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  1. Solicitor focuses on family life and helping society

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Ed Olivo

    ... as a member of the share registrars' disciplinary committee, as a member of the securities law committee of the Hong Kong Law Society and as deputy chairman of the standards and ethics committee ... Julia Charlton believes Hong Kong is perfect for combining motherhood with a successful career and selfless charity work, writes Ed Olivo Julia Charlton succinctly describes her approach ...

  2. Post scoops 16 prizes in annual Newspaper Society awards

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post has scooped 16 prizes at the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong awards- a quarter of the total up for grabs- improving on last year's haul. Reporters Fox Yi Hu and Dan Kadison won the best scoop award for an investigative series on Hongkongers receiving fake degrees from a US diploma mill that sold degrees across the world. Sarah Monks, ...

  3. Rescue effort shows power of civil society

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mourning period, tens of thousands of people gathered in squares in major cities, shouting: 'Long live China!' This sentiment has spread to Hong Kong, as indicated by recent polls, and the record amount of donations. Even more important, but little noted, is the rise of civil society. As soon as the news of the earthquake broke, people from all walks of life jumped into action ...

  4. Japanese expat groups in Hong Kong launch fund-raising events

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong students learning Japanese are also doing their part to help. The University of Hong Kong's Japanese Society said it would launch a fund-raising campaign on campus this week. ... Ng Yuk-hang Japanese groups in Hong Kong are organising fund-raising events and other activities to help the victims of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami. Simon Walton, ...

  5. Hong Kong should begin to conserve water now

    Posted Nov 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The article headlined 'Farm weathers the drought' (October 29) reported widespread drought in Guangdong with water flows in the Dongjiang, upon which Hong Kong relies for 77 per ... of mega-infrastructure such as the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai Bridge, may bring economic benefits, it is very likely that they will be a magnet for more migration from the hinterland, and all its associated ills. ...

  6. Hong Kong pulls out all the stops to celebrate mums' love

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai-tai, climbed to The Peak at 9.30am with 4.5-litre water bottles on their backs. Proceeds from the event will go to Lotus Light Charity Society (Hong Kong) to help free mothers ...

  7. Weather no obstacle for racers

    Posted Oct 27th 2008, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The Asia Miles Eco Action Asia Adventure attracted about 350 participants this year. It raised more than HK$75,000 and highlighted Hong Kong people's commitment to environmental protection. The event was held on October 5 to raise funds for Action Asia Foundation, the Ocean Park Conservation Foundation and the Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society. There were two ...

  8. New bureau urged in travel row

    Posted Jul 24th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Fu-wah, also vice-president of the Federation of Trade Unions, says a centralised tourism bureau is needed. 'In Hong Kong we lack a tourism bureau, which exists in other neighbouring ... guides tackles the symptoms, not the root of the problem... we will urge the government to set up a tourism bureau to reorganise the whole tourism industry.' Hong Kong's reputation ...


    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Hong Kong Overseas Studies Centre Among many outbound volunteering travel programmes, the Conservation Volunteers Australia project lasts two to four weeks. Go to http://www.wtci.de/hongkong/ ...

  10. Radioactive cloud unlikely to reach Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The Observatory says radioactive material from Fukushima nuclear plant is unlikely to reach Hong Kong. Predicting the probable trajectory of spewed materials from the damaged plant more than 3,000 kilometres from Hong Kong, the weather scientists said the city would be under the influence of a westerly air flow from China until Friday. 'All the radioactive ...




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