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  1. Prisoners in line for HK$6,000 handout

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung and Lana Lam gary.cheung@scmp.com First they won the right to vote, now Hong Kong's prisoners look set to receive the HK$6,000 cash handout promised by the government. But they won't be getting the money until those in more need are ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Building on EU-Hong Kong ties for peace

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by VINCENT PIKET

    ... and humanitarian aid, as well as military training. This allows us like no other country or international organisation to address all dimensions of a crisis and sow the seeds of deep democracy ...

  3. Merits of the right to serve

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of patriotism in his expressing the sentiment, but as a military officer he also well knows the recruitment challenges of every defence, security and humanitarian force. Demobilised soldiers have ... nonetheless, merits to the idea, from perspectives of employment, defence, humanitarian needs and having the right to serve the nation. Authorities have to start in earnest the process of making local ...

  4. Dissident vows not to stay on after funeral

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Peter So, Tanna Chong

    ... He said the government should make a decision on humanitarian grounds, rather than political ones. But Ip Kwok-him, of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, ... of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, which Szeto headed, wrote to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, urging the government to display a humanitarian spirit and let the dissidents in. Top ...

  5. Double delight for arts lovers

    Posted Apr 16th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... students. They decorated a miniature figure as part of a programme to raise funds for the international humanitarian organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres. The HKYAF will also host Theatre 4 All ...

  6. A boost for Hong Kong's image abroad

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... humanitarian leaders and a staunch protester, a figure whose type is now seemingly extinct, would have been proud. July 1 was a lesson to the world, Beijing included, in civil action ...

  7. Events

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China and the credit crisis- 2 years on'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Opportunity in adversity: Private-sector partnerships before, during and after humanitarian crises'. European Chamber of Commerce event: 'Climate action in Europe and Hong Kong- A continuing conversation'. ...

  8. Birth agent breached entry laws

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... whether the immigration authorities' eventual decision to allow Li to enter the city was based on humanitarian grounds. Ma adjourned the hearing to Monday for the prosecution's response ...

  9. Six degrees

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Cambodia, that set Jolie down the road to becoming an advocate for humanitarian causes. She has been appointed a special envoy to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres, ...

  10. Students to visit UN on leadership

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... 'Student delegates will learn the art of leadership by meeting with world-renowned leaders and study how humanitarian aid is distributed by visiting international organisations.' Regina Lau ...




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