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  1. Zengcheng offers cash, residency to informers

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (HK$6,000 to HK$12,000), as well as grand titles such as 'righteous good citizen', to people who provide information about riot participants. It said cash and additional awards would also be given to 'outstanding' migrant-worker informants. That includes being dubbed an 'excellent migrant worker' and receiving free residency in Zengcheng, a satellite city ...

  2. Singapore failing to provide important information on death sentences

    Posted May 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... such information. A death sentence is irreversible, allowing no remedy for miscarriage of justice. Singapore imposes mandatory death by hanging for crimes such as murder, unlawful possession of firearms ... presumed guilty. The Singapore government has robustly defended its use of the death penalty. So why does it still not provide information on the number of death sentences, executions and details ...

  3. The best deterrence for drug abuse: trustworthy information

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government tells them. If this nasty fact is accepted, then there is a chance an effective deterrent can be found. Teenagers are not stupid but they are implicitly questioning. The more informed they are and the more they trust the information, the more able they will be to make intelligent, informed decisions. Sam Bessant, Lamma ...

  4. Information

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ticketing enquiries and reservations 2734 9009 Urbtix hotline for credit card telephone bookings 2111 5999 For internet bookings www.urbtix.hk; for programme information, call The Chopin Society ...

  5. Net still full of information on ending one's life

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Amy Nip Facebook may have banned a suicide group from its social networking site, but the internet is still flooded with information on how to end one's life. Just two ... English-language groups with 'suicide' in their name were still on Facebook. And information on suicide methods can easily be found on the internet. The full text of The Complete Manual ...

  6. Web sex purge hits health information sites

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond LI The Ministry of Health has ordered websites that provide health care information to play down content about sex. Teachers and Aids awareness campaigners fear sex education will be compromised. The move comes amid a growing crackdown on the mainland on 'unhealthy' information on the internet. The order takes effect on July 1, the same day a rule requiring that all new ...

  7. Lawmakers hit out over hunt for informer

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activities in the public interest. A civil service union agreed, saying the informer had been 'courageous'. But the department union said it supported the investigation into how the action ... lawmaker James To Kun-sun said the hunt for the informer was inappropriate. 'This is an issue of public interest, not privacy,' Mr To said. Civil Party legislator Audrey Eu Yuet-mee said ...

  8. Informed donations build better NGOs

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... there, but donors have limited information. Unlike some other places, Hong Kong does not currently have a regulatory framework for charities. Charities are not registered and are only subject ... that one of the best ways to help a charity reduce its overheads is to make regular donations? Better informed donors lead to better managed, more effective NGOs. And that means better services ...

  9. In-form Zhou snatches Indian title

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Zhou Mi clinched the women's singles title at the India Grand Prix Open in Hyderabad yesterday when she upset second seed Lu Lan of China in the final. Zhou (pictured) routed Lu 21-14, 21-14 for her fifth title since she moved to Hong Kon ...

  10. Freedom of information denied is freedom denied

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The free flow of information is at the heart of Hong Kong's success. Without a transparent government, media freedom and free speech, Hong Kong would wither and die. Ensuring ... bested for labour costs by the mainland, our development depends on information about what we have being freely available to lawmakers, investors, customers, researchers and citizens. Yet ...




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