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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... been central to the life of Yeung Koon-yat. Growing up in wartime Guangdong, his family was so poor that two of his sisters starved to death. But after crossing over to Hong Kong in 1949, Yeung ... are not happy," said Yeung. "Hong Kong is always changing, it's important for the government to keep an eye on the health of the society." Yeung joined an earlier influx of mainlanders ...

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    New head of anti-poverty campaign says Hongkongers must help themselves

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... University of Hong Kong Career: Since 2002, member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Yunnan province. This year, chairwoman for the "Bless Hong Kong" campaign. ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Leonie Ki, who believes people have to help themselves, is to head the government campaign to alleviate poverty 'Hong Kong has reached a critical ...

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    Back with a Banga

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... the child." Noble's chairman, Richard Elman, 74, is listed by Forbes as Hong Kong's 36th richest man with US$1.7 billion. Commodities are part of the planned Caravel platform, potentially ... then went to sea, ending up in Hong Kong, he says, more by destiny than design. After working in London, Hong Kong and Geneva for Gulf International, a huge trading and shipping conglomerate, he met ...

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    Politics is second to solving people's problems: New People's Party's Judy Chan Ka-pui

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... Politics in second place to solving people's problems Four months ago, few in Hong Kong- not to mention the political arena- would have heard of the name Judy Chan Ka-pui. Yet, the New ... about seven years in a manufacturing company in Chicago. "After graduating with a business degree in Australia, I was planning to return to Hong Kong. But there was the Sars outbreak ...

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    Numbers man Robert Chung faces down his critics again

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... critics again In 2000, amid a public inquiry into allegations of political interference with opinion polls, the veteran University of Hong Kong pollster Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu offered a simple ... 1982: Bachelor of Social Science, University of Hong Kong 1987: Master of Philosophy (Sociology), University of Hong Kong 1999: Doctor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong Career 1987: ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... people," he said. Back in 1974, Lau was a fresh sociology graduate from Chinese University when she joined the Consumer Council seven months after its creation. Some of the complaints dealt ... Lau said.   Connie Lau 1974 Graduated from Chinese University's sociology programme. Joined the Consumer Council 2007 Became chief executive of the Consumer Council 2012 Retired from ...

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    'We can't afford another generation too lazy to think', says arts adviser

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by Vivienne Chow

    ... are not worms that just eat and excrete."   Ellen Pau Age: 52 Education: qualifies as a diagnostic radiographer, Hong Kong Polytechnic; MA in visual studies, Chinese University Career: 1986: ... the 52-year-old video artist and curator. "Art isn't fluff. Hong Kong has to be forward-looking regarding its cultural development, focusing on the relationship between art and life, and how art ...

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    How mainland Chinese influx can damage the environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... such an extremist? "Unlike the radicals, I won't go to the streets to confront the mainlanders," he said. Now 33, Tam is drawing the battle lines on another front: to wall off Hong Kong from ... Hong Kong without joining a tour. These influences, Tam says, are the sources of environmental woes today and in the future. "The environmental problems have become multi-disciplinary ...

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    Media veteran Sham Yee-lan caught in a press freedom storm

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Stuart Lau

    ... and civilised."   Sham Yee-lan Occupation Chairwoman, Journalists Association; part-time lecturer, Shue Yan University Work experience Tin Tin Daily News, Hong Kong Economic Times, Apple Daily, iMoney ... the association in summer. On October 15, Hong Kong Television Network failed to obtain a free-to-air licence. Neither Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying nor the Executive Council offered a detailed ...

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    Former Hong Kong prosecutor Grenville Cross not retiring quietly

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Director of Public Prosecutions 2010 Awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star APPOINTMENTS Honorary professor of the University of Hong Kong, Visiting professor of Chinese University, Adjunct professor ... to [successor] Keith Yeung [Kar-hung], and this is not fair to Hong Kong, to its criminal justice system," Cross said in an interview with the South China Morning Post . He then tempered his words, ...




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