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  1. Trade minister predicts Cepa will generate $4.2b and 7,000 jobs

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn The trade pact between Hong Kong and the mainland would inject $4.2 billion into the city's economy and create 7,200 new jobs this year, the trade minister estimated ... transport, advertising, tourism and telecommunications sectors had increased their investments in Hong Kong by about $1 billion because of the trade pact, he said. Mr Tsang said he expected ...

  2. Shenzhen's roots reach back 7,000 years

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transforming itself from a sleepy fishing village to a special economic zone. But Shenzhen Museum deputy director Ye Yang said the discovery puts Shenzhen's history back 7,000 years. Before ... the Xiantouling site. Carbon dating of the artefacts showed they were about 7,000 years old. Mr Ye said there were still thousands of square metres in Xiantouling waiting to be excavated. 'We may ...

  3. Public hospitals may act on mainland mothers

    Posted Apr 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with the situation said that of the 11,000 mainland mothers who gave birth at public hospitals last year, more than 7,000 did not have a Hong Kong husband. 'Public hospitals will definitely cut ... was more than: 7,000 ...

  4. Hong Kong's identity crisis

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is possible has shrunk. This is a tragedy because Hong Kong enjoys a significant comparative advantage over its hinterland, as an international city and China's 'window on the world'. ... Forse is a history teacher at Island School and a 30-year resident of Hong Kong ...

  5. To avoid a future crisis, Hong Kong needs to come up with a water plan

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong has survived many uncertainties and crises in the 15 years since the handover. However, we are still failing to plan ahead of time and think in a broader perspective. Water ... cities will have even more severe water supply shortages. Each year Hong Kong uses 60 to 70 per cent of its water entitlement. The surplus goes to the other cities in the scheme. In future, when ...

  6. Tycoon urges calm over crisis

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... bottom out. Mr Cheng, chairman of New World Development, said the mainland economy's continued growth would help Hong Kong ride out the crisis. 'I think [we] don't need to worry too much,' he said. 'Hong Kong is lucky to have China because China's economy, according to Premier Wen [Jiabao], will grow by a few per cent. The financial [crisis ...

  7. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... But Singapore's circumstances are different from Hong Kong's. The Singapore government made a decision years ago to maintain a sizeable proportion of the economy in manufacturing. It was worried ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ...

  8. Enduring identity crisis a challenge to resolve

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peter So Fifteen years after the handover, as a generation that never knew colonial rule grows up, Hong Kong people still face an identity crisis over their relationship with the Chinese ... labelled themselves 'Hong Kong Chinese citizen' and 'Chinese citizen'. The half-yearly poll, conducted ever since the handover, also illustrates how little has changed ...

  9. Food imports from Japan safe, say officials

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... concerns over food safety. A union official warned the jobs of as many as 7,000 employees working in about 600 Japanese restaurants in the city could be threatened. Undersecretary for food ... 7,000 workers working in Japanese restaurants here, 30 per cent are cooks. Yuen called on the government to help. 'The government should open more retraining courses to retrain the Japanese ...

  10. The shanty towns of Hong Kong

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the globe. However, of the city's roughly 7,000 asylum seekers, torture claimants and refugees, at most 1,000 live in Kowloon or Hong Kong Island. According to Cosmo Beatson, co-ordinator of NGO ... years, waiting for his request for refugee status to be processed. He heard about the Ping Che hamlet from his family back home, who put him in touch with another Bangladeshi in Hong Kong. When ...




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