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  1. Single mum lauds joint responsibility

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... on special occasions like birthdays and Christmas, but shoulders no further responsibility. Ms Ip and her children lived on social welfare payments until her older child turned 15 and she no longer ... this responsibility. I have no problem giving him more responsibility. I think it would be a good thing.' Ms Ip's ex-partner has been taking their children out to lunch more often in an attempt ...

  2. Police deny responsibility for riot, admit using tear gas

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Shi Ting Police in Dongguan, Guangdong province, denied yesterday that they were responsible for a riot on Saturday when thousands of migrant workers protested over the death of a teenager. The Nanfang Daily ran an interview with a Dongguan police spokesman on its website in which he denied the riot in Dalang township was started by unruly policemen. He did, however, admit ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. & ...

  7. Rights groups urge legislators to outlaw stalking

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... responsibility in the Tin Shui Wai murder case. Liu Ngan-fung, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse, said: 'We are very disappointed with the attitude ...

  8. Back from the edge

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... and a department that is responsible, then they are to blame. If there is no bureau or department with direct responsibility, then no one is responsible. 'We want to get away from the finger pointing. ...

  9. Sick cleaner seeks payout for sacking after surgery

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... and Furnishers, gave her a similar response when she asked for leave, saying she should attend the appointment during non-working hours, the writ says. Despite her employers' rejection of her leave ...

  10. Taboo of Aids in India is producing some unlikely unions

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Admitting to having tested positive used to mean social death. No longer- at least not for men, writes Amrit Dhillon Navin Thakker has been struggling to raise his two young children ... Thakker was surprised. Placing an ad in the matrimonial classifieds and openly declaring your HIV status was unusual in this ultra-conservative society because it meant instant social death. Some ...




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