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  1. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Time to throw out the old mindset on waste problem

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... Separately, Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing won a hard-fought battle this week to get his Shek Kwu Chau incineration plant project through the Legislative Council public works ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    HKU needs more research funding to build on recent success

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by PAUL YIP SIU FAI

    ... which has created space and a supportive environment for staff members to develop and excel. But we cannot take this for granted. It is our responsibility to uphold standards of excellence. Our ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's pointless to bully Philippine President Benigno Aquino into apologising

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 04:32am by PERRY LAM

    ... domestic helpers and foster an environment leading to abuse. The article stopped short of saying Hong Kong authorities were as much responsible as the Indonesian government and recruitment agencies ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Creating opportunities takes resources

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by Paul Yip

    ... affordable. Schools can be a good source of exercise space for communities at weekends. The environment is also conducive to making the community healthier and better connected. For the young, we need ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    A debate that must be for the people and by the people

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:52am by PAUL YIP SIU FAI

    ... the frustration of locals in securing kindergarten places for their children. I sympathise with the Education Bureau for having to meet the sudden demand. The increase can be mitigated by multiple ... The community needs to discuss measures to create a more family-friendly working environment. Childbearing is not merely an individual decision; it should be supported by collective action. I hope ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Economic growth must not come at the expense of our children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by Paul Yip

    ... Paul Yip Siu-fai Healthier economic development with the environment in mind must be the way forward Growth must not come at the expense of our children Based on the third plenum ... China is certainly getting old before it gets rich. The poverty gap between urban rich and rural poor is getting larger. This will lead to an unstable social environment. Health-care subsidies ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    It's up to us all to bring about change in our lives

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 12:00am by LAM WOON KWONG

    ... poverty, ageing and the environment. None of these steps can fully resolve the chronic problems being addressed. Yet they do represent a fundamental change in policy stance; the government is now ... group is now working on this. We should pay close attention, because its success will ease the worries of millions of our elderly and working poor. When it comes to the environment, subsidising ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Engineering efforts keep city safe from slipping slopes

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by LEE CHACK-FAN

    ... the ugly sight of concrete stretched across an otherwise green environment. In the mid-90s, with funding support from the Jockey Club Charities Trust, a research team at the University of Hong Kong ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Battle for ethnic minority children

    Posted Oct 01st 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... affects their access to higher education and employment opportunities in the city. The gap widens as the students, disadvantaged by the absence of a home language environment, wind their way ... commitment to this issue during a meeting with EOC representatives in June. Now we need real resources and concrete action. The Education Bureau has taken some steps towards this end, including ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Building project cost overruns are not unusual

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LEE CHACK FAN

    ... and the environment. By the time the final design of the dam was completed in 1993, the updated total project cost was 200 billion yuan. Approximately half of this was resettlement cost. Between the mid-1980s ...




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