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  1. Business chiefs to call for HK schools in delta

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A high-level think-tank is expected to propose running Hong Kong-style schools in the Pearl River Delta for children of Hongkongers and allowing the city's universities to set up wholly owned institutions on the mainland. The Greater Pearl River Delta Business Council will also urge a rethink by the government on the issue of portability of public benefits ...

  2. Young people not kwwn on mainland jobs

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG), only 15 per cent of the 1,500 respondents aged between 15 to 34 said that they would consider working in the Pearl River Delta region. Though more than 65 per cent ... China is not so good,' said James Mok, the group's supervisor of research and leadership. 'They also worry about their leisure activities in the Pearl River Delta. After working ...

  3. HK's young lack enthusiasm for postings north of the border

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Most say they think life would be boring and they might not be safe, a survey finds The Pearl River Delta has long been held up as the saviour of Hong Kong's economy and a source ... best-performing major economy. Thanks to agreements such as the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement, Hong Kong's future will be linked ever closer to the Pearl River Delta, where at last count ...

  4. HK and Guangdong must forge a new relationship

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... relationship' they are mainly talking about three different things: the boss-subordinate relationship with Beijing, the rivalry with Shanghai and the complicated relationship with the Pearl River Delta ... and it will probably be the main source of mainland cars when they are allowed to enter Hong Kong in the near future. It is good for a small place like Hong Kong to have a hinterland area like the delta ...

  5. Social links key to regional integration

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Three years after the pan-Pearl River Delta regional co-operation forum was launched, it is fair to say that Hong Kong continues to regard the nine mainland provinces that form the backbone of the bloc with some trepidation. With the exception of Guangdong, the pan-delta is a region with which we know we should develop links, but don't quite know how to start. The fact ...

  6. Sour taste

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Capitalist lifestyles are tolerated, an independent judiciary has been safeguarded and there is partial democracy. Despite the rising economic strengths of Shanghai and some Pearl River Delta cities ... Chris Yeung Billed as the Pearl of the Orient, Hong Kong has been a role model for China's modernisation drive since the early 1980s. In 1988, the late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping ...

  7. Hong Kong courts disaster with culture of opposition

    Posted Aug 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... With the anti-national education campaign on a rampage and half of the new government busy defending the curriculum, any objective observer will easily come to the conclusion that launching national education in Hong Kong schools is a fool's errand. ...

  8. A cultured man in anyone's language

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... Hannah Lee Not many things can unite as well as divide- culture is one of them, Thivhilaeli Makatu believes. In his home country, language- one of the common elements that constitute different cultures- was once used to decide where people lived, says the ...

  9. The forgotten prisoners

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Chinese society has traditionally accorded visitors from afar a place of honour. Even today, officials routinely speak not of 'foreigners' but of 'foreign friends'. Many hospitals in China have special wings for the care of foreigners ...

  10. The Heritage Hiker's Guide to Hong Kong

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pavan Shamdasani The Heritage Hiker's Guide to Hong Kong by Pete Spurrier FormAsia For all that tourists and expats complain about the lack of Sunday sights in our densely packed city, there is a world of intriguing heritage when people don't li ...




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