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  1. Learning to broaden your horizons

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to countries such as Cambodia, Laos and Burma to document the help the MSF medical team offers to people with Aids. Her mission is to raise Hong Kong's awareness of the problems faced by those ...

  2. Legal aid granted to challenger in Link Reit case

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui The woman who challenged the Link Reit privatisation has been granted legal aid to take her case to the Court of Final Appeal. An independent review committee yesterday overturned a decision by the Legal Aid Department to refuse assistance to Lo Siu-lan. She has seven days to file notice of an appeal against the decisions by two lower courts to throw out her ...

  3. Encouraging safer sex among city prostitutes

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... joined Choice full time. Shocked to find many youngsters visiting the mainland for prostitutes and drugs, he said he hoped to educate young students about sex and Aids. Choice founder Shara Ho ...

  4. City's first free legal advice centre set to open

    Posted Jun 05th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... need a lawyer before they can claim legal aid. Ho Hei-wah, director of the Society for Community Organisation (Soco), said the centre would cover the inadequacies of the legal aid system, which ... is turned away by the Legal Aid Department without having much of a chance to explain their case. I have had to ring the department and tell them that our own lawyers believe this person has ...

  5. Private option spreads more widely

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and St Paul's Co-Educational College, have either switched to the DSS, or will do so next year. The DSS was started 12 years ago. Schools receive similar subsidies per student as aided ... students. In the early days it was mainly financially-pressed private schools that used the scheme to tap public funds, but three years ago it was enhanced to entice leading aided schools to join. ...

  6. Pressure starts early for places at best academies

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... schools focus on academic results, some are interested in students' other talents. Diocesan Boys' School looks for those who also excel in sports and music. Unlike aided schools, DSS ...

  7. Clothing worker is left in legal limbo

    Posted Jan 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... of the Basic Law by the National People's Congress Standing Committee overturned the ruling in 1999. Her father, Ng Kai-yuk, took her to the Legal Aid Department to launch a review of her ...

  8. Courier in passport racket jailed

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Newspaper ads had offered cash for the documents A courier for a passport-buying syndicate who was arrested in an undercover sting operation was jailed yesterday for 26 months. Cheung Wai-ming, 38, pleaded guilty to aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring the transfer of a travel document. The District Court heard that Cheung was taken into custody after ...

  9. Options slip as elite schools join subsidy scheme

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by May Chan, Polly Hui

    ... if an increasing number of schools in their own districts joined the DSS, she said. She urged the Education and Manpower Bureau to assess the need for aided school places before approving DSS proposals ...

  10. Action urged on abode seekers 'left in the dark'

    Posted Jan 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... from the Legal Aid Department between late 1998 and early 1999 discouraging them from launching individual reviews of their status. The department told them to wait for the rulings ...




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