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  1. Government-aided jobs scheme to end

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Applications for a government-subsidised internship programme for university graduates will close on March 31 as the job market gradually revives, the Labour Department says. It is unlikely that the programme- launched in August last year- will be ...

  2. Lump-sum funding 'to continue for aid groups'

    Posted Nov 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung An independent committee is expected to advise the government to continue its lump-sum grants to social welfare organisations, a system fiercely opposed by frontline social workers in recent years. But it will propose measures to relieve ...

  3. Legal aid watchdog pursues new blood

    Posted Mar 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Legal-aid monitors want to expand their advisory board to include representatives of consumer, social services and accounting sectors. This would give the Legal Aid Services ... Association of Social Workers and the Consumer Council to join the council, which monitors the work of the Legal Aid Department. 'The people applying for legal aid are consumers and the Consumer ...

  4. Shandong moves to protect employees with HIV/Aids

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang The Shandong government has declared it illegal to sack employees who have HIV/Aids, becoming the first mainland province to take initiatives to end discrimination against ... of the mainland's leading Aids activists. 'Discrimination against Aids patients and HIV carriers is fading bit by bit on the mainland, but the government still has a long way to go,' Mr Hu said. ...

  5. Legal aid network to help migrants

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Pact to tackle unpaid wages and injuries More than 30 mainland cities have signed a pact creating an inter-city legal aid network to provide migrant workers easier access to legal advice on everything from unpaid wages to compensation for work-related injuries. The so-called Chongqing Pact signed on Tuesday by government-sanctioned legal aid centres in 31 cities ...

  6. Retirement fund move to aid 326,000

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Denise Hung MPF proposal would raise salary cap to HK$30,000 a month More than 320,000 workers stand to benefit from a proposal to increase contributions to their retirement fund. Nelson Chow Wing-sun, chairman of the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Advis ...

  7. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The phone conversations between Mo Yuk-ping and her stockbroker, Hideki Hue Ying-fai, mentioned in the report 'Socialite is accused of asking aide to lie' on page A2 yesterday were not recorded by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Instead, the phone conversations were recorded by the employer of Hideki Hue, CLSA, during the company's normal course ...

  8. Court grants hearing in minimum wage battle

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to apply for legal aid today and hoped for a speedy hearing. 'It's highly likely that the Legal Aid Department will grant the legal aid because the judge has already granted leave [for the case] and the applicant's financial status matches the criteria under which legal aid is granted,' the legislator said. 'When the case is heard in court, it will raise awareness ...

  9. $239m offer to poultry industry

    Posted May 25th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... their licences, according to a document that will be discussed in the Legislative Council today. Retraining and financial aid will be made available to employees made redundant. Vendors who decide ...

  10. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Even before moving to Thailand, Malina Zlatkova Enlund had heard stories about children being subjected to sexual abuse and then sold to human trafficking rings in Southeast Asia. But a meeting with an Aids-stricken 12-year-old in a desolate hospital room finally drove the Bulgarian-Canadian to act to fight a trade that overpowers ...




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