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  1. A bridge too far?

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... A tunnel will certainly be less damaging to the marine environment. A train tunnel will also have less impact on Hong Kong's transport system. And it will be less likely to have to be closed ... Almost every day, the papers bring us more news about the projected bridge between Hong Kong, Macau and Zhuhai. Although it may be years before construction begins, property agents report ...

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    Amid visa doubts for US journalists, does China value objective reporting?

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 12:52pm by Frank Ching

    ... or reference materials, based entirely on foreign news reports. If reporters in all countries had to submit to self-censorship, such a journal would have much less value. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. frank.ching@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter: @FrankChing1 ...

  3. Time to make most of cross-strait thaw

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Hong Kong's new policy of developing closer relations with Taiwan was conceived in Beijing rather than Government House. Still, it is the right policy and is long overdue. In 1949, after communist troops swept Nationalist soldiers off the mainland and onto Taiwan, they continued marching south but stopped at the Hong Kong border. They could easily have taken over: ...

  4. Macau needs to explain ban on journalist

    Posted Mar 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of disgraced former secretary for transport and public works Ao Man-long, and had been granted a Macau government permit to do so. Subsequently, the Hong Kong government voiced concern and the Post ... and legislators from Hong Kong. And, more alarmingly, they also denied entry twice in February to a South China Morning Post photographer. The action against the activists, presumably to prevent them ...

  5. Election links

    Posted Sep 04th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Shanghai, for example, should fly via Hong Kong or possibly Okinawa. This means passengers will save little time or money. Differences between the mainland and Taiwan have for years held up ... year, Mr Chen said that cross-strait talks on direct links could be modelled along the lines of aviation talks between Hong Kong and Taiwan, when negotiations were conducted by the private ...

  6. We can be proud of contribution to China

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching In recent weeks, there has been a lot of celebrating, but not in Hong Kong. In November, mainland China and Taiwan finally established the 'three links'- direct ... Hong Kong? Holding the bag, it seems, or perhaps the begging bowl. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen went to Beijing to explain that direct flights have left Hong Kong in the lurch as tens ...

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    Development of party politics will help support reform after 2017

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:50pm by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says Hong Kong needs to enact a political party law and allow the chief executive to be politically active to support reform Next step At long last, a Chinese leader has acknowledged the Basic Law's stipulation that the method of selecting the chief executive shall be specified "in the light of the actual situation" in Hong Kong ...

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    Hong Kong's road to universal suffrage is paved with contradictions

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says the uproar over British official's comment shows the complexity of Hong Kong's political development, now and in the past Road to universal suffrage ... for a British official to say that "Britain stands ready to support" Hong Kong's move towards universal suffrage when, in fact, Britain obstructed democratic development when Hong Kong ...

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    Taiwan can play peacemaker in South China Sea disputes

    Posted May 20th 2014, 06:41pm by Frank Ching

    ... to differentiate himself from mainland China and be a peacemaker. While Taiwan's views may not bind the mainland, they will carry weight. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator. ...

  10. Closing the great divide

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the five-year plan will probably not be released until next spring, when it is to be endorsed by the national legislature at its annual meeting. Frank Ching is a Hong Kong-based writer and commentator ... compulsory years of education, strengthening the legal system and making major improvements to housing, transport, culture, health and environmental conditions. It was encouraging to see ...




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