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  1. Hu's review puts PLA in plain sight

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... it came as a bit of a shock when President Hu Jintao flew into town to mark the handover's 15th anniversary and the first thing he did was to review a military parade at the Shek Kong ... military reviews in the heart of Beijing. 'Greetings, comrades!' he shouted. To which the troops replied: 'Greetings, President.' 'Thank you for your efforts, ...

  2. The Hong Kong Region Review

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie The Hong Kong Region Review by James Hayes Hong Kong University Press Now reissued as one of Hong Kong University Press' Echoes series, James Hayes' classic study of the pre-urban, pre-Republican era Hong Kong region is available for a new generation to appreciate. Internationally acknowledged as village and rural Hong Kong's pre-eminent, living, amateur ...

  3. Cash boost for arts ahead of review

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... year, even before a lengthy review of arts funding is completed. The Home Affairs Bureau said the nine major performing arts groups would receive 10 per cent more in the 2012-13 financial year- ... an award-for-all, the applications [for the arts capacity grants] were reviewed based on their merits,' the source said. 'We tried to meet the amount [of funding] for which they applied. ...

  4. Events

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'RMB business in Hong Kong: review and outlook'. Hong Kong Club. ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to get something approved because it is policy rather than a good idea. Opponents hope it will be frozen in the review of nature conservation promised by incoming chief executive C.Y. Leung. ... International Corporation, was both a businessman and Singapore ambassador. After being educated in Thailand, Taiwan and the US, he joined the Far Eastern Economic Review. In 1971 he was detained under ...

  6. Private clubs' land leases to be reviewed

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outdated from the present day point of view,' Tsang said. 'As most of the land leases will be due for renewal in 2011 or 2012, we will review such conditions when processing the renewal ... the clubs had been opened to the public and asked whether the government would consider reviewing the land grant policy. She also wanted to know if it would consider stepping up monitoring ...

  7. Sports Institute puts faith in Wright as elite review looms

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa The Sports Institute has recruited a new athletics head coach in a bid for it to pass another rigorous review to remain an elite sport. Paul Wright, formerly the track ... forced to leave the facility in 2007 because it failed to achieve the required standards in two two-year review periods. A Briton who moved to the US to focus on the high jump at Clemson ...

  8. HK pavilion gets mixed reviews from lawmakers visiting expo

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung in Shanghai Hong Kong's pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai has drawn a mixed response from visiting legislators, with some questioning whether the HK$145 million funding is value for money. While a number of government-friendly l ...

  9. Review social welfare fundingeditorial

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fertility and more elderly are only part of our challenge; divorce rates are climbing and integration with the mainland means increased immigration. A review of resources and Hong Kong's ...

  10. REVIEW 07

    Posted Dec 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Relive the year's highs and lows in Hong Kong, the mainland and around the world with our week of reviews in news, business and sport: From Today Over the next eight days, we look ... focusing on the mainland, and a series of sport-by-sport reviews www.scmp.com Catch up with yesterday's first review of the sporting year in Hong Kong, Asia and internationally, plus the photo ...




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