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  1. Red tape must not get in the way of saving lives

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for example, risk not only their own lives but valuable public resources should they run into trouble. Marine police are usually the first on the scene of accidents. However, because the force's ... with them. All government departments need to change with the times, and the marine police are no different. Saving lives should always be the priority of any government service, regardless ...

  2. Exhibition clients seek more space at convention centre

    Posted Sep 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The announcement by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council ('Convention centre expansion unveiled', September 7) shows an extremely clear picture and very specific demand for the expansion of the major exhibition space, Halls One and Two, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The convention centre has an envious international record for developing prestigious exhibitions. ...

  3. Foreign talent could cure hospital resources ills

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and insufficient resources in the public health care system have dramatically increased staff workloads. These unreasonable work demands can lead to an increase in medical blunders, endangering the safety ... how they want to live their lives and what job they want to take. So it is understandable that public doctors and nurses change jobs to obtain better working conditions and pay. Doctors ...

  4. Time to sign the UN convention

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the 1951 United Nations convention relating to the status of refugees. But that does not stop foreign nationals in troubled regions from coming to the city to seek a better life. Yet the screening ... It is in the public interest that refugees, like other underprivileged groups, are given adequate support and are able to live with dignity while they wait for settlement elsewhere. Hong Kong needs better ...

  5. Precious resource

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Michael Tien Pregnant mainland women coming to Hong Kong to give birth is a numbers problem. Ten years ago, they numbered around 600. Today, that figure is pushing 45,000, accounting for 46per cent of all live births in the city. Some 45,000 extra is too big a number for the hospital system of any metropolis. Everyone is up in arms, and everyone seems to have a solution. Some ...

  6. Public bias in private lives

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... that apply to conventional married partners. The state needs to get involved here because bestowing statutory rights is a matter of public policy. However, the recognition of certain types ... is distinctly questionable. It is frequently argued that Hong Kong is a largely conservative society, adhering to traditional Chinese values that need to be reflected in law. The proponents ...

  7. Putting youth in touch with nature

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... from nature and to upgrade facilities in Mai Po. Mai Po centre manager Mathew Cheng Ting-kee says around 200 children living in small group homes will benefit from the programme. 'These children are not able to live with their families and live in small group homes in Tin Shui Wai and Yuen Long,' Cheng says. 'Some of them are victims of domestic violence. There are also ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... sharks. Charlie Lim, chairman, conservation and management committee, Marine Products Association Shark fin ban appeal not anti-Chinese I refer to the report ('Wholesalers hit back in row ... imported into Asia, where they are a traditional cuisine. Our organisation, the Marine Products Association, totally supports the new EU initiative. It will improve species-specific landing data ...

  9. Resource tax revamp due

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The central government will likely launch a long-awaited resource tax reform in this year's second half, including a broadening of the tax base, according to a mainland ... of their resources. 'A value-based system replacing the volume-based system is being considered, but the new system will probably carry few detailed differentiations,' Beijing Daily quoted ...

  10. Rare outing in a conservative city

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... like an interview process, except that you don't see the interviewer. You see the different phases of their lives, their coming-out process, their beliefs, their family members,' Lim says. The director says she preferred to let the stories speak for themselves, rather that offering a judgment or commentary. 'I let the girls talk about their lives and viewers can make up ...




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