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  1. 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 ...

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    League of Social Democrats' Avery Ng arrested for July 1 antics

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com League No2 arrested for antics during Hu's visit The vice-chairman of the League of Social Democrats was arrested yesterday for throwing his T-shirt off a footbridge to catch the attention of President Hu Jintao during his visit on July 1. Avery Ng Man-yuen, who faces a public nuisance charge for the protest in Tung Chung, called his ...

  3. Social worker gets eight years for child sex

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A social worker has been jailed for eight years in Hong Kong in a landmark case brought under a law that enables cross-border prosecution of some sex crimes. He was convicted ... members of the public should report any fund-raising activities they suspected of being fraudulent or deceptive. The Social Welfare Department spokesman said Lee had been suspended from his civic ...

  4. Shame of social worker who took boy's wallet

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A social worker with 20 years' experience who took a wallet left by a student who went to return a book at a public library was sentenced to 180 hours of community service ... had earlier pleaded guilty, was on remand pending a background report. In Fanling Court, Magistrate Woo Huey-fang said Leung, as a veteran social worker, had failed in his duties when his job ...

  5. Authorities responsible for 4,000 cases of abuse

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin State officials were responsible for more than 4,000 cases of abuse including torturing of suspects from 2001 to last year, national prosecutors said yesterday. The deputy procurator-general of the Supreme People's Procuratorate, Wang Zhenchuan, said prosecutors had uncovered 4,029 cases of rights violations by officials during that period, and 16 per cent were considered ...

  6. A master of the art of social commentary

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... changed tack. He still breaks rules, but these days the burly, bearded Beijinger is taking on public issues through his outspoken social commentary. His pungently worded weblog is one of the most read on the mainland, attracting an audience keen to read his comments on social events and the curses he heaps on authorities over cultural defects, social unfairness and political problems. ...

  7. 11 foreign domestic helpers arrested for hawking

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department- which is responsible for the park- entered the crowded park at about 11am. After checking identities, they detained the maids, who had breached ...

  8. Family hits out after ex-HK man dies in US custody

    Posted Aug 18th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... 2007. 'Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the detention facilities in which Jason was held were responsible for his care and they failed in their duties... Jason ...

  9. Left to die by the country he believed in

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... and their enforcement are convoluted and 'out of control'. The sole purpose of the detention system, as Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff admitted to The New York Times in response to Ng's ...

  10. Shoddy rehousing sparks graft arrest

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... government has vowed to punish those responsible, the China Daily said. An official of the Huizhou prosecutor's office said the case was still under investigation. Huizhou city, which ...




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