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  1. WWF and developer in wetlands project

    Posted Dec 15th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Cheung Kong unit to co-operate on Yuen Long reserve A green group will co-operate with a property giant to develop a wetland nature reserve at Yuen Long. The project will cover ... the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) will advise the developer on the planning, construction and operation of the wetland nature reserve. It also will help the developer prepare the environmental ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/529331
  2. Beauty industry retains university to develop a code of practice

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The hair and beauty industry is preparing a code of practice to reassure customers. Speaking before the inauguration of the Hong Kong Hair and Beauty Merchants Association yesterday, the group's chairman, Chao Chen-kuo, said it had commissi ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504475/beauty-industry-retains-university-develop-code-practice
  3. Law urged to protect trees from urban development

    Posted Feb 21st 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Oakes Lu and Agnes Lam Academics and green groups have urged the government to draw up legislation to protect trees against urban development, but officials say it is not necessary. ... 'Only trees which are rare species are protected by the law. Private developers only face penalties which are set arbitrarily by the concerned department for cutting trees down, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489756/law-urged-protect-trees-urban-development
  4. 12pc of Indonesian maids 'underpaid'

    Posted Feb 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam About 12 per cent of 464 Indonesian domestic helpers interviewed by Caritas Community Development Service between August 2007 and last December said they were underpaid, on a monthly salary of only HK$1,800 to HK$2,000. The minimum wage for foreign domestic helpers is HK$3,580. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670131/12pc-indonesian-maids-underpaid
  5. Consultation on electronic learning

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The Education Bureau will canvass public views on the development of school textbooks and the use of electronic teaching materials this year, through a survey and public consultations. Writing on the bureau's website, Undersecretary for Education Kenneth Chen Wei-on also proposed running trial projects on the use of online teaching tools in schools. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665904/consultation-electronic-learning
  6. Villagers claim upper hand in fight over road

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The developer of Fairview Park in Yuen Long might have the right to restrict trucks using its private road but Tai Sang Wai villagers have the right to use Fairview Park ... owner of the road and the developer- to the South China Morning Post, said the developer had paid HK$275,000 to the land owner in return for use of the road. 'The developer needed to use ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673802/villagers-claim-upper-hand-fight-over-road
  7. Boy examined for cholera after Nepal trip

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a suspected cholera case involving a Wan Chai boy, six. He developed diarrhoea on October 5 and was taken to hospital two days later. He arrived from Nepal on October 3. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656102/boy-examined-cholera-after-nepal-trip
  8. Law on building inspections being drafted

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The government was drafting legislation for a mandatory building inspection scheme and a mandatory window inspection scheme to require private building owners to check their buildings and windows regularly, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said yesterday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655243/law-building-inspections-being-drafted
  9. Contractors warned over sackings

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has told Legco two contractors had been warned by letter after they sacked labour relations officers from public works sites without the consent of engineers or architects. She said public works contracts would be introduced, setting out guidelines on the employment of such officers at public works sites. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698793/contractors-warned-over-sackings
  10. Tsang targets teenage drug abuse

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... students with drug abuse problems in schools for social development. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is also likely to reveal details of the voluntary drug-testing scheme in secondary schools, a public ... to Form Five, is one of seven schools for social development in the city. 'Another problem is the school has 150 boarding places and 30 day-school places,' Lee said. 'Now ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695191/tsang-targets-teenage-drug-abuse

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