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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ageing Hong Kong plans more childcare centres to encourage mothers back to work

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by Olga Wong, Gary Cheung

    ... or whether they would offer whole-day services. Providing childcare centres- a measure adopted by Singapore in the 1980s that engineered a baby boom- is a way of encouraging mothers to rejoin ...

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    Former minister Fred Ma says Leung Chun-ying's team should be given more time

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung, Gary Cheung

    ... economies including Singapore will catch up." Ma recalled a meeting in 2004 with Lee Hsien Loong, then Singapore's deputy prime minister, now prime minister. Lee told him his government had decided to push ahead with casinos "because Hong Kong was growing fast in many aspects, including tourism, so Singapore must do something, otherwise our economy will lag behind". ...

  3. Hong Kong can learn lessons from Singapore, says Tsang

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday expressed admiration for the efficiency of Singapore's government, and said Hong Kong people should not drag out important issues for too long. Mr Tsang, who ended his three-day visit to the city state last night, said he was also impressed by Singapore's system of grooming political talent from the private ...

  4. Tsang looks to Singapore for ideas

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is to tap the brains of Singapore's leaders on grooming political talent in meetings this afternoon. Those he will meet include Prime ... much from Singapore about issues such as city planning and grooming of political talent. He said Singapore's system had been very successful in grooming talent from the military ...

  5. Tsang offers olive branch on 2012

    Posted Nov 07th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... would leave for Singapore on Thursday to attend an Asia-Pacific leaders' meeting, where he would update President Hu Jintao on the latest developments. ...

  6. Finance chief plays down Shanghai threat

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... on competing with cities like Tokyo and Singapore, rather than only eyeing competing with Shanghai.' Secretary for Transport and Housing Eva Cheng led a mission to Shanghai yesterday to promote ...

  7. HK well placed on rules covering civil servants' new jobs

    Posted Feb 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... commissioned by the committee, examined the arrangements governing post-service outside work in seven countries- the United States, Britain, Canada, France, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. ...

  8. Singaporean eatery snubs Tsang

    Posted Jul 17th 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... Gary Cheung and Martin Wong Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen was snubbed in Singapore yesterday when a restaurant owner declined to extend operating hours for him. Singaporean government officials had arranged for Mr Tsang to taste Bal Kut Teh- pork rib tea, a delicious Chinese soup popularly served in Malaysia and Singapore, at a restaurant last night. But the owner said ...

  9. HK, Guangdong 'should set up investment firm'

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... have been hit hard by the global financial crisis. The centre said the governments of Hong Kong and Guangdong could use as an example Temasek Holdings, Singapore's US$130 billion sovereign ...

  10. Glimmer of hope for Ching Cheong

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... him to Hong Kong before or after Mr Lee's visit even if Ching, the China correspondent for Singapore's The Straits Times, is convicted of spying for Taiwan. Sources said Beijing ... of bilateral ties between Singapore and China after the Singaporean leader made a 'private' visit to Taiwan in July last year shortly before he became prime minister. 'Our relations ...




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