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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... Mark Valencia Mark Valencia hails the maritime initiative, given the rancour among nations on South China Sea Planned joint exercise shows Asean can set aside differences and lead ... Institute for South China Sea Studies, Hainan ...

  2. Ink museum plan came from study of culture policies

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to showcase the cultural characteristics of Hong Kong and the region'. So the recommendation for an ink-painting museum is a result of a three-year study on the long-term policies on culture ... 'Minister announces plan to create city of gardens' (November 8) is good news. Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung deserves credit for focusing her initiative ...

  3. Urban challenge reveals city's diverse history

    Posted Jan 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are designed by Maren Striker, the project manager for Urban Discovery. An urban planning graduate from the University of Hong Kong, he was inspired to join the organisation after coming across ... and actively makes a difference. For instance, she and her colleagues are now working on a heritage management plan for the city of Hue in Vietnam. Last year they completed a study on the housing ...

  4. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... Sea. China demanded all aircraft provide flight plans when traversing the area, give their nationality and maintain two-way radio communication, or face “emergency defensive measures”. The US ...

  5. 'Urban planning should reflect what people want'

    Posted Feb 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Urban planning should be 'people driven' rather than decided by an executive detached from the community, Lord Patten believes. 'People should make the decisions ... involved town planning and conservation: 'I thought it was crazy that I had the responsibility for what a people's neighbourhood should look like. I think it's very important ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... up efforts to control the South China Sea, Shen Shishun, director of the department of Asia-Pacific security and co-operation at the China Institute of International Studies, said the new ...

  7. News - China

    Positives and negatives affect South China Sea dispute

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... a senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. By March 30, the Philippines will have to submit a memorandum to the UN International Tribunal for the Law ...

  8. News - China - DEFENCE

    US navy accused of 'harassing' carrier Liaoning in South China Sea incident

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 11:30pm by Cary Huang, AP

    ... with Shanghai University of Political Science and Law. Jingdong Yuan, a regional security expert with the Centre for International Security Studies at the University of Sydney, said: "The intention ...

  9. Urban crush

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... and urban mythology pad out the rest. A Sense of Place: Hong Kong West of Pottinger Street, edited by Veronica Pearson and Ko Tim-keung, avoids most of these shortcomings. This worthwhile book grew ... The content reflects the social institutions that have a major impact on people's lives, notably those concerning housing, spirituality, sex, education, town planning and health; also included ...

  10. Urban Jungle

    Posted May 16th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Lai

    ... between them. The existing and planned extension of the rail system in Hong Kong, further entrenching the current monopoly, means uncompetitive prices in the future. While dragging my luggage ...




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