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  1. Jockey Club pledges extra cash for art centre's aids for disabled

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Jockey Club has committed itself to setting up a top-up fund to improve facilities at the Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, which is to be ready for occupation in March. The club ... would serve as a testing point for community art, as such equipment had not been installed anywhere else in Hong Kong. The building's renovation was 90 per cent complete and workers were ...

  2. Club sends special team to Shanghai

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... World Summer Games, which opened yesterday. The team is being sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, which promotes golf among disadvantaged people and organises training programmes ... is a low-intensity sport that can be played by people with Down's Syndrome. Funded by the Jockey Club, the Hong Kong Special Olympics squad provides coaching and training for intellectually disabled ...

  3. Club's back-office plan has double benefit

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A Jockey Club plan to set up a back office in Tin Shui Wai to handle gambling orders will not only help create an estimated 2,500 jobs in this low-income, high-crime district. It will, ... gap. The Jockey Club's project, if it succeeds, may show the way forward. Tin Shui Wai is an isolated new town in northwestern New Territories. Dotted with more public housing estates than ...

  4. Even works of art have their special needs

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Kong Jockey Club Arts for the Disabled Scheme' continues at the Hong Kong Racing Museum, Happy Valley, until October 29. ... it.' The visually striking end result is one of about 500 artworks currently on display at the Hong Kong Racing Museum in an exhibition of pieces created by students at 65 special needs schools ...

  5. HKMA has the final word

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... (Nesta), the South China Morning Post, the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC), senior coaches and adjudicators from secondary schools and universities took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to announce ... performance by HKMA who are taking part in the contest for the first time. The semi-final was held on Wednesday at the Mariners' Club in Tsim Sha Tsui. The motion was: 'Hong Kong is taking ...

  6. Poor need not suffer from tax on plastic bags in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poorest areas you will find that cigarettes sell well. Each packet of cigarettes costs at least the equivalent of 45 plastic bags. Nor are the Jockey Club betting centres in Hong Kong unfrequented ... introduction of a 50 cents charge for a plastic bag will leave them destitute, describing it as 'highway robbery'. Well, poor though many of Hong Kong's citizens may unfortunately be- ...

  7. Thursday think tank

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun 1. Government cracks down on laundry in public places... It's a real eyesore compared to the picturesque architecture of our public housing. 2. Jockey Club workers ... over the Magic Kingdom, unlike the guys slaving away at the Jockey Club. ...

  8. Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Address: 4/F, Causeway Bay Community Centre, 7 Fook Yum Road, Causeway Bay What: Under the theme 'Arts are for Everyone', Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong (ADA) has been organising stage performances, exhibitions, arts festivals, training sessions, workshops and leisure activities for handicapped people. ADA was set up in 1986, following Hong Kong ...

  9. The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... for rehabilitated ex-offenders. Volunteer: Mureen Mo Wai-ling has been doing volunteer services for Jockey Club Home Recruit- a branch of SRACP that supports family members of ex-offenders- for about two ...

  10. Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... Hong Kong (ADA) has been organising stage performances, exhibitions, arts festivals, training classes, workshops and leisure activities for people with disabilities since its formation in 1986. Its founding followed the first Hong Kong Festival of Arts with the Disabled. Its logo- two interlocked jigsaw-puzzles- represents the harmonious relationship and mutual co-operation between ...




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