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  1. Confident Hong Kong targeting Guangdong's scalp in Interport Cup

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Buoyed by Hong Kong's recent success on the international stage, coach Tsang Wai-chung's spirited young side are targeting at least a draw when they face their Guangdong neighbours in today's opening leg of the interport at the People's Stadium in Guangzhou. Hong Kong have done themselves proud in the last 12 months, winning the gold medal ...

  2. Working to inspire real change in society

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... women has improved markedly in recent years, and take a positive view of progress made in Hong Kong. When Georgs arrived in Hong Kong six years ago, visibly pregnant, she went to job interviews ... to equal opportunities and balanced workplace issues has increased significantly. Van Dale, a lawyer who has lived in Hong Kong since the mid-1990s and who took her law degree at the University ...

  3. Conviction rates not too high, Law Society finds

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... quoted by the society, Hong Kong's conviction rates in 2008, counting both guilty and not- guilty pleas, were 73, 93 and 95 per cent in the magistrates' courts, District Court and Court ... A Department of Justice spokesman said the society 'has concluded that there is no reason for concern at the rates in Hong Kong, which are comparable with those in other common-law legal systems. ...

  4. Housing Society to sell more than 400 flats in Tseung Kwan O

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung The Housing Society is going to put on sale 464 'sandwich-class' flats in Tseung Kwan O next month for families and single people. The flats are all at The Pinnacle, a housing estate completed in 1997 under the society's sandwich class housing scheme. Sizes range from 568 square feet to 827 square feet. 'We are prudent and confident about the market ...

  5. Reform paper flouts Basic Law, Law Society says

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Law's principle of 'gradual and orderly progress', the Law Society says. In its submission, released yesterday, on the document, the society concludes the reform proposals ... councillors- in 2012. It also proposes that the Election Committee that will select the chief executive be expanded by half to 1,200 members. The society is urging the government to put forward ...

  6. Releasing the joy of learning in a cosmopolitan society

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... likely that the head of a school [in Hong Kong] would have been a foreigner and the vice-principal Chinese. At YCIS we set out to make the Chinese and the Western administrators equal. ...

  7. Tolzer Knabenchor; Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Korea, and the concert at Elements will mark their debut in Hong Kong. There is more carol singing over at Cityplaza where Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus, one ... Kevin Kwong Tolzer Knabenchor Metal Zone, Elements Dec 24-26 Yale University's Society of Orpheus and Bacchus Cityplaza's Atrium Dec 30-Jan 2 Joining the plethora of lively ...

  8. Elderly workers vital to society

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... computer skills and take English lessons. This will help them make a bigger contribution to society. Our motto should be life-long learning. Hong Kong is a knowledge-based society so people should ... retiring at 60 and just carried on working. Even Japanese bosses think it's a terrible waste to retire people at 60, saying healthy elderly should not be forced to quit. I agree. Hong Kong ...

  9. Taking a leaf out of Hong Kong's book

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which reveals crucial policy considerations on events of great public interest. It was originally blocked from publication, but found a publisher in Hong Kong in 1998. That firm involved has ... of the success of Hong Kong's 'one country two systems' concept, which is showing that it can play a crucial part in modernising China in other ways than being an economic model. Since ...

  10. Society seeks law to limit liability a partner faces

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that sole proprietors would join together,' Wong said. He added that the society, with 8,000 members, aimed to improve Hong Kong lawyers' status on the world stage. Wong said ... to the Legislative Council next month. Currently, law firms in Hong Kong are set up under unlimited liability partnerships. If a partner is successfully sued for damages, the personal assets of all partners ...




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