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  1. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... be undermined if they are not given the chance to claim credit. James Tien Pei-chun, saying the HK$10 billion Community Care Fund will not help ease antipathy toward businesses if tycoons and companies ...

  2. Put your best foot forward with mum to help charity raise funds for drought-hit Gansu

    Posted Apr 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen If you want to do something different with your mum this Mother's Day, how about taking her on a hike for a good cause? A Drop of Life will be hosting a charity hike on Mother's Day, May 13, to raise funds for residents of drought-hit Gansu province who have to travel long distances to get water. Each participant will walk with a bucket of water weighing 4.5kg ...

  3. Help fund soccer stars of the future

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on sports development. Soccer is not included in the elite sports scheme, so funding is limited. Small clubs must find their own sponsors to survive. Last year, a HK$7 billion Elite Athletes Development Fund was proposed to replace the current subsidy system. But this only benefits higher ranked athletes. We need to build more soccer schools. This would help youngsters improve their game ...

  4. An early start and a walk in the park as hundreds take steps to raise funds for needy children

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen Plan International Hong Kong has celebrated its 75th anniversary with a fund-raising walk around Ocean Park. The charity lined up celebrity ambassadors singer-actor Ekin Cheng Yee-kin and actress Louisa So Yuk-wa to officiate at Sunday's event. Hundreds of participants gathered at 7am to raise funds for the charity, which supports underprivileged children in China, ...

  5. 'Despicable' man jailed for funeral funds theft

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A magistrate branded a delivery worker 'despicable' when jailing him for three months, yesterday, for stealing the HK$15,000 funeral allowance his nephew received to bury his mother. Chau Ka-lung earlier pleaded guilty in Kwun Tong Court to theft for stealing the funds that Fong Lok-tin, 18, was granted by the Social Welfare ...

  6. Dolphin-study funds on hold after Solomons changes leaders

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Ocean Park has halted controversial plans to fund a study that might have led to it importing dozens of bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands. Conservationists criticised the theme park last year when it emerged that it was to fund a US$100,000 government study in the islands that would lead to the import of wild-captured dolphins if the population ...

  7. American expat reaches out to former home in Japan with fund-raiser in Central

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... local residents is holding a fund-raiser at Central's Tazmania Ballroom tonight in aid of the charity Save the Children. 'Children have a lot of needs right now, especially ... Japan said the situation was getting better, but it's still quite an eerie place back there.' The fund-raiser starts at 7pm. Entry fees, proceeds from raffle-ticket sales and auction ...

  8. Fund-raising shenanigans

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei When Ada Wong opened her mailbox one day she found a fancy shopping bag. Attached to it was a letter from World Children's Fund-HK asking for donations. She liked the bag but thought it was not entirely an appropriate gift from a charity raising funds for needy children. Like Wong, many Hong Kong donors are concerned that charities might misuse resources or come up ...

  9. Fund-raiser was well orchestrated

    Posted Nov 05th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Edited by Kobi Chan A private evening with Lang Lang fund-raising dinner Where: Island Shangri-la When: October 12 What: Cellists and violinists from the Philharmonic Orchestra and celebrated pianist Lang Lang performed to raise money for the orchestra. Who: Among the guests were Nancy Chiu, Winnie Chiu, David Akers-Jones, Sherry Wong and David Chiu. ...

  10. More than 1,000 pooches poised for fund-raising walkies

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... money] goes towards our kennel fund for a permanent site,' Anderson says. 'And it keeps us going through the summer months when we don't have many events. This is our big harvest ... of ceremonies throughout the day. To generate more funds, the HKDR is holding a raffle with impressive prizes, including two business class return flights from Hong Kong to Singapore on Cathay Pacific, ...




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