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  1. Designs on Hong Kong's uniqueness

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Edith Terry

    ... from Temptress Moon, a mid-1990s film directed by Chen Kaige and inspired by nostalgia for Shanghai in the 1930s. Or it might be the carefully crafted, ironic vehicle of one of Hong Kong ... created has so many copycats on the mainland it is a wonder that he survived. What would Mr Tang do today if he invented a nightclub and restaurant based on Hong Kong? Would it feature Canto-pop ...

  2. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Asia's World City still has a few unique gifts, if you look hard

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com With the advent of globalisation, truly unique Hong Kong souvenirs are a rarity these days, but there are still a few left if you know where to look ... offices there. After some research and taking advice from colleagues, here are three gift ideas that we think represent something unique about Hong Kong. If you like teddy bears, chocolate ...

  3. Don't condemn mainland visitors for knowing little about our unique culture

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their anger at mainland visitors, but this usually only escalates the problem. Unfortunately, many mainlanders are simply ignorant of Hong Kong's unique culture, and who can blame them when ... As a British Hongkonger, I appreciate the differing interpretations between cultures of what is acceptable and what is not, and sympathise with the Hong Kong Chinese on their growing ...

  4. Upgrade must preserve traditional character of our unique trams

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Trams have been part of Hong Kong's public transport system since 1904. People loved them because they were cheap and slow and they could watch Hong Kong street life as they travelled on the upper deck. There is now a proposal to raise fares for the first time in 12 years. Hong Kong Tramways says it will use the additional revenue to introduce upgrades. I think this is a good idea, ...

  5. Reclamation plans put at risk unique ways of life on outlying islands

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's fishing heritage, its people, boats, associated festivals, temples and beliefs, such as Tin Hau and Tam Kung, are unique and deserving of protection. They are fundamental ... I agree with the many people who have objected to the Hong Kong government's proposed land reclamations around numerous outlying islands. In particular, I refer to the comment ...

  6. A unique strategy

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE If establishing your own company is your dream, you may envy a group of Sacred Heart Canossian College girls who set up their own business, Unique, which turned in a 130 per cent profit. The girls were among 450 students from 25 secondary schools taking part in a non-profitable education programme- Junior Achievement Hong Kong's Company Programme. ...

  7. High rents threaten businesses on HK's unique theme streets

    Posted Mar 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the report ('Targeting shoppers the HK way', February 23). Theme streets, where shops selling similar products form clusters, are common in Hong Kong and are part of our unique culture. This culture should be preserved and publicised. Places such as Dried Seafood Street and Sneaker Street can only be found in Hong Kong. It is important that these locations ...

  8. Regina Ip placed to play a unique role

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Never mind the setback she suffered in her electoral debut in the Hong Kong Island by-election last year. Her second attempt resulted in a convincing victory. The four-member list she headed finished second with 61,073 votes, slightly higher than the team led by Tsang Yok-sing of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. A Civic Party list including ...

  9. Unique East-West mix offers HK so many opportunities on the mainland

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Regarding Anthony Cheung Bing-leung's article ('Sage reflections', July 26) on Hong Kong under 'one country, two systems', seedlings are being sown and saplings ... not to mention the many nationalities living in harmony within our community. This modernising trend continues apace through increasing academic exchanges between Hong Kong and mainland universities. ...

  10. 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 ...




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