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Reminiscences and observations of a Hong Kong Chai Lo

John Griffiths

Reminiscences and observations of a Hong Kong Chai Lo

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Published by Pentland Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Griffiths.
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22277982M
ISBN 10185821470X
OCLC/WorldCa37196597

Highly recommend this trip to anyone interested in Hong Kong's complex history. Hence, the visit of the great modern writer Lu Xun Zhou Shuren in received little attention because his radical ideas were not welcome at the time. The area was home to a few thousand fishermen and farmers. If you and the other editor have a dispute you would like to solve, you can seek mediation at our projects reading room. Now, what aspects of Hong Kong history shall we focus on? With wireless telegraphy and radio-telephone, much convenience is enjoyed by those who wish to save time in business or otherwise.

Wikipedia Matthew Nathan was born in London inthe second son of Jewish parents. Some special tours will be held in particular time. Science alone has revolutionized so many things that we are apt to forget what we had in the past. Thanks to Liz Chater and Moddsey for sharing their photos. The population of Hong Kong island was about 7, During his tenure as Governor he pioneered the early development of Kowloon with the opening of Nathan Road, today a major thoroughfare, and developed the Kowloon-Canton Railway project which connected Hong Kong to China via the Trans-Siberian Railroad.

Michael S. In the Education Department, situated in an ordinary house at the junction of Hollywood Road and Wyndham Street, slightly opposite Glenealy, one English and one Chinese inspector were all the officers managing the whole educational system in Hongkong. The same procedure applied to the other Government Departments : Education, Police, Sanitary, etc in securing Chinese for important and responsible positions. He also actively promoted education — particularly in technical fields — as he had a background and interest in engineering. On land, horse coaches were the most popular and the best means of conveyance.


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Special Administrative Region present China gained control of the territory in If you come across a word that is Chinese such as Dai Pai Dong or a word that may be difficult for the general audience, then the word must be in italics and added to the glossary.

He worked there as an accountant for 25 years. On land, horse coaches were the most popular and the best means of conveyance. This is the way most books are formatted, after all.

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