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  1. Wong had the blues for Canto-pop's future

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo, Klaudia Lee

    ... on completing despite failing health, Wong wrote: 'Hong Kong Canto-pop has lost its unique characteristics and its future looks bleak.' A lack of new creative talent in Hong Kong and new-found ... accepted as an art form, was accepted by the University of Hong Kong last year but was not published as Wong feared it would antagonise music industry figures. Liu Ching-chih, a friend for 30 years ...

  2. Tourism does not live by bread alone, experts claim

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Hong Kong should establish its own cultural identity if it wants to lure not only foreign visitors but also Chinese travellers to its cultural attractions, arts and tourism experts have suggested. They also say that long-term strategy and promotional campaigns should be drafted to change people's deep-rooted perception that Hong Kong is only a place for shopping and dining. ...

  3. Doctors bemoan the lack of prescriptions for what must be done

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... of Hong Kong, also welcomed the recommendation. 'It is a very good suggestion, but Hong Kong should have its own model to meet its unique situation,' Professor Lam said. 'I would ... us how to prepare for it,' Mr Mak said. Joseph Lee Kok-lung, chairman of the 19,500-strong Association of Hong Kong Nursing staff, shared a similar view. 'The report is well ...

  4. Zhu holds his place in Hong Kong hearts

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... The former premier is gone from public life but a poll shows he is not forgotten Former premier Zhu Rongji remains the most popular Chinese political figure among Hong Kong people, despite ... in the University of Hong Kong poll. Mr Zhu was rated the most favourably, with 75 marks out of 100. The survey was taken in two parts with respondents first asked to select the most popular figure. ...

  5. Hong Kong watching for disease, not 'crying wolf'

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... While Hong Kong is taking precautions against a Sars outbreak, it would be 'crying wolf' to respond with every possible safety measure to the single new case found in Singapore, ... stepped-up Sars screening for travellers arriving in Hong Kong from Singapore, and told laboratories, hospitals and clinics in the private and public sectors to be on the alert in case ...

  6. Preserver of Hong Kong's literary history

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee It hurts Lo Wai-luen to walk up the narrow, winding staircase that links the Hong Kong literature research centre to the rooms where her assistants work inside Chinese ... Ms Lo's journey in uncovering the footprints of China's literary figures in Hong Kong might never have begun if not for a year's study in Japan in 1973. The Japanese ...

  7. Legislators, minus 'Long Hair', leave for Sichuan

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... 'expressing concerns over substandard construction in the province'. The legislator added that he had no plan to speak about the June 4, 1989, crackdown. Cui Zhiwei, director of the Hong Kong ...

  8. Tsang holds out hope of tax cuts once deficit gone

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee There could be room for tax cuts if Hong Kong's economic growth is maintained, chief executive-designate Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said last night as he faced the public for the first time since being returned unopposed for the top job. With livelihood issues to the fore at a public forum in Sha Tin, Mr Tsang was also asked his response to developer Stanley Ho ...

  9. Pro-democracy lawmakers left 'empty-handed'

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... They criticise Tung Chee-hwa for failing to give them any concrete responses in their meeting A handful of pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday criticised Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa for failing to provide any concrete response to issues ranging from const ...

  10. Beijing sounds out democrats over crisis

    Posted Jul 13th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Fact-finding mission consulting widely on Tung Teams of mainland officials who were rushed to Hong Kong during the past week to assess the political crisis have met democratic lawmakers ... and political parties and crippling the ruling team. Dozens of mainland officials from agencies such as the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, the ministries of foreign affairs and state security, ...




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