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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng surveys the internet-aided growth of NGOs on the mainland Each year on the mainland, there are hundreds of thousands of "mass incidents", that is, protests involving ... and finally to a chaotic and potentially revolutionary situation. Joseph Cheng Yu-shek is a professor of political science at City University of Hong Kong Civil society thrives, so longas it leaves ...

  2. Arroyo's death-row amnesty angers crime-weary public

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Alastair Mcindoe

    ... by her predecessor, Joseph Estrada, four years earlier. In particular, the abduction and murder of a young Coca-Cola executive, Betti Chua Sy, whose body was found in a garbage bag in a Manila ... of Commerce was not available for comment on Mrs Arroyo's decision. Estrada also wavered on the death penalty. The former actor initially adopted an uncompromising pro-death penalty stance. ...

  3. HK maids may sway election in Philippines

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... which won the support of the military, ousted former movie actor Joseph Estrada. Cynthia Tellez, director of the Mission for Filipino Migrant Workers, agreed that Filipinos in Hong Kong could ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bids', October 14). Former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo pardoned convicted president Joseph Estrada for her own political motives. Before that, former defence secretary Juan Ponce Enrile ...

  5. Hundreds march against ruling on Filipino maid

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the service sector, local workers will be at a disadvantage if migrant workers enter the job market,' he said. Sheilla Grace Estrada, chairwoman of the Alliance of Progressive Labour, said ...

  6. Maids protest against bill to curtail 'job-hopping'

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... prepared by the Macau Migrants Rights Network. Gi Estrada, a leader of the network, said that the re-entry ban would discourage foreign domestic workers from terminating their contracts 'if their employers violate the terms of their contracts or abuse them'. Such a law might force maids to work in Macau without work permits, said Mr Estrada, who is also a member of the Hong Kong-based ...

  7. Dramatic look at poverty

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A drama portraying the misery and stigma associated with being poor as the economy slumps was a thought-provoking lesson for a group of primary and secondary students. The play, performed at Grantham College of Education Past Students' Association Whampoa Primary School last Saturday, was part of a series of activities by St Joseph's College to broaden the life ...

  8. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... It feels a bit like Sars all over again A civil service unionist after the discovery of legionnaires' disease bacteria in the tamar office of Education Secretary Michael Suen (above) My brother is not a heroin user. He may be a party kid... but he would not inject himself. He wouldn't commit suicide Jacqueline Berenson, on her brother Joseph Basha's death ...

  9. In Brief

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

    ... HKMA chief executive Joseph Yam Chi-kwong testifies at a hearing on Tuesday, and stage a rally next Sunday demanding that Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen step down. Woman killed ...

  10. Thursday Think Tank

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. 1 Mainland maids closer to reality... currently, you are only allowed to keep them in Shenzhen as mistresses 2 Exchange Fund rebounds by HK$100 billion... which just about covers retiring Joseph Yam Chi-kwong's pension 3 Canto-pop singers get into drunken brawl on the street... who do they think they are- ...




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