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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Despite our problems, Hongkongers can take pride

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... SCMP Editorial We've still a lot to be proud of Few cities have such an impressive list of accolades as Hong Kong. We are consistently rated as the freest economy, with a relatively clean and efficient government. Our city is also among the safest on ...

  2. Pride before a fall

    Posted Jul 20th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... Mark Footer Cometh the hour, cometh the man- although, in this case, he's 55 minutes late. The Doomsday Clock, maintained since 1947 by the University of Chicago's Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists as an analogy of how close the human race is to ...

  3. Pansies take pride of place at 18th annual flower show

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... Hannah Lee Rainbows of flowers, rare bonsais and shrubs as well as mushrooms, butterflies and fish will be competing for attention in Victoria Park for 10 days starting today. At Hong Kong's 18th annual flower show, thousands of plants- grown locally ...

  4. Pride of the nation or waste of money?

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu The Shenzhou VI launch dominated online chat rooms, with most contributors supporting the space programme as a source of national pride. Bulletin boards and internet sites were flooded with messages of praise and wishes of good luck for the two astronauts. 'It is a great feat which enhances Chinese self-esteem and China's national defence power, and positions ...

  5. Pedalling against pollution

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Parade' for Sunday. About 800 people will be cycling the streets of Hong Kong Island to raise awareness of this global problem. In Hong Kong, cycling is a leisure or sporting activity but is seldom used for transportation. Participants of the parade will venture from Chater Road in Central to North Point and back again, to demonstrate that cycling can be a practical way of getting ...

  6. Star trek

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China has hailed the launch of its first lunar orbiter as a milestone in the country's space exploration. Should the launch be hailed a source of national pride, or could the money have been better spent? Write to us. ...

  7. Space programme

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Would the money China spends on its space programme be better used to alleviate poverty? Or will the programme pay off in terms of national pride and confirming China's arrival as a global power? Share your thoughts: write to us. ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... She exuded so much grace tonight and was very composed... She is truly Hong Kong's pride Director Ha Kwai-cheong, referring to Emmy nominee Athena Chu yan (pictured) Climate change hasn't become less important... but it has become less prominent Xie Zhenhua, China's lead climate negotiator I would never have thought these two well-known actors- both happy, ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 28, 2013

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... only a fraction of rapes are reported: it is the same victim-blaming that leads to women being afraid to report such crimes. Mr Lai wrote on the Security Bureau website that Hong Kong prides ...

  10. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Region famed as the birthplace of China's Communist Party forced to revise its methods after tide of rotting hogs is linked to its farmers Source of dead pigs traced to revered historical site For decades, the river-laced city of Jiaxing in northern Zhejiang province has prided itself as the birthplace of the Chinese Communist Party. In 1921, ...




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