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  1. Salvation Army kicks off its second orienteering fund-raiser

    Posted Aug 29th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. There's yet another competition to add to your charity calendar. The Salvation Army just kicked off ... between Hong Kong and Macau. Using a 'word-free' map, teams of four will have to locate points throughout Hong Kong Island first and take the ferry across to Macau to continue the trek. ...

  2. Tung and ministers to raise funds at free variety show

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ministry and the central government liaison office in Hong Kong. Admission is free and up to 35,000 seats will be available in the 40,000-capacity stadium. The show will run from 2.50pm to 5pm. ... charities involved in relief operations: the Hong Kong Red Cross, Oxfam, World Vision, Unicef and the Salvation Army. Hongkong Post will use its PayThruPost service to collect donations from ...

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    Muslims feel free in Hong Kong but left out

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

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com New book based on interviews finds that friction is not based on religion, but ethnic minorities' struggle to contribute to society Muslims feel free in HK but left out Hong Kong's Muslims have religious freedoms they cannot enjoy elsewhere in a unique city of hybrid cultures, but have to put up with prejudice and, often, overt discrimination. ...

  4. The great cartoon controversy

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the cartoons, the incident escalated into a controversy that shook the world. Danish embassies in Syrian, Beirut and Iran were set ablaze, and at least 139 people were shot dead- mostly by police trying ... for a frank discussion of the compatibility of democratic principles such as free speech, and Islam. 'Some Muslims are asking for an apology, pointing to a lack of respect,' he said. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Catholics pray for Pope Francis at first Sunday mass since inauguration

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... resignation due to his advanced age. The Argentinian Pope Francis is the first pontiff from the Americas and also the first from a continent other than Europe in almost 1,300 years since the Syrian ...

  6. Let there be light

    Posted Dec 04th 2007, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... Jewish Film Festival. Hanukkah, or Chanukah, commemorates the 165BC rededication of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem, which had been taken over by Greek/Syrian rulers who tried to 'kill Jewish people spiritually' through cultural and religious assimilation, says Rabbi Martin van den Bergh of the Ohel Leah Synagogue. The Jewish rebel army which defeated the Greeks found enough ...

  7. Red collection kettles make debut in HK

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YIJI WANG The Salvation Army has launched its Christmas red kettle campaign in Hong Kong to raise money for the needy. Its distinctive red money collection kettles can be found in seven shopping malls: East Point City, Grand Century Place, IFC Mall, Landmark North, Metroplaza, New Town Plaza Phase 1 and World Trade Centre. It is the first time in the Salvation Army's 113-year ...

  8. Charity challenge awaits recruits to the 'eight-feet army'

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Two heads are better than one, four hands are better than two, but an eight-feet army tops them all. The Salvation Army is recruiting people eager to meet the challenge of its city orienteering game and sign up as an 'eight-feet army'- that is, as a four-person team. It's all part of its annual Hong Kong ...

  9. Fund helpers for parents of retarded, Salvation Army urges

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Kobi Chan

    ... Colleen Lee and Kobi Chan The Salvation Army has urged the government to subsidise parents of mentally retarded children so they can hire domestic helpers to help look after them. ... last August and will continue until the middle of the year. Fan Tak-wing, senior medical officer in psychiatry at Castle Peak Hospital and the Salvation Army's honorary research ...

  10. Computers donated to the Salvation Army

    Posted Jun 07th 2007, 12:00am by Beatrice Siu

    ... Beatrice Siu Six hundred used computers were donated by the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) to The Salvation Army. Idy Lam Mei-lan, financial administrator of The Salvation Army, showed gratitude to the KCRC's generosity. 'The donated computer sets will definitely help bridge the unfortunate to the cyber world and support the Army to serve more people ...




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