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    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... No major tycoons were scheduled to speak at yesterday's summit on private firms developing social enterprise. What, if anything, does this say about our top entrepreneurs and corporate responsibility? Write to us. ...

  2. It would not be feasible to make bar owners responsible for illegal smokers

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Allan Dyer's suggestion that bar owners should be held responsible for illegal smoking in their premises is too extreme and would be totally unjust ('Smoking bans ... and social obligations. Just as Mr Dyer admits in his letter, determined smokers often turn abusive and violent when challenged for ignoring this ban. Bar workers are neither policemen nor tobacco ...

  3. Judges have responsibility to protect integrity of legal system

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... impartially reflect the evidence, the arguments and the law books. That is the basis on which citizens trust the courts to resolve legal disputes harmoniously and avoid the social instability ... a 'sense of strategic vision' and a 'capacity to take the long-term view'. There is no problem if that refers to judiciary administration. If it means social policy beyond ...

  4. 'Social stability should be key in demolition cases'

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com The country's top court has stressed the need to consider potential impacts on social stability before demolition requests are granted. The Supreme ... provide a social stability assessment along with other materials that must be submitted. Commenting on the new guidelines, Professor Jiang Mingan, who specialises in administrative law at Peking ...

  5. Social enterprises? We've got no idea, say large corporations

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Subcommittee chairman Frederick Fung Kin-kee said after the meeting that such a response had been expected because the concept of social enterprises was fairly new to the city. 'Even the business ... Colleen Lee Social enterprises are businesses with primarily social objectives- their profits are ploughed back into their businesses, the main aim of which is to help people to become ...

  6. 'Socially inept' bomb hoaxer given 12 months' probation

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Magistrate offers man chance to turn over new leaf A sacked former PCCW worker responsible for a bomb hoax that caused thousands of people to be evacuated was given a chance yesterday to turn over a new leaf. Magistrate Rickie Chan Kam-cheong, sentenced Yip Tsz-ming, 31, to 12 months' probation, saying it was more important to offer the 'socially inept' ...

  7. Legal website to educate youth

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei To give young people a better understanding of the law and help them become responsible citizens, the University of Hong Kong's Law and Technology Centre has launched a legal information website (youth.clic.org.hk). It provides free legal information on more than 60 offences and legal issues concerning youngsters. Visitors can learn about legal issues on a wide ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Don't use the law to discriminate against domestic workers

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by BEAU LEFLER

    ... the "rule of law" and its long-standing presence here. It is the cause of our economic miracle and social stability, and is purportedly the main difference between us and the mainland. ... in enabling it. Judges committed moral crimes by abdicating their responsibility to check power. Here in Hong Kong, until 1930, its then British rulers passed laws that reserved the choice areas ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Social worker convicted of child sex at Yunnan charity he founded

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Hong Kong social worker has been convicted of unlawful sex and other offences involving two teenage girls from a Yunnan children's home that he founded. Francis Lee Kwok-wah, 49, was found guilty in the Court of First Instance on three counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a child of under 16, one of indecent conduct towards a child under 16, and one ...




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