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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Warning over illegal mapping Local branches of the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping have been asked to step up monitoring of illegal surveying carried out by foreigners. The bureau said illegal surveying endangered national security. Last year the bureau detained three Japanese surveyors who carried out illegal mapping in Xinjiang, Shanghai and Jiangxi, it said. Local ...

  2. Right to know

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Environment, Transport and Works Bureau's refusal to provide data on suicides on MTR tracks has prompted calls for the Code on Access to Information to be toughened into a law. Do you agree? Write to us ...

  3. Youth policy needs a new direction

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Young people are our city's future. We need to create an environment in which they can fully develop their potential. This is particularly important when the population is ageing ... Zealand, there is a youth ministry focused on such matters. Hong Kong buries the portfolio in the Home Affairs Bureau, and does so obscurely, under the mission of social harmony and civic ...

  4. Forum seeks an inclusive environment

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to more than 20 members, including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J. P. Morgan, Nomura, UBS and Barclays, and meets monthly to share ideas on creating an inclusive environment ... inclusive environment. Of the 1,002 people questioned for the Community Business survey, 80 per cent said companies should take steps to ensure LGBT employees were treated fairly. ...

  5. Officials breached code on data access

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... U-turn. Last Friday, the Transport and Housing Bureau, formerly the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau, released the information to Fu King-wa 14 months after he filed the first request. ... Jimmy Cheung Transport bureau wrong to deny researcher's request for railway suicide details Transport bureau officials breached the government's Code on Access to Information ...

  6. Bureau 'is failing ethnic minorities'

    Posted Jul 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong and Jennifer Lo The Education Bureau is not doing enough to help ethnic minorities integrate into society and must provide better Chinese language teaching, the Equal Opportunities Commission says in its latest report. Chairman of the watchdog, Lam Woon-kwong, demanded the bureau ensure equal access to quality education for ethnic minority students. 'Education ...

  7. Public with us on health insurance reform, bureau says, as consultation ends

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... reforms in the latest round of public consultation, which ended yesterday. The Food and Health Bureau said last night: 'Generally speaking, the community shares the government's vision of maintaining the public health care system as a safety net while reforming the private... market.' Without giving details, the bureau cited a government poll in which more than six in 10 ...

  8. Cruel killing of stray dogs by government can be replaced by more humane option

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the public. The power to change the policies this department carries out lies with the Food and Health Bureau now headed by Dr Ko. For more than 20 years, the animal welfare community, led ... Already done for cats, the TNR policy should be extended to dogs. Animal campaigners have pleaded for this for decades, visiting the Food and Health Bureau and the Agriculture, Fisheries ...

  9. Allegations over sacking of social worker misleading, bureau says

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu It was biased and misleading to equate fostering social harmony with exerting pressure on social service organisations, the Home Affairs Bureau stated yesterday. After a Legislative Council conference on a complaint against him that he had pressured for removal of a social worker, home affairs minister Tsang Tak-sing said that he hoped doubts arising from the row would ...

  10. Poverty likely to worsen, bureau report warns

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Poverty is set to worsen despite some slight improvements in the past few years, the government has warned. A Labour and Welfare Bureau document says the global financial crisis will place families on low incomes in a difficult position. The document, distributed to legislators, provides an outline of the movements of poverty indicators for 2006-08. It says ...




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