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  1. $500m set to redevelop two sites in Kowloon

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... on the projects was made out of 'social responsibility' as new blocks and open spaces would replace decaying areas. The Tai Kok Tsui project, bounded by Larch Street and Bedford Road, will cost ...

  2. NGOs strive to present a united front

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

    ... of whether they are accredited. The group will call on corporates to be socially responsible and consumers to adopt sustainable consumption practices. Mabel Au Mei-po, from protest co-ordinator ... Chloe Lai Hong Kong's non-governmental organisations are working out a common declaration on responsible trade and sustainable consumption to present at next month's WTO ...

  3. A rock of civil society

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the establishment and an unyielding advocate of corporate social responsibility, sustainable development and transparent and accountable government. A classic example is the Clean Air Charter of 2007, which ... Businessman and social activist Chan Wai-kwan, who died suddenly last month, left a remarkable legacy, writes Chloe Lai For a man virtually unknown to most Hongkongers, Chan Wai-kwan had ...

  4. Outcry compels store to abandon Nazi-themed line

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Kelvin Chan

    ... Nazism into a fashion trend?' he asked. A spokesman for the Trade Development Council said companies should consider the feelings and the responses of different social groups living in Hong ... 'I hope they understand that they are also a member of the community and they have to be responsible. I also wonder how it will affect Hong Kong's image in the international community. ...

  5. Anger over human rights contract

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... anti-discrimination laws. It will also have a class devoted to the 'excessive use of human rights'. The outline states: 'The government has the responsibility to educate or even use laws to eliminate all kinds of discrimination and injustice. But following the trend of liberalisation, people only emphasise individual rights and ignore one's responsibility and obligation ...

  6. Wan Chai's colourful past to go on show at new cinema park

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... residents to do some filming themselves so they can capture the images of their lives and share them with everyone,' St James Settlement social worker Laurence Lam Kwok-wai said. The agency ... told that there was a piece of vacant land in the middle of the city.' The Wan Chai District office has earmarked $2.3 million to develop the park and will be responsible for management ...

  7. Value of contracts at Canton Fair drops 14.9pc in phase two

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the domestic market. The first phase of the fair, which ended on April 19, also met with a lukewarm response. Only 82,520 overseas buyers signed contracts worth US$13.03 billion, a drop 20.8 per cent ... cent, followed by festival decorations with a 28.5 per cent drop. Qiu Shan, an economics professor at the Guangdong Academy of Social Science, said: 'The deals usually reflect exports ...

  8. Legislators are pressing the government to think again on harbour reclamation. But last year, they approved the plan without even a question

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Carrie Chan, Chloe Lai

    ... for them to change their stance than sticking to their old position as the social atmosphere changed.' Friends of the Earth director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said she was disappointed by the 'quality of our legislators'. 'They are opportunists. Whoever shares the power of making decisions should bear the same level of responsibility,' she said. ...

  9. Quality over quantity

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... and 1970s, we had a number of good local Chinese newspapers. I really miss the way the media operated in the old days. They had a strong sense of mission and were highly socially conscious. I think ... is fundamentally flawed. It is not fulfilling its basic responsibility to society as a public-service broadcaster. Instead of being the guardian of the public interest, it competes with private ...

  10. London's Olympic planner states formula for success

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Successful urban regeneration is aimed at bringing social and economic benefits to those affected, the planner behind London's winning 2012 Olympics bid said yesterday. ... and said dealing with the social and economic issues the population faced was a prerequisite for getting their endorsement. Mr Brown arrived in Hong Kong on Monday to introduce his company's ...




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