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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. The New York lesson

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip regina.ip@savantas.org The idea that Hong Kong could support 7 million or more people if it became an international financial centre comparable to New York or London is worth ... offering last year, many might feel justified in believing that we have joined the ranks of the majors. On closer analysis, though, Hong Kong falls short in many aspects. New York City had a per ...

  5. Time for new strategy on US: Exco chief

    Posted Jun 26th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung in New York With 1997 jitters no longer an issue 10 years after the handover, Executive Council convenor Leung Chun-ying has called for a change of strategy in exploring ways ... important role and benefit from those areas,' he said. Mr Leung was concluding a five-day visit to Washington and New York with the Better Hong Kong Foundation, which was founded by business ...

  6. Airport shock

    Posted Oct 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Hong Kong airport is having to stand in long lines, thank God. When I visited my family near New York City last year, I flew into John F. Kennedy International Airport, where I had a bad ... It is the last time I will ever speak up when I see something wrong happening. When I go home this November, I plan to fly into Newark on a different airline. Let's hope that this time ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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