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  1. Love, lust and time to party as hotel 'captives' scent freedom

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... nationality or whereabouts. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in that city had sent a biological sample to the provincial-level CDC for testing, but no result had been determined, ... and medical observation in 18 provinces and cities. Thirty-eight of them, all Mexican nationals, were taken back to their home country on Monday. ...

  2. Almost anything goes for Shanghai shows

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... by the Shanghai authorities and all programmes carried an emphasis on modern city life, echoing the theme of the Expo. For his own opera, which is based on the legend of pirate Zhang Baozai, who was once ... Lo was formerly a director. Willy Tsao Sing-yuen, founder of the City Contemporary Dance Company, said arts censorship on the mainland was not as tight as people imagined. 'The bottom ...

  3. Study names Hong Kong as best Asian city to locate a business

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison Hong Kong is the best city in Asia-Pacific to locate a business, according to a study released yesterday. Cushman & Wakefield, a real-estate services firm, polled 50 multinational companies in the region, and more than 35 per cent of them gave their approval to Hong Kong, according to the Asia-Pacific Cities Monitor 2008. The city beat Shanghai and Singapore, which ...

  4. Four reasons HK doesn't yet need to worry about Shanghai

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with a population of 19 million residents to Hong Kong's relatively meagre seven million. Even so, for Hong Kong, afflicted as the city seems to be with a chronic inferiority complex, the news is bound ... that the city is to be developed as the mainland's chief international financial centre, news that Shanghai's gross domestic product has now surpassed our own is only going to stoke fears ...

  5. Tourism industry rubs it hands, but fears voiced over park's financial prospects

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai The dreams of Shanghai's tourism sector came true yesterday following formal approval of the city's plans to build a Disney theme park. The massive project, to be built near Pudong Airport in the southeastern outskirts of the city, is expected to provide a major boost to the city's tourism appeal. Industry figures yesterday played down fears ...

  6. Shanghai no threat to HK: party chief

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang and Daniel Ren in Shanghai Shanghai's most senior Communist Party official yesterday played down the city's rivalry with Hong Kong and suggested the two could play ... of becoming a global financial centre. Yu Zhengsheng, the city's party secretary, spoke to the Hong Kong media in an attempt to ease concerns over a scramble for resources and talent. ...

  7. Shaky Shanghai poses no threat to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... central government?' they wail, usually before going on to suggest that the city should throw itself on the mainland's mercy and either plead for special favours of its own from ... the image is misleading. Shanghai is far from being a hotbed of enterprise. Ever since Jiang Zemin and Zhu Rongji took over the city's government in the late 1980s, Shanghai's economic ...

  8. HK should not worry about rival 'threats'

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong tends to get worked up whenever it is moved up or down a few notches in business surveys about its competitiveness against other Asian or mainland cities. The psychological subtext is that our city's long-held position as a global financial hub is being threatened. Yet, this is an excessively narrow view of our overall place in the nation's development. ...

  9. Pearl River Delta region remains an attractive posting for talented executives

    Posted Apr 05th 2004, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... for world-class cities such as Hong Kong, Mr Lam said. Nearly 20 per cent of those 300,000 foreigners were employed as senior managers by more than 20,000 foreign firms in Shanghai, he said. One reason ...

  10. Airports lead way in forging links

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a letter of intent spearheading the forging of stronger economic links as the two cities agree to co-operate under the Cepa overplan. Both cities have agreed to co-operate in eight services sectors under the framework of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement. Authorities in both cities hope that the economic co-operation will bring mutual benefits. Parts of the agreement ...




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