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  1. Three NGOs ordered to close for opening unauthorised branches

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... offices without permission from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. The move signals rising government concern over the rapid growth of NGOs in recent years. The action taken against the three groups is the first since regulations were introduced in 1998 requiring all branch offices of national-level NGOs to register with the ministry. The China Ethology of Law Association has been ordered ...

  2. 60 NGOs unite to demand EOC chairman's head

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani They also want an investigation into Michael Wong and a public meeting of the commission At least 60 non-governmental organisations have made a joint call for the resignation of EOC chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow over his sacking of a key staffer and allegations he accepted undeclared gifts as a judge. The NGOs are organising a press conference to be held ...

  3. Closing China's welfare gap

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... change in the relationship between the state and society that allows the latter to take on greater responsibility for its welfare through the expansion of non-governmental organisations (NGOs ... interference. As controls tightened in the late 1990s, the number of officially registered social organisations (the equivalent of NGOs) has fallen from 186,666 in the mid-1990s to 134,000 today. ...

  4. An open process is urged for EOC post

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... an open and accountable process, in the wake of reports that the post had been offered to a former civil servant. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs), an academic and an EOC board member have ... 'presentation of the candidate to NGOs or Legco before the appointment is finalised, nor seek consultation from NGOs'. ...

  5. Natural man

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... As I wanted to know more about Hong Kong's natural habitat and environment, I began to take project-based jobs from NGOs (non-governmental organisations) and joined WWF (World Wide Fund ... the environment and influencing others to be aware of its significance. It's a strong motivation for me. YP: What is the difference between a conservation researcher and someone working for NGOs ...

  6. Training day with Reds stars

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell, Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Schools Sports Federation, which will distribute them among the top 24 schools in this year's Jing Ying football competition. Another 400 will go to 14 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), which care for underprivileged children. The NGOs include The Salvation Army, Hong Kong Children and Youth Service, and Precious Blood Children's Village. Jockey Club Ti-I College football ...

  7. Helping hands

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's NGOs have a long history of service to the community. Many have been here longer than the Post. Between them, the NGOs have catered to almost all the needs of the sick, the poor, the destitute, the elderly and people abandoned or maltreated by Medicine for everyone The history of the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals goes back to 1851, and can be traced directly to Kwong ...

  8. Biting the hand that feeds it

    Posted Sep 18th 2003, 12:00am by Brad Glosserman

    ... insights into how North Korea will respond. A study by Scott Snyder and Gordon Flake, two long-time Korea watchers, details the difficulties that NGOs have encountered in North Korea. Those efforts ... to North Korea's survival, the government has made every effort to impede assistance programmes. Convinced that NGOs were a 'trojan horse intent on destroying the North Korean regime ...

  9. Shift in attitude on Aids makes action possible

    Posted Nov 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to work with international groups and domestic NGOs. The country is also among the first in the region to conduct clinical trials for an Aids vaccine. As the mainland looks around the region for partners and systems on which to model its Aids programmes, consideration should also be given to Hong Kong, where NGOs are active, treatments are subsidised and the law bans discrimination against ...

  10. From gulag to do-gooder central

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... a dozen non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and countless do-gooders. Their activities range from distributing free solar cookers to desolate villages, to becoming negotiators between ... is the traditionally strong community bond in rural minority areas. Many of the NGOs and activists are members of Qinghai's 44 ethnic groups, which make up close to half the province's population. ...




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