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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    NGOs needed in Guangdong as violent robberies rise

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Crimes by desperate migrant workers are now common in Guangdong, but the authorities have shuttered organisations that fought for rights NGOs needed, as violent robberies rise ... checks of the premises. Mainland labour-rights NGOs often report harassment by the authorities, who fear that foreign-funded lobbying groups could organise strikes, incite protests or trigger ...

  2. NGOs 'could share education burden'

    Posted May 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan in Beijing Reforms will broaden responsibilities, say HK experts Mainland authorities should allow NGOs to share the burden of proposed amendments to the Mandatory Education ... education experts welcomed the proposals and suggested local governments learn from the city's experience by inviting help from NGOs. Lai Kwok-chan, head of planning and academic implementation ...

  3. Sponsors expand reach of message

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang To non-governmental organisations, commercial sponsors can be much more than a source of funding. They can add glamour to the messages NGOs are trying to spread and take them ... Aids. The MAC Aids Fund, which recently hired Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper to be spokeswomen, sponsors Aids NGOs through the sale of a dedicated line of products called Viva Glam. Fund executive ...

  4. Events

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The challenges ahead'. Bank of America Tower. British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Confrontation or consultation? The role of NGOs in development projects'. ...

  5. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong party boss Hu Chunhua keeps his cards close to his chest

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... a priority, including alleviating social injustice and strengthening the participation of NGOs in doing so. It might be too early to judge Hu after less than three months in office. Let's hope he ...

  6. Events

    Posted Feb 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'America and the world: The challenges ahead'. Bank of America Tower. British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Confrontation or consultation? The role of NGOs in development projects'. Hong Kong Club. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association luncheon: 'US subprime: Its effects on the global economy and credit ...

  7. Our generosity is being abused

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... important. Seven progress reports on the 184 reconstruction projects backed by the government and NGOs have been tabled to the legislature so far. But how vigorously they have been scrutinised ...

  8. Events

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Confrontation or consultation? The role of NGOs in development projects'. Hong Kong Retirement Schemes Association luncheon: 'US subprime: Its ...

  9. Volunteers wanted to help teach poor pupils

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the government-funded volunteer programme and those organised by non-governmental groups were a longer serving time and adequate financial support. 'The ones organised by NGOs are usually short, say, a few ...

  10. City a focal point for human rights organisations in Asia

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the only one of its kind in the region. The presence of international NGOs causes them to sound alarm bells when there is the slightest risk of government encroachment on people's rights. ... of the fact that Hong Kong has such a vibrant group of NGOs and advocates working on human rights issues,' he said. 'For example, corporate social responsibility groups here are doing some ...




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