Australia FM

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 10:26am by Agence France Presse in Washington

    ... Australian Foreign Minister Bob Carr on Friday urged Asian nations at odds over disputed islands in the South China and East China seas to find a way to draw up resource-sharing pacts. Australia has remained neutral amid tensions between China and its regional neighbours, including Japan, Vietnam and the Philippines. But Carr told a Washington think-tank that “60 or 70 per cent ...

  6. Government must modify existing immigration laws for crowded Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... immigration laws. To begin with, the current law that grants citizenship to any child born in Hong Kong, regardless of the status of its parents, is out of place in today's society. Look ... the privileges of citizenship. Some may argue that many developed countries such as America or Canada practise this. However, Hong Kong does not have adequate space to house immigrants; it is a mere ...

  7. Expat donates budget's HK$6,000 handout to struggling immigrant

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... He has donated his share to someone who missed out- a struggling recent immigrant. New Zealander Noffke, who has been in Hong Kong for 36 years, gave a cheque for HK$6,000 to Zhao Suqing ... daughter full time while her waiter husband earns about HK$7,000 a month. Although she is glad that her husband will get the payout as he is a permanent resident, she is unhappy that new immigrants ...

  8. Standard Life targets immigrants from mainland

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Standard Life (Asia), which saw sales in Hong Kong double to HK$500 million last year from 2009, is to launch an investment-linked insurance product for mainland immigrants ... for immigration purposes since July last year. Standard Life will also increase its headcount by 10 per cent to 110 this year to cater for business growth. ...

  9. Ambassador role calls for lively and energetic patriot

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... would require initiating, developing and implementing communications strategies and programmes to support Australia's foreign, trade, immigration, cultural policies and objectives, ... this important role as an ambassador for Australia. Applicants are invited to apply for the position of director of public affairs with the Australian consulate, Hong Kong. 'The public affairs ...

  10. Harsh reality for immigrants denied welfare payments

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... said. Sze also complained that welfare officers often treated new migrants unsympathetically. Another immigrant, 48, could hardly hold back tears as she recalled the words of an officer when she ...




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