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  1. Showdown time as rival camps head to Legco

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Phyllis Tsang, Anita Lam and Ng Kang-chung Young activists opposed to the proposed high-speed express railway project are preparing for a showdown with their rivals today as thousands of the link's supporters plan to gather outside the Legislative Council building. A tented protest camp was set up last night, occupying a corner of Chater Garden, where about 100 people backing ...

  2. Open media briefings central to accountability

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Governments around the world have long used the media as a way of getting their message to the people. An informed citizenry is a critical part of any modern society, and there are few alternatives so far to the media when it comes to disseminating inform ...

  3. Law may be needed to stop historic Central area being overdeveloped

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... the west wing of the Central Government Offices complex after it is demolished. Critics said the 'conservation package' for Central announced by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in his policy address on Wednesday was only an ad-hoc measure for individual buildings rather than a genuine advancement of heritage policy. The study was released the day after Tsang said the east and central ...

  4. Briefs

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... attempt fails A man attempted to commit suicide yesterday in Central by jumping off the footbridge at the junction of Pedder Street and Des Voeux Road Central. He sustained injuries to his head, ... market, amid calls to impose more controls on tariff rises and the recent controversy over higher power costs. Central graffiti artist detained by police A 21-year-old man was arrested under ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... poverty and education. They are, in fact, three central pillars of my policy platform. The gap between the rich and the poor in Hong Kong has indeed been widening in recent years. The problem ... and mainstream news commentators who used to occupy the traditional left-wing and right-wing regions of the political/ideological spectrum are gradually reverting to libertarianism. They are liberal ...

  6. HK firms invest HK$2b in central region

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Wuhan Hong Kong companies have snapped up deals worth at least HK$2 billion in the central mainland during the biggest trade show in the region, Expo Central China. The investments span hospitality, property development, toll roads and logistics services as central region cities compete for foreign capital for economic growth. Developer Kerry Group and its hotel unit ...

  7. 860 HOS flats to go on sale in 2016 in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung Kc.ng@scmp.com Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah said yesterday that 860 flats will be ready for sale in 2016 as part of the Home Ownership Scheme. The three-tower-block project in Tsuen Wan was slated to be on land formerly occupied by factories and represented a step towards realising the government's pledge of converting more industrial sites ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... in an "Occupy Tamar" campaign at the government headquarters in Admiralty. Last night, Leung climbed down, saying the curriculum would not be mandatory in his current term. ...

  9. We should not be afraid to champion the Hong Kong way

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Vines The parallel universe occupied by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is often hard to explain, not least when a state leader such as Li Keqiang sweeps down from ... in which the central government can provide assistance to the city's economy. As if this were not bizarre enough, the state leaders, who come from a system where rule of law is far less ...

  10. In search of direction

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... young person's award. Over recent years, young people also seem to have become more combative. The anti-Express Rail Link movement in 2009 and the continuing 'Occupy Central ... in the 1980s, when the colonial government set up the Central Committee on Youth. The government instead ended up accepting a non-binding Charter for Youth- an outline of principles and ideals- ...




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