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  1. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... committed people from all walks of life to help organise visits and outings for people with physical disabilities. Teen volunteer: Angel Yeung Ngai-kwan, 22, is an student at City University of Hong Kong. She has been doing volunteer work for over six months. 'I joined the volunteer team when doing an internship at Easy-Access Travel Limited, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/495153/hong-kong-society-rehabilitation
  2. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ... But Singapore's circumstances are different from Hong Kong's. The Singapore government made a decision years ago to maintain a sizeable proportion of the economy in manufacturing. It was worried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1434083/hong-kong-doesnt-need-morlocks-delta-fix-labour-woes
  3. Working to inspire real change in society

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... women has improved markedly in recent years, and take a positive view of progress made in Hong Kong. When Georgs arrived in Hong Kong six years ago, visibly pregnant, she went to job interviews ... to equal opportunities and balanced workplace issues has increased significantly. Van Dale, a lawyer who has lived in Hong Kong since the mid-1990s and who took her law degree at the University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/729153/working-inspire-real-change-society
  4. Confined by society

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the chief executive officer of Civic Exchange, Christine Loh Kung-wai, spoke for many when she asked: 'How is it that Hong Kong, one of the richest societies in the world, falls behind ... is now celebrated globally on November 20. In Hong Kong, however, there will be children this year who will feel they have little to celebrate, and parents who consider their offspring have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985259/confined-society
  5. Law Society wants mainland exam scrapped due to poor pass rate

    Posted Apr 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip After seven years of 'appalling' pass rates, the Law Society has called on Beijing to do away with the exam Hong Kong lawyers must take to practice law on the mainland. ... citizens were first allowed to take the exam. Until 2008, not a single Hong Kong practicing lawyer passed. Law Society president Huen Wong said that most successful candidates were originally from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966274/law-society-wants-mainland-exam-scrapped-due-poor-pass-rate
  6. Conviction rates not too high, Law Society finds

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... quoted by the society, Hong Kong's conviction rates in 2008, counting both guilty and not- guilty pleas, were 73, 93 and 95 per cent in the magistrates' courts, District Court and Court ... A Department of Justice spokesman said the society 'has concluded that there is no reason for concern at the rates in Hong Kong, which are comparable with those in other common-law legal systems. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/720139/conviction-rates-not-too-high-law-society-finds
  7. Ronnie Chan to be co-chairman of Asia Society

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... been vice-chairman of the Asia Society's board since 1998 and is also the chairman of its Hong Kong centre. Well-known in Hong Kong for his outspoken views on local politics, the property ... The institution is planning new offices in Hong Kong, a project which will involve the conservation of four former British military buildings in Admiralty. The new centre will be open to the public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/968636/ronnie-chan-be-co-chairman-asia-society
  8. In tune with society

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Thompson

    ... and idiosyncrasies of our society and living culture. Hong Kong must not allow itself to be left behind. Other Asia-Pacific countries are making great progress in their cultural development. Hong Kong, too, ... and companies, higher education institutions, and with neighbouring communities. By supporting development of people, Hong Kong could retune itself to some of the key, emerging demands and imperatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/679200/tune-society
  9. New Law Society president aims to bring international perspective

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to China any more? We should encourage local firms to do more international business. 'I want to see a pure Hong Kong firm do large financial deals. This business is not the monopoly of an international firm.' He urged lawyers to concentrate on the markets of Russia, the Middle East and Taiwan, as they had the greatest potential for new business. He was also optimistic that Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684449/new-law-society-president-aims-bring-international-perspective
  10. Condemned to life in society's margin

    Posted Jan 20th 2007, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... Hong Kong is a case in point, with strategies more often than not judged by the facilitation of material achievement rather than the fulfilment of the individual. Although this approach ... to the controversy over Deputy Secretary Bernadette Linn Hon-ho's comments to Legco. Has the Education and Manpower Bureau established that students who study GCSE Chinese can gain acceptance to Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578918/condemned-life-societys-margin

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