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  1. Business - Companies - SOURCING

    Li & Fung 'doing its best' on factory safety

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... to enforce the laws on safety standards, group chairman William Fung Kwok-lun said. Speaking in New York on Monday, Fung said that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) should commend those factories ... to the authorities to enforce safety standard in factory buildings and there are problems with implementation of laws." Fung said he was upset by some NGOs that called for blacklisting of factories ...

  2. Business - China Business - HYDROPOWER

    US mulling partnership with China in Congo Inga 3 dam project

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:20am by Toh Han Shih

    ... the world's biggest dam, China's US$28 billion Three Gorges Dam, which has a capacity of 22,500 MW. A group of NGOs, including International Rivers, sent a letter to US Secretary of State John ... and South African export market. It is likely that the project will be affected by rampant corruption, and may further entrench the country's resource curse," said the NGOs' letter, ...

  3. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Inequality is becoming a very dirty word among the world's economic elite

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 10:22am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... of the world's most respected NGOs, produced a report on the eve of the Davos meeting, claiming that the 85 richest individuals in the world own as much wealth as the 3.5 billion people who ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    Barclays under fire over African tax haven promotion

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 03:52am by GDN

    ... development agenda in light of such figures, with NGOs and high-level officials condemning tax avoidance as putting at risk poor countries' prospects for development and self-sufficiency. ...

  5. Business - Companies - ENVIRONMENT

    Merchants step up protest over Cathay Pacific's shark fin cargo ban

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... products." The spokeswoman said the ban was based on a report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a forum for governments, NGOs, scientists, business and local communities ...

  6. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    A new festival to cheer up Hong Kong after a downbeat year

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... regatta in Kwun Tong typhoon shelter. The organisers are asking the public, NGOs, community groups and businesses to submit ideas for a series of self-generated, not-for-profit collaborative ...

  7. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW

    Keeping Oxfam out of the NGO rabble

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 02:30am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... general doubts about non-governmental organisations. Even where they don't represent overly rich people trying to redeem their souls, most NGOs take care of themselves long before they take ...

  8. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Does new position turn the poacher into a gamekeeper?

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... Exchange, Kilburn says he always wrote from a perspective of neutrality, though elsewhere he has written some fairly trenchant articles. In CleanBiz Asia he wrote about the desire of green NGOs ...

  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Clearer air at the end of the tunnel at last

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... For someone who has been bellyaching about Hong Kong's air quality for the past 18 months, and for the NGOs that have been at it for much longer, it was music to the ears to hear the environment secretary say air quality - roadside pollution, in particular - was to be a priority for his department. It's the best news on the environment front for the past eight years, ...



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