Children from a primary school read Chinese classical texts in chorus in Hong Kong´s Siu Sai Wan Sports Ground July 14, 2007. Thousands of Hong Kong children, delegates from Hong Kong social groups and guests from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia joined in the recital.
Live it ! Love it ! (By VON)
Shopping in Mong Kok(By Maureen Barrow)
Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSAR"Hong Kong´s future tied with motherland."
The documentary celebrates the 10th anniversary of Hong Kong´s return to China.
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The handover ceremony in 1997 officially marked the transfer of HK from the UK to the People´s Republic of China. Watch Video >>
Not long ago Hong Kong local residents filled these classrooms and dormitories. Now these schools are attracting greater numbers of students from around the world. They say:"There´s always something happening."
"Just being here is fantastic."
"I really love Hong Kong." ...
Hong Kong´s economy has thrived in recent years and the city has greatest concentration of corporate headquarters in Asia.Businessmen came here from around the world to HK advance their careers and start their own businesses. Businessmen like Jack Maisano, Bertrand Michaud and Allan Zeman lived here and help make the city a cosmopolitan financial hub. They have helped strengthen Hong Kong´s role as an international financial center.
July 1st, 1997 was a major turning point when the British handed Hong Kong over to China. Many feared the handover would damage the local economy. Some British and even local Hong Kong residents left their homes and moved overseas. But still some British chose to stay and link their future to the city of Hong Kong´s. In this program we´ll explore what their lives are like ten years after the handover, and why they still call Hong Kong home.