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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. 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 ...

  6. $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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to investigate Democrat Kam Nai-wai's dismissal of an aide should be elected by a show of hands instead of a secret ballot, a preparatory committee has agreed. This would maintain transparency ...

  9. Workers claim firm owes them HK$5m

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to take their case to the Labour Tribunal, or even have to seek legal aid and file for the winding up of the company so that they could claim money back from the insolvency fund.' The unpaid ...

  10. Help for workers a step in the right direction

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... report welcome news from Chongqing- the source of many migrants- where officials from 35 cities have agreed on co-operation to ease workers' access to legal aid. No longer will migrants have ...




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