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  1. Doctor shifts focus to help needy

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... NGOs on the mainland. A society dominated by government-organised support groups could not be described as a civil society, Dr Chan said. 'We need to groom local NGOs to make developmental ... a doctor,' he said. 'I want to contribute more to society.' The NGO's mainland operations are focused on improving the welfare of children, especially those who are disabled, neglected ...

  2. City Digest

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... among the civil service but also society. Bribery laws should be extended to cover the chief executive, he said. Firemen unable to save Fanling warehouse Firemen suspect dangerous and flammable ...

  3. Pomp and protest for Leung

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the chronic struggles between the civil society and the government and business.' ... Rally organiser Eric Lai Yan-ho, of the Civil Human Rights Front, put the turnout at 400,000, while police say 55,000 people started the march in the park, with the total peaking at 63,000. ...

  4. Korean classics for movie buffs

    Posted Nov 28th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... the Korean version of James Dean's Rebel Without a Cause- a vibrant profile of a Korean society growing up after the civil war. Also among the selection is An Aimless Bullet (1961), widely ...

  5. Indecision leaves a cabinet-in-waiting

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Woon-kwong still pondering his future and the development minister refusing to explain his alleged abuse of the civil service rental allowance in the 1980s. Lam said he needed a few more days ... judgment, but I heard there are opposing voices,' Lam told a radio show yesterday. 'To respect them and allow discussion among society, especially NGOs working with the commission, I need ...

  6. Lawyer friend may have advised C.Y.

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... structures, but he refused to identify them. Sit is the senior and founding partner of the law firm Sit, Fung, Kwong & Shum. According to the Law Society website, he is a non-council member of its committee on standards and development. Sit's practice covers a wide range of civil matters including conveyancing and land issues. In response to the inquiry from the South China Morning Post ...

  7. Housing chief won't serve under Leung

    Posted May 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said. Cheng joined the civil service in 1983 after graduating from the University of Hong Kong. Before taking up her current political post, she had served as commissioner for tourism ... also 'carefully think about society's reaction' if they were to launch a judicial challenge, she said. ...

  8. Close Leung campaign aides join interim team

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... operating on March 20- said the three would share the salary of a senior professional-level civil service post, which ranges from HK$82,975 to HK$95,595 a month. Previously the chief executive-elect ... with Leung since he graduated. Chen is the secretary general of the Hua Jing Society, which was formed by a group of youths raised on the mainland. Leung is an honorary patron of the society. ...

  9. King of satire, defender of the truth

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... says his publishing house has two responsibilities: to point out society's injustices and to protect the truth in a world populated by spin doctors. Resisting attempts to nail him ... such praise. 'Far from it,' he says, adding that he cherishes the freedom 'to have a bit of fun'. 'It's a good thing when society allows room for people to vent,' ...

  10. Film

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the spread of a deadly virus throughout society and across the globe. CT The Help (IIA) Civil rights-era drama about a white college graduate who decides to write a book about the black women who ... about a tramp turned blue collar worker who struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. Silent (with spare English dialogue) with music and English ...




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