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  1. Social workers say charity choices are politically selective

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Social workers have accused Donald Tsang Yam-kuen of being politically selective in his choice of 14 charities to which he donated $23.2 million in surplus election campaign ... with fund-raising abilities. 'I hope Mr Tsang can make a donation to those that really need it if he has the chance again after the next election,' she said. Hong Kong Social Workers' General ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510499/social-workers-say-charity-choices-are-politically-selective
  2. Singer's social club gathers

    Posted Oct 10th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Buena Vista Social Club singer Ibrahim Ferrer wined and dined with the leading lights of the city's social scene last night before his performance tonight. Among those joining him at Cipriani's restaurant were David Tang (pictured with Ferrer), Tang's fiancee, Lucy Wastnage, philanthropist Michael Kadoorie and his wife, Betty. Ferrer noted that Hong Kong women were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430648/singers-social-club-gathers
  3. Social struggles of the little people sowing seeds of change

    Posted Mar 11th 2004, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... Pulitzer Prize winner Ian Johnson today launches what is set to be a contentious book on China at the FCC. He tells Paul Mooney what inspired him When American journalist Ian Johnson arrived in Beijing in 1994, he vowed not to write another formulaic Chin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447689/social-struggles-little-people-sowing-seeds-change
  4. Extending a helping hand to social outcasts

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong Appeal supports a project teaching reformed people employable skills Ex-drug addict Ngan Chung-fai thought about committing suicide after failing to quit heroin for the ninth time- but then he found a new lease of life as an assistant chef. & ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435162/extending-helping-hand-social-outcasts
  5. Breaching the great divide

    Posted Sep 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Experts say the gap between rich and poor has been steadily growing in Hong Kong and there is a desperate need to recast social security policy, writes C.K. Lau Hong Kong's traditional approach to combating poverty is this: promote economic growth, invest in human capital and provide social safety nets for vulnerable groups. Read the speeches delivered by generations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472011/breaching-great-divide
  6. Spreading the wealth proves a difficult challenge

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After developing the coastal regions, Beijing sets its sights on inland growth, writes Arthur Kroeber Regional inequality is one of the biggest challenges bedeviling fast-growing China. ... Socially, it responds to the reality that the region was the worst casualty of the decay of state industry in the 1980s and 1990s, and the massive reforms in state-owned enterprises initiated by Zhu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/504487/spreading-wealth-proves-difficult-challenge
  7. Reluctant ghost

    Posted Jul 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Lam, Sherry Lee

    ... the show humorous and relaxed.' Together, the two 'self-appointed social workers' helped monitor the government on behalf of the public, fighting against injustice and inequality ... contributed articles on school life and music to Chinese Student Weekly. He studied journalism at the then-Baptist College (now Hong Kong Baptist University), and covered many social issues in his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/461470/reluctant-ghost
  8. Don't be led astray

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Dog Newspaper. 'I admit that I intentionally made the contrast to show the inequality of dogs in the eastern and western worlds,' says the 33-year-old dressed in a pink shirt, jeans ... a worker, a soldier and a farmer, like this...' Yan draws an elbow across his chest in a martial pose often seen on posters during the Cultural Revolution. 'It's real socialism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485802/dont-be-led-astray
  9. Don't be led astray

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the Dog Newspaper. 'I admit that I intentionally made the contrast to show the inequality of dogs in the eastern and western worlds,' says the 33-year-old dressed in a pink shirt, jeans ... in a martial pose often seen on posters during the Cultural Revolution. 'It's real socialism, isn't it? I like jokes like that,' he says, winking. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485830/dont-be-led-astray
  10. Child victims spark concern over level of family support

    Posted Aug 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... believed to have been murdered by Kim's jobless husband, Li Pak-sum, 44, who died of stab wounds a few days later. The government commissioned a review of the Social Welfare Department's handling of the case, which made 25 recommendations, including closer co-ordination between government bureaus, the welfare department and social services groups; more power for district social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510542/child-victims-spark-concern-over-level-family-support

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