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  1. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Firms keener to give back to society' published in the Corporate Social Responsibility special report yesterday, it was incorrectly stated that the organisation CSR Asia was a non-profit body. CSR Asia is a social enterprise, which provides corporate social responsibility information and consultancy services in the Asia-Pacific region. ...

  2. Critics question role of fast-living stars in social campaigns

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... election candidates sought celebrity endorsement. Stars in the west were comparatively exempt from the kind of social responsibilities borne by their eastern counterparts, Professor Fung said. Hong ... that the government should be held partly responsible for this, as many stars had used social campaigns to boost their image. Being more cautious with star selection was not ultimately the way to save ...

  3. Big brands cash in on popularity of social networking websites

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Online marketing in Hong Kong is becoming more popular with big brands such as PCCW and McDonald's developing applications that can be downloaded by users of social ... of young product executives and engineers who became addicted to the social networking website and figured out a way to make the music application serve the online community. 'In the two ...

  4. Jaded Canto-pop songwriter tunes in to social issues instead

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a Canto-pop songwriter, Paul Lin Che-yeung is an unlikely champion of political causes and social issues. Yet the lyricist, who has written for the likes of Sammi Cheng Sau-man and Gigi ... disillusioned with the work. 'There is no response to your songs as all the credit goes to the singers,' he says. 'Besides, there are too many limitations when you are told to tailor-make ...

  5. Movie-maker with a social mission

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... takes on dangerous, back-breaking work. 'I have an urge to take on social responsibility. Society has improved a lot and [child labour] should not exist any more. But on the mainland ... was set. 'Coalminers are the lowest of the lowest class in China. Social values are changing accordingly with the domination of a market economy. [In the film] they kill to make money. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SECOND SIGHT

    Bollain's powerful film about filming targets social justice in Latin America

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... into a 21st-century Latin America where economic and social equalities remain as entrenched as in decades past. Although the ending comes across as being a little too pat, what goes before this reconciliation ...

  7. Lukewarm response to busking shows

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam and Jackie Yin An attempt by the government to liven up the city's busking culture got a lukewarm response with weekend shows in Sha Tin attracting just a handful of spectators. On Saturday afternoon, a two-piece band Yeeng played a four-hour set of pop covers and original material in the debut show for the government's Open Stage programme, which aims ...

  8. Canto-pop stars turn out in force to collect their music gongs at social media awards ceremony

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen A-list pop stars certainly don't underestimate the power of social media. That might explain why the music awards ceremony organised by internet portal Sina.com and held on Tuesday attracted as many Canto-pop headliners as any major awards presentation. The event, held at Kitec in Kowloon Bay, was broadcast live on the internet to fans in Hong Kong, Taiwan ...

  9. Role of social media as sources in the spotlight

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to prominence with its coverage of the war in Afghanistan in 2001 and more recently for its 'Arab spring' coverage, relied on social media such as tweets and video to gather information. 'Social media was crucial in not just leading the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, but also instrumental in helping us gather information on what was happening,' he told the three-day ...

  10. Social vices breed double standards

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... When it comes to the official attitude to social vices in Hong Kong, inconsistency abounds. Consider the untaxed sale of alcohol, unfettered sale of tobacco and the tight regulation ... is the one most under the official thumb. It is a moot point which of the three habits is most harmful; while gambling may make you poor and can cause social problems, it will not make you ill. ...




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