This series will introduce the establishment of the medical system in hong kong the development of the maritime industry in the early days of hong kong the. What surprised china, and angered the british, was that britain's captain charles elliot seized the nearly deserted, rocky island of hong kong. Hong kong's exchange fund was established by the currency ordinance of 1935 (later renamed the exchange fund ordinance) since its. Salisbury centre became a modern landmark and ymca entered the era of tremendous growth set up the international kindergarten adjusted the style of the. However, the pacific war and occupation of hong kong by the japanese and industrial development of hong kong with a lot of it coming from indonesia.
'just bite', a campaign against poverty and hunger in hong kong, begins offering oxfam grants for development education projects in hong kong. Read about the history of the hsbc group – our origins and our achievements in march 1865, hsbc opened its doors for business in hong kong, and today. Hong kong was a british possession for decades until it rejoined hong kong island (centre background) from victoria peak, hong kong.
Walk hong kong offers a guided history tour of the central district of hong kong island that explains the colourful background to this region this is a great. The exhibitions include: fifty years of hong kong archaeology, history these exhibitions help to shed light on different facets of hong kong's history fifty years of cultural and educational development in hong kong (7 march - 30 . Book your tickets online for hong kong museum of history, hong kong: see 3310 overview 45 3,310 reviews excellent63% very good31% average4% . As part of the revised curriculum, students will spend more time learning about china's contemporary history and hong kong's development. Below you'll find the key dates in the history of hong kong presented in a timeline the timeline starts at the area's earliest recorded mention.
Background “hong kong voices”, an important component of hong kong memory, is a digital oral history archive which collects the life experiences,. Post-war era to the post-colonial period because of its social-historical transition therefore the early stages of the development of hong kong english (hke. This article explores, within the context of hong kong, a centrally important aspect of 21 eitel, e j “materials for a history of education in hong kong” china. A chronology of key events in the history of hong kong from 1842 to the present. The history of hong kong, a business port located off the southeast coast of eurasia despite the immigration and sparse development of agriculture, the area was hilly and relatively barren people had to rely on salt, pearl and fishery trades.
Image: hong kong's 'umbrella movement' protests have proved a keri phillips explains the background to the massive public protests. The historical background hong kong today 11 in 1997, hong kong is in a unique position it is to be decolonised by having its sovereignty handed. My own contribution - on the origins and evolution of hong kong's currency board system - perhaps contained as much memory as history,. History and development of environmental impact assessment in hong kong the effort to formulate a set of administrative eia procedures for public and private. The previous series of the history of hong kong was produced however, with the rapid development of trading in central and the sharp.
Hong kong's rich history, with its interesting tales of marauding pirates, powerful clans and european traders, has helped carve out its future as asia's world city. Good overview of hong kong's political history with a focus on the 1997 handover i read this while visiting and enjoyed seeing a lot of the places mentioned. Background hong kong park, covers an area of 8 hectares, is officially opened in may 1991 the present site of the park was originally a. Hong kong was the point of departure for thousands of chinese during the victorian gold rushes of the 1850s, and many people from hong kong also joined the.
What can visitors enjoy for free at the hong kong museum of history four hundred million years of heritage, towering statues, meticulous. History of the hong kong observatory the idea of setting up a meteorological observatory in hong kong was first proposed by the royal society in 1879.
Key events and dates in hong kong's history--from founding of country up to prior to the arrival of the british, hong kong was a small fishing community.