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  1. Five-year plan devotes a full chapter to Hong Kong, Macau

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai-tai, a local deputy to the National People's Congress Standing Committee, believed the content in the chapter on Hong Kong and Macau reflected what the two special administrative region ... industries. The plan was delivered in Beijing yesterday at the opening of the annual session of the National People's Congress. The four paragraphs on Hong Kong and Macau were more detailed than ...

  2. On the Move

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Allen Shyu Partner Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe Shyu joins Orrick's sizeable team of corporate and capital markets lawyers. Qualified to practise in the United States, he will continue to focus on international debt and equity securities offeri ...

  3. Security bill viewed as a concern in HK

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong pan-democratic forces have joined their Macau counterparts in raising doubts over Macau's proposed national-security law. At a forum in Hong Kong yesterday attended by pro-democracy lawmakers from both special administrative regions, local representatives pledged their support for Macau concern groups on the issue. 'Many lawyers in Macau ...

  4. Bridge work to begin next year

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... is intended to guide the export-oriented region's transformation into an economy that relies equally on domestic consumption. Mr Zhang said: 'We hope the plan will help Hong Kong and Macau ...

  5. In brief

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HK ranks 7th in providing internet accessibility Hong Kong is seventh-best in the world for internet accessibility, according to results of a survey by the International Telecommunications Union released yesterday. The city ranks second in Asia after Sout ...

  6. Handover official dies at Beijing home

    Posted Jul 05th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... spending had been rising too rapidly. He left the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in 2003 to become president of the China University of Information Engineering. Ma Lik, chairman ...

  7. slice of life

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1961 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 43, the youngest man and first Catholic elected president of the United States, took ... parcels to their relatives in other parts of China. The Chinese authorities put no obstacles in the way of the Macau residents, who only needed to show their residents cards. The advantages ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this year to A1 from its A2 positive watchlist. Richard Burton, Coface's regional managing director for greater China, said there was 'improving corporate payment by Hong Kong buyers, mainly attributable to a growing supply of electronic equipment to meet global demand'. Czech president set to arrive for four-day visit Vaclav Klaus, president of the Czech Republic ...

  9. New ingredients

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Susan Jung The annual Hong Kong Literary Festival, which runs from March 8 to 14, is taking guests on a culinary tour of Bali, Macau and Hong Kong this year. The event takes place on March 13 at Vong at the Mandarin Oriental hotel and features two of the ...

  10. The People's Republic of China at Sixty

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... probably not even Mao himself- the amazing journey the People's Republic was about to embark on. China was a poor, rural country back then; the average person could expect to live only until ... cannon'. We've continued to follow developments in the People's Republic regularly since then; and in this magazine, we focus on the challenges ahead for key mainland cities, ...




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