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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Yuen Kwok-yung - the stoic scientist soldiers on

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... The man behind the city's bird flu findings is no stranger to meeting dead ends in research, he simply lets go and moves on Long before the H7N9 novel coronavirus emerged in the mainland, University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, along with other researchers, warned the world that if another Sars-like pandemic struck, the disease would likely come from ...

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    Chan Yuen-han returns to Legco determined to better lives of workers

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Chan Yuen-han is 65 and a cancer survivor, but she is back in Legco, fighting to achieve a better life for the working people of Hong Kong Still toiling hard forthe workers At an age when many people are retiring, the labour rights advocate Chan Yuen-han is preparing to put in long hours in the Legislative Council for the next four years so ...

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

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

    ... point." The decision to put her in charge of the campaign surprised many. However, her appointment was not just a reflection of her creative skills; she is also a long-term supporter of Chief ...

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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 ... turns 34 this week, will represent the South Horizons West constituency after winning 2,023 votes, beating Yuen's 1,083 votes and Sin's 920 votes. While much of the post-election ...

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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

    ... 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

    ... A long-time friend and mentor of Chung, Professor Wong Siu-lun, also resigned, and serious concerns were raised over the state of academic freedom at the university. Chung himself did not emerge ... 1994 and 1999. In 1996, he married Damaris Hung, a psychologist he had courted for more than 11 years. They have a daughter, Sheleoni, who is 16. A long-time friend and former Post reporter, ...

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    Eastern promise for voice of HKTV: Kashy Keegan

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

    ... of thousands took to the streets, resulting in a week-long rally outside the central government offices at Tamar, Admiralty. Though the television dreams of many had been killed off, Keegan's ...

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    Radio star turns up volume on Democrats

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

    ... lawmaker "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung and former lawmaker Albert Cheng King-hon. "We don't want Occupy Central to be hijacked by people in the Democratic Party," Tam said. ... 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 ...

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    Helper moved to the fore as migrant workers' champion

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

    ... to the streets with a wave of supporters to fight for justice for Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, a 23-year-old Indonesian helper allegedly beaten and abused by her employer. "As long as there is still ... into a government-run one". Instead, she took a year-long course in finance at a technical college. "I thought if I had more skills, I would find a job after a shorter education," she said. ...

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    'We can't afford another generation too lazy to think', says arts adviser

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 05:08am by Vivienne Chow

    ... licences, intellectual property and the revitalisation of old industrial buildings as artistic spaces are among the issues of long-term cultural development that she is concerned with, ...




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