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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Business community must play active role in democratic development

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:51pm by THOMAS YASUDA

    ... Thomas Yasuda Thomas Yasuda says its time for Hong Kong's business community to set aside self-interest and political detachment, and to support the public by standing up ... Hong Kong's pro-democratic Occupy Central movement was a mistake. Instead of second-guessing their intentions, the business community should show Beijing's ambivalent decision-makers ...

  2. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Property developers in Britain accused of segregating communities with 'poor door' entrances for less well-off tenants

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London 'Poor doors' segregating communities Multimillion-pound housing developments in London are segregating less well-off tenants from wealthy homebuyers ... rubbish disposal facilities and postal deliveries are being separated. The Green Party accused developers of showing "contempt for ordinary people" by enforcing such two-tier policies. ...

  3. News - Asia - GAY RIGHTS

    Draft marriage law hangs over Nepal's LGBT community ahead of rights parade

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... articles in the drafts are vague and the language ambiguous- they're harmful to the LGBT community," Pant said, referring to the 2011 draft codes that were shelved after parliament ... acceptance is a huge challenge in Nepalese society, said Bharat Man Shrestha, LGBT human rights officer at the United Nations Development Programme Nepal. The UN body has suggested amendments ...

  4. EUPE develops sustainable communities for generations

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:11pm by Reports by Elaine Deng, Krystin Chu, Stacey Johnson, Khay Inn Poh and Jessica Ryan

    ... of trees that encircle their homes. Cultivating such communities takes more than a traditional property developer. It takes a focused township developer that looks beyond maximising density ... managing director and CEO. "Township development must be a sustainable business model that is good for your community and good for your customers." EUPE's commitment has earned ...

  5. Property - Hong Kong & China - C-SUITE

    Green Development Council chairman on a mission to save planet

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... Development Council says Q & A Hong Kong Green Development Council chairman Conrad Wong Tin-cheung has a mission: save the planet. With more than 20 years of construction project management experience, Wong has been contributing to sustainable development in Hong Kong and leading the industry towards greener practices, in the hope that will minimise environmental impacts while maximising ...

  6. NDC reshapes fire protection systems as reliable guardian of communities

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:41pm by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... of communities. The company is developing means to integrate wireless telecommunications into fire protection systems within smart cities. This integration would result in real-time reports of fire ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Fire protection equipment and systems act as guards who are first on the scene during community emergencies. Committed ...

  7. News - World - DISEASE

    Development banks send emergency loans to African countries hit by Ebola

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:23pm by Reuters

    ... said in a statement. "The international community needs to act fast to contain and stop this Ebola outbreak," he added. African Development Bank president Donald Kaberuka said ... Reuters in Washington Emergency loans for countries hit by outbreak International development banks have committed US$260 million in emergency loans for three West African countries hit ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school ‘facing crisis’ in catering to Hong Kong’s expanding French community

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:04pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... community in Hong Kong. The number of French nationals aged under six on consulate records has hit 1,500, half as much again as the capacity of the school's French primary section, says ... development, although he declined to identify which one. The sites include two empty schools: in the Ap Lei Chau Estate and on Ma Chung Road, Tai Po; and three greenfield sites, two in Tseung Kwan ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Urban planning must reflect Hong Kong's great need for community and open space

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 01:34pm by Ian Brownlee

    ... they are not considered. When facilities are not included in the government's development plan, land previously proposed for a park or social/community facilities is considered surplus. This overlooks ... Ian Brownlee Ian Brownlee says a single-minded focus on residential housing will affect Hong Kong's liveability Urban planning must reflect our great need for community and open space ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online community still unhappy with proposed changes to copyright law

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by LO WEI

    ... on Wednesday, offers exemptions that will enhance freedom of expression. But some in the online community say the safeguards do not go far enough. Works featuring "secondary creations"- ... was a substitute for the original. The government said the amendments were necessary because Hong Kong's copyright law was a decade behind many developed countries. Regarding the exemption for parody ...




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