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  Hong Kong publications - Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal has recently held that the Listing Committee's Disciplinary Committee is not a court within the meaning of article 35 of the Basic Law, and so parties to the Committee's proceedings do not have an automatic right for their legal advisers to address the Committee.
The Legislative Council in Hong Kong recently passed legislation to grant the Telecommunications Authority (TA) the power to regulate merger and acquisition activity in the telecoms sector.
The Hong Kong courts are not bound to follow decisions of the English courts.
www.freshfields.com /places/hongkong/publications/en.asp   (762 words)

 airodyssey.net - "Hong Kong switches airports"
Comparison of the new Chek Lap Kok airport in Hong Kong, with the legendary airport it is replacing: Kai Tak.
Kai Tak, the first international airport in Hong Kong, is one of the most famous in Asia and in the World.
Sparking orange signs, rivers of red tail-lights, and a fluorescent checkerboard of windows melt into one dazzling mass of electricity as the plane lowers its landing gear.
www.airodyssey.net /articles/hongkong.html   (1476 words)

 List of waterways - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of waterways - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The List of waterways is a link page for any river, canal, estuary or firth.
This page was last modified 13:54, 1 May 2006.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_waterways   (93 words)

 15 Best Skylines in the World
Hong Kong is number one on my list for many reasons: Hong Kong has a whopping 43 buildings over 200 metres tall, 30 of which were built in the year 2000 or later!!!
Hong Kong’s skyline shows a large selection of distinct sky-reaching towers, with beautiful night lighting and reflection.
It is surround by three rivers and the CBD is shaped in a triangle and surrounded by golden color bridges.
www.diserio.com /top15-skylines.html   (3122 words)

 Rivers of Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The location of Hong Kong, adjacent to the coast, is not close to the system of major rivers in southern China, though the water to the west of Hong Kong is influenced by Pearl River.
Historically, these rivers once sustained intensive farming for the need of population before the age of developing new towns.
Many rivers can be found in the New Territories, especially in the areas north of Tai Mo Shan, where rice growing and fish farming were once everywhere amidst several river systems.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_in_Hong_Kong   (205 words)

 Amazon.com: Travelers' Tales Hong Kong: Books: James O'Reilly,Larry Habegger,Sean O'Reilly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Hong Kong is the crossroads of many worlds, many pasts, and many futures, and in it we might read our own fortunes as individuals and nations.
Hong Kong is also a world library of cultures and peoples and wisdom from both Asia and the West, a petrie dish of enterprise and modes of humanity.
She is also founder and major domo of River of Words, a group that sponsors children’s art and poetry contests as a way to teach kids about the world around them.
www.amazon.com /Travelers-Tales-Hong-James-OReilly/dp/1885211031   (4114 words)

 List of rivers in China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of rivers which are at least partially located in China and their termini:
White Jade River (白玉江) - ends in the Taklamakan desert
Table of rivers in China with Chinese names and useful data
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_rivers_in_China   (143 words)

 Choike - New dams are threatening world's largest rivers
Gland, Switzerland - A new WWF report warns that indiscriminate dam-building is threatening the world's largest and most important rivers, with the Yangtze in China, the La Plata in South America, and the Tigris and Euphrates in the Middle East likely to suffer most from dams.
The WWF report, Rivers at Risk, identifies the top 21 rivers at risk from dams being planned or under construction.
It shows that over 60 per cent of the world's 227 largest rivers have been fragmented by dams, which has led to the destruction of wetlands, a decline in freshwater species - including river dolphins, fish, and birds - and the forced displacement of tens of millions of people.
www.choike.org /nuevo_eng/informes/2048.html   (383 words)

 Living And Teaching In Singapore And Hong Kong: What You Need To Know ~ By Mark Newton
In Singapore and Hong Kong (which are both excellent bases to live and work whilst you plan your adventures during school holidays) you will need to be qualified.
Both the Hong Kong department of Education and Singapore’s Ministry of Education offer excellent terms and conditions for English Teachers which include a basic salary, medical insurance, return flights and a generous housing allowance.
Whilst both cities are excellent living environments for westerners and their children, there is a great deal more of interest in Hong Kong in terms of entertainment and the arts, local culture and nightlife.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/48/teaching_singapore_Hong_Kong.html   (1694 words)

 Eat Drink Hong Kong - reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Of course, Hong Kong being the rapidly evolving place that it is, there is usually something new in the skyline that I haven't seen before.
Mesopotamia means the land between two rivers and represents an area sometimes called "the fertile crescent", a rich food growing area in a region that was otherwise too dry for farming.
Hong Kong's own refectory is on Graham Street and is not at all like that.
www.eatdrinkhongkong.com /reviews_m-r.html   (9211 words)

 Planet Ark : Hong Kong's Harbor Threatened by Land Reclamation
HONG KONG - To gaze across Victoria Harbour at Hong Kong's skyline of soaring skyscrapers and misty peaks is to enjoy one of the world's most stunning urban vistas.
Hong Kong's harbour plays a key role in the territory's history, from its roots as a fishing village and its days trading tea and opium in the heyday of the British empire to its modern role as one of the world's best ports and tourist attractions.
Michael Suen, Hong Kong Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands, has told reporters the government will abide by any court ruling and will stop reclaiming land from the sea on a large scale after the Central project.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/22426/story.htm   (892 words)

 Capitalist Solutions In Hong Kong
On a related note, the Hong Kong government is still restricting free competition on some airline routes, and all bus routes.
So if Chris wants to bring up the funding issue, I suggest he look carefully at the champagne lifestyle that some environmental frauds in Hong Kong are engaging in, and the reasons they continue to push their crazy ideas as "fact".
Hong Kong, despite all the alleged pollution, has close to the world's highest life expectancy.)
www.hkcapitalist.com   (4333 words)

 Planet Ark : Piranha bites boy at Hong Kong fountain
HONG KONG - A 14-year old boy has had three stitches in his finger after being bitten by a piranha while playing in a public fountain in Hong Kong.
The bleeding teenager was taken to a local hospital yesterday night and was said to be in a stable condition, Hong Kong newspapers reported.
Piranhas are not an endangered species and possession is not restricted in Hong Kong, although they are banned in mainland China.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/26400/story.htm   (419 words)

 Eat Drink Hong Kong - reviews of restaurants and bars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Since the region is blessed with a lot of rivers it only seems reasonable to expect freshwater fish to figure highly on the menu.
Hong Kong is not blessed with a huge range of options for eating out doors, the city just wasn't designed for it.
Probably a little too esoteric for most Hong Kong diners but the pop music playing at La Pampa was interspersed with both Andean folk music and, what sounded to to my uninformed ear, a quite modern tango singer.
www.eatdrinkhongkong.com /reviews_f-l.html   (13823 words)

 Hong Kong Disneyland
Hong Kong Disneyland is the Walt Disney Company's eleventh theme park in the world, and the first of the parks the company wants to build in China, including one in Shanghai.
Consulting local feng shui masters, especially to appease the prosperity-conscious Hong Kong population which has invested HKD 316 million in tax dollars in the park, the main entrance gate of Hong Kong Disneyland was shifted by 12 degrees and cash counters are placed close to corners or along walls to maximize prosperity.
This is where Hong Kong Disneyland seems to have overcompensated for cultural differences and settled for a less than authentic Disney experience.
www.businessweek.com /innovate/content/feb2006/id20060215_677377.htm   (1070 words)

 河國榮, An Aussie in Hong Kong
TVB needed me back in Hong Kong by midday October 20, one day earlier than I was scheduled to return.
Ten minutes later when my wife called from Hong Kong, I informed her of the situation and she was able to inform the TVB personnel who subsequently breathed a sigh of relief.
While in Hong Kong, the Tall and Grande sizes have two and three shots of coffee respectively, here in the U.S.A., they only have one and two shots of coffee.
www.hokwokwing.hk   (4142 words)

 Amazon.com: Frommer's Hong Kong (5th ed): Books: Beth Reiber,Arthur Frommer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This so called 2001 edition " frommer's hong kong 6th eddition" has so many names I could not look up on the internet mainly because they were sold to another company with a different name.
I was there six days and saw most of the things on her list, including a side trip to Macao, but only by the grace of God did my Hong Kong friend and I find the ruins of Saint Paul's Cathedral, so inadequate were the included maps.
There is a section on the history of Hong Kong that is great, it enabled us to be better equiped to deal with the different types of people we encountered.
www.amazon.com /Frommers-Hong-Kong-5th-ed/dp/0028626052   (1914 words)

 Waterway Spa -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Half of the United Kingdom population lives within five miles of one of British Waterways' canals or rivers.
There are over 2,800 listed structures, more than 130 Scheduled Ancient Monuments and more than 800 designated areas, as well as more than 100 Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs).
Waterway restoration is the activity of restoring a canal or river, including special features such as warehouse buildings, locks, boat lifts, and boats.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/166/waterway-spa.html   (760 words)

 The World According To Google - satellite pictures of the most interesting places on the World, satellite maps » ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Most international football matches held in Hong Kong are held at this stadium.
It is also the location for the Hong Kong Sevens rugby sevens tournament.
Hong Kong Stadium also hosted the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens twice, in 1997 and 2005
maps.pomocnik.com /Hong-Kong-Stadium-Hong-Kong-Chiny   (343 words)

Hong Kong is situated on the route of thousands of migratory birds, and each year it draws a large bird-watching crowd.
The area is the largest wetland in Hong Kong and plays host during the winter to 120,000 - 150,000 migratory birds, including around 1/4 of the world population of Black-faced Spoonbills.
Hong Kong suffers from severe water pollution of rivers and harbor due to heavy population density.
darwin.bio.uci.edu /~sustain/h90/HongKong.htm   (831 words)

 Uniworld River Cruises : Victoria Katarina : Majestic China (Beijing to Hong Kong)
Located on the south bank of the Yangtze River, it was first built during the Qing Dynasty in 1650.
In the evening, fly to Hong Kong, a breathtaking city offering a vibrant blend of Eastern and Western culture.
Today’s adventure begins with an exploration of Hong Kong Island and the suburbs of Kowloon.
rivers.affordabletours.com /search/itsd/?id=99861022   (1114 words)

 AlterNet: Readers Write: Hong Kong WTO Edition
Note: Staff writer Joshua Holland's excellent coverage of the Hong Kong WTO meeting was made possible because of the generous donations from AlterNet readers who picked up the tab for his trip.
We believe that this is the Hong Kong Government's way of weakening the intensifying resistance against the WTO.
By 2005, leading up to the next round of negotiations in Hong Kong, it was difficult to find estimates of benefits to the developing world as high as $100 billion -- and easy to find figures much lower than that.
www.alternet.org /story/29944   (2761 words)

 Bing Gong at the Hong Kong WTO (Part 2)
The greater Hong Kong Area also encompasses the New Territories and many of the outlying islands with a population of around 7 million.
Most of the people desire Hong Kong to become a genuine democracy but are a minority in the legislature.
The day begins with a rally at Victoria Park, a very large park a mile away from the Hong Kong Convention Center where the WTO trade ministers from 149 countries are meeting.
www.globalexchange.org /campaigns/wto/3657.html   (4367 words)

 International Rivers Network
If you would like to apply for an internship, please read the following descriptions and list those internships or campaigns in which you are interested on the Internship Application form.
Interns are needed to provide support for local and international organizing efforts for the International Day of Action Against Dams and for Rivers, Water and Life on March 14.
Last year, over 50 actions were organized in more than 20 countries to demonstrate against dams, fight for reparations and educate the public about threats to rivers.
www.irn.org /index.php?id=sub/intern/projects.html   (370 words)

 Sam Rivers Sessionography
Thanks to those who've helped: a brief list posted many years ago during the documents beginnings-- subsequent credits are listed in individual session entries.
Sam Rivers is 'one of the real ones' in jazz, an article in the January 10, 1999 Orlando Sentinel on Rivers' 75th birthday celebration in New York, by Parry Gettelman.
Sam Rivers played tenor with that group; when I interviewed him about Serge and asked about that group, Sam said it was a very nice group and he was sorry there were no recordings, and mentioned that the Hi-Hat broadcast occurred but that he had no idea if it was preserved.
www.bb10k.com /RIVERS.disc.html   (13349 words)

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At 02:25 PM 29/08/01 -0400, Bryan Fullerton wrote: >----- Forwarded message from glen mccready ----- > >Forwarded-by: Jack Machiela > >Taken from the archived Hong Kong iMail column "Out To Lunch" of July >the 2nd, 2001...
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 International Rivers Network: Nam Theun 2
As a result, Nam Theun 2 could be left without a buyer for its power, or with a price too low to sustain the huge construction costs.
The Government of Lao is expected to have a 25% equity share in the project, which is being developed as a Build-Own-Operate-Transfer (BOOT) project to sell power to Thailand.
Dr Lanza was commissioned by International Rivers Network to review the Environmental Assessment and Management Plan for the project, produced by consultants SEATEC International.
www.irn.org /programs/mekong/namtheun.php?id=wbquitnt.html   (727 words)

 List of rivers in Hong Kong information information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
List of rivers in Hong Kong information information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)
The following is a list of rivers in Hong Kong:
This list is incomplete; you can help by.
c10-ss-1-lb.cnet.com.cob-web.org:8888 /reference/List_of_rivers_in_Hong_Kong   (93 words)

 dave's wibblings: Hong Kong Banks
there's a more complete list of hong kong blogs at hemlock's guide to hong kong blogs.
Any email to the above address may be made public at the sole discretion of the recipient.
Havng spent most of today investigating options for starting a business bank account, I'd just like to say that, while all Hong Kong banks suck, HSBC sucks diseased ostrich eggs through the syphilitic pores of a dead badger.
www.diaspoir.net /blog/mt/2006/07/hong_kong_banks.html   (145 words)

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