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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's moderates must save the day (and democracy)

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alice Wu

    ... It's going to take every bit of political beeswax we can muster to plug our ears from the enchanting songs of doom. It's going to take every political moderate in Hong Kong and Beijing ... in practicality will guide us through. It's the only way Hong Kong and Beijing can survive. Alice Wu is a political consultant and a former associate director of the Asia Pacific Media Network ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Martin Lee criticises NPC for 'weird' comments on 'external interference' in Hong Kong affairs

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 07:15pm by JEFFIE LAM, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... by step' NPC chief criticised for 'weird' remarks The mainland's top official on Hong Kong affairs warned yesterday that "external interference" in the city's affairs ... Minister Nick Clegg. Watch: 'Fruitful' or 'shameful'? Anson Chan and Martin Lee on UK stance over Hong Kong Lee, asked if he thought Zhang's comment was aimed at them, said ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PLANNING

    Tearing up Fanling will destroy a unique asset: golf club president

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:14am by Olga Wong

    ... will 'destroy unique asset' The three international courses at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling are irreplaceable and cannot simply be rebuilt if they are torn up and replaced by housing, club ... Kong Open would also mean Hong Kong losing its status as a world city, he said. "How can the city maintain the same level playing field with other international cities like Singapore, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Year-on-year inflation in Hong Kong slowed slightly in June, government reports

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 06:10pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Overall consumer prices rose 3.6 per cent year-on-year in June, having risen 3.7 per cent in May Year-on-year inflation in Hong Kong slowed slightly last month, government figures released on Monday showed, down to 3.6 per cent. Overall consumer prices rose 3.6 per cent this June from the same month last year, having risen 3.7 per cent ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs commission for children to be set up

    Posted May 28th 2014, 04:28am by LETTERS

    ... Commission for children must be set up in Hong Kong As a child advocate, I believe that on June 1, International Children's Day, the community must be reminded that Hong Kong lacks a child perspective. It is lacking in government planning and policies. Despite the fact that Hong Kong has numerous commissions overseeing areas from competition to women, youth and the elderly, ...

  7. No room to swing a cat: What life might look like in one of Hong Kong's new 177sqft flats

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 11:10am

    ... in Hong Kong, that may well be the case – unless the cat in question has a very short tail. The properties, due to go on sale in the coming weeks at the Mont Vert development in Tai Po, each ... place might look like. And, shockingly, each flat is only slightly more than double the size of a standard jail cell at Hong Kong’s Stanley Prison. The pricelist for the first batch of 260 flats ...

  8. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    'My parents are watching from heaven': Son pays tribute to Hong Kong chef and mother killed on MH17

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:35am by Stuart Lau and Agencies

    ... Stuart Lau and Agencies Grieving son to keep restaurant going The only son of a celebrated chef from Hong Kong who died on the downed Malaysia Airlines jet has vowed to carry on his ... to the Netherlands in 1978. Every year, they would visit their respective hometowns, usually flying first to Hong Kong, then to Malaysia. But this year they changed their routine to take Jenny's ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong's ethnic minority students lag in Chinese language skills

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... Aayush Niroula life@scmp.com Mind your language: how minorities are being left in the margins The Chinese proficiency level of 60 per cent of ethnic minority students in Hong Kong aged between 12 and 23 is roughly the same as that of the average primary school student, according to a study. City University and Hong Kong Christian Service (HKCS) surveyed 378 students between ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Labelling seen as one way to trim the rise in obesity in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:22am by Richard Lord

    ... that are increasingly affecting developed societies such as Hong Kong. But while it's hard not to know that sugar's bad for you, particularly in excessive quantities, it can be equally difficult ... University of Liverpool. Such a view doesn't have much support in Hong Kong and suggests how far we might have to shift in the future, given our relatively relaxed requirements on nutritional ...




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