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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the jackpot at horseracing," chuckles Yeung. He worked 13 or 14 hours a day. After work, he went to night school. Having a friend who knew someone who worked at the school, Yeung would wait ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com 'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat says hard work may not be enough for today's young people Chef sees a society turning sour Food has always ...

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    Back with a Banga

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... years of hard work and no weekends and no holidays," he said then. "After 60, I don't want to be on that treadmill. "Our baby is now an adult. It's time to start letting ... happy, and then my two sons and my colleagues changed my life. They badgered me to work with them." Banga shrugged with mock helplessness: "What could I do? I don't want to work ...

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    New head of anti-poverty campaign says Hongkongers must help themselves

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... of property giant New World Development, Ki has always believed the people of Hong Kong- a city she describes as a "blessed land"- must achieve prosperity by their own hard work, rather than ... in red to watch the torch parade. Her work with the city's three chief executives comes despite an indifference to politics in her younger years. And her attitude to the Communist Party- she ...

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    Politics is second to solving people's problems: New People's Party's Judy Chan Ka-pui

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Tony Cheung

    ... People's Party freshman shot to fame in the small hours of March 24 when she defeated Democratic Party lawmaker Sin Chung-kai and People Power chairwoman Erica Yuen Mi-ming to win a Southern ... the South China Morning Post that her "teacher" Ip had played a pivotal role in the election. But she also believes that residents recognised her work in the community over the previous ...

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    Consumer champion Connie Lau Yin-hing ready to take on public sector

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:26am by Amy Nip

    ... at the Consumer Council, where she worked for 38 years, including as its chief executive from 2007 to 2012. There, she faced down powerful forces working to undermine the council, former colleagues have said. Companies threatened to sue, but the chief executive never bowed and would just "laugh things off", said Professor Ron Hui Shu-yuen, who worked with Lau at the council for six ...

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    Numbers man Robert Chung faces down his critics again

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Veteran pollster Dr Robert Chung Ting-yiu delivered a typically strident defence of his work after it was questioned in Beijing Numbers man faces down his ... response to those seeking to discredit him: "You will fail, sir". That line may have crossed Chung's mind again this week as his work was called into question at the National ...

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    Media veteran Sham Yee-lan caught in a press freedom storm

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Stuart Lau

    ... was at it again, after former Ming Pao chief editor Kevin Lau Chun-to was critically injured in a chopping attack on Wednesday which the Chinese-language daily believes is related to its journalistic work ... to personal affairs. Not money, nor women or a power struggle. Even Ming Pao has speculated it is because of the journalistic work." It is unfortunate, she says, that Hong Kong is treading ...

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    Eastern promise for voice of HKTV: Kashy Keegan

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to be his lifeline. Keegan said he cannot comprehend the situation in Hong Kong. "How can the government ignore demand? There's so much creative work, time and money involved. It's criminal not to let [HKTV] succeed." Keegan, who works as a journalist with IPC Media in Britain, sought advice from colleagues on HKTV's offer, and the next day was on a flight to Hong ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... with "Slow Beat" Raymond Chan Chi-chuen. But while "Slow Beat" was elected as a People Power lawmaker in 2012, Tam remained better known for his more than a decade of work ... director, before the pair, again, left together in 2007. Tam was later invited to work at ATV for a second time, only to walk away after making another public complaint, this time over the treatment ...

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    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by DANNY LEE

    ... with their bosses and to leave the city within two weeks of leaving their job, rules the union says leave helpers open to abuse. They also want a limit on working hours. Three years ago, the International ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Sringatin is leading the fight to win legal rights and a better deal for the city's thousands of domestic workers through her union work Helper moves ...




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