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  1. Hong Kong's failure in Thailand

    Posted Dec 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Siu-kwong came in for sharp criticism over Hong Kong's slow response to the crisis in Thailand. In my opinion, the government needs to reorganise and appoint a more responsible decision-maker ... were disappointed by the response of the Hong Kong government during this time. It is certainly a concern for the residents of this city. Hong Kong does have a very good plan for rescuing its ...

  2. Gates to visit Beijing next year

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... chief of the Defence Ministry's foreign relations office, said. He also did not rule out future visits to Hong Kong by US aircraft carriers, despite Beijing's growing concern about ... after a serious crisis suggests that leaders from both nations have strong common desires to avoid any direct military conflict,' Shi said. The issue of which nation had sovereignty over ...

  3. Macau doles out cash to ease the crisis

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... during a legislative question-and-answer session. Macau's move comes at a time when the Hong Kong government is under pressure over a budget widely criticised for its insufficient relief ... A spokesman for Hong Kong's financial secretary said he believed the budget measures were adequate, but would continue to monitor the situation and provide 'targeted measures' ...

  4. British minister sees no quick fix for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... is that, at some stage, consumer confidence will be restored.' He described the crisis as 'a huge economic shock' and 'a sudden jolt to global demand'. Hong Kong ... in the next 10 years, closer and closer integration with the Pearl River Delta as being critical. I think Hong Kong will have to become a leader in the creative industries and will have to become ...

  5. Beijing's maritime goals create waves for Washington

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Greg Torode In Hong Kong, US aircraft carriers are like migratory birds- they come and go each winter. This year, however, the giant flat-topped ships steaming through the mists ... and regular visitors to Hong Kong since the 1960s. But now they also represent a strategic presence that must operate in an ever-more complex environment presented by China's own military rise. ...

  6. At rainbow's end

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... in Hong Kong as part of last year's Asian Film Festival. Ken Loach's 2006 Irish civil war film The Wind that Shakes the Barley was also passed over by local distributors despite taking ... Clarence Tsui Nearly a year has passed, but Mabel Cheung Yuen-ting can still recall the day when she and her partner, Alex Law Kai-yui, returned to Hong Kong from the Berlin International ...

  7. HK-owned factories in delta win concessions on labour rules

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... to be competitive for the years to come despite the challenges.' New challenges Damage caused by the financial crisis has changed the landscape An estimated 18,000 out of 58,500 Hong Kong factories ... Denise Tsang The Shenzhen municipal government has made concessions to Hong Kong factories over proposed rules intended to allow migrant workers to negotiate pay rises and welfare matters. ...

  8. A moral message for the party

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... at the University of Hong Kong, a visit that took years to materialise. 'I am furious, but I am also very scared,' the soft-spoken editor told the packed audience- with every seat taken, half ... In 2006 Cheng returned to the media, managing the Chinese edition of Sports Illustrated. Three years later, he joined Beijing-based, Hong Kong-listed Modern Media Holdings as vice-president ...

  9. Georgia crisis leaves Beijing struggling to find a balance

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's borders, the news was not so good. A war was breaking out between friend and rival Russia and Georgia- the culmination of a crisis over the breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia- ... as the kind of responsible and honest broker in the world community by being associated with Russia in this case,' Professor Mitter said. David Zweig, director of the Hong Kong University ...

  10. New Great Wall of China is digital

    Posted Jan 30th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... with Russia over Heixiazi Island- which Russia calls Bolshoy Ussuriysky Island- was solved. Russia formally handed over half of Heixiazi to China four years later, ending a decades-long border dispute between the two countries. The newspaper said the PLA had finished 25,000 kilometres of patrol paths along its sea border, more than 7,000 kilometres of border fences on land, at least 3,000 ...




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