Hong Kong


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formerly a Crown Colony on the coast of southern China in Guangdong province

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For Hong Kong and Singapore, data on SARS cases were extracted from daily reports of the World Health Organization (WHO) from March 17 to May 15, 2003 (1).
State Department and the Bush administration have made virtually no comments about the situation in Hong Kong, even though the demonstrations and the push to enact Article 23 have coincided with the State Department's release of its annual report on human rights around the world.
We greatly appreciate the fact that Hong Kong has actively supported the STAR initiative, and we look forward to continuing our work together in this area.
In this article, I describe and analyze the development of career counseling in Hong Kong in three settings: school, university, and community.
Now Tsui's first Hong Kong directing effort in half a decade, ``Time and Tide,'' is opening in the U.
The note also sets out examples of how the Insurance Authority will determine whether an Internet insurance activity originating from outside Hong Kong is governed by the Insurance Companies Ordinance.
Ironically, the bigger problem is that Hong Kong has complacently remained the same since the handover, while China's other cities--once backwards places and worrying portents of things to come in a Chinese-ruled Hong Kong--have been busy modernizing.
The collapse of overvalued stock and property markets was the first test of the government, specifically the Hong Kong Monetary Authority's (HKMA) attitude towards intervention in financial markets.
Until only a decade ago, Hong Kong had little cultural identity other than what was status quo in China.
Almost immediately after the Brittish seized Hong Kong Island in 1842 as a response to China's refusal to allow the Brittish to import opium into its country, Britain passed laws in its newly acquired colony to restrict the freedoms of the Chinese living there.
But with less than 100 days until the British hand over Hong Kong to the Beijing government on July 1, that climate has also settled over Hong Kong's media.
This is the symbolic significance of the reversion of sovereignty over Hong Kong to China at midnight on 30 June 1997.
Prospects for the Textile and Garment Industry in Hong Kong
Oasis Hong Kong has contracted HAECO for engineering and maintenance, Cargolux as its cargo GSA and HACTL as its handler, LSG Sky Chefs for catering, Jardine Aviation Services for ground handling and PAM (Oasis) for customer service.
Hong Kong also has a high savings rate, so while many people might lack formal pensions, they will have savings in terms of stock-market assets and property.