After the avian flu came the financial crisis, causing confidence in the SAR's government
to plummet. However, experts say that this may be due to a lack of public relations skills
on the part of the Chief Executive and the government.
It's been nine months since the Handover, but pro-Taiwan news agencies and other
organizations still find a home in Hong Kong.
As doubts arise about the accuracy of IQ tests in assessing people's abilities, other
"quotients" have come up for more comprehensive assessments.
Baptist University is introducing a Chinese medicine course in the 1998-1999 academic
year. The University hopes to begin with 30 students enrolled to undertake the five-year
While children have lots of toys at home to play with nowadays, they enjoy themselves
under the sun in parks. There, they socialize with other kids, not with products from
Culture & Recreation
Chung King Mansion
Many local people see may see this "mysterious" building as "minority
paradise" -- a home for travellers. In fact, Chinese people also share the paradise,
living there and doing business.
Hoping to add flavor to the occasion, the Hong Kong Arts Festival '98 offers a greater
variety of programs than past years. The organizer hopes to bring art to audiences from
different sectors of society.
Some people believe in the curative effects of colon cleansing, while some say that it
helps to improve their appearance. If not done properly, there may be undesirable side