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    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... fame, the 82-year-old Yeung is not immune to some of the social issues affecting the city. Not only has he been forced to move his business after the landlord demanded a higher rent, he is also ... says. Yeung still reads the newspaper every day, keeping up to date with social issues and events. "Large numbers come from the mainland, there's barely room to breathe. I'm ...

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    New head of anti-poverty campaign says Hongkongers must help themselves

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... aims to "help the underprivileged, foster the spirit of giving and boost the social mobility of young people". An advertising-industry veteran who rose to become an executive director ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... with then were as simple as fried beef noodles having too little meat. Times have changed and grievances have evolved- complaints against telecommunications services now top the list of issues ...

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    Numbers man Robert Chung faces down his critics again

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... "The child has done it out of his intuition. For me, I report what I see based on scientific [findings]. This is the method social science uses to reach a conclusion. "The emperor ... that studying law was more about case studies than social justice. He quit a year later and joined the Baptist College- now Baptist University- to study sociology, before rejoining the HKU campus in Pok ...

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    Media veteran Sham Yee-lan caught in a press freedom storm

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Stuart Lau

    ... on January 6 of Lau's sudden replacement as Ming Pao chief editor by a Malaysian whom staff members regard as unversed in Hong Kong issues. "I had never imagined any of this before," ... Instead, the state of media freedom appears to have spiralled downwards. But she took heart in the fact that the issue was not going unnoticed, with opinion polls showing that public satisfaction ...

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    Eastern promise for voice of HKTV: Kashy Keegan

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to his fans- some of whom helped him organise his Hong Kong show and raise funds for it through crowd-funding website Indiegogo. "In the past, music was a catalyst for social change, but now ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... to have told him: "Don't use foul language." Chan has said his social activism is down to Tam's influence. "I've learned from him how to challenge authority. I might ...

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    Toy story: how tycoon Lam Leung-tim built his empire

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Christy Choi

    ... big shots," he said. On the side, he ran a business finding older issues of publications and selling them for 20 times the newsstand price. Within a few months he had saved several ...

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    Professor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, a peace broker at breaking point

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... at breaking point As the links between the moderates and radicals of the pan-democratic camp are stretched to breaking point over the issue of universal suffrage, Professor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek ... and Australia in 1979. That had followed a social science degree at the University of Hong Kong in 1972. "When I was covering the Sino-British talks over Hong Kong's future, he ...

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    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... alleviate the large debts incurred by women wanting to be helpers. Sringatin says whatever the issues, both Indonesian and Filipino domestic workers are speaking with one voice and are fighting ...




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