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  1. In Brief

    Posted Mar 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Security boss updates Australian treaty Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong signed the Protocol Amending the Agreement for the Surrender of Accused and Convicted Persons between Hong Kong and Australia with Australian consul-general Murray Cobban ...

  2. Birth of Sansha city signals death of diplomacy in South China Sea dispute

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... so far as the South China Sea is concerned. Expect more maritime confrontations, such as this year's lengthy stand-off between China and the Philippines at the Scarborough Shoal. Expect ...

  3. Let mainland couples revive HK's birth rate

    Posted Aug 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's falling birth rate has a growing number of people worried- and rightly so. The fewer babies born, the more our population ages; and if the trend continues unabated, our ... children: the state will pay 70 per cent of the salary of a parent who takes a year off work to have a baby. Australia, Japan and Singapore are among other nations offering incentives to try ...

  4. Family tried to save garden years ago

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... alter Dragon Garden or any part of it is to destroy a part of Chinese culture and heritage, preserved by the Lee family for four generations since its birth 50 years ago,' the company wrote ... the government eight years ago it was an important cultural heritage site and should be preserved. In a letter opposing a road-widening project that would encroach on the grounds, the sons ...

  5. Hidden gem can be easy to miss

    Posted Jun 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... but important part of Luxembourg's economy. The industry contributed 7.6 per cent to the country's total employment last year. The World Travel and Tourism Council also expects it to make up 5.7 per cent of GDP this year. An estimated 130,000 mainland tourists visit Luxembourg every year, thanks in part to its approved destination status from the China National Travel ...

  6. Sisters back in HK to search for missing sibling

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Planning a few days in Hong Kong, she was due to fly to India before returning to Toronto. Nearly three years ago to the day, a CCTV camera in Causeway Bay MTR station recorded the last known images of the 33-year-old, twice withdrawing money from an ATM. Ashekian was never seen again. Despite the heartache her family have been through, they will keep searching for her though ...

  7. A not-to-miss detour

    Posted Dec 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Cheung Detour will return this year at a great venue- the historic Victoria Prison on Old Bailey Street. The annual programme will also host more than 40 satellite events around town. Detour is organised by the Hong Kong Ambassadors of Design, a non-profit arm of the Hong Kong Design Centre. The yearly event showcases art, design and music. It also helps promote local ...

  8. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will place additional strain on health services. With a low birth rate and better medical treatment, the median age of the city's population has increased by five years in the last decade, from ... year's census, made available yesterday, put the average life expectancy for a Hong Kong woman at 86.7 years, up from 84.6 a decade ago. By contrast, Japan's health ministry produced figures ...

  9. HK can learn from Irish who voted in referendum to end 'citizenship tourism'

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to reports on the influx of mainland mothers giving birth in Hong Kong's private and public hospitals, and the resulting pressure on the health-care and education system. ... those from China, took advantage of the loophole and used their Irish-born babies as 'visas'. This rule also attracted women in late stages of pregnancy to give birth in Ireland ...

  10. Canadian student missing for a week

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan A Canadian student has been missing in Hong Kong for a week. On December 21, Joseph Basha (pictured), 25, told his flatmate Dino Lee he was going out for food. He left their Jordan flat at about 2am and has not been seen since. Lee said Basha had seemed 'spaced out' recently and could have taken sleeping pills. Basha is also reported to have sleepwalking ...




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