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  1. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Be careful in the rush to help, experts caution

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... to help, experts caution Local charities and philanthropists are pushing into Myanmar to help with the country's development, but experts warn that people should learn from the mainland ... erased," said Peter Gautschi. He is the founder of Studer Trust, a local charity that has raised funds to build primary schools in Myanmar for the past 10 years. "It would be a shame ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Moodie Report 10th anniversary ball

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Black tie ball raises glasses, and money, for charity Big names in the travel retail industry put on their finest tuxedos and ball gowns, and headed ... Claire Jones, accompanied by the Hong Kong Children Chinese Orchestra. Proceeds raised by the ball went to two charities: The Moodie Report Foundation, dedicated to raising money for cancer ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Five charities to benefit from auction of artisans' contemporary jewellery pieces

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... Vanessa Yung vanessa.yung@scmp.com Five charities to benefit from auction of artisans' contemporary jewellery pieces After raising over HK$20,000 for the Nhat Hong orphanage in Vietnam last December, Anna Cheng of AME Gallery started online charity Jewels For Good- auctioning off an artisan's contemporary jewellery piece from her gallery to benefit a charity each ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Yuen Long villagers block Lee Shau-kee's charity housing project

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by FANNY FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Yuen Long farmer demands compensation from billionaire Lee Shau-kee before he will allow any work to begin on subsidised flats development Villagers block tycoon's charity housing project Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee's plan to donate a Yuen Long agricultural site to the Housing Society met new obstacles yesterday as members ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Ronnie Chan: philanthropist taking charity through the roof

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Denise Tsang

    ... philanthropist taking charity through roof A staunch supporter of Hong Kong's chief executive, a vocal property tycoon and a heritage crusader at Beijing's Forbidden City, Ronnie Chan Chichung ... on charity, Chan said he spent "100 times" more time on the mainland than abroad, "not seeking to meet state leaders" but overseeing his charity projects. "It does not matter ...

  6. Beijing 'keeps firm hand on NGO finances'

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai The community of non-governmental organisations on the mainland may have matured as funding sources become more diversified but tight government oversight keeps it from developing even further, according to a survey yesterday. The survey, which ...

  7. Helping others just part of family life for the Chen clan

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... avenues such as cash donations for disaster relief. Chen said that by being a major donor to OSC, the foundation was able to extend its reach to lesser-known charities. 'We don't have ... for SCMP CHARITIES LTD- OPERATION SANTA CLAUS You can donate by cheque, payable to 'SCMP CHARITIES LTD- OPERATION SANTA CLAUS' and mailed to: Operation Santa Claus, Morning Post Centre, ...

  8. 50pc of quake donors in the dark

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eventually go to earthquake-stricken areas, but they did not know which city or project their donations would benefit. Donors were not the only group confused by the use of the charity donations, ... Zhenyao, an official with the Ministry of Civil Affairs, the mainland's chief disaster relief co-ordinator, said this reflected the reality of the country's charity distribution system. ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Founder of charity caring for retired circus elephants trampled to death

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:30pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Portland Vet and former circus handler for the animals founded charity to care for them in retirement Elephant tramples its carer to death A veterinarian and co-founder of Hope Elephants, which cares for retired circus elephants, was killed when one of the animals stepped on him, police said, ruling his death an accident. Deputies from the Knox County ...

  10. News - China - LITERACY

    Charity group sees six libraries shut down by Chinese authorities in mystery crackdown

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 06:58pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... libraries. The goal is for rural youths, especially schoolchildren, to enjoy – free of charge – reading books and using facilities donated by charities and individuals. According to its website, ...




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