Hong Kong and 1997

strategies for the future
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Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong , [Hong Kong]
Hong Kong (China) -- Economic policy -- Congresses., Hong Kong (China) -- Politics and government -- Congresses., Hong Kong (China) -- Social policy -- Congre


Hong Kong (C

Statementedited by Y.C. Jao ... [et al.].
SeriesCentre of Asian studies occasional papers and monographs,, no. 63
ContributionsJao, Y. C., University of Hong Kong. Centre of Asian Studies.
LC ClassificationsHC470.3 .H665 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 572 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2285821M
LC Control Number86152688

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summary. On JHong Kong as we know it will disappear, ceasing its singular and ambiguous existence as a colonial holdover and becoming part of the People’s Republic of China.

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Cheng: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Chinese University Press. The book is still a very good read as it contains a lot to think about and for me it was quite eye-opening in terms of how the market in Hong Kong works. He reviews the events of the past ten years since the handover of Hong Kong to the People's Republic of China, and comes to some conclusions about Hong Kong's possible polical development/5(4).

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The transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong, commonly known as the handover of Hong Kong (or simply the Handover, also the Return in mainland China), occurred at midnight at the start of 1 Julywhen the United Kingdom ended administration for the colony of Hong Kong and returned control of the territory to China.

Hong Kong became a special administrative region and continues to maintain. Hong Kong Yearbook. On July 1, Hong Kong and 1997 book, Britain reached the end of its 99 year lease of Hong Kong and her territories at midnight, and the city was returned to Beijing.

Although Hong Kong did ultimately return to British rule, an appointment was made with China for the year Hong Kong was to rejoin mother China. Despite the assurances of business leaders and politicians--from both East and West--that no radical changes are planned, doubts remain over the course that has been mapped out for Hong Kong in Cited by:   InBritain handed Hong Kong back to China in a one-country, two-systems agreement.

Learn how Hong Kong has changed since then, including for travelers, and where the city might be headed. Hong Kong story. Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Courtauld, Caroline.

Hong Kong story. Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Courtauld; May Holdsworth; Simon Vickers. The focus of this book is the impact Chinese control is likely to have on Hong Kong's role in the international economic system, and how the business community will be affected.

Issues of trade and finance, of political economy, and concerns about Chinese respect for the rule of law predominate. The result is a balanced analysis of a sensitive subject: the prospects for Hong Kong's continued.

‘Hong Kong: The Road to fulfills the need for a text that is readable, yet comprehensive, on this important time in the history of the Asian Pacific. The book is well organised, current and accurate, with up-to-date material that brings the topic to the brink of the twenty-first by: Fact and fiction are becoming rather confused in Hong Kong these days.

The other day a friend asked me to introduce Jeremy Irons to some journalistic "old hands" in the colony, to help him play.

Chris Patten, Hong Kong’s last colonial governor, departed from the Government House in Hong Kong on the 1 st Julyand made the historic and iconic trip back to the HMY Britannia. Patten had been held in high esteem and he began his departure speech, ‘Today is a day of celebration, not sorrow’, concluding that Britain’s.

Hong Kong independence is a political movement that advocates Hong Kong to be established as an independent sovereign state. From toHong Kong saw an exodus of emigrants to overseas countries, fanning both the debate and sales of the book Hong Kong Nationalism which featured the articles.

Old Hong Kong by Trea Wiltshire (, Book, Illustrated) Be the first to write a review. About this product. Pre-owned: Lowest price. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return. The Handover of Hong Kong on July 1,returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule, and it adopted the Hong Kong Basic Law.

In the 21st century, Hong Kong has continued to enjoy success as a financial centre. However, civil unrest, dissatisfaction with the government and Chinese influence, in general, has been a central issue.

Beyond martial arts and comedy, Hong Kong films are a celebration of the grand diversity and pageantry of moviemaking--covering action, comedy, horror, eroticism, mythology, historical drama, modern romances, and experimental films.

Information on 1, films produced in British Hong Kong from to is included here. ‎ Hong Kong, China. No longer a prize of British colonialism, Hong Kong will enter a new realm of history as China reclaims what she sees as her most wayward child.

No one knows what this change will bring. Will this become a new era of peace and prosperity for the city, uniting the people wi.

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Documentary on the History of Hong Kong through Produced by The Film Business Limited. As the handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China approached, commentary in the English-language press about the future of the colony was written in the elegiac style of obituaries, extolling the past and lamenting the future.

In June “The Death of Hong Kong” was the cover story of the international edition of Fortune magazine. Hong Kong University Press, - Law - pages 0 Reviews The transition from British to Chinese rule, although widely anticipated, is shaping up as one of the most challenging events in Hong Kong.

Negotiation concerning the future of Hong Kong started in the late s between Britain and China. With the signing of the Sino-British Joint Declaration on 19 Decemberthe future of Hong Kong was set, with China to assume sovereignty of the entire territory of Hong Kong on 1 July Information on 1, films produced in British Hong Kong from to is included here.

The films are arranged alphabetically, and each entry includes complete production information, a rating, a synopsis, and an analysis. The introductory matter provides background information and explains the inclusion criteria for the book. ‎In the United Kingdom returned control of Hong Kong to China, ending the city’s status as one of the last remnants of the British Empire and initiating a new phase for it as both a modern city and a hub for global migrations.

Hong Kong is a tour of the city’s postcolonial urban landscape. As Beijing's anxious interference has grown, the “one country, two systems” model China promised Hong Kong has slowly drained away in the years since the handover.

As “one country” seemed set to gobble up “two systems," the people of Hong Kong riveted the world’s attention in by defiantly demanding the autonomy, rule of. The Rugby World Cup Sevens was the second edition of the Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament and the first to be held in Hong was the last major sporting event to be held in the then British dependency before the transfer of sovereignty to China which took place just three months later.

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Jones. PART II. HONG KONG, BRITAIN, AND CHINA(S) 4. From Cold War Warrior to Moral Guardian: Film Censorship in British Hong Kong Zardas Shuk-man Lee. 5. The Roots of Regionalism: Water Management in Postwar Hong Kong David Clayton. 6.Hong Kong disappears through simple dualities such as East/West and tradition/modernity.

What is missing from a view of Hong Kong as merely a colony is the paradox that Hong Kong has benefited from and made a virtue of its dependent colonial status, turning itself into a global and financial city and outstripping its colonizer in terms of wealth.