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  1. Magazines - Money - PROFILE

    Back with a Banga

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

    ... the demand was going to be and ultimately, where the wealth would be created, he said. "Those assumptions were right," he said, adding that it still makes business sense, as Hong Kong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    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

    ... I am Ip's protégé, so now I have to perform and prove that my voters have made the right choice. I won't disappoint them." In the run-up to the election, Chan made much ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

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

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

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com After four decades fighting for shoppers' rights, former colleagues think Connie Lau is the perfect choice to be the next Ombudsman Consumer champion ready to take on the public sector For the past four decades, Connie Lau Yin-hing has stood up against unscrupulous merchants in defence of consumer rights. Now it's time for the government to feel ...

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    How ex-Observatory chief Lam Chiu-ying has become an unlikely scourge of the establishment

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:53am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Ex-Observatory chief Lam Chiu-ying has emerged as an unlikely and candid thorn in the side of the city's establishment Serving the public by speaking out Former Observatory director Lam Chiu-ying's opposition to the government's idea of turning space in country parks into land for housing has been seen by some as the latest sign ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

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

    ... support. We will support proposals as long as they incorporate public nomination and are in line with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights."   Tam Tak-chi 1994: Graduates ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

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

    ... 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 ... is the voice of some 150,000 Indonesian maids, half of the city's helper workforce, and works tirelessly to campaign for their rights. In the past fortnight, the 34-year-old has taken ...

  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - PROFILE

    Corporate high-flier Victor Yeung puts his faith in real estate funds

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Entrepreneur invests his own savings in asset management company, aiming for a portfolio of US$200 million by the end of the year Corporate high-flier puts his faith in real estate funds After an outstanding decade helping to manage other people's businesses, Victor Yeung decided the time was right to invest in himself and run his own ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Professor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek, a peace broker at breaking point

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:59am by Tanna Chong

    ... on the idea that all three options were a single package. Both backed their arguments by quoting Cheng. Cheng's own rhetoric was a study in ambiguity and failed to clarify who was right or who ... was convenor of the Power for Democracy, a civil group aimed at fostering political participation and civil rights which he co-found in 2002 with, among others, Democrat Albert Ho Chun-yan and Labour ...

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    Why fiction is the new reality for acclaimed director Cheung King-wai

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:40am by Vivienne Chow

    ... there was no remorse. There must be some goodness inside her, even just a tiny bit." Cheung used the case as inspiration for a script exploring human nature, but struggled to find the right partner ... will invite local distributors to bid for the rights to the film for the first five years. The film is expected to be released in October. The pressing task for Cheung now is to look for the perfect ...

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    Lawyer Michael Vidler: rights hero pushing waves of change

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Lawyer Michael Vidler is savouring victory in a ruling on transsexual marriage. The battle was just one of his many fights for human rights Rights hero ... won him over and, scrapping his itinerary, Vidler decided to stay, and he was admitted as a solicitor in 1992. Vidler has since emerged as a human rights defender. His devotion to protecting ...




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