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  1. Few aware of Elderly Commission

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan More than 60 per cent of respondents to a survey said they had not heard of the Elderly Commission, and 80 per cent of those who had heard of it were unhappy with its performance. The result showed that the commission had not carried out its duties of monitoring the quality of social services for the elderly, social welfare legislator Peter Cheung Kwok-che, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697780/few-aware-elderly-commission
  2. News - Hong Kong - NATIONAL EDUCATION

    A history of how national education was introduced in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... education took root "[National education] did not erupt out of a piece of rock all of a sudden," Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on a radio programme last Sunday. People ... and attitudes among pupils. But while the teaching of elements of today's moral and national education curriculum were already being encouraged in class, the turning point came on June 30, 2007, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1032512/history-how-national-education-was-introduced-hong-kong
  3. Civil service must be taught integrity

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Paul Tang Kwok-wai- once on the Standing Commission on Civil Service Salaries and Conditions of Service- or Permanent Secretary Raymond Wong Hung-chiu to say about this? Wong was once head, at the age of 46, of the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Another who might have some thoughts on the matter is Lam Woon-kwong, whose civil-service career also includes being secretary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006856/civil-service-must-be-taught-integrity
  4. Tsang popularity rating slumps to a record low

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of plus or minus 2 per cent. Tsang is still under investigation by the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Meanwhile, two leaders of Education Convergence walked out in protest against ... 40, a University of Hong Kong poll shows. Some 1,041 people were interviewed from May 30 to June 6, after the release of separate reports by the Audit Commission and an independent review ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003813/tsang-popularity-rating-slumps-record-low
  5. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Oxfam urges chief executive to set poverty threshold

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... the new commission should not rely on the Labour and Welfare Bureau or the Community Care Fund for financial support, given that its work covers welfare, education and health care. Instead, she ... Set poverty threshold, charity urges The upcoming relaunch of the Commission on Poverty is an opportunity to rethink Hong Kong's priorities on alleviating poverty and rectify mistakes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1014865/oxfam-urges-chief-executive-set-poverty-threshold
  6. You can't have your cake and eat it, Donald

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... as head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption- and the appointment of new education minister Michael Suen Ming-yeung in late June- a looming political crisis was defused. Thus, seven ... Chris Yeung Unlike issues such as political reform and a minimum wage, the aftermath of the inquiry into interference in academic freedom at the Hong Kong Institute of Education hardly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603372/you-cant-have-your-cake-and-eat-it-donald
  7. Testing times for national education

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... For a subject that is supposed to foster a patriotic sense of identity, compulsory national education has proved difficult and divisive before Hong Kong's schools have even begun ... Federation of Education Workers that it should be tried out in the form of a pilot scheme in selected schools. Ironically, a video uploaded to YouTube, showing a heated argument between locals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991309/testing-times-national-education
  8. ICAC boss stays past retirement for Tsang probe

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... involving Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Daniel Li Ming-chak would remain with the Independent Commission Against Corruption until July 31- 30 days after the new government takes over- instead of retiring on April 18 as planned, the government announced yesterday. Several senior ICAC staff members are near retirement age, and the commission is having difficulty finding suitable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/996925/icac-boss-stays-past-retirement-tsang-probe
  9. More heat on national education

    Posted Aug 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The government faces mounting pressure to scale back its controversial plan to introduce national education to all schools within two years. Many teachers have raised objections during the four-month public consultation which ends today. The plan to require all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong to include national education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977610/more-heat-national-education
  10. Fanny Law quits over 'interference'

    Posted Jun 21st 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui, Liz Gooch and Albert Wong ICAC chief resigns after education inquiry delivers damning verdict on her conduct Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun, the former permanent secretary for education and manpower, resigned from the civil service after the commission of inquiry into alleged government interference at the Hong Kong Institute of Education yesterday delivered a damning verdict on her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597649/fanny-law-quits-over-interference

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