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  1. Tourists will just stop coming if city's unique character is ruined

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I greatly enjoyed reading Christine Loh's article, 'Money vs Heritage' (September 27). At a time when Hong Kong's government has turned a blind eye towards ... one visit per year to Hong Kong and have long marvelled at its feats of engineering, efficient and tidy public transportation system and economic vigour. However, as I've got to know Hong ...

  2. Boat's log offers unique glimpse of changing tides on HK waters

    Posted Oct 28th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The Sun Tung On may not look pretty, but with 38 years of work on Hong Kong's waters, she is certainly a top performer. Built in the Ap Lei Chau shipyards- now ... for fishing boats in the region and replaced a similar vessel built in the 1950s by the Kwoks as Hong Kong's fishing fleet converted from sail to motor power. For every year of operation, ...

  3. A unique hybrid

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Kitty Poon, Poon Kit

    ... meets west, Hong Kong's hybrid experience is what makes it unique. The tall buildings and the stylish shopping malls in the commercial districts are only a part of the Hong Kong landscape. ... capture the essence of Hong Kong seems to be lacking. What is the essence of Hong Kong anyway? Government officials say Hong Kong is a world city. The problem is, however, world city seems ...

  4. Less-developed cities pose unique challenges

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the definition of a second-, third- or fourth-tier city, said Prof James Wang, professor of geography at the University of Hong Kong. 'A provincial capital inland may or may not be a second-tier ... especially their role in the city and the party. 'A person is not a single figure but part of a network,' said Marcus Schuetz, adjunct professor at Hong Kong University of Science ...

  5. Signature Homes offers tenants a unique experience

    Posted Mar 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resembling every individual's unique signature.' Signature Homes provides more than 600 homes in 14 prestigious locations in Hong Kong. These include Dynasty Court in Mid-Levels, and 127 Repulse Bay Road and Le Palais in Island South. The portfolio further expanded last year with the unveiling of the luxury serviced suites at the Four Seasons Place Hong Kong. Many Signature Homes ...

  6. Unique mix of global and local education

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (international), or IMBA course that is jointly offered by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Fudan University in Shanghai, by next year, equipping them with comprehensive business and financial ... of Hong Kong who have expertise in business strategies in international markets and the other half of the courses are taught by Fudan professors, who have inside knowledge about doing business ...

  7. Young upstart emirate forms unique niche as finance centre

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... as Dubai sought out its financial partners to form its own unique niche, bridging the time gap between the financial centres of Hong Kong and London and servicing a region with the largest untapped ...

  8. Man of the mirrors shows his unique mettle

    Posted Aug 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The exhibition seems to fly in the face of Hong Kong's lack of appreciation for the ancient. 'I want to show Hong Kong people we have a glorious history. Here I have actual facts to show them, ...

  9. Mainlanders @ wit's end in the search for unique names

    Posted Aug 17th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... English letters, like Zhao Yi A, also popped up last year in the quest for unique combinations. Data from the Ministry of Public Security's National Citizen Identity Information Centre shows that 16,000 mainlanders share the same Chinese name as Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau Tak-wah, known as Liu Dehua in the Putonghua-speaking world. On the mainland, pin-up athlete Liu Xiang shares his ...

  10. Automatism defence poses unique challenge for justice system

    Posted Nov 29th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Cases where people commit crimes while unconscious pose a unique challenge for the criminal justice system, legal experts say. Michael Jackson, head of the law department at the University of Hong Kong, said criminal law required that people were acting voluntarily when they did whatever it was that got them into trouble. It was on that premise that the defence ...




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