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  1. HK to feel disasters' financial punch

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The fallout on the Hong Kong economy from the disasters in Japan will be greatest in the next three to six months, according to the Hong Kong Trade Development Council's ... to infrastructure, the entire manufacturing industry is going to face huge challenges as many electronic parts are produced in Japan,' Leung said. He said the economic damage caused by the disaster ...

  2. Natural wonders captured to entice tourists

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Country park rangers toiled up and down hills with heavy cameras and criss-crossed Hong Kong in helicopters in a two-year mission to portray the city's natural wonders in a new book. The book, entitled 88 Hong Kong Natural Wonders, features more than 500 pictures taken by 12 park rangers from the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. Some pictures ...

  3. Tsang sings praises of economy

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Beijing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday sang the praises of Hong Kong and its administration as he began a four-day annual duty visit to Beijing. 'Over the past two years, Hong Kong has been affected by the financi ...

  4. Macau residents fear major supply shortage

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fox Yiu Macau residents are hoarding bottled water amid concerns that salt tides in the Pearl River will cause a shortage of drinking water. But a sense of urgency to save water is lacking in the city, where casinos continue to run fountain displays and p ...

  5. HK leads rebound in global office markets

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Thanks to ample liquidity and a helping hand from mainland financial institutions, Hong Kong's office market has recovered from the global financial crisis better than other main financial centres around the world, says property consultancy ...

  6. Scientist says drought may turn tap water salty

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng in Guangzhou and Joshua But Residents of Pearl River Delta cities including Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Dongguan and Shenzhen might have to put up with salty- tasting tap water because of Guangdong's worst drought in decades, a senior scientist ...

  7. Guangdong backs smaller pay rise, but struggling firms seek wage cuts

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... factories cut labour costs by shortening work hours, encouraging workers to take unpaid leave and lowering staff numbers through natural attrition. He added that some factories outsourced part ...

  8. Moral duty to help our fellow Chinese in need

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people have donated most generously to aid appeals around the world. But when disasters strike across the border, it is no longer merely generosity but a moral obligation ... by the victims' suffering. They opened their hearts as well as their purse strings; some volunteered to travel to the disaster zone to help with relief work. Now it is the Hong Kong government's turn ...

  9. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... product. In Hong Kong, where this question has been left to natural market forces, the ratio has declined to 2 per cent. Singapore finds it increasingly hard to justify this manufacturing drive. ...

  10. Quake children visit Disneyland

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam Twenty-two students from Sichuan province had the chance to take their minds off the devastating May 12 earthquake yesterday when they visited Hong Kong Disneyland as part of a free five-day tour of the city. Most of the children from Chifeng ...




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