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  1. HK ages faster as it loses appeal

    Posted Aug 26th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... permit system could accelerate the ageing of Hong Kong's population. The number of migrants under the scheme in recent years has remained well below the daily quota of 150- which has been ... a population expert for quotas under the scheme to be revised to bring in people Hong Kong really needs- the young, educated and skilled. Commissioner for Census and Statistics Fung Hing-wang ...

  2. Business leaders must unite HK, vice-president tells forum

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... affairs, urged the business community to bridge the divides in Hong Kong society and foster harmony. He is due to deliver a keynote address at the forum today. Political analyst Sung Lap-kung said Mr Zeng was pointing to concerns about the marginalisation of some segments of Hong Kong society. Speaking after a 40-minute meeting with Mr Zeng, Mr Tsang said the state leader hoped Hong ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL - DAY 39

    Generation gap hampers efforts to direct Occupy protests in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 05th 2014, 01:56pm by Gary Cheung

    ... the government who prefer tough action to clear protest sites gain the upper hand, Hong Kong society will face retrogression for a long time."     ... on October 21, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told leaders of the Federation of Students that the government would submit a report to the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs ...

  4. Professionals will be biggest gainers under Cepa, says expert

    Posted Jul 07th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the Hong Kong Bar Association, the Law Society, the Hong Kong Society of Accountants, the Hong Kong Medical Association and the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers. The 10 associations have a total ... The free-trade agreement with the mainland will create 5,000 jobs for professionals in Hong Kong and give them a total annual income of $5 billion within five years, according ...

  5. See our point of view, envoy urges Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... few days. 'I think Hong Kong society is very stable. In China, there might be a bigger problem. But Hong Kong and Japan relations are still good,' he said. The Professional ... Gary Cheung A Japanese diplomat called for understanding from Hong Kong people yesterday as the city took up the mainland's anti-Japan rallying cry. Teachers, political parties ...

  6. 'Public has the right to know'

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... organisations, as they receive government funding,' said Mr Tik, who is the former executive director of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged and a candidate contesting the social welfare functional ... chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, said social welfare organisations should provide the information if they received inquiries from the public ...

  7. Poverty think-tank appoints members

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Yiu-chung, vice-chairman of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong; Liberal Party chairman James Tien Pei-chun and unionist Li Fung-ying. The social workers are Tik Chi-yuen, chief executive of the Hong Kong Society for the Aged; Ho Hei-wah, director of the Society for Community Organisation; Christine Fang Meng-sang, chief executive of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service; ...

  8. Ruling led to prejudice, distrust, say academics

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... the controversy,' he said. 'Meanwhile, Hong Kong society became more divisive after the government mobilised public opinion to back its decision to stem the flow of mainland children of Hong Kong ... Gary Cheung The row over the right-of-abode ruling 10 years ago has heightened discrimination against new mainland arrivals among the majority of Hong Kong people, and sown seeds ...

  9. Executives' pay remains a secret

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Peter So

    ... Young Men's Christian Association 218m Not provided 7 Fu Hong Society 211m Below 908,580 8 Yan Chai Hospital 199m Not provided 9 Hong Kong Christian Service 188m Not provided 10 Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups 184.5m 11 Spastics Association 181m Not provided 12 Hong Kong Society for the Aged 171m Not provided 13 Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association 170m Not provided 14 ...

  10. Disclosing hub bid figures 'not in the public interest'

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Chung-keung said it would be a great loss to Hong Kong society if the arts hub project, which was expected to generate economic benefits of $216 billion over 50 years, were shelved. Dynamic Star ... of their rivals' bids. Mr Tsang's remarks in Meizhou, northeast Guangdong, where he is attending a trade symposium, came as the Democratic Party and the Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong ...




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