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  1. Pillars of society

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... elderly people, while others make hospital visits and another is focused on environmental protection. Many are given basic training for the sectors they serve. Marketing executive Ng Kam-chee ... doesn't cost much, but the companies gain a lot. Staff feel that their employers are giving to society and feel proud to work for the company. With employees from various levels working together, ...

  2. talk back

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... THE E-MAIL FORUM Q What do you think of the organisation of Harbour Fest? While I count myself in the generally silent majority, I find it saddening that some people are prepared ... and security problems. My proposal is that the Environmental Protection Department, which handles noise regulation, should be sidelined with respect to specific events. The residents and others ...

  3. Harbour site goes for just HK$6.9b

    Posted Jul 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Liu yvonne.liu@scmp.com Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday secured the former North Point Estate residential site for a less-than-expected HK$6.91 billion, signalling major developers are becoming cautious about the market outlook. It is the second ...

  4. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Nov 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and political guerilla warfare that surrounded Harbour Fest, shouldn't we consider how the event came about? This is what happened. In mid-May, as Hong Kong reeled in fear and panic, the government ... desperate. The government appealed to group members for ideas on how to revitalise our economy and society, possibly making use of the $1 billion already earmarked to finance such moves. Mr Thompson, ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government's attention. The first mistake made in the Harbour Fest debacle was the creation of a $100 million budget. This, in light of a charity drive to buy surgical masks and protective suits ... of the rare successes of your administration. Joyce Wong, Central Q Was the government right to rule out Harbour Fest 2004? In keeping with form on the subject of Harbour Fest, the government ...

  6. Tap into Hong Kong's reserves to protect struggling elderly

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that, two-thirds of Hong Kong people had no retirement protection. Most of those who are now retired did not enter the MPF scheme. However, it was exactly these now-old people, many of whom were ...

  7. Harbour Fest- a shining example of media freedom

    Posted Jun 28th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Few people can have such deep feelings about the local media as Jim Thompson, who played a key role in organising the ill-fated Harbour Fest concerts four years ago. So when the question of press freedom was raised at the American Chamber of Commerce forum yesterday, the former chairman of the organisation was swift to respond. 'Remember Harbour Fest- it's pretty ...

  8. Was Harbour Fest a waste of time and money?

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Oliver Kwan, Pulcheria Chung

    ... Instead of spending money on improving medical facilities and developing treatment for Sars, the government spent on entertainment. There was interest in Harbour Fest, but the majority of us simply couldn't afford the high ticket prices. This was evident in the long queue for free tickets to the t.A.T.u./Twins concert and the half-full Craig David concert. Harbour Fest ...

  9. The way forward after Harbour Fest blues

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The independent panel report on Harbour Fest confirms what has been clear since the early days of the project- that it was a good idea, motivated by the best of intentions ... paid. Even when the organisers made a basic change to the nature of Harbour Fest- cancelling sports and other festival events while increasing the number of concerts- the government did ...

  10. Tuning back into Harbour Fest

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow If Harbour Fest did not leave a bitter taste in your mouth, then you may be tempted to tune into the hour-long documentary tomorrow night on Star World. The festival special, ... generation is not so keen on the Rolling Stones or our panoramic harbour. In any case, those of us on this side of the globe can finally cast their eyes on the infamous festival, which has been ...




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