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  1. Smog in Guangdong worst since founding of people's republic

    Posted Jan 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... meteorological bureau. A bureau report reviewing the atmospheric state of Guangdong last year said the average number of smoggy days reported was 75.5, the highest since 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded. It also revealed that some inland cities which had been relatively free of smog had started to report an increasing number of smoggy days. In Hong Kong, smog last ...

  2. End of small-house policy can see Hong Kong become 'one place, one people'

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Hong Kong and to adopt a policy that Hong Kong will become 'one place, one people';. Winston K. S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ... The courageous announcement by Development Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor to end the small-house policy should be strongly supported by the new government and the community. ...

  3. Complacent leaders must shed indifference to people's plight

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people appear increasingly willing to be critical of what they perceive to be incompetent or inappropriate decisions by government and have diminishing respect ... angry and cynical over complacency, arrogance, greed, self-interest and incompetence displayed by governments and those elites in a position to exploit others. Unrest in a society is driven ...

  4. Partners push people's potential

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Plan to expand initiative by government and Microsoft to boost IT skills-training centres run by NGOs Efforts to bridge the digital divide in Hong Kong are expected to intensify ... Unlimited Potential programme. 'The launch is aimed at supporting the digital inclusion initiatives of non-government organisations (NGOs) running computer learning and training centres in Hong ...

  5. Partners push people's potential

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of non-government organisations (NGOs) running computer learning and training centres in Hong Kong,' Ms Fang said. Microsoft, which will mark 15 years of doing business in Hong Kong next month, started ... Microsoft's regional director for Greater China, said the company had previously allocated US$2 million in cash, free software and technical support in Hong Kong. The new Unlimited Potential grant ...

  6. Rotary Club trying to change expats-only rule imposed on mainland

    Posted Aug 19th 2010, 12:00am

    ... fullest on the mainland because, as Rotary International president Ray Klinginsmith (pictured) says, international NGOs need the support of a government agency. 'We do have two clubs, in Shanghai and Beijing, but we have an agreement with the government to keep them expat-only,' he said. 'We're not allowed to have locals in the club.' Now, the Rotarians ...

  7. Property model can save mainland railways

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... efforts to complete a nationwide high-speed railway network of 13,000 kilometres by 2012. One recent article in the People's Daily carried the headline, 'China's Ministry of Railways trapped in 1 trillion [yuan] of debt'. The reform of the Ministry of Railways' financing is extremely important, according to the story, and includes a government plan ...

  8. From serving the government to service of a higher calling

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... After completing his secondary education, Mr Ng immediately joined the government. 'My family was not wealthy and couldn't afford a university education for me. I had to work. In those days, working in the government was seen as a good career. Nowadays, it's harder to get work in the government.' Before Mr Ng retired he was assistant director of environmental hygiene ...

  9. Macau residents to get easier access to HK

    Posted Apr 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... legislature's security panel yesterday, lawmakers questioned officials over how the government could provide more convenient clearance for Macau permanent residents visiting the city. The number ... was concerned that the government maintained a blacklist of overseas visitors barred from the city. Mr Ngai confirmed that the government had a 'watch list', which included terrorists who were ...

  10. Immigration officials urged to help single mainland parents get permit

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

    ... of cases where application fees imposed by mainland government were too expensive for parents. Without the one-year multiple-entry permit, mainland mothers will have to return home every three ...




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