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    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam An award-winning young architect is confident local professionals will still have the edge over mainlanders admitted under a broader talent-importation scheme. 'Hong Kong ... Cheung Kwok-fan, 38, said. 'Now that Hong Kong has opened its doors wider to mainland talent, I think the mainland authorities should also allow more Hong Kong professionals to work ...

  2. First person

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... As told to Agnes Lam Andrew Chan Kwan-to, 18, a student at the Hong Kong International School, finds happiness in helping mainland children have nicer smiles. We are selling rice dumplings ... probably for other organisations. Hong Kong students are very passionate about their voluntary work and know the importance of volunteering. They realise that volunteering is just as important ...

  3. 7,000 being treated for kidney failure

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology, Lui Sing-leung, said 1,024 people had needed to start receiving treatment for kidney failure in the past year. Dr Lui was speaking at an event to mark World Kidney Day yesterday. There were about 7,000 patients being treated for kidney failure in the city, he said. ...

  4. Fund for chop victim to pay for relocation

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Yuen-sum had said on Tuesday that any funds raised could only benefit Ho-yin, not other family members. But the executive chairman of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged, Tik Chi-yuen, yesterday ... for the Hong Kong Society for the Aged said it would be happy to help supervise use of the fund. ...

  5. Chopped boy's family cannot afford to move

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to be suspected of abusing it. The money comes mainly from two Chinese-language newspapers and another fund set up by the Hong Kong Society for the Aged together with Commercial Radio. 'The ... Chan said. The executive director of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged, Tik Chi-yuen, said a proposal on the use of the fund was currently being drafted. Meanwhile, Mr Chan said Ho-yin's ...

  6. Fund for chopping victim Ho-yin draws in $150,000

    Posted Sep 01st 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... established last Friday by the Hong Kong Society for the Aged and Commercial Radio has already received at least $150,000. 'This is the amount gathered in a bank account and we still have not counted money collected from donation boxes at our 40 branches all over Hong Kong,' the society's Amy Ho Kit-fan said. They hoped to raise up to $500,000. 'The figures clearly show ...

  7. 'I paid my taxes- why can't I get fruit money?'

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... frustrating. 'As a former police officer, I have served Hong Kong society and the government all my life with my hard work. I think I totally deserve to have the old age allowance, but now ... age allowance shows respect to old people and recognises our work and service to society when we were young. Why does the administration want to deprive us of this tiny amount of money?' ...

  8. Don't sack your maids, urge religious groups

    Posted Aug 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... suspension. At a jointly hosted press conference, the Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs, the Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Diocese, Christian Institute and Christians for Hong Kong Society also called on the government to scrap the collection of the levy. 'All employers, especially, those who are Christians, should not sack their domestic helpers just because they want ...

  9. Ho-yin expected to make good recovery

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... around him, I think he stands a very good chance of recovery.' Dr Ko was speaking after visiting Ho-yin in Yan Chai Hospital with Tik Chi-yuen, executive director of the Hong Kong Society ...

  10. Tsang weighs into row over rehab centre

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... make a big difference to their lives. I hope Hong Kong society generally, and the Mui Wo community in particular, can embrace these young people with love and give them a second chance.' ... This is really sad for Hong Kong,' he sobbed, referring to the opposition from the villagers. ...




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