English trumps Chinese as top business language in Hong Kong

November 19, 2008

HONG KONG, CHINA–Eleven years after it ceased to be a British colony, English remains the most important language to master in Hong Kong’s business and professional world, according to a survey released Friday. Written English was rated the most full story
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Only one in seven Hong Kongers speaks good English, survey finds

October 21, 2008

HONG KONG, CHINA–Eleven years after British rule ended, only one in seven Hong Kong people consider that they speak good English, according to a survey released Friday, dpa reported. More than 40 per cent of people in the former British colony describe their level of English as below average or worse while 15 per cent describe it as good and only 3 per cent say it is excellent. full story