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  1. Mainland NGOs help maintain harmony

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... policy areas, there are usually NGOs which do their best to fill the needs and redress social ills. On the mainland, while local NGOs continue to do their best within the circumstances, tight ... of 'colour revolutions' in the former Soviet republics, Beijing has restricted the funding of local NGOs from international foundations. Meanwhile, although local enterprises are now more ...

  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. Welfare fund payouts set to double

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... organisations, which provided welfare services to about 120,000 people. But it has now decided to modify the funding arrangements and application criteria. 'Some NGOs raise much more than ... of these projects can expand their scope to help more disadvantaged people.' The application period has been extended to one year and NGOs will be allowed to submit a maximum of three applications ...

  4. An affluent society cares for its poor

    Posted Jun 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong's claim to be a caring society has often been taken for granted. With ever-expanding welfare expenditure and an array of social services provided, there is a common belief that the poor and disadvantaged are being taken care of by the government and an extensive network of NGOs. Occasionally, the plight of some extreme cases make headlines and warrant urgent attention. ...

  5. Leave your footprint elsewhere, thanks

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... don't think anyone can prove my using excess air con is causing them to lose their icy habitats. Those NGOs really get my goat. They all pick worthy causes that you can't argue against, ...

  6. Lawyers raise the bar with some pro bono heavy lifting for people in need

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... are facing challenging times and it is even more important then ever that we continue our support for NGOs such as Crossroads,' said Catherine Husted (pictured left), a partner of Allen ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Human side

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a dynamic, long-term, and open-ended consultative process with recipient organisations is key. Conversely, NGOs need to remember that accurate measurement and thorough data collection benefit ...

  9. Review of China watered down, observers say

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... praising' had been common in previous reviews because the process was politicised. In a digest of reports submitted by around 40 NGOs, the Conscience Foundation, based in the United States, recently ...

  10. Bid to boost confidence in mediation

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... years Legislation to provide legal framework for mediation Consider supporting NGOs providing family mediation services Community venues for mediation on Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New ...




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