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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Above all, Hong Kong society must abide by the rule of law

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 04:27am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Above all, abide by rule of law When representatives of government, business or the professions pitch Hong Kong's virtues to the outside world, they almost invariably ... of that emerged in a poll conducted by Chinese University, in the fourth week of occupation of roads by democracy activists, that found that society's most important core value was not democracy, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong society must unite against discrimination

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 12:16pm by YAN-YAN YIP

    ... Yan-yan Yip Yan-yan Yip urges support for efforts to turn Hong Kong into a more inclusive society, with equal rights for all, in a time of fractious divisions Ties that bind The universal suffrage debate has dominated public attention. But while some government officials are busy dealing with issues of constitutional development, some other sectors of Hong Kong society have been ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rising political intolerance is threatening Hong Kong society

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:03pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says the increasing intolerance in Hong Kong politics is dividing society and could cause long-term damage Growing rift Hong Kong has never been so ... in Korea and Vietnam that had devastating consequences. Hong Kong obviously doesn't face a war, but society is certainly being split and risks being torn apart. It's the classic ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

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

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Free flow of data is vital for research to improve Hong Kong society

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 06:53pm by Paul Yip

    ... Paul Yip Paul Yip says restricting information is a missed opportunity for Hong Kong Free flow of data is vital for research to improve society Ombudsman Alan Lai Nin addressed an important issue- strengthening access to government information- with his call for Hong Kong to introduce freedom of information legislation. It is very timely and long overdue. Such a law would ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Signs that Hong Kong society is tearing at the seams

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Signs our society is tearing at seams If you survey the political landscape of Hong Kong today, terms like "splittists" and "splittism" may ... Party state. But they are useful and graphic descriptors of the Hong Kong political scene, where you find people splitting away from their once-mainstream and dominant political parties ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Politicisation of Hong Kong society should be welcomed

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 07:30pm by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines says civic participation signals a more mature community Politicisation of Hong Kong society is to be welcomed The usual suspects are gathering to bewail the terrible ... involvement should be castigated. Surely this is, at least in part, a reflection of the maturity of Hong Kong society. It also reflects the reality of a largely immigrant community being transformed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Artist's works speak of Hong Kong society's dysfunctions

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by DANNY LEE

    ... Hong Kong is one of the world's wealthiest cities, a fifth of its population is classed as poor, and more than 1.3 million of its people live in poverty. This is just one of the startling ... life-size figures of what appears to be children swigging bottles of champagne. The work sends the message that whatever adults do, children will mimic. He also depicts other elements of Hong Kong ...

  9. Investment tips for the good of Hong Kong society

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... partnerships contrast with our government's efforts to date. At Rio, I shared how a Hong Kong 'we know best' government, the largest provider of grants for vulnerable communities, ... executive and his new administration to try a bolder approach to solve Hong Kong's social and environmental problems. The current practice of assigning the Home Affairs Bureau the sole ...

  10. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... committed people from all walks of life to help organise visits and outings for people with physical disabilities. Teen volunteer: Angel Yeung Ngai-kwan, 22, is an student at City University of Hong Kong. She has been doing volunteer work for over six months. 'I joined the volunteer team when doing an internship at Easy-Access Travel Limited, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Society ...




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