Hong Kong agents unruffled by sovereignty shift
- Hong Kong's growth set to continue. Perkin, Ian K. // Asian Business Review;Mar1997, p15
Focuses on the projected continuation of Hong Kong's economic boom after it reverts to Chinese rule in July 1997. Prospects for steady economic growth, relatively low inflation rate and moderate rates of unemployment; Astrological characteristics of the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Ox; Bases...
- Hong Kong blues. Newman, George // Across the Board;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p51
Comments on Hong Kong's handover to China. Residents left in Hong Kong after British departure; Mistakes committed by optimists about Hong Kong handover; Author's view on the Chinese slogan of `one country, two systems.'
- Beijing's ominous signals on Hong Kong takeover. Hughes, John // Christian Science Monitor;2/19/97, Vol. 89 Issue 58, p19
Opinion. States that time is running out for the British colony of Hong Kong, and the outlook for it under Communist China's rule in not encouraging. Insight into the original agreement that was made by China concerning the rule of Hong Kong; What has changed since the agreement; Threats that...
- Who's taking over whom in Hong Kong? Platt, Kevin // Christian Science Monitor;6/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 145, p1
Focuses on Hong Kong's reversion to Chinese rule on July 1, 1997. How Beijing is hailing Hong Kong's return; Implications of the transition; Comments about businesses in Hong Kong; Economic performance of Hong Kong.
- As teary Britain bids adieu, a happy China celebrates. Platt, Kevin // Christian Science Monitor;7/1/97, Vol. 89 Issue 151, p3
Looks at the transfer of Hong Kong's sovereignty from Britain to China, which occurred on July 1, 1997. Promises from Chinese president Jiang Zemin about the future of Hong Kong; The five-day celebration of the event; Reactions and comments from each side; World attention on the ceremony;...
- The dragon enters. // Christian Science Monitor;7/2/97, Vol. 89 Issue 152, p10
Focuses on the ceremony for the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from Britain to China, which occurred on July 1, 1997. How Hong Kong residents are reacting to being a special administrative region of China; Outlook; Photographs of the transfer ceremony.
- Hong Kong's transition back to China in 1997. Chu, Gregory H. // Focus;Fall97, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p1
Highlights Hong Kong, a country that was placed back under China's rule on July 1, 1997 after more than a hundred years as a British Crown Colony. Reasons why British government gave up Hong Kong to China; Boundary problems of Hong Kong's geographical setting; List of political issues of Hong...
- Year of the dragon. // Current Events;2/3/97, Vol. 96 Issue 17, p1
Discusses the liberation of Hong Kong on July 1, 1997 from British rule of almost 99 years. Economic achievements of the city while under the British rule; Reluctance of Hong Kong residents to believe China's promise of preserving democracy in the region citing the antidemocratic stance of...
- Hong Kong. Bishop, Randa // Junior Scholastic;02/07/97, Vol. 98 Issue 12, p4
Reports on the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997. Population of Hong Kong; Historical background of the British colony; Possible changes in the lifestyle of Hong Kong citizens after the handover; Form of government; Economic conditions; Hong Kong as one of the world's leading...