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  1. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    PR stunt or interference, expect to see more of Zhang Xiaoming

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Tammy Tam

    ... government liaison office director Zhang Xiaoming wanting to find out for himself what was going on in Sheung Shui and Lo Wu. Others saw it as a PR stunt. But for some, Zhang was interfering in local ... in the world- and talking to customs officers on the Shenzhen side. There was also a picture of Zhang drinking tea with locals in a cha chaan teng in Sheung Shui, and a snap of him talking ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Welcoming jingle hits a sour note when it comes to unwanted visitors

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... tourists? Whatever the answer, a recent train ride to the border convinced me we do have too many visitors who are parallel traders. The moment my friend and I arrived at Sheung Shui we saw big ... on such activity just before the New Year. In fact, the operators have now spread their tentacles from Sheung Shui to inner satellite towns like Tai Po and Sha Tin. No wonder calls for more stringent ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Beijing finds Hongkongers' nostalgia for colonial era hard to fathom

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... during a recent protest against cross-border parallel traders in Sheung Shui. For Chen, and possibly a substantial number of mainland officials, the apparently growing wave of nostalgia ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Chaos or connections, the show goes on

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... town of Tin Shui Wai- once labelled a "city of sadness"- to learn more about their living conditions, it became, as expected, an event with two meanings. Leung said he came ... or not to go out? After careful consideration, he decided he would take this summer to continue to "reach out". Tin Shui Wai was his first stop. Some say the chief executive can gather public ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Only time can tell what to make of this 'wicked' lot

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... these politicians were among the fiercest critics of the Applied Science and Technology Research Institute in 2007, when it became known that the agency spent more than HK$180,000 on fung shui advice ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Leung Chun-ying should keep visits in public eye

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by Tammy Tam

    ... on Christmas Eve. Reporters only found out when they read the blog. Three days later, Leung's deputy, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, visited two hard-up families in Sham Shui Po. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Society has a role to play in resolving HK's housing crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Sunday Morning Post published my article about living in a subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po for a week. Even before I moved in, I knew that the point of the experience would be to understand just ... during my stay in Sham Shui Po, I could not stand to sleep on my mouldy pillow, so I spent the night outdoors. I met many people in the neighbourhood who would also rather spend the whole night ...



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