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  1. Investment tips for the good of Hong Kong society

    Posted Jul 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... partnerships contrast with our government's efforts to date. At Rio, I shared how a Hong Kong 'we know best' government, the largest provider of grants for vulnerable communities, ... executive and his new administration to try a bolder approach to solve Hong Kong's social and environmental problems. The current practice of assigning the Home Affairs Bureau the sole ...

  2. Working from home not even a remote possibility for Hong Kong's office society

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Stuart Wolfendale

    ... The PC has gone from strength to strength, but the concept of 'teleworking', or setting up 'remote offices', never even drew breath in Hong Kong. Nor will it, from what ... will gossip. It's the Chinese culture,' she said. In Hong Kong, there is every reason in the world to want to go to work, rather than stay at home with your files and documents. Everybody ...

  3. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... committed people from all walks of life to help organise visits and outings for people with physical disabilities. Teen volunteer: Angel Yeung Ngai-kwan, 22, is an student at City University of Hong Kong. She has been doing volunteer work for over six months. 'I joined the volunteer team when doing an internship at Easy-Access Travel Limited, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Society ...

  4. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Hong Kong lawmakers need Shanghai trip to face up to social issues

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by George Chen

    ... development of Hong Kong? On April 12-13 senior officials from Beijing in charge of Hong Kong affairs have invited some of the city's key officials to discuss 2017 electoral reform issues. I've seen many articles that more or less agree on the same thing- Hong Kong's lawmakers, including those from the pan-democracy camp, should accept the invitation. In my view all Hong ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Vehicle owners can't shirk their responsibility in polluter-pays society

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY LEUNG

    ... that we should pay to treat our water and waste, then why not air? Making a polluter-pays principle part of the fabric of Hong Kong society may mean that we all have to pay more in the short term, ... address approaching, discussions abound that the government may take a "carrot and stick" approach to combat Hong Kong's notorious roadside pollution- by limiting the number of old ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Lesson for society in census scandal

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 12:00am

    ... of the Census and Statistics Department has damaged the Hong Kong government's reputation. Firstly, the fact that census officers may have fabricated answers when conducting household interviews ... a negative impact on Hong Kong residents. Publishing fabricated employment statistics may hide the fact that the unemployment rate in Hong Kong is greater than we think. In the course of providing ...

  7. Young ICT achievers aim for upgraded version of society

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of a mobile-application development company, Bull-B. He set up the company shortly after graduating from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. 'I want to make things that can affect human lives and benefit people in our society,' Chan says. Jordan Cheng Man-fai, the second winner, is no stranger to awards. While an information engineering student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Society has a role to play in resolving HK's housing crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... and independent society, one of the best ways is to ensure that everyone in Hong Kong can benefit from the same treasured rights and freedoms. ... how different it is to live there for a short period than to stay trapped in such conditions for years. I was born in Hong Kong, I grew up in Vancouver and I studied in New York- meaning ...

  9. Vote-rigging cannot be tolerated in a fair society

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and pro-establishment camp. Many believe the pro-Beijing and pro-establishment parties, particularly the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, managed to trounce the opposition ... have made many question the results and suspect that they were manipulated. Elections must be fair, open and transparent. Since direct elections were introduced in the 1980s, Hong Kong has been ...

  10. A rock of civil society

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... complex social issues and come up with solutions. His PhD thesis, titled The Making of Hong Kong Society, was published by the Oxford University Press in 1991. In it, he delved into the formation ... did not stop trying to make Hong Kong a green society. Never,' she said. 'He was never chairman of the association, he refused to be. He preferred to leave that chance ...




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