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  1. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Credit Suisse bankers' visit to speech centre speaks louder than words

    Posted Nov 28th 2014, 06:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... happened. Six Credit Suisse Hong Kong staff members in power suits and smart heels visited children undergoing speech therapy at Benji's Centre in Sham Shui Po- only to find a big surprise ... chairman of Credit Suisse Hong Kong's charity committee. Liza Green, vice-president of the company's corporate citizenship section, called it a "real treat" to be away from ...

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    Lions kidney centre gives patients the gift of life, and of living

    Posted Nov 27th 2014, 04:04am by Emily Tsang

    ... available to Hong Kong's 9,000 renal patients. The third possibility is peritoneal dialysis- a method of pumping fluid into the abdomen to flush out the waste every night while the patient ...

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    Centre offers gift of peace in patients' war against cancer

    Posted Nov 26th 2014, 03:31am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... elements into different support groups and other courses." Maggie's Cancer caring Centre, an institution started in Britain, began operating in Hong Kong in 2008. Its main goal, according ...

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    Bringing warmth and cheer to the hungry

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 05:11am by Ernest Kao

    ... Carrots and sticks may encourage households and businesses to adopt better consumption habits, but changing people's behaviour should start in schools, according to a non-profit organisation. ...

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    Operation Santa helps dementia patients play for time via toys

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 06:39am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... A toy may be more than a plaything for a child. To dementia patients, it could be a way to buffer the invasion of the illness. ...

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    Wing Ding squash tournament a smashing success for Operation Santa Claus

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 07:18am by Oliver Chou

    ... for the Hong Kong game at HK$2,500, Everest said. And another Wing Ding veteran who had relocated to Malta sent in a cheque of HK$7,500 out of his fond memory of the squash day, he added. "As my ... the giving end." The thank-you list was just as long, Everest said. Cathay Pacific offered two business-class air tickets from Hong Kong to Singapore as prizes and the Football Club waived its ...

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    Group urges volunteers to take a hands-on approach in the community

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 04:36am by SARAH KARACS

    ... with the help of HandsOn, a local charity that links volunteers to grassroots NGOs. Started eight years ago, the Hong Kong branch of HandsOn arranges volunteering events for locals and expatriates, ... Britain to Hong Kong eight years ago and spends her free time volunteering for animal-rights charities, says people with mental disabilities make up one to 1.3 per cent of Hong Kong ...

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    Group sets domestic helpers on right path

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by Phila Siu

    ... sought help from the organisation were Indonesian. Most of the others were Filipinos. Lam said not many Filipinos came to PathFinders because their compatriots had worked as helpers in Hong Kong ... knowledge about their rights in Hong Kong. For example, few know they are entitled to 10 weeks of maternity leave. "A lot of them do not know they are entitled to pre-natal checkup at public ...

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    Reformed addicts help others in rehabilitation

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:20am by ALEC CHEUNG

    ... Alec Cheung alec.cheung@scmp.com Remar Hong Kong volunteers get funds for new truck to help some 60 drug addicts and alcoholics in the city overcome their vices Reformed addicts help others in rehabilitation The headquarters of Remar Hong Kong sits in the middle of a field in Yuen Long, surrounded by greenery and mountains. The cosy two-storey house is also home to fish, ...

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    Board game lets diabetics map a healthy future

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... they discussed the disease. "I feel more empathy from the others." Diabetes Hong Kong, a charity that supports diabetes patients and promotes public awareness, plans to launch this interactive ... in the discussion," Dr Lee Ka-fai, president of Diabetes Hong Kong, said. He said there was not enough public discussion on the disease, which afflicts one in 10 Hong Kong people. "Current resources ...




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