Essays Tagged: "Hong Kong"

Chinese Canadians On Politics

The Hong Kong Chinese community is an affluent, educated, and swelling population in the Greater Toronto ... y has potential to be very's nowhere near its potential.' Chow is the highest-profile Hong Kong expatriate to win elected office in the GTA. Others include Tam Goosen, Soo Wong, Carrie C ... ude Tam Goosen, Soo Wong, Carrie Cheng, and Peter Lam.Many are convinced that the reason is because Hong Kong 'is a colonial place where they had no say in government whatsoever.' 'In Hong Kong, there ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Hong Kong Immigrants in Vancouver

AbstractThis paper is concerned with the recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants into Vancouver. The stage is set for this discussion by first explaining some b ... developed over 100 years ago still colours the way in which we view one another.The recent wave of Hong Kong immigrants began in the 1970s. This group is different from most others before it because ... couver is a city which is consistently looking more and more to the Pacific Rim nations, especially Hong Kong, for its economic and social connections.Vancouver is the most asian Canadian city in outl ...

(15 pages) 203 1 5.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Bruce Lee

rn in San Francisco at the Jackson Street Hospital in Chinatown. When he and his family returned to Hong Kong in 1941, he was called Sai Fon, which meant 'small phoenix', a feminine name. Bruce had an ... s name. So they dressed Bruce in little girls clothing and called him Sai Fon.When they returned to Hong Kong, the Lee household consisted of Mr. Lee, his wife Grace Lee, Bruce's two sisters, Agnes an ...

(5 pages) 140 3 3.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

The more faithful, the better adaptation?

ood original screenplay for his movie. This showed the insufficiency of good original screenplay in Hong Kong, a place renowned for its film industry worldwide.Among the countless adaptations in the i ...

(10 pages) 139 1 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Muli-lingualism in Hong kong...pros and cons

re is no doubt that multilingualism is an aid to a successful future career. We can be assured that Hong Kong will fail to prosper, and embark on a steep economic decline. That is, if the next generat ... lieve it or not, they're taking along with them, these Chinese Dialects. How many Under-Twenty's in Hong Kong speak, speak with fluency, and choose to speak the word of their predecessors? Back then, ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Freedom of Speech in Mass Media: Why should it be protected?

oticed that there are an increase number of phone-in programs in television and radio after 1997 in Hong Kong? And more people participate in the open forum discussion of public policy? All these refl ... more people participate in the open forum discussion of public policy? All these reflect people in Hong Kong are more eager to express their opinion and more value their freedom of speech than in the ...

(6 pages) 199 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Comparison of business ethics in different countries.

ContentsBusiness Ethics compared in three countries: U.S.A., Hong Kong, and Russia.1.Introduction2.Issues3.Importance of issues4.Advantages/disadvantages of the ... hot deal. Business ethics should be practiced in every country around the world. The United States, Hong Kong and Russia are several countries that will be mentioned that practice business ethics.In T ... thics as well as in product development. To help promote mutual understanding between the people of Hong Kong and foreign countries, as well as the development of business relationship, several major ...

(13 pages) 921 1 3.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

E*Trade in China International Financial Management Class

untries around the world. Japan, Germany, Sweden, the U.K., Australia, Denmark, and Canada and even Hong Kong are benefiting from E*Trade's sophisticated and convenient service, which has all taken pl ...

(6 pages) 399 5 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Political, social, and economical issues between China and Taiwan.

In 1997, China reacquired Hong Kong from the British and is set to take over the Portuguese-administered territory of Macau in ... legal experts to Shanghai to meet with Chinese officials. Koo arrived at Shanghai on a flight from Hong Kong because Taiwan prohibits direct flights to China. This is symbolic of just how far apart t ...

(6 pages) 180 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The argument of independence between China and Taiwan.

China reacquired Hong Kong in 1997 from the British and is set to take over the Portuguese-administered territory of ... the value of Taiwan, China wanted to annex Taiwan to increase its power. With the recent return of Hong Kong by the British, many Chinese equate Hong Kong to Taiwan. However the fact is that the two ... owever the fact is that the two cannot be compared directly because their situations are different. Hong Kong was leased to the British for ninety-nine years after the Chinese had lost the Opium War. ...

(9 pages) 208 4 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Toronto and Hong Kong.

rnment, economy, climate and other things that have an impact on our living conditions. Toronto and Hong Kong are in fact two of the top ten ranked world cities for both livability and a place to do b ... wo of the top ten ranked world cities for both livability and a place to do business. In some ways, Hong Kong and Toronto have many of the same qualities that make up a good country to live in as well ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Pfizer - Marketing Case Study

ther Pfizer Inc. is a market leader of producing ethical products in the pharmaceutical industry in Hong Kong. To achieve this objective, Pfizer needs to enlarge and rectify their marketing communicat ... romax HK$5.00 HK$8.00 HK$9.00 - HK$13.00 HK$15.00(250mg percapsule)The above price unit is based on Hong Kong Dollar . This price is just for reference as it will increase or decrease depends on marke ...

(22 pages) 743 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The title of this essay is Small business development of Fair Fast food restaurant, which is concerned about how Fair fast food restaurant successfully develop from a small business to a big industry.

he cutthroat market as a small business starter. Fast food and organized catering is nothing new to Hong Kong. Through SWOT analysis, we may easily find that Fair fast food had 12 years history in Hon ... downturn period, food preference of younger and teenagers, its' ascendant location in Kowloon, and Hong Kong is an attractive traveling city will make more opportunities for Fair fast food to develop ...

(14 pages) 491 2 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Comparison between Tianamen and Belfast Confetti. By Kala Harvey UK spellings

tance, in Peking, China. It was a scene of world famous event in the late 1980's and was written in Hong Kong.The poem Belfast Confetti is also about protest and the people who died. The man, who wrot ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Hong Kong Magistrates trials are more inquisitorial than adversarial. Discuss

Hong Kong Magistrates Trials are more inquisitorial than adversarialWhen an offence has been committ ... odes of trial that are implemented in the 'democratic' world and whether the system employed in the Hong Kong Magistrates leans to one system over the other.Adversarial system:Ask any layperson and hi ... oy a trial system where the judges role was only marginal; the adversarial system. Considering that Hong Kong was once part of the commonwealth, it would seem that the balance should be towards the ad ...

(8 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Civil culture in Hong Kong

IntroductionAs British colonial rule in Hong Kong has come an end, the "new" local government finds itself in a political environment that i ... country two system" has resumed the sovereignty over the territory and the involvements of China in Hong Kong domestic affairs have inevitably increase so as the dampening effect in democratization. H ... d spurred political demands on the government.Has the political changes transformed the attitude of Hong Kong people towards democracy? To explore the issue I would first summarize the finding of the ...

(6 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Management: Competencies and Current Perspectives How Hong Kong can continue flourish

ndard and experience both materialistic and spiritual satisfaction. Hopefully, the best scenario in Hong Kong will exhibit the following characteristics:Knowledge-based Economy and Prominent IT Centre ... tive application of information technology will lead to materialistic and spiritual civilization of Hong Kong citizens. Although Hong Kong people, compared to Singaporeans, are late-starters in inform ...

(12 pages) 142 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

External environment for banking industry

banks, with a management team comprising 70 nationalities. Standard Chartered has been committed to Hong Kong and China for nearly 150 years. Standard Chartered Bank opened its first branch in China i ... rst branch in China in 1858 and is the oldest foreign bank in the country. The Bank has operated in Hong Kong since 1859 and has been issuing Hong Kong banknotes since 1862. Standard Chartered PLC lis ...

(7 pages) 391 1 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Hard Way of Ordering McDonalds

, at that time, 12 years of age, while my sister and brother were 10 and 8 respectively. I lived in Hong Kong, and I moved to America two years ago. This is my trip to America.When I was preparing to ... go to America, the only thing I was interested in was McDonalds. I asked my friends while I was in Hong Kong what it was like to live in America. Most of them did not know what it was like, but those ...

(8 pages) 192 6 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


ct best products with low cost and high quality thus it decided to manufacture in China assemble in Hong Kong R&D in Japan since Japan has the qualities which ensure cutting edge technology and de ... rths in 1978 to 30 in 1999. GDP in 2000 was US $ 1076.9 (billion) enhance a positive image of China.Hong Kong: - Hong Kong has experienced a tremendous growth in its economy. Hong Kong has a GDP of US ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers