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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP manager tells court of shock at theme park setback

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:42pm by Austin Chiu, Stuart Lau

    ... to be a Disney-like park with rides but changed its mind when it learned of plans for Hong Kong Disneyland. It decided to make the park one that included elements of education, fun and environmental ... the design of the park, intending to complete the first part by the end of 2006. But the project hit a snag in 2005, when SHKP was told by the Lands Department that the government might ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Threat of legal action ends for photographer accused of assault

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Department of Justice decides not to pursue second appeal in case of man cleared of assault Threat of legal action ends for photographer The legal wrangle ... of the decision to acquit photojournalist Gary Sing Kai-chung. The decision by the Department of Justice came after a High Court judge last month described as "pedantic" the prosecution's ...

  3. New bans and fines failing to deter smokers

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Department staff, who can now issue fixed-penalty tickets, were nowhere to be seen. At Hung Hom wet market, the South China Morning Post called the management office after finding some seafood ... said smoking control efforts would be more effective if they concentrated on education instead of issuing penalty tickets. A total of 2,200 staff from the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

  4. Textbook strategies

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... for school dropouts and under-educated young people is particularly bleak, and many are unemployed. Figures released by the Census and Statistics Department show that between November last year ... unemployed compared to 13.5 per cent for females. Meanwhile, a survey of 366 people aged 15 to 24 with educational levels lower than Form Seven by Hong Kong Christian Service found that one-sixth ...

  5. Call to extend community care for mental patients

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... professionals have said, arguing that extended treatment would improve the chances of identifying any relapses early on. More resources should also be devoted to educating the families of mental ... allegedly chopped a three-year-old boy to death in Sham Shui Po. Petrus Ng, from the department of social work at Baptist University, said discharged mental patients showed improvement ...

  6. Villagers angry but supportive over rehab centre

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... for the centre's cause. Hundreds of residents, wearing red ribbons on their wrists and brandishing banners, attended the Home Affairs Department's consultation session. The villagers had recently ... as they challenged presentations made by officials from the security and education bureaus. Villagers said the local school should be used for local students, to save them 'four hours' of daily ...

  7. Six die in 20-floor lift shaft plunge

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Austin Chiu

    ... for the education of the workers' children. A Sun Hung Kai spokeswoman said the work being carried out yesterday was legal and a safety officer was at the site. Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew ... Ordinance. He said the Labour Department would launch an investigation. Eight fatal industrial accidents have been reported in the construction sector so far this year, six of them involving workers ...



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