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March 27, 1995 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hong Kong cardiologist Raymond W.Y. Wu quickly sums up the difference between his view of life after 1997 and the one held by Gov. Chris Patten, the outspoken official who has become a controversial advocate of democratic reforms in the last days of British rule of the Asian financial capital. "That is the past. We are the future," said the president of the Hong Kong Medical Assn., who is among those caught up in a feud between the Chinese and British over Hong Kong's future.
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March 27, 1995 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Hong Kong cardiologist Raymond W.Y. Wu quickly sums up the difference between his view of life after 1997 and the one held by Gov. Chris Patten, the outspoken official who has become a controversial advocate of democratic reforms in the last days of British rule of the Asian financial capital. "That is the past. We are the future," said the president of the Hong Kong Medical Assn., who is among those caught up in a feud between the Chinese and British over Hong Kong's future.
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March 26, 1990 | LANCE IGNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite Hong Kong's uncertain future, Citicorp is financing one of the largest commercial projects in the British colony and also plans to open a new regional headquarters in the building. Dubbed Citicorp Plaza, the project's 35- and 50-story towers will overlook Hong Kong's central business district. Citicorp plans to spend at least $159 million to acquire the upper floors of the tallest structure, where it plans to consolidate employees from two other Hong Kong offices.
BUSINESS
March 26, 1990 | LANCE IGNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Despite Hong Kong's uncertain future, Citicorp is financing one of the largest commercial projects in the British colony and also plans to open a new regional headquarters in the building. Dubbed Citicorp Plaza, the project's 35- and 50-story towers will overlook Hong Kong's central business district. Citicorp plans to spend at least $159 million to acquire the upper floors of the tallest structure, where it plans to consolidate employees from two other Hong Kong offices.
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August 25, 1986 | KENNETH FREED, Times Staff Writer
Lee Ron Bick was hardly made welcome when he came to Canada from Hong Kong 78 years ago. He had to pay a $500 head tax for the privilege of doing work that white Canadians scorned, and the government refused his wife entry for 13 years in hopes that he would return to Asia. If there was anything unusual about Lee's situation, it was that he got into Canada at all. Asians were never really accepted in the first half of this century.
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