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  1. How Hong Kong can build a great society

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by James Dorn

    ... followed. Any infringement of economic liberty must be nipped in the bud. Hong Kong's phenomenal success is due to its adherence to economic liberalism, as advocated by Sir John Cowperthwaite, Hong Kong's financial secretary from 1961 to 1971. His advocacy of the principle of nonintervention, and insistence on limited government under the rule of law, created the freedom ...

  2. Hong Kong Society for the Deaf

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wish list: To upgrade computer equipment and software. How to Help: Donations can be made directly by ATM or at HSBC branches into the Operation Santa Claus account, HSBC account number 502-676299-001, or by cheque payable to SCMP Charities Ltd- Operation ...

  3. Society's working dilemma

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... it could be acute. It is unclear for how long Hong Kong will be able to exercise control over the flow of population across its border. But while it can, and if it picks a strategy that results in population growth slowing or even declining, the government should take extra care to ensure, first, that the funding implications are covered and, second, that, so far as possible, Hong Kong ...


    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... January: Conducted 'Save Our Harbour' Campaign, involving the Hong Kong public. Eventually supported by 170,000 signatures May: Successfully opposed the government's proposal ... of Hong Kong to conduct an opinion survey on harbour reclamation. It found that over 95 per cent of Hong Kong people were opposed to further reclamation June: Secured the enactment ...

  5. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Hannah Lee Important issues should be challenged in the public interest, says Christine Loh The Society for the Protection of the Harbour has decided to appeal against ... the March 10 decision quashed. That ruling rejected the society's application to force the government to send the project's plans back to the Town Planning Board for approval. In his March ...

  6. The peak of cordon bleu society

    Posted Mar 05th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow Some of Hong Kong's best-known tai tais stepped out of the shops and into the kitchen recently to get a firsthand lesson in French culture. Leading luxury brand Le Comite ... in Hong Kong), Doreen Mostura, wife of French Consul-General Serge Mostura, and Hugues Witvoet, president of Comite Colbert Greater China and LVMH Investment Asia, accompanied by wife Cyrianne. ...

  7. I'll keep out of politics, says Law Society chief

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... to politicians,' he said. Mr Lintern-Smith said the society would nonetheless be prepared to give its opinion on legal matters in relation to constitutional reform. It was natural that the Hong Kong public ... what difference he would make as Law Society president, the British-born 54-year-old, who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 20 years, said: 'I am a gweilo, a westerner... I hope I am ...

  8. Unfair society

    Posted Feb 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... universal suffrage as a remedy for the blatant favouritism shown for big business and the failure of Hong Kong society to deliver a fair deal for much of the population. This is a message ... It is surprising that in the debate over universal suffrage, few people directly mention the 800-pound gorilla in the room: Hong Kong's highly polarised income structure. As the city ...

  9. HK Open to join US$1m society

    Posted Dec 06th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong Open will become a US$1 million event next year in a bid to keep its stature as one of the leading and most popular tournaments on the Asian circuit. Omega's Kevin Rollenhagen promised that Hong Kong's oldest professional sporting event would receive an additional US$200,000 as prize money next year so as to keep in line with the increased ...

  10. Award recognises leadership ability and dedication to society

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... leadership abilities and their dedication to community service. Dr Li is the senior partner of Li, Tang, Chen & Co, a well-established certified public accountant firm in Hong Kong. He was also a member of the Legislative Council from 1991 to this year and chairman of its Public Accounts Committee since 1995. Mrs Yuen is managing director of CLP Power Hong Kong. She is the first ethnic ...




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