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  1. Environment protection is a community effort

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Talk is cheap, it is said. And sometimes it is. We talk a lot about Hong Kong's natural beauty and environment and the need to protect it. We talk a lot about property rights ... with the government, lawmakers and the judiciary. They need to be in touch with community feelings and receptive to calls for change. It is clear that there is a heightened awareness of the need to protect our ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of personal data privacy to an unprecedented high level. In enhancing the protection of personal data privacy in Hong Kong, we are committed to both consumer and business education targeted ... how to protect personal data in daily life (date and venue of the roadshows will be posted on our website in nearer time). To instil the notion of respecting each other's privacy among ...

  3. Seeking to protect the little ones

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... gathered at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) for the 'Child Protection in Chinese Societies: Challenges and Policies' symposium. They explored various topics, including problem areas, and recommended preventive measures for child abuse in Hong Kong and on the mainland. The first child protection law on the mainland was passed in Shanghai in the 1970s. Since then, the law has covered ...

  4. Lawmakers urge more protection for animals

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Lawmakers yesterday demanded more protection for the city's animals, but the calls received a lukewarm response from a top official. A non-binding motion, proposed by Gary Chan Hak-kan of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong and amended by six lawmakers from different parties, included 29 demands to safeguard animal rights ...

  5. Care is the key word on data protection

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... piecemeal, and affect the protection of other rights. If the government is serious about protecting individuals, then it should use this opportunity to clarify all the regulations regarding the handling of data and information. That means ensuring the protection of privacy is complemented by supporting the public's right to know. Too often, the government and other public bodies have ...

  6. Beijing takes hard line on environment, social issues

    Posted Nov 20th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Miller

    ... and environmental records under sweeping plans to bring corporate governance up to international standards. Listed companies must improve their corporate social responsibility records and do more to protect ... environmental governance. This would be the latest in a string of policies this year to boost environmental protection, including the central bank's instruction to commercial lenders to cut loans ...

  7. Legislation to protect privacy under study

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A government-appointed committee is studying the need for separate legislation to protect electronically stored health records, an official has said. The working group will study ... extra costs, as it may need extra law-enforcement efforts. So we need to strike a good balance.' At present, protection of health care data falls under different legislation, including ...

  8. Privacy ordinance already gives people enough protection

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be 'exempt' due to their domestic or recreational nature. We believe strongly that the existing ordinance is fine the way it is written. It protects the public and those companies within industries ...

  9. Lawyers welcome client protection

    Posted Mar 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Fang A proposed regulation to forbid lawyers from disclosing information about their clients to protect the privacy of people involved in lawsuits is being welcomed by many members ... will protect the privacy of those involved in lawsuits, as well as providing lawyers with clear behavioural guidelines.' He admitted that the regulation might not be welcomed by many lawyers who ...

  10. Welfare group pushes for NPC to draft law on animal protection

    Posted Feb 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei A mainland animal welfare group appealed in Beijing yesterday for public support to have legislation protecting animal welfare and banning animal torture passed at next month's annual meeting of the National People's Congress. The Chinese Small Animals' Protection Association is to petition the legislative body for laws covering the humane slaughter ...




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