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  1. Complacency an enemy after New York bomb bid

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The failed car bombing in New York's Times Square has investigators baffled as to a motive. There is no confusion, though, about why the city was targeted: striking one of its landmarks is the highest-profile way for a terrorist or criminal to inflict harm and gain attention. New Yorkers may have been lucky this time, but they know that the attacks on September 11, 2001, ...

  2. New York designer sees potential for a fashionable mainland

    Posted Oct 25th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Possibly not long from now, we'll see New York-based designer Derek Lam expanding his fashion business further north to the mainland. 'That's partly ... would remain in New York. 'It's exciting to come back to Asia and I have dreamed that I might retire in Asia. But New York is my home. I still get my identity from being a New Yorker. ...

  3. Follow New York's example and establish a cultural green park

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

    ... parks in Hong Kong, isn't it about time to investigate the reasons, such as why more and more young people seek pleasure in recreational drugs in Shenzhen and elsewhere? Mindful of the prevailing social problems, the framers of New York's Central Park of the 19th century were intent on encouraging New Yorkers to spend less time in pubs and taverns and to enjoy more family life ...

  4. What will Hong Kong look like in 2047? Come back and ask me in 40 years...

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... see the physical evidence in London and New York. I think Hong Kong in 40 years' time will be a centre of the creative arts in a way that we cannot now imagine. I think our film industry ... Predicting the city's future can be a mug's game unless you take a close look at how New York and London have developed, writes Jake van der Kamp The e-mail command popped up ...

  5. On track to making our city a better place

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's desire to stand squarely beside London and New York means more than having a stock exchange of comparable economic might or being the regional headquarters ... were seemingly set aside in favour of materialism and making money, there is now a noticeable growing concern for what is around us. We are still behind London and New York when it comes ...

  6. Monitor

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... and the GDP per capita of Central is many times as great as New York's, perhaps as much as US$1 million per head. How do I reckon this? Simple. People go to Central every morning, make lots ... Jake van der Kamp 'New York City had a per capita gross domestic product of US$56,000 last year, more than twice Hong Kong's. Is this high income level due to financial services ...

  7. Global citizens off to New York

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Outstanding university undergraduates will have the chance to be global citizens when they fly to United Nations' headquarters in New York tomorrow. The 30-member ... groups, the students will be assigned a research topic. They will have to submit recommendations to the UN officials in New York. 'It will be an intensive week for us,' said Antony Tam ...

  8. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo China is considering declaring a new Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea, according to a Japanese report on Friday, a move likely ... level officials in the Chinese airforce have drafted proposals for the new zone, which could set the Paracel islands at its core and spread over much of the sea, the Asahi Shimbun said, citing ...

  9. Suits me fine

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... relatively late in life. We'd both been in New York for a long time- Ellis 15 years, me 10, and were ready for something different, so, almost on a whim, Ellis took a job here. Though he hated ... was working for a mad ex-soap opera star who ran a costume jewellery shop in New York's garment district. I'd wanted to be a writer, and spent my first year in Hong Kong agonising over ...

  10. Magazines - Style

    Lisa Genasci: The fund adviser with a drive to help alleviate poverty in Asia

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Josephine Bond

    ... Janeiro, and then working on the foreign desk in New York, and as a financial reporter. Lisa Genasci assesses the facilities at the Assist Vocational Training Centre for community development ... into various projects by the team, which began with Genasci and has now grown to 10 people. Lisa Genasci makes time to go hiking with her twin boys The foundation has 28 non-profit partners in eight ...




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