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Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Piracy (Steamship "sunning.") (24 Nov 1926)

Mr Austen Chamberlain: Steamship "Sunning," en route from Amoy to Hong Kong, was attacked at 4 p.m. on 15th November by pirates, who had got on board at Shanghai and Amoy disguised as passengers, their total number being 20 to 30. It appears that the guards were on duty but that the starboard grille was open and the ship's officers were not carrying their arms at the time of the attack. The pirates were in control...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Boycott. (10 Nov 1926)

Mr Austen Chamberlain: As foreshadowed in the reply given on 28th September to the hon. Member for West Leicester (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence), an announcement of the termination of the Hong Kong boycott appeared in the Canton Gazette of 10th October, when all pickets on the Hong Kong frontier were withdrawn and restrictions on the crossing to and fro of passengers and goods were abandoned. At the same time the strike...

Oral Answers to Questions — Situation in China.: Protection of British Interests. (28 Sep 1926)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: ...Cantonese Government, and no further incidents have occurred. On 18th September the Cantonese Government informed His Majesty's Consul-General that they had made arrangements to end the boycott of Hong-Kong at the latest by 10th October, and that they proposed to levy certain taxes on imports and exports, for the purpose, it is understood, of liquidating the strike organisation. A...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Boycott. (29 Jul 1926)

Mr Charles Trevelyan: 88. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can now report as to the progress of the negotiations for the settlement of the Canton boycott of Hong Kong; and whether he will Wale the attitude of the British Government to the proposal referred to them for an impartial commission to investigate the Shameen shooting?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Yardcraft Service Abroad. (21 Jul 1926)

Mr William Kelly: 15. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of native roasters, mates and engineers employed by the Admiralty on yardcraft vessels at Singapore, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, Malta and Bermuda in June, 1925, and June, 1026, and what are the weekly hours worked by these men?

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Boycott. (14 Jul 1926)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: 4. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what progress has been made with the negotiations for ending the trade boycott of Hong Kong?

Orders of the Day — Revenue Departments Estimates, 1926–27. Post Office. (14 Jul 1926)

Mr Charles Ammon: ...any proposal to make concessions to the Marconi Company to work route traffic for this country through Abu Kabal? This is an important matter. This particular station transmits to Rhodesia, Iraq, Hong Kong and Singapore, and it shows possibilities of great commercial development. If a concern like the Marconi Company buy this station, it shows that they must have some knowledge of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Boycott. (7 Jul 1926)

Mr George Barker: 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Canton Government has notified the Hong Kong Government of its readiness to negotiate regarding the settlement of the Canton-Hong Kong strike and anti-British boycott; and whether he has any information regarding the present position of the negotiations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Pacific (British Docks). (30 Jun 1926)

Mr William Bridgeman: ...cruisers now being built for the Royal Navy: Sydney.—Sutherland Dock (Cockatoo Island), Mort's New Graving Dock, Woolwich. Esquimalt.—New Dominion Government Dry Dock (practically complete). Hong Kong.—Taikoo Dockyard Company's Dry Dock, Hong Kong and Whampoa Company's No. 1 Dock. Singapore.—King's Dock.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Tobacco (Empire Production). (29 Jun 1926)

...… 865,769 3,191,583 2,635,968 2,543,683 2,486,793 24,453 99,862 80,170 77,173 81,185 British North Borneo … 739,050 593,016 894,209 889,730 829,650 141,972 123,277 155,670 175,786 155,832 Hong Kong … 64,379 2,878 3,315 23 14,503 2,772 119 242 1 980 Canada … 172,097 839,421 847,867 1,019,055 1,156,5[...]8 18,100 64,409 59,885 66,428 78,512 Other Empire Countries … 20,522...

Oral Answers to Questions — General Strike.: Rice (Empire Production). (28 Jun 1926)

...Southern Rhodesia† Tons of rice (4 cwts.) — (2 cwts.) — — (1 cwt.) Ceylon Bushels of 12,822,867 10,469,476 11,145,553 10,538,099 12,649,265 11,754,641 Padi ‡ ‡ ‡ Hong Kong No statistics of production available; about 22.000 acres under rice cultivation. Malay Status Ş Tons of Padi 3,539 3,469 2,891 3,957 7,652 4,277 Malay statesŞ Tons of rice 566,232 §564,757...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Anti-British Strike and Boycott. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Samuel Viant: 18 and 19. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) the sum suggested by the Canton Government to the Governor of Hong Kong that would be necessary to meet the claims of the strikers as compensation; (2) the number of Chinese coolies, seamen, and engineers who left the Colony of Canton last June and the number that have since returned; and what steps are being taken by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Hong Kong (Trade). (28 Apr 1926)

Oral Answers to Questions — Hong Kong (Trade).

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Civil Service (Chinese Employes). (19 Apr 1926)

Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery: There are large numbers of British subjects of Chinese origin in the service of the Governments of Hong-kong, the Federated Malay States and the Straits Settlements, but I regret that I am not in a position to give the precise figures desired by my hon. Friend. In other Colonies the Chinese inhabitants form hut an insignificant proportion of the total population.

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Anti-British Strike and Boycott). (19 Apr 1926)

. VIANT: 24. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what progress has been made with a view to effecting a settlement of the anti-British strike and boycott against Hong Kong; and whether he will stale the number of Chinese workers who left the colony on strike, and the amount claimed on their behalf in respect of strike pay and compensation for non-reinstatement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Wireless Station, Egypt. (31 Mar 1926)

Mr Charles Ammon: ...money, that since the improvements have been effected the station has shown signs of developing as a commercial asset, and that Government work is transmitted via Abu Zabal to Rhodesia, Iraq, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kualalumpur, and other British settlements in the East, and in view of the commercial possibilities and the strategic value of the station?

Oral Answers to Questions — China. (29 Mar 1926)

Mr Herbert Looker: Will the right hon. Gentleman support any action of the Hong Kong Government declining to recognise any claims of a blackmailing nature put forward by the strikers' committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Woollen Goods (Export). (23 Mar 1926)

...of woollen and worsted tissues (piece goods) of British manufacture exported to all destinations during 1925 amounted to £35,282,000. The largest quantities were consigned to China (including Hong Kong), Japan, United States, Argentina and the Netherlands among foreign countries; and to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, British South Africa and British East Indies, among British countries....

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Imperial Preference. (22 Mar 1926)

Mr Albert Jacob: ...extending British markets and relieving unemployment, he will do everything possible to arrange for preferential treatment of British goods in our Asiatic Colonies and Dependencies, namely, Ceylon, Hong Kong, Straits Settlements, Malay States, North Borneo, Brunei, Sarawak, and Aden, which at present do not appear to reciprocate our preference for Empire products?


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