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  1. Hong Kong arbitration cases reach record high

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... ultimately benefit the community, as overseas arbitration parties would need accommodation, transport, tourism and legal services during hearings. It would also lure businesses to Hong Kong, he said. ... Polly Hui Government urged to provide bigger premises to satisfy potential growth The number of arbitration cases handled by Hong Kong reached a record high of 394 last year, bringing ...

  2. Architect sees Central Market as part of entertainment hub

    Posted Nov 14th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... would be unrivalled anywhere in the world, and should be promoted by the Tourism Board, Mr Griffiths said. 'In one mile, you can understand the whole variety of Hong Kong,' he added. ... This would complete a 1.7km route that showed the architectural highlights of Hong Kong. Keith Griffiths, Asia chairman of architectural firm Aedas, has identified a 'golden bracelet' ...

  3. Developer of theme park has been assured of land use, court told

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... restricts the developer to using the land for industrial or godown purposes. Fine Tower later changed its proposal from building an oil depot to building an 'Old Hong Kong' theme park, after learning the land would be rezoned for culture, leisure and tourism use by the Town Planning Board. But the developer is concerned the government might accuse it of breaching ...

  4. Bid to bring icon brands together in historic shop

    Posted Apr 08th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... despite years of wars, riots, financial turmoil and natural disasters. To locals and outsiders, they symbolise the resilience of Hong Kong people and our spirit of business upkeeping,' said ... to see all the oldest brands in one single stop.' Ms Wong said her plan was supported by the Hong Kong Medicine Guild, representing 200 traditional Chinese-medicine businesses. She sent ...

  5. New schools offer both academic and job training

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to gain a place in their own schools after finishing Form Three. Apart from preparing students for the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) and A-Levels, the schools also offer accredited vocational qualifications in areas such as business, tourism industry and design. CCC Kung Lee College in Tai Hang, one of the eight schools, offers practical training courses in art ...

  6. Youngsters battle to bridge big pay gulf with city

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Young workers living in the New Territories cannot afford the transport costs to get better-paying jobs, survey says Young people working on Hong Kong Island are paid more than ... between July and September, found those working on Hong Kong Island earn a median monthly salary of $9,500, compared to $5,000 for those working in Tuen Mun and Tin Shui Wai, and $3,000 for those ...

  7. Bus driver facing five years' jail, police say

    Posted Feb 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui in Hurghada, Cheung Chi-fai and Benjamin Wong 'Of course he was only mildly injured- he was the only one with a seat belt' The driver of the bus carrying Hong Kong ... are expected to return to Hong Kong in a few days' time, once death certificates and temporary travel documents are ready. Doctors will assess those still in hospital to see if they are fit ...

  8. Bus driver should get life in jail, says embassy official

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui in Cairo, Martin Wong and Cheung Chi-fai The driver of the bus that overturned in eastern Egypt last week killing 14 Hong Kong tourists should be jailed for life, a Chinese ... government.' The first nine of the survivors returned to Hong Kong on Saturday, and another seven arrived yesterday. A group of four victims and 16 relatives, accompanied to Cairo airport by Mr Gong, ...

  9. Developer seeks change in rules to build theme park

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... rights 12 years ago were now so extreme they could amount to 'expropriation of property'. Fine Tower Associates, which wants to build an 'Old Hong Kong' theme park ... Central, Wan Chai and Happy Valley with replicas of historic architecture such as the former Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank. Because of the setbacks, Fine Tower could only use the lots as temporary ...

  10. Angry families of Egypt bus crash victims may sue

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Survivors of last month's bus crash in Egypt and relatives of the 14 Hong Kong tourists who were killed are considering legal action over what they claim has been their 'appalling'' treatment since they arrived home. They claim to have faced a wall of silence from the travel agency which organised the trip and say they have been left to cope with the mental trauma ...




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