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  1. Let's give the United Nations an Asian home

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In 1945, when the location for the United Nations head office was being decided, the initial choice was between a site in Europe and one in the United States. Europe lost by two votes, and today's UN headquarters in New York received its initial occupants in 1950. The former League of Nations complex in Geneva serves as the alternate main office. Twice as many UN meetings are held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/421413/lets-give-united-nations-asian-home
  2. United Nations grills Hong Kong on EOC

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Committee wants explanation of how watchdog's independence is being protected A United Nations committee has urged the Hong Kong government to explain how it is safeguarding the independence of the Equal Opportunities Commission. In response to the government's regular report to it, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has asked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/465906/united-nations-grills-hong-kong-eoc
  3. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    US, Britain reject claim they incited anti-national-education rallies

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com US and Britain deny allegations of inciting anti-national education rallies to hurt Beijing Westernenvoys reject claims as 'absurd' The US and Britain rejected claims they are manipulating anti-national-education protests in Hong Kong in a bid to "cripple" the city and undermine Beijing's ability to rule. Both the US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1032515/us-britain-reject-claim-they-incited-anti-national-education-rallies
  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... Shanghai Communiqué was signed there in 1972, marking a new chapter in ties for the two big nations. Shanghai is also the hometown of Wang Daohan, the late founding chairman of the Association ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1461151/hong-kong-lawmakers-need-shanghai-trip-face-social-issues
  5. Business - Companies - ANALYSIS

    Citic's mega takeover deal comes as win-win for Beijing and Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 01:40am by George Chen

    ... Kong-listed unit of Citic Group take over its parent company in a deal valued at about 225 billion yuan (HK$283.6 billion) surprised the financial community on Wednesday evening. In fact, the more ... and London, given the economic recovery in the United States and the euro zone since the 2008 global financial crisis. After the deal is completed, Citic Group is supposed to move its headquarters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1458753/citic-takeover-deal-comes-win-win-beijing-and-hong-kong
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    US banker proud to become Chinese national

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 10:37am by George Chen

    ... transformed the global landscape of the financial industry, but it has also changed an American banker’s nationality. Some in Hong Kong’s financial community were surprised by an e-mail from one ... (CICC) told his colleagues and friends that he had officially renounced his United States citizenship and would soon receive a HKSAR passport. “I am very proud to say I have become Chinese,” said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1216594/us-banker-proud-become-chinese-national
  7. Business - China Business - Internet finance

    Paper cuts sharpest, says Alibaba's Jack Ma

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 12:00pm by George Chen

    ... created and owned by Alibaba, to a private company held by him. Yahoo, one of Alibaba's key shareholders, was outraged, and some fund managers in the United States even threatened to sue Ma. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1452331/paper-cuts-sharpest-says-alibabas-jack-ma
  8. Business - Money - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong should not be a dumping ground for middling IPOs

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:59am by George Chen

    ... tightening loan approvals from local banks and a 15-month suspension of domestic listings in Shanghai and Shenzhen where the mainland's two national bourses are based. But is this really good ... the more fees they get, and that also means bigger bonuses. However, let's consider the quality of the IPOs rather than the quantity. Last week in Beijing Yao encouraged the nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1444622/hong-kong-should-not-be-dumping-ground-middling
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Critical reflection needed on national education

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... "Time and again, our values have been our best national security asset … The United States supports the expansion of democracy and human rights abroad because … their success abroad fosters ... C.K. Yeung says opponents of national education should see past their fear of brainwashing to give Hong Kong's youth a chance to know more about China's history- so they may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1015488/critical-reflection-needed-national-education
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - CRICKET

    Tense time as Hong Kong face Papua New Guinea in crunch qualifier

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:25pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... would be on their side- first, beating PNG convincingly and then either Scotland or United Arab Emirates losing. "It has been a tremendous achievement and we will cross everything possible ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1416907/tense-time-hong-kong-face-papua-new-guinea-crunch-qualifier

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