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  1. We demand that the society's rights be respected

    Posted Oct 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Some letters have protested about the granting of a contract by the Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) for the Society of Truth and Light to run a course on human rights. First, it must be made absolutely clear that the society was awarded the contract through open bidding. In the past few years, we organised seminars and courses on human rights, the media and gambling, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Civil society thrives on the mainland, so long as it leaves politics well alone

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... in the city; and various cause-based groups such as those dedicated to environmental protection, poverty alleviation and human-rights promotion. These figures include the virtual groups formed via internet contacts. At this stage, civil society on the mainland is fairly well developed. It can organise social campaigns of different scales; that is, it can say "no" to the government. ...

  3. Reclamation will intensify central development

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is not a justification for the considerable narrowing of the harbour as a result of reclamation. The Society for Protection of the Harbour continues to call upon the government to reduce the size of the Central reclamation. By capping density at the current level, there will not be a need for the 13-lanes road system the government is planning. CHRISTINE LOH, Society for Protection of the Harbour Merger ...

  4. Greens hail deal to protect Borneo's pristine 'Lost World'

    Posted Apr 19th 2010, 12:00am by Luke Hunt

    ... and potentially hundreds of undiscovered species. However, some quarters in the timber and mining sectors were less than impressed. Glen Reynolds, director of the Royal Society's Southeast Asian ... super for the Maliau Basin,' he said. 'It gives an extra layer of protection to what is one of the most important habitats, certainly on the island of Borneo, probably in Southeast ...

  5. Events

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... harbourfront'. Tuesday, September 23: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Protecting Hong Kong's environment - Posing dilemmas or creating dynamics?' Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'How well do you know your staff?' Bank of America Tower. Kroll and Dai Nippon Printing organise brand protection seminar. JW ...

  6. Stormy waters as the US opens new 'sluice gate'

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... factions have long cited fighting corruption as they manoeuvre for advantage in the reshuffles, and those on the losing side or on the verge of retirement can lose the protection they once had ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of ex-quarry sites, rock cavern development and land reclamation outside Victoria Harbour. With the challenges and merits associated with each of these options, no single option should be relied upon ... as a measure to assist with the livelihood concerns of the city's citizenry. The Housing Society and Housing Association have passed on these concessions to their tenants, but other occupants ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Respect is the bedrock of society I am in total agreement with Victor Fung Keung ('Students need to be taught how to respect the law', August 30). Nobody should have to apologise ... of good discipline is respect- respect for authority and for others. We should have self-respect and respect for rules in a society. It is an attitude that begins at home, is reinforced at school ...

  9. Hats off to swim race organisers

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay The perseverance of Ronnie Wong Man-chiu and the Hong Kong Amateur Swimming Association has paid off with the return of the cross-harbour race on October 16. Wong, ... was in tune with the sentiments of Wong and the swimming association. Credit to all the various departments- the Marine Department, the Environmental Protection Department, police et al- for pulling ...

  10. The maturing of our collective memory

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... to meet the needs of development, and it generated no controversy. In recent years, however, many groups have emerged to protect Victoria Harbour, and they have attracted substantial popular ... to issues relating to the quality of life, health, the environment, the protection of Victoria Harbour, the preservation of historic buildings and so forth. Taiwan may hold a lesson for us. ...




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