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  1. Entertainment workers rally over workplace smoking ban

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hundreds of entertainment industry workers, many wearing surgical masks, marched through Central yesterday to appeal for government exemptions from a total ban on smoking ... Lim Ho-kwan, organiser of the Entertainment Business Rights Concern Group, said his group had previously written a petition letter to the health minister. But Mr Lim said the bureau had ...

  2. Dancing challenge trips up in court

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man and Simpson Cheung The police were justified in halting dancers during a gay rights rally last year because organisers had not obtained a licence under the entertainment ... was not entertainment but the promotion of social justice. However, the Court of First Instance found the event could be considered a form of entertainment under the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance. Mr ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nail bar blues

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... Simon Parry For many young Vietnamese, the long, arduous trek to a 'dream job' in a European or North American beauty salon is a taste of the life that awaits them, writes Simon Parry   The Vietnamese teenager's face is a picture of earnest ...

  4. Police infringed freedom protected in the Basic Law at gay gathering

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that the 'performance' stop immediately, citing Chapter 172 [the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance], under which the event had to have a licence for public entertainment. They started filming the crowd. ... not be considered entertainment. It was a waste of taxpayers' money to deploy so many officers for an event conducted peacefully. The police showed a double standard with regard to enforcing the law. ...

  5. Julian Cheung is aiming to pick a winner as he joins racing fraternity

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Superstar and horse owner Aaron Kwok Fu-shing seems to have passed on the racing bug to fellow entertainer and good friend Julian Cheung Chi-lam. Following Kwok's lead, ... entertainment industry chum- Natalis Chan Pak-cheung, better known among peers as Lek Gor, who is a long-time horse bettor. 'I actually formally pledged myself to Lek Gor as an apprentice a while ...

  6. Police face challenge over rally dance halt

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... after five minutes because organisers had not obtained a licence under the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance. T was told by a representative of one of the organisers that police had ... was not entertainment, but an expression of the grievances suffered by members of the homosexual, bisexual, transgender and intersex community. The performance was followed by a story-telling segment which ...

  7. Stalking law 'has to cover media'

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... the rights of others. Singers, actors and other entertainers are among critics arguing an anti-stalking law is badly needed. 'An artiste's private life has nothing to do with public ... is mainly psychological, not physical, and the friends and family members of the victim are also affected.' And the lack of an anti-stalking law was the reason police seldom entertained ...

  8. Court to review police actions in gay rally

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Entertainment Ordinance, the filing said. The Commissioner of Police has been named as the proposed respondent in the court case. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon granted T permission to argue whether an area of open space where a political protest occurred should be considered a place of public entertainment under the ordinance. 'The sooner this matter is clarified by a court of law, ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Forget handouts, Macau needs social spending and diversification

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... advised in the 12th five-year plan a transformation into an international tourism and entertainment destination and a service centre for Portuguese-speaking countries, but there has been little ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expat rapper Lucas Scibetta causes row with Hong Kong Kids video

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com US-born Lucas Scibetta has caused controversy with the video for his song Hong Kong Kids and its portrayal of his privileged lifestyle Expat rapper gets city teens hip hopping mad A young Hong Kong rapper's controversial mu ...




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