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  1. No room for dual identity in one-party state's embrace

    Posted Jan 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The Internationale is sung at state events. Few people pay attention to the song's words about 'uniting the human race'. But they were sung with equal vigour in the old Soviet Union, ... a double-barrelled national identity, which makes them Chinese Americans or Irish Americans and so on. Anyone who turned on these people and tried to question their loyalty to the United States would ...

  2. Don't tell HK and Macau how to find political solutions

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their own political solutions, because they alone understand the culture of their country. No one needs to tell them what to do. If the US kept its hands off others' countries, it would have ... and state-of-the-art lighting were brought from Washington to light up the cathedral, and camouflage netting was used to obscure the view of the city. Is that reality? The Bush administration wishes to see ...

  3. Russia comes close second to United States in skilled labour

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... are actively at work. Unsurprisingly, the United States is at the top of the league table with 35 million skilled people out of a population of about 300 million. Surprisingly, Russia is close behind, ... More on Russia. The general election for Russia's parliament- the State Duma of the Federal Assembly- will be held on Sunday. Russian citizens residing or visiting Hong Kong can vote ...

  4. Interest rates will have to catch up with United states

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Hong Kong's interest rates will eventually have to catch up with those of the United States, but any rise should be gradual, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong said yesterday. He said the local currency peg to the US dollar meant local rates should really be around the same level as those in the US. But there was still a significant ...

  5. US envoy sees progress towards full suffrage

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... and inclusive public debate about Hong Kong's political future that was on show during the campaign 'further expanding' during Leung's term. 'I have gotten to know Mr Leung ... the consulate's long-standing political contacts. When asked about local fears that Leung is a Communist Party member- a charge denied by Leung- and that Beijing is getting too involved in Hong Kong ...

  6. Top Shantou political official under investigation over party offences

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... high-ranking official- the vice-chairman of the top political consultation agency in Shantou, state media reported yesterday. Fang Haishun, vice-chairman of Shantou City People's Political ... in the anti-graft blitz, which shows no signs of slowing after two high-profile cases in two weeks. Huang Shaoxiong, deputy director of the Guangdong party committee's United Front Work Department ...

  7. Middle class more vocal in calls for political change

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau's professionals, artists unite ahead of key elections An increasingly vocal middle class is changing Macau's political landscape ahead of two elections next year. ... authorities to introduce public interest as a defence against charges of theft of state secrets. Political commentator Larry So Man-yum said the bourgeoisie were some way from direct participation ...

  8. Wary of political motivation

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they solicit support from what many countries now realise is democratic only in name, the United States. Britain is in danger of treading the same undemocratic road under Tony Blair, but those same ... that they do not desire. At this time in Hong Kong's history, the latter is partially true in my case. I fear the political motivation of some 'democrat' leaders, who remained dumb ...

  9. Fog of denial surrounds a very political public

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... contrasts favourably with countries such as the United States, where legislators have real power and the election winners form a government. But the real action in public participation takes place ... to run through the corridors of Lower Albert Road in response to the World Bank's latest global governance report that ranks Hong Kong low in terms of public participation in the political ...

  10. Health threat no time to be playing politics

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Simon

    ... plants will be as clean as any new plant in the United States or Europe. Cars and buses on Hong Kong roads burning Hong Kong fuel are as clean as any in Europe. We are making progress, ... playing local politics. Mark Simon is a senior executive with Next Media ...




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