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  1. Preserving countryside must be a priority

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drab concrete paths and long metal railings; giant retaining walls and concrete drainage channels. They are the results of 'improvement works' that dot country parks and rural ... which is the reason the paths were built and the country parks created in the first place. As we report in Post Magazine today, the government's budgets for these improvement projects have ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 01, 2012

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... who argue that private flats should only be sold to local residents. This can alleviate the intense competition for public housing units and for HOS and My Home Purchase Plan flats. ... August 28). Some people have said all the possible drawbacks to such a scheme should be considered before any decisions are taken. One problem I can foresee is that some development plans would ...

  3. 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

    ... planning, 1986-96 SCMP, February 24 I have another way of looking at it. The English author H.G. Wells, in his science fiction classic, The Time Machine, postulated a race far in the future ...

  4. United front in war on rhino trade

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in this.' Hong Kong customs officials seized 33 rhino horns, weighing 86.5kg and worth HK$17.4 million, last November, hidden in plastic scrap on a cargo ship from Cape Town. The seizure ... Environmental Affairs Department officials and law enforcement officials had planned to collect DNA samples from the seized horns but could not do so because the required documents were not ready. ...

  5. Kowloon on map for home seekers as Island runs dry of luxury units

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Kenneth Ko, Vanapa Ongvises

    ... of overseas companies setting up their regional headquarters and offices in Hong Kong, Mr Fung said. 'More companies from Asian countries such as Singapore are coming to Hong Kong. More expatriates are arriving in town, providing a booster to demand for luxury apartments,' he said. 'We have also seen more companies from Europe such as Germany and the Netherlands interested ...

  6. Let's give the United Nations an Asian home

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 1945, when the location for the United Nations head office was being decided, the initial choice was between a site in Europe and one in the United States. Europe lost by two votes, ... every service an international organisation might require. It is the most international of Asian cities. Hong Kong is a part of the country that will have the greatest influence on human affairs ...

  7. Country life for the elderly

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... appropriate than general housing developments, as the elderly would not need to commute to town. Most important, it could give our elderly citizens a more pleasant living environment than many of them ... more space for our elderly population in the years ahead, and even as the mainland develops, many of us will still want to spend our retirement here in our home town. This is just one idea. ...

  8. In another country

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... She is not quite done yet. 'These investments are going to be part of my pension plan,' the business executive says. 'I just wish I had started buying overseas property 10 years ... seeing overseas property as a long-term savings plan and a tool for diversifying investments. CB Richard Ellis executive director of investment and project marketing Rebecca Shum says: 'Hong ...

  9. Country first

    Posted Jun 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in my country of birth, Australia. But put the nation of which I am a part, China, into the equation, and I have had to think twice about where my allegiances lie. This- not schooling ... for the traditional 3pm demonstration against the issues of disquiet in Hong Kong and mainland China, I have asked myself a question of identity. If an issue arose for which I had to side with my country ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Life's priority: Time is precious for CEO Emma Sherrard Matthew

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Tracey Furniss

    ... and personality. Someone else may want the fine dining experience." For Matthew, who travels extensively and recently spent six months in the United States building the business, time is precious. ... to be focused on where my pillars are going to be. Even as a child, I planned my life in three-month blocks." When in Hong Kong, Matthew's daily routine is solid. "Mornings are slightly ...




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