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  1. Pro-democracy lawmakers left 'empty-handed'

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... issues discussed at the meeting included the economy, tourism, right-of-abode issues and social welfare systems. While voicing discontent at the lack of any concrete response, Mr Chan admitted ... They criticise Tung Chee-hwa for failing to give them any concrete responses in their meeting A handful of pro-democracy lawmakers yesterday criticised Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa ...

  2. Cabinet resignations will end Tung woes, says chief adviser

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... is the convener of a panel on social cohesion under the Central Policy Unit, said Mr Tung did make an 'indirect apology'. 'He repeatedly said he was responsible for everything ... saw no reason to quit. Referring to the collective responsibility system, Professor Lau said: 'It is now a political issue for the whole team to resolve. 'As I am not a minister ...

  3. Middle-class forum may be expanded if it takes off

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen Fisher was responding to Legco home affairs panel members, who demanded that the government open the forum to the public. Social welfare representative Fernando ... being gauged were taken from a selected few. Addressing their concerns, Mr Fisher said the government would consider increasing the number of participants if there was a big response after ...

  4. Poverty group's proposals branded too big a burden

    Posted Feb 18th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... be eligible if a social group's recommendations were adopted, an official said yesterday. The extra money would be equivalent to 31 per cent of annual Comprehensive Social Security Assistance ... estimated that under proposals from the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, the amount paid to a family of four would rise from $9,000 a month to about $13,000. 'We need to be cautious ...

  5. Tiananmen crusaders adopt a new rallying cry

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... shared the emotions felt in Hong Kong 16 years ago when the student protest was crushed. But he said things had changed. 'I have seen our country's impressive economic and social ... In response, Catholic leader Bishop Joseph Zen Ze-kiun said: 'Even though our feelings may be different at different times, the truth is unchanged. I am more and more confident that it [the ...

  6. Contract row threatens youth centre plan

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... profit-making, instead of developing youth services, would be the priority for a private company. 'They're asking a building management company to develop youth services,' social welfare representative Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung said. He also criticised the government for failing to consult the youth groups. Under the latest proposal, the government would be responsible ...

  7. Talk-shop fear voiced on bid to fight poverty

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... fears that it will be little more than a talk shop. Nelson Chow Wing-sun, a professor of social work and social administration at the University of Hong Kong, said he did not have high hopes ... the various social services- educational, employment and medical- in place to help people in need. Besides various government officials, commission members include three businessmen, four lawmakers ...

  8. Tung listens and gets an earful

    Posted Aug 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Ching Cheung-ying, who took part in the meeting, praised Mr Tung for his 'good attitude' but criticised him for lacking substance. 'No matter whether it was a social ... or standpoint.' Another Northern District councillor, Sham Wing-kan, a Democratic Party member, said that when quizzed about his response to the July 1 protest, Mr Tung promised to carry out ...

  9. Being out of Legco is a plus for party's would-be leader

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... for the chairmanship after Yeung Sum said he would not seek re-election on December 12 in recognition of his responsibility for the party's poor performance in September's Legco elections. Mr Lee ... it develop into abuses of power and blunt social sensitivity, but it could also cause a drop in the party's legitimacy and support rating.' Mr Chan noted that the party's central ...

  10. UN is urged to press Beijing over ruling

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... the interpretation. Democratic Party lawmaker James To Kun-sun also asked the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights at a hearing in Geneva to urge the Hong Kong government not to seek further interpretations from Beijing. Hong Kong people's rights enshrined under the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights had been undermined by both the mainland and Hong Kong ...




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