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Lau Chin-Shek

After 23 years, Hong Kong remembers

News

A sea of candles lit up Victoria Park earlier this month as a record number of mourners gave public voice to their grief. It is China's only large-scale event to remember those killed in the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012, 12:00am

After 23 years, Hong Kong remembers

News

A sea of candles lit up Victoria Park earlier this month as a record number of mourners gave public voice to their grief. It is China's only large-scale event to remember those killed in the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing.

Organisers say 180,000 people took part in the vigil, but police put the number at 85,000.

12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

61pc urge change in stance on Tiananmen

Most Hongkongers believe Beijing should reverse its stance on the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, a University of Hong Kong annual poll found ahead of the 23rd anniversary next week of the bloody incident.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Letters

Banned books

will raise awareness

I refer to the report 'Banned mainland books on shortlist for HK prize', (May 16).

The fact that these books are shortlisted for the fourth annual Hong Kong Book Prize has proved controversial.

18 May 2011 - 12:00am

Fierce competition tipped in race

The one seat added to the Kowloon West geographical constituency for the Legislative Council election might attract about 10 tickets from different ends of the political spectrum and independents to join the fray.

12 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Drastic changes have HK firms fighting to survive

Hong Kong entrepreneurs expect this year to be toughest yet for their businesses in the Pearl River Delta and see little the upcoming Guangdong People's Congress can do to ease the pain.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Monitors praise Civic Party, slam others over Legco absences

The Civic Party participated more than any other party in Legislative Council debates in the past year, a monitoring group has found.

7 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Brave new world

Just after daylight on an ordinary morning in Beijing's Tiananmen Square last month, tourists and locals watched the daily flag-raising ceremony. After the national anthem blared out across the vast space, the crowd quietly dispersed.

31 May 2007 - 12:00am

Accountant finds mainland stint no back-garden job

At the end of 2002, a few months after Stephen Lau Sing-hung moved from Hong Kong to Beijing to be the managing partner, northern China, of Ernst & Young, Sars struck the capital.

'It was scary. The streets were empty during peak hours. All the restaurants were closed and we couldn't find anywhere to go out for dinner,' he said.

18 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

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