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  1. Head start

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Performers from the People's Liberation Army's arts troupe hold a dress rehearsal at the Hong Kong Coliseum for their show tonight, part of the celebrations to mark the seventh anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Public satisfaction with police and PLA still high The Hong Kong public's satisfaction with the police and the People's Liberation Army remains high, a University of Hong Kong survey has found. Seventy-four per cent of 1,016 people surveyed last month said they were satisfied with the police, a four percentage point drop from September. Satisfaction with the PLA ...

  3. Army studying legal issues for locals

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Legal technicalities need to be overcome before Hongkongers can join the People's Liberation Army, the local garrison commander says. However, Lieutenant General Zhang Shibo said the army appreciated the enthusiasm of Hong Kong people and was still studying the issues involved. 'The Hong Kong patriots and young people's enthusiasm ...

  4. End of small-house policy can see Hong Kong become 'one place, one people'

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong and to adopt a policy that Hong Kong will become 'one place, one people';. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ...

  5. People's Daily urges local officials to help migrants

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ivan Zhai ivan.zhai@scmp.com The Communist Party's People's Daily mouthpiece called on local governments yesterday to improve their social management skills and help migrant workers integrate into local communities. The commentary, written by a staff commentator at the newspaper, was the first official comment by Beijing on the riot that rocked Zengcheng, a satellite ...

  6. Complacent leaders must shed indifference to people's plight

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people appear increasingly willing to be critical of what they perceive to be incompetent or inappropriate decisions by government and have diminishing respect for the influential and moneyed elite. These trends are not, of course, confined to H ...

  7. Thinking outside the box to make West Kowloon Cultural District 'for the people'

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin Inside an elaborate set at the old Victoria Prison in Central on Monday, actor Daniel Wu Yin-cho and lawmaker Tanya Chan unveiled a series of short films on behalf of the non-profit-making organisation Ambassadors of Design (AOD). The series,  ...

  8. Knee-jerk veto of archive law bodes ill for governance

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the people. Beijing might even start to loosen up a bit. I haven't seen as much stiffness since my pet budgie died as I have this past week watching the National People's Congress. MARCUS ... liberation'? That'll keep the Beijing big boys happy! Should the Chinese media then stop referring to 'the invasion of Iraq' and start writing about 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'? ...

  9. Arts policy should be dictated by 'professionals, not the people'

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Art is created for the people, but decisions about art should be made by professionals instead of through a democratic process, Arts Centre chairwoman Cissy Pao Watari says. Repeated public consultations about the development of the West Kow ...

  10. Smog in Guangdong worst since founding of people's republic

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Guangdong was plagued last year by the worst smog in 59 years, with 27 major cities and counties reporting record numbers of smoggy days, according to the province's meteorological bureau. A bureau report reviewing the atmospheric state of Guangdong last year said the average number of smoggy days reported was 75.5, the highest since 1949 when the People's ...




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