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  1. Global trade spurs tie-ups with NGOs

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... development'. And a handful of local enterprises, such as China Mobile, are delivering a consistent, sustainable CSR model. Ho notes, however, that strict government regulation of NGOs could hamper ... had reached 230,000 by the end of 2008. However, scholars estimate the number of NGOs at three million if you include those operating without a licence or with a business licence. But Ho said ...

  2. Quantifying contribution made by NGOs a difficult process

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system is hampering work of NGOs', May 13) revealed two completely different mindsets on the subject of non-governmental organisations. Your correspondents criticised the lack of accountability by NGOs. The lump-sum grant system requires NGOs to be accountable to their funding sources, both government and private. NGOs have to annually present audited accounts and hold annual ...

  3. CEO pay disclosure only one factor in NGO accountability

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article ('Welfare NGOs refuse to detail chiefs' salaries', July 28). Charity accountability is important to maintain public trust and confidence in the work of NGOs. Yet, the salary of the CEO is not the most important piece of information that can tell whether public money is being used responsibly. Donors should be looking at the overall financial ...

  4. Business gives social values more weight

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng As businesses increasingly incorporate a social dimension and public face to their operations, the distinction between financial and social bottom lines is becoming blurred, according to Helene Li, co-founder and chairperson of the Future Enterprise Foundation. Li's foundation works to bring together socially minded corporations and NGOs and recently gathered many ...

  5. Officials defy critics over family crisis centre

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Health and social welfare officials said yesterday they would proceed with plans to invite tenders for a controversial 24-hour crisis centre for the victims of family violence and sexual assault. 'We will release our tender document [this month] and NGOs can write proposals for our selection,' Fung Pak-yan, assistant director (development) at the Social Welfare ...

  6. Sichuan charity trail a cause for concern

    Posted Aug 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... standing. This all goes to highlight the need for the development of strong civil institutions, from a more independent judiciary to NGOs, as a check on resistance to accountability ...

  7. HK$250,000 PR deal sparks anger with watchdog

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a meeting with the watchdog. 'It does not really function to improve engagement with NGOs through a PR liaison,' Ho said. 'The privacy watchdog should set up regular contact channels ...

  8. Big-business mindset ignores child welfare

    Posted Jan 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A benchmark of a mature society is the way it cares for its old and its young, its sick and disadvantaged. The foundation stone remains the family unit. When this breaks down or no longer has the resources to cope with the needs of its members, the government and non-government organisations (NGOs) have a role to play by providing a helping hand, or protection ...

  9. Former ombudsman finds new cause in raising ethical values

    Posted Oct 05th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... would see the need for it, and start working with [NGOs], or they would subsidise it.' The institute derives income from donations and membership fees. One of the institute's successes ...

  10. Twin track on refugees leads many into limbo

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... NGOs and the UNHCR have pushed for the same solution of unifying the processing of torture claims and refugee status under the Immigration Department. Upon being labelled refugees, the UNHCR ...




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