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  1. A place in the world

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... is a full member of Apec (the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum), the same as the Philippines. Hong Kong also participates in some major international organisations (like the World Trade Organisation and World Health Organisation) under the name 'China Hong Kong'. In a crisis like this, there is nothing wrong with our leader trying to call his Apec counterpart personally, ...

  2. World watches HK's coming of age

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Kong's Future: More Than an Economic City' was billed as a timely forum for soul-searching after half a million people took to the streets on July 1 to air grievances against Chief Executive ... demonstration on July 1 would affect international confidence in the city and the mainland, leading academics attending a seminar have warned. Some suggested the world would be closely watching how Hong ...

  3. Brave new world

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... on June 4, 1989. The world looked on in horror back then, as camouflage-painted tanks and armoured cars rolled in, crushing civilians and students as gunshots echoed across Tiananmen Square. ... political system. Yet after the Tiananmen Square crackdown, officials and the public shied away from political debates and shifted their attention to economic and livelihood issues. 'Even when ...

  4. Tsang: key economic summit planned next week

    Posted Sep 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and identify what conditions, both internal and external, are beneficial to us under the country?s economic policy,? Mr Tsang said.?If we accept that Hong Kong has reached No.1 in the world in certain ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 1.47pm: Hong Kong would hold a major economic summit next week to analyse ways to boost its international status, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen announced ...

  5. It's still about economics, Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Wayne Morrison

    ... to the 1980s, there was no time, or place, for politics. Who needed it? Economic success paralleled that in other parts of Asia. It is the story of East Asia since the second world war. South Korea, ... and the relative constant of the bush around me. That is pretty much as I have seen Hong Kong through more than 30 years: expanding business and unchanging values. But recently, the bedrock economic side ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Legal-sector candidates for Legislative Council election clash at radio forum

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Legco candidates insist that they are both pro-democracy contenders during radio forum Legal-sector pair cross swords over mainland links Two legal-sector ... Society president Albert Wong Kwai-huen and Civic Party barrister Dennis Kwok Wing-hang came on an RTHK radio forum after a caller asked Kwok about a Peking University study tour he attended ...

  7. Democracy is no threat to our economic standing

    Posted Aug 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suffrage would incur the wrath of Beijing and condemn the special administrative region to economic deprivation. I think Mr Cheng, the managing director of New World Development, was just pandering ... world'. A return to positive thinking would go a long way to seeing off the terrorists. PAUL SERFATY, Mid-Levels Unhealthy confusion Much has been said about the medical insurance sector lately ...

  8. C.Y.'s brave new world

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bureau, and the division of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau into a commerce and industries bureau and a technology and communications bureau. The latter two would report to the new deputy financial secretary, who will also take charge of economic integration with the mainland. Accountancy sector lawmaker Paul Chan Mo-po is believed to be a front runner for the post. ...

  9. Lawyers unite

    Posted Oct 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elsie Leung The signing of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) on June 29 and the six annexes on September 29 (to broaden the concept) is a shot in the arm for Hong Kong. Some people may ask what Hong Kong can offer the mainland. Is Cepa a gift from the central government? Is the arrangement in violation of the World Trade Organisation's requirements? ...

  10. Civil servants blast protest at forum

    Posted Sep 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... RTHK's City Forum. The statement was released three days after protesters gatecrashed the consultation meeting at the Science Museum and forced Constitutional Affairs Secretary Stephen Lam ... for the Betterment and progress of Hong Kong lawmaker, said the scenes at the forum were an example of insufficient security. Referring to the controversy over the heavy police operation during the visit ...




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