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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Graft-busters exchange tips in fight against corruption

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the world heard at an anti-corruption course in Hong Kong. The comments came from a graft investigator in the Himalayan country during a four-week course organised by the Independent Commission ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Officers from around the world congregate at annual exchange programme organised by ICAC Graft-busters share tips in fight against corruption Bringing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368106/graft-busters-exchange-tips-fight-against-corruption
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... I set it up to do." The Women's Commission was created in 2001, after the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women was applied to Hong Kong. Its role ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Former chief secretary, who announced the commission's setting up in 2001, says it isn't tackling issues of vital importance to women Chan hits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... are not protected against "racial" discrimination, but the commission has suggested expanding the definition. The suggestion has raised speculation that using insulting words ... took centre stage as the Equal Opportunities Commission opened its public consultation on the issue. Although the review covers a broad range of topics- disability, the gender pay gap ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang Official suggestion to Commission on Poverty is for a universal system with no means test Pension plan would give all over-65s HK$3,000 a month Every Hongkonger over 65- rich or poor- would get a pension of HK$3,000 a month without a means test under a scheme put forward yesterday. A long-awaited government-commissioned study said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
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    Anti-graft guide for Chinese medicine practitioners launched

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... them in danger of corruption. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said Chinese medicine clinics often did not give their workers clear guidelines on how to handle conflicts ... management, the agency said. "While corruption in the industry is not serious and the number of prosecutions against those guilty of it remains low, we have launched this guide as a preventive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409219/icac-issues-anti-graft-guide-chinese-medicine-practitioners
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... little and I don't spend. But is it too much to ask for a decent life? We have, after all, contributed to society," he said. After the government-commissioned report detailing six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Silent protest planned as show of support for independent judiciary and rule of law Lawyers to march over Beijing's white paper Legal professionals ... the Basic Law". Civic Party lawmaker Dennis Kwok said the legal sector, which he represents, was worried about the paper because it was "against the principles of rule of law". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... out of fear of retaliatory action against them, up from 11 per cent the year before. It was the fourth consecutive decline in the perception of press freedom. Media scholars at the university ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Civic Party presses for retirement plan it says government report ignored

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... or further contributions from bosses or staff would be needed to build a sustainable universal pension under a proposal by the Civic Party, according to analysis commissioned by the party. But its proposal was not included in a government-commissioned analysis of six universal retirement plans, due to be released in two weeks, according to media reports. The Civic Party plan calls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568558/civic-party-presses-retirement-plan-it-says-government-report-ignored
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inmates to take on cream of milk-tea makers in competition

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... were staff by the pair's brewing skills that they were put forward to represent the institution against top milk-tea chefs in the international milk tea competition, which takes place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569480/inmates-take-cream-milk-tea-makers-competition

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