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  1. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... him wear his honour with pride. The annual list is a barometer of our community. The system works pretty much the same as the honours list under the British; it recognises those who have made ... is the most decent and direct of tycoons, a blunt man who built his electronics empire on a handshake and who has over the years given away many fortunes to help educate the young and make life more ...

  2. Give up your knighthood, pro-Beijing leaders urge

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) to remove any doubts over his allegiance. Ms Choy said she had received letters from the public urging Mr Tsang to drop the title because loyalty ... nationalistic sentiments would not find fault with him. 'The chief executive is part of China's officialdom and he should not hold a British knighthood,' the DAB leader said. 'The ...

  3. Charity dinner draws the pundits

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Friends of the British Council dinner Where: Hong Kong Football Club When: November 30 What: Hosted by the Bank of East Asia's David Li Kwok-po, the British Council's VIP charity dinner was attended by luminaries from the world of business and politics. The event was also an opportunity to celebrate the British Council's 60th anniversary. Who: ...

  4. Points of order

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Cliff Buddle

    ... responsibilities under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, which guaranteed the central government's basic policies towards Hong Kong, on matters such as the right of abode, he argued. Mr Hoo believes ...

  5. just like old times

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... made a Knight of the British Empire on June 30, 1997, the day the crown colony ceased to exist. Senior appointments in the imperial honours scheme continue to be made years after the handover; current Legislative Council hopeful Anson Chan Fang On-sang was honoured with a Grand Cross Order of St Michael and St George when she retired as chief secretary in 2002. Numerous local grandees ...

  6. Of course patriots should rule HK: chief secretary

    Posted Feb 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to the Basic Law, which said attempts to change the process for electing the chief executive and the Legislative Council should proceed 'in an orderly manner and step by step'. The editorial said: 'Hong Kong was never a real democracy during the years of British rule... Hong Kong used to be called a 'living fossil' of the British empire, because its structure ...

  7. Underground world of wealth and impunity revealed

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the rest of us and he has inadvertently provided insights into how this exclusive universe operates. In this world, members of the elite suspected of breaking the law can order their servants ... been forgotten? His privileged background is remarkably similar to that of Tang and his family connections to Beijing seem to be of the same order. Have the kingmakers in Beijing forgotten why ...

  8. Order in chaos

    Posted Jul 04th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... seemed to target Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's administration, saying there is a governance crisis. The pan-democrats were hoping to see a turnout of more than 200,000 in order to give them enough ... and lead to chaos. This political mindset seriously neglects the aspirations of the general population. In the presence of political uncertainty, there may be chaos at times. But finding order ...

  9. Political Animal

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to live as normal a life as possible,' Lord Patten said, remembering his egg-tart-shop crawls. At least the cab, like Hong Kong's journey through the transition from British rule, did ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on core social issues such as homosexuality and abortion, but they philosophically cling to an ultra-conservative fiscal order. In its most frighteningly extreme form, however, it pretty much ... 'em dig ditches'), automatically become dirty words. Frank G. Sterle, Jnr, White Rock, British Columbia, Canada No 'caring', just simple homophobia What an inventive headline ...




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