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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Housing is a structural cause of poverty [in Hong Kong] due to some of our land policies Oxfam HK director general Stephen Fisher   This is not an abuse of power. It was carried out according to law and procedure A spokesman for South Korean President Lee Myung-bak on his pardoning of former aides jailed for corruption   Timbuktu has fallen Exiled mayor Halle Ousmane Cisse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1138840/who-said-it
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Welfare for working poor depresses wages, benefits greedy employers

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp An allowance for those eschewing support would only benefit greedy employers Proposed welfare for working poor would depress wages [Oxfam director general Stephen] Fisher, who is on the government-appointed Commission on Poverty, said he would urge the authorities to introduce a low-income family allowance for the working poor who earned less than CSSA ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1084796/welfare-working-poor-depresses-wages-benefits-greedy
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's new poverty line wins wary support

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the Mandatory Provident Fund, the compulsory retirement saving scheme, as it was set up only in the past decade, and they are reluctant to turn to welfare. Stephen Fisher, director general of Oxfam Hong Kong and a member of the commission, said: "In Hong Kong, one of the main causes of poverty is being old. This should not be happening." Fisher, who was the director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102376/hong-kongs-new-poverty-line-just-first-step
  4. Strike organiser admits mix-up

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Southorn Playground to Wu Chung House in Wan Chai in groups of a few hundred. They had agreed with the government that the director of social welfare, Stephen Fisher, would only accept the petition ... turned into a standoff with police as protesters tried to force their way into the first-floor podium of Wu Chung House, where the Social Welfare Department headquarters is. Mr Fisher said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/617669/strike-organiser-admits-mix
  5. Gay rights 'a right, not a matter of opinion'

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Affairs Stephen Fisher told yesterday's home affairs panel meeting that the survey would look at the possibility of a law banning discrimination based on people's sexual orientation. ... to employment and other rights.' But Mr Fisher said the government had to seek the support of the public and of Legco to ensure the law would pass. 'There must be public support and public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485499/gay-rights-right-not-matter-opinion
  6. Draft anti-racism laws may have exemptions

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Stephen Fisher said small and medium-sized enterprises might be granted a three-year grace period to allow them to adjust to the new law. Second, Mr Fisher said that while the law would protect ... are residing in small premises and wish to rent out a room in the flat while sharing the kitchen, toilet and common areas should not be required to comply fully with the law,' Mr Fisher said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/432919/draft-anti-racism-laws-may-have-exemptions
  7. Accounts staff blamed for travel claims leak

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... deputy secretary of home affairs Stephen Fisher quoted Mr Lam as saying it may have been internal accounting staff who sent an anonymous fax on July 14, 2005, to the media and his office. ... said Mr Fisher, now director of the Social Welfare Department. Lam allegedly claimed the full allowance of A$268 (HK$1,929.25) a day for the six trips when he was only entitled to 60 per cent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/628736/accounts-staff-blamed-travel-claims-leak
  8. HK$300m short-term boost for welfare pay

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... solution'. Director of Social Welfare Stephen Fisher said the measures were advanced in response to the demands of the welfare sector. 'We shall apply for a one-off grant of HK$200 million from the Lotteries Fund Advisory Committee to assist those organisations with financial or recruitment problems,' Mr Fisher said. 'In the market, the starting salaries of many posts have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621351/hk300m-short-term-boost-welfare-pay
  9. Legislators press for anti-bias law to protect mainland migrants

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher said it would not be possible to include mainlanders in the ordinance 'because we are all Chinese'. The proposed Racial Discrimination ... legislation to cover new Chinese arrivals in Hong Kong. Criticising the scope of the definitions laid out in the bill, she told Mr Fisher at yesterday's home affairs panel meeting: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536048/legislators-press-anti-bias-law-protect-mainland-migrants
  10. Rise in number of CSSA applicants expected

    Posted Nov 10th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of CSSA applications are expected to rise in the next few months. Social Welfare Department director Stephen Fisher said that during other crises, the number of applications from the unemployed and low-income workers had increased. The department would see whether the government needed to inject more resources into welfare, he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659567/rise-number-cssa-applicants-expected

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