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  1. People power makes mark on authorities

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the most likely outcome of the sale would be a plan by the developer to knock down the Home Ownership Scheme blocks and build something more attractive- and profitable. This, after all, is a prime site overlooking the harbour. The sorry saga has now been provided with an unexpected but happy ending. There are, however, many lessons to be learned. The problem arose from a flawed housing ...

  2. Student authors unite for charity

    Posted Mar 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Never underestimate the impact individuals can have if they are united. Last month, 17 students aged between six and 13 worked with their parents and teacher Judy Butler to publish a book, Animal Myths. The book will help raise funds for the charity Room to Read, which builds schools and libraries, and funds local language books in countries that need educational ...

  3. Watchdog 'looking to buy' an office

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ordinance, the SFC is required to consider cutting the levy if its reserves can fund two years of operations. Its current cash hoard is enough for seven years. 'The SFC board is still studying ... of its headquarters might provide office space for the SFC. If the SFC decides to buy its own office space, it would likely draw criticism from lawmakers. In 2001, the Hong Kong Monetary ...

  4. Tamar funding bid given go-ahead

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The $5.1b proposal wins support and will now go to the Finance Committee The government was yesterday handed an expected landslide victory over the $5.1 billion funding proposal ... not bear the slightest resemblance to a people's project as the authorities had claimed, Mr Leong said. He made a last-minute effort to lobby the administration to conduct an independent poll ...

  5. Funding to raze icon passes Legco hurdle

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... funding request for the project. But advocates of the pier's preservation warned that a battle bigger than that over the now-demolished Star Ferry pier was unfolding, as the Democratic Party ... by officials. The government plans to seek approval for the funding from Legco's Finance Committee in two weeks' time. Before the vote, it was disclosed that Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We must deal with this MPF scandal 'The road to hell is paved with good intentions', aptly describes the government's reasoning in setting up the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF). The scheme was originally designed to provide some comfort for retired workers and curtail future social welfare spending by the government. The administration may have meant well, ...

  7. 'Occupy Central' protest halts cancer fund-raiser

    Posted Oct 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... fund-raising schemes are being planned, the spokeswoman said. Occupy Central was inspired by the Occupy Wall Street campaign in New York City, which spread to cities around the world. Protesters ... protesters camped below the bank's headquarters. The Halloween Charity Parade was organised to raise support for the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. The parade was to have set off from a makeshift ...

  8. A tip of her hard hat

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... marine and lands officials and those managing open space. Public consultations, passing the required legislation and obtaining lawmakers' approval for the authority's funding is likely ... of a harbour authority, something she has pledged to achieve. 'I told David Akers-Jones that I would not allow the small-house- policy file to be stuck in my in-tray,' she said, referring ...

  9. District councils' failure to provide bilingual documents is discrimination

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... available on all district council websites? and If some district councils have 'limited resources' preventing them from providing bilingual documents in Chinese and English, how is it that Southern District Council has the resources to provide such documents, but not Central & Western and many other district councils? James Thorburn, Sai Ying Pun ...

  10. Training scheme improves safety of critical patients during transfers

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A medical training scheme has improved the safety of transferring patients in critical condition between hospitals, its organiser says. Participants in the programme had ... last year, including 70 in critical condition. 'We launched the programme for our own use at Nethersole, but it has gradually expanded to train colleagues from every Hospital Authority ...




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