My contractor announced recently that my village house would be complete in several weeks. I knew he was being optimistic but still my day brightened as I pictured life returning to normal.
From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1960
Taipei, January 12
Germany not an enemy
Hongkong (Jan 10): Germany shall for all purposes of the Trading with the Enemy Ordinance cease to be treated as if it were enemy territory, states an Order...
Ticket mix-up proves costly
Hongkong (Jan 26): A Scottish businessman is suing the Hongkong Government for $9,000 - because he claims he flew from Edinburgh to Hongkong to answer a...
Hongkong (November 24): One of Hongkong's offshore islands - Lamma - is experiencing a major property boom.
Hongkong (November 18): Mr M.A.
Macao (September 5): Two ferry-boats were, with due ceremony, on September 1 put into operation to link Macao to the Islands of Taipa and Colowan.
50 years ago
Canton (December 8): The Communist authorities in Canton have launched an 'Anti-Foreign Money Campaign', urging people to refuse to take foreign notes, particularly the Hongkong dollar, as medium...