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  1. talk back

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... protection area. The plans should be scrutinised in great detail before any consolidation of land is agreed to by the government. R.A. Hughes, Lantau Q What are your ideas for improving the harbour ... residents and tourists, a new vision is required to lead its urban planning approach. Paul Zimmerman, Mid-Levels Why does the most beautiful natural harbour in the world need to be filled up ...

  2. talkback

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The e-mail forum Q Should the government be forced to stop filling in the harbour? Now the government has dealt with its staffing crisis, it should acquire some experience of listening to public opinion. Hong Kong is our home. I would like a government which can protect our environment and respect the rule of law rather than a government which violates the law and damages our ...

  3. Confined by society

    Posted Nov 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... bells have been ringing for some time. A study conducted last year by the Society for Community Organisation, and involving 115 low-income families, estimated that 300,000 children now live ... they felt discriminated against at school. The society's community organiser Sze Lai-shan has, understandably, called for a better child welfare policy from the government. The plight of Hong ...

  4. Another sad reminder of our harbour's plight

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the Hong Kong side. In 2004, then Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang penned what was then hailed as the first leading judgment on sustainable development to support the law protecting the harbour ... Last Thursday, office workers and residents of the many skyscrapers overlooking the harbour and commuters with a view of the waterway might have been somewhat disconcerted to see what ...

  5. Learn to protect the environment from an early age

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Over Easter, I went to Sydney to visit my uncle's family. I've been to Sydney a few times, but I still enjoyed walking around the city. I went to Darling Harbour and visited ... and do more to protect the environment. MICHELLE CHEUNG TSZ-YING The Chinese Foundation Secondary School Thanks for your letter, Michelle. I, too, love Sydney. My sister lives there, which makes ...

  6. Pressure cooker society lets out some steam

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... C. K. Lau If Hong Kong can be likened to a pressure cooker, then 2006 can be seen as a year in which this highly stressed society saw tension boiling over on several fronts. It was also ... protection regime also played a role. In a sense, several incidents that captivated the community this year could be attributed to feelings by those concerned that their personal hardships were ...

  7. Planning ahead for public housing must include developing the New Territories

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the wisdom to do so. Winston K.S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ... land by reclaiming the outlying islands outside Victoria Harbour and by drilling into the hillsides to make caverns do not begin to solve the problem. They are a waste of time, effort and money ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... at better protecting the country's fishing resources. Passed by the Hainan People's Congress in November, the rules came into effect on January 1. They are designed to help the government ...

  9. Do more to protect children, groups say

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Lan-shan of the Society for Community Organisation agreed. 'Hong Kong is an advanced city, but its children policy is lagging far behind. Such a commission has been set up in the UK and Sweden ...

  10. Legal pacts must protect HK's separate system

    Posted Apr 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of mainland courts lie in the deep reservations held about the quality of mainland justice. Successive state leaders have stressed the importance of building a society founded on the rule of law. ... cannot be ascertained. What is important is that both the Law Society and Bar Association, which had expressed serious concerns about earlier drafts of the agreement, have given their blessings ...




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