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  1. FTU subsidised to help HK people in Guangzhou

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou and Albert Wong The Beijing-friendly Federation of Trade Unions has received HK$400,000 from the government to run a six-month free legal consultation service ... programme on free legal advice,' Mr Leung said. He referred to the legal service the federation has provided since 2004. It has handled nearly 8,000 cases, of which one third involved house ...

  2. Telecom firms get access to mainland

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Quinton Chan

    ... Cepa was originally to allow 17 service industries - including banking, legal services, accounting, real estate, construction and the film industry - access to the mainland market from January ... Cepa amendment opens the door to more Hong Kong service industries Telecommunication companies in Hong Kong are expected to gain access to the mainland market under an amended version ...

  3. Telecom firms get access to mainland

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Quinton Chan

    ... - including banking, legal services, accounting, real estate, construction and the film industry - access to the mainland market from January 1. Other service industries, such as education ... But they will not be allowed to own a controlling stake in any telecom company on the mainland, according to sources close to the Hong Kong government. The latest concession will allow 18 of the city's service ...

  4. Tourism and legal sectors applaud new Cepa pact

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Daniel Sin and Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Hong Kong's legal and tourism sectors welcomed measures that were announced yesterday to make it easier for them to do business on the mainland, ... and Taiwan,' he said. Yang Jiaqi, manager of Nanhu International Travel Service in Guangzhou, hailed the concession to Hong Kong tour guides. 'It will be beneficial to our outbound tour groups. ...

  5. Surrogate joy for Christine Loh and partner

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok, Chloe Lai

    ... for me'. The birth was arranged by a company in California that provided medical, legal and health support. The pair sought its services after attempts to adopt a baby from the Philippines were ... in the United States- but bracing for controversy when they bring her home. The couple hope to legally adopt Leah Norma Ehrlich, now six weeks old, who was born from a donor egg fertilised by sperm from ...

  6. Hot cash flowing in- but is it legal?

    Posted Oct 11th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Peggy Sito

    ... the border through complex arrangements- some legal, some not. The yuan is not freely convertible into foreign currency in the absence of approval by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange. ... of popular money changers that offer this service in Shenzhen, and many buyers are happy to subvert the strict currency controls.' The rapid growth in illegal currency transfers has been ...

  7. Quota restrictions lifted on HK films

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Ravina Shamdasani, Vivienne Chow

    ... will be largely lifted from January 1 as part of the latest free trade deal between the two sides. The entertainment industry is among the 10 services that will benefit from the latest Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement. The others are banking, securities and futures, distribution, legal, accounting, construction, tourism, transport and individually owned retail stores. Although mainland ...

  8. Surveyors argue for a new legal framework

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai A new law and a new system is needed by the government to help it make better decisions on whether the private sector should be involved in a public works or services project, says the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. The institute is a strong advocate of the use of the public-private partnership (PPP) system. Its president, Cheung Tat-tong, said officials should ...

  9. Law change to protect fees of flat owners

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Property management companies will have to place management fees they collect from buildings in separate accounts under a proposed legal amendment. The proposed change, which ... goods, supplies and services obtained by building owners' committees. It would require any transaction of more than $200,000, or 20 per cent of the annual budget of a committee, ...

  10. Anger over human rights contract

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of Education and Human Rights Monitor legal expert Leung Yan-wing. Dr Leung has been teaching civic education to teachers under another of the bureau's training programmes. It is understood ... lesson, the same as for civil service courses, but was told by officials that it was too expensive. Jackie Hung Ling-yu, a project officer of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese Justice and Peace ...



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