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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

    ... fame, the 82-year-old Yeung is not immune to some of the social issues affecting the city. Not only has he been forced to move his business after the landlord demanded a higher rent, he is also about to enter a legal dispute with a rival. Yet Yeung would much rather talk about his concerns for the future of the city than the trademark infringement writ his business filed against local ...

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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 ... Hong Kong is just a PR stunt to boost Leung's popularity among the city's poorer families. Some allege that the appointment is Leung's reward to New World's boss Henry Cheng ...

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    Back with a Banga

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

    ... other city.," he said. "For me this is where friends are. Hong Kong is where the life is." When it comes to measuring success the second time around, it's not about making ...

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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

    ... the heat. Starting next month, she will head the city's independent watchdog of public administration when she becomes the new Ombudsman, replacing Alan Lai Nin. Lau is best known for her role ...

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    How mainland Chinese influx can damage the environment

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... on the offensive against the construction of what he dubbed "walls of buildings" across the city that trapped air pollution while feeding the greed of property developers. In these "wars ... "external influences" jeopardising its unique culture and way of life. The influences he refers to include the city's powerlessness in deciding who and how many mainlanders can settle ...

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

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

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Sham Yee-lan yearned for a peaceful semi-retirement- instead she is organising protests Media veteran steps into press freedom storm Sham Yee-lan prayed for better times before she took up the role of Journalists Association chairwoman in July- a position seen as the last bastion of the fourth estate. But it was not to be. Since autumn, the city has ...

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    Eastern promise for voice of HKTV: Kashy Keegan

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

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com British singer Kashy Keegan found the path to stardom runs through Hong Kong after his song became a protest anthem Eastern promise for voice of HKTV Hong Kong has become a special place for Briton Kashy Keegan. A city with an entertainment industry characterised by formulaic television and homogeneous pop music has ironically become ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

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

    ... demonstration in no way helped to unite the city's pan-democrats in their pursuit of universal suffrage for 2017. "Unite?" Tam asked in response. "Say there's a man who always ... have just been an obedient guy had I not known him," said Chan, who made headlines after the poll as the city's first openly gay lawmaker. When Chan ran for Legco, Tam posted stickers ...

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

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

    ... at City University. But hopes of a happy ending in this last chapter of his battle for consensus in the pan-democratic camp and 20 years of endeavours in democratisation could be misplaced. ... endure the pressure from friends, the attacks from enemies and the frequent mentions in pro-Beijing media of a plagiarism controversy which saw him demoted at CityU nearly 20 years ago? He says ...

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    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 ...




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