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  1. Society must stay vigilant to ultimate abuse of power

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the causes of such abuse. The most common answer is, of course, power imbalance. In this case, as in other sexual harassment cases we have seen at the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) or in recent news, the perpetrator took advantage of his or her position of power vis-a-vis the victim, be it teacher-student, boss-employee, or, in many cases, man-woman. I firmly believe that one ...

  2. Children's Council powers through votes

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'Children's Council gave us a platform to voice our opinions and understand children's rights... whether or not our motions get passed. We hope every child like us will have power to choose ...

  3. FilmAid hands Asia's refugees the power to tell their own stories through cinema

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai Moet and a movie were the order of the day at charity FilmAid Asia's inaugural Hong Kong screening party at Kee Club on Wednesday evening. The chapter joins the FilmAid International family in its efforts to bring hope, entertainment and i ...

  4. Giving power to parents of disabled children

    Posted Jul 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ivan Zhai ivan.zhai@scmp.com Feng Xin, 40, is the executive director of the Guangzhou YangAi Special Children Parents' Club, one of the few non-governmental organisations on the mainland that helps the parents of children with disorders such as Down& ...

  5. Power of one

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lam Woon-kwong In 1919, a young Chinese woman named Deng Chunlan published an open letter calling for the admission of women to China's universities. She also presented a revolutionary plan to improve the condition of women: 'Liberate the school ...

  6. Proposed change set to increase spending power

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... partner, tax services of Grant Thornton Jingdu Tianhua, says there is a real need for China to raise the tax threshold because purchasing power has been eroded by high inflation, especially home ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of promotions. Eric A. Bohm, chief executive, WWF Hong Kong Solar cells will not do the job I agree with Kaster Lam Ka-kit ('Solar solution to idling dilemma', July 26) that a better solution to vehicle air- conditioning is needed. However, electric solar cells are only about 19 per cent efficient at converting light to electricity, so I doubt that covering a car with them will provide ...

  8. Court 'interference' that prevents abuse of power

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the 13 years during which he has been at the helm. This is largely due to the role he has played in moulding our courts into stronger guardians of our rights and more of a check on the powers ... repercussions for our daily lives is not only inevitable but should be welcomed, for only then are individuals protected from abuses of power. The growing willingness of courts to step in and prevent ...

  9. Flextronics to build power parts plant

    Posted Jun 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The world's second-largest contract electronics manufacturing service provider, which employs more than 100,000 workers on the mainland, yesterday announced plans to develop an advanced power supply ... a new range of eco-friendly power components for various consumer electronics devices and enterprise systems from major brands such as Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, LG Electronics, Samsung ...

  10. Firms wake up to spending power of the elderly

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... potential purchasing power is expected to be as high as five trillion yuan, which will make them a large part of the future national economy. The total annual income of this greying population- ... dollars are ready to be mined. The consuming power behind these numbers is whetting the appetite of marketers seeking to unleash the potential of this growing demographic segment. The Ogilvy & ...




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