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  1. Bridge or no bridge, Zhuhai airport deal still a sound investment

    Posted Aug 04th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'If you analyse what we have said... particularly on how we should be modelled on the alignment we have already agreed for the bridge, I think we are now seeing ... has proposed of building a tunnel from Nansha to somewhere north of the border. The bridge will go directly to Hong Kong. The tunnel, I suspect, would end in a Guangdong politician's bank ...

  2. Little learners

    Posted Oct 01st 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... Education Centre is the perfect place for those who want their little ones to have some extracurricular fun while also using their brains. The Causeway Bay establishment holds classes to teach ... four to six; level one, for six- to eight-year-olds; and level two, for those aged nine to 12. Each child receives one free lesson. Topics range from friction, bridge-building, buoyancy ...

  3. Students help to bridge cultures a world apart

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... aware of how little people on the mainland knew about their countries, Africans who had been never been to China also seldom realised how limited their view of the mainland was. 'It would ...

  4. Only democracy can bridge July 1 gulf

    Posted Jul 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for Chan-watching, and for guessing whether she will stand in next year's election for chief executive. That remains unlikely under the current system because she would have very little chance ...

  5. Bridge politics all about perpetuating Shenzhen's highway robbery

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp YOU MAY RECALL an imaginative argument put up by a senior Guangdong government official a year or two ago for not building a bridge linking Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. It was that a bridge would have to be built on pylons in the Pearl River estuary and, as everyone knows, pylons interfere with water flow. Thus water in the Pearl River would back up ...

  6. Hong Kong needs to rebuild bridges with China's financial regulators

    Posted Oct 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... trip, only his second, Mr Shang turned down all lunch and dinner invitations from bankers and asked them to organise a training workshop for him. Mr Fong can expect little help from SFC chief ...

  7. Big on style, but little substance

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... however, and one finds little substance. To be sure, theatrics play an important role in smoothing relations and getting things done on the mainland. By that measure, the visit was a success. ... Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, the central government's decision that the three places should each build their own immigration and customs facilities was presented as major progress. It was significant ...

  8. The long way round

    Posted Oct 06th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Sawmiller's Reserve was one of the first of a dozen little patches of remnant bushland that make this walk such a pleasure: a cool, green oasis. Beyond Balls Head and Oyster Cove, a wooden bridge took ... above a crackling log fire and the words 'Trafalgar 1805' etched above the bar. After eight hours, seven bridges and a clutch of blisters we, too, were feeling just a little bit ...

  9. Statue set for a move

    Posted Apr 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IMAGINE moving the Eiffel Tower a few metres further to the left, or the Statue of Liberty just a little closer to Manhattan. The City of Copenhagen is considering something similar for its own iconic landmark- the Little Mermaid Statue. Hans Christian Andersen wrote a fairy tale about her, Disney produced the movie and Copenhagen maintains a statue in her honour. The Little ...

  10. Third mainland catering chain opens Macau outlet

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Inner Mongolia Little Sheep, the second largest catering chain on the mainland, opens an outlet today near the Rotunda de Carlos da Maia, with an initial investment of 8 million patacas. Although a Chongqing restaurant outlet, Cai Gen Xiang, which offers Sichuan food, has been largely unsuccessful in Macau, management of Inner Mongolia Little Sheep seems confident ...




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