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  1. EXEDY gives back to society

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:54pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... About 27 of its 32 employees are autistic or have a disability. "This is our way of giving back to society," says Haruo Shimizu, president and CEO of EXEDY. "This philosophy ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ELECTORAL REFORM

    Law society condemns Occupy Central plan

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by Joshua But and Tanna Chong

    ... society condemns civil disobedience The city's largest lawyers' group yesterday joined the chorus condemning the Occupy Central civil disobedience plan, with its president saying ... plans to blockade the business district next summer if the government fails to come up with a satisfactory plan for full democracy in the 2017 chief executive election. Law Society president ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Higher retirement age for civil servants mustn't harm public interest

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 06:02pm by Joseph Wong

    ... Joseph Wong Joseph Wong applauds the government's plan to raise the retirement age for civil servants, but says the conditions set for the new limits must be clearly spelled out to protect public interests Proceed with care The government's proposal of a higher retirement age for newly hired civil servants and more flexible post-retirement opportunities for those ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Carrie Lam issues warning on Occupy Central shutdown at talk with civil servants

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 10:33am by Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam

    ... Phila Siu, Gary Cheung and Jeffie Lam Chief secretary tells civil service unions in rare meeting she fears government services may be threatened if voting reform protest goes ahead Lam ... to a standstill. Her warning came at a meeting with civil service and disciplined services unions ahead of the unveiling of the government's electoral reform report on Tuesday. Civil Servants General ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s military shift challenged in court by ex-civil servant

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Ex-civil servant files action against Tokyo's move to reinterpret its war-renouncing constitution Court challenge to wider role forJapan's military ... of armed force except in narrowly defined circumstances. I want to pass on the message ‘never wage war’ to the next generation TOKINAO CHINDO Tokinao Chindo, 75, a former civil servant, said ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Pro-democracy website House News closes, citing political pressure, low revenue

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Gary Cheung

    ... Tony Tsoi Tung-ho, said he and his family had been increasingly influenced by the spreading "white terror" in society, as a number of democracy advocates had been followed, had ... said in the letter. He is one of 10 professionals to have publicly vowed to take part in the civil-disobedience movement Occupy Central. "The pressure has become so bad that I feel more ...

  7. Magazines - Style - VISION

    Gucci CEO promotes brand's essence while giving back to society

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by Vivian Chen

    ... STORY Vivian Chen Gucci CEO Patrizio di Marco says the brand combines its 90-year luxury heritage to strengthen its position at the upper end of the market Forever modern Q: Gucci's artisans are travelling around the world. Is it a company strategy t ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Robert Miller's HK$100m gift to Asia Society highlights arts funding woes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A HK$100m donation to the Asia Society highlights the never-ending struggle small arts groups face trying to keep their heads above water The art of begging When Duty Free Shoppers founder Robert Miller donated HK$100 million to the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre last month, the news stunned the cultural sector. It was the largest donation made ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Occupy Central activists must consider price to pay for raising stakes

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by TIM COLLARD

    ... Tim Collard Tim Collard says active civil disobedience would leave no room for retreat Pro-democracy camp should rethink burning its bridges Matters regarding the establishment ... statement, radical activist groups are proposing to launch a civil disobedience campaign next month. The groups say this may not be necessary, as direct nomination for candidates has yet ...




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