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  1. Shared care programme deserves to be nurtured

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Any attempt to encourage people to move away from our overburdened public medical system into the private sector deserves to be nurtured and developed. The shared care programme, launched ... The absence of that nurturing patient-doctor relationship marks our system apart from those in many other developed economies. About 90 per cent of residents go to public hospitals for care ...

  2. Morality versus mortality

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Andrew Marshall

    ... More Indonesian women die as a result of backyard abortions than almost anywhere else in the world. Andrew Marshall discovers why little is being done to help them On Jalan Raden Saleh, a busy street in central Jakarta, a young Indonesian woman called Sit ...

  3. Coutts finds giving comes naturally

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai news@scmp.com Philanthropy is in the genes at Coutts, so joining hands with Operation Santa Claus to help the local community was a natural step for the private banking company. But its ties to the annual fund-raising campaign have expanded, as the company's employees have formed bonds with Operation Santa charities that go beyond the bank's involvement. ...

  4. How the Hong Kong government can help boost the number of women politicians

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (165 women out of 935 total) this year versus 18.1 per cent (78 women / 405 total) in 2007. The Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong is the only party fielding more ... organisations to include more women in their standing committees. It benefits society to have more female voices. Many people believe women can balance the more aggressive nature of men. This is helpful ...

  5. Not quite the miser

    Posted Aug 14th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... has inadvertently created an ideological vacuum. But I believe that nurturing a culture of giving can fill this gap and help individual beliefs and social values take root, to ultimately benefit society. China has been plagued by natural disasters in recent years, and there have been plenty of philanthropic examples to help the needy and homeless deal with these emergencies. ...

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    Falling crime rate a Hong Kong success to celebrate

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... there were more than twice as many murders in 2002 as in 2012. We constantly remind ourselves of Hong Kong's pros and cons: the rule of law, the freedoms and the low taxes versus the high rents, ...

  7. Putting youth in touch with nature

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Underprivileged children in Tin Shui Wai and Yuen Long will have a chance to get close to nature, thanks to WWF Hong Kong and Operation Santa Claus (OSC). WWF is planning a trip to the Mai Po Nature Reserve for the children, with funding from OSC. OSC is an annual charity event co-founded by the South China Morning Post and RTHK in 1988. It raises money from ...

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    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... northern European countries. They did not set out to raise fertility; it was the natural outcome of policies aimed primarily at gender equality, recognising the proper roles of women in a modern ... aligned itself with outdated attitudes on issues such as gay and minority rights. These are areas where Hong Kong can lead. It should lead, too, in acceptance of single-parent families, a natural ...

  9. University and bank join forces for course

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'This novel programme not only signifies the joint efforts of two leading institutions, but also underscores HSBC Insurance's long-term commitment to nurturing the future [professionals] of the insurance industry.' Professor Benjamin Wah, acting vice-chancellor of CUHK, said at the launch ceremony that the Insurance, Financial and Actuarial Analysis programme by its nature has ...

  10. Wetland Park paves smoother path for the blind and disabled to enjoy nature

    Posted Apr 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'If we built a lift and pull electricity wires to this area, this would be against the protection of nature.' ...




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