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Fire kills 14 at workshop in Germany

Fourteen people died and eight more were hurt when fire swept through a workshop for disabled people in the Black Forest region of Germany on Monday, authorities said.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

Caritas, VTC granted sites to build new campuses

The Caritas Institute of Higher Education and the Vocational Training Council have been granted sites to build campuses under a scheme to expand the sector.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Sex education play loses audience

A drama intended to educate young people about sex has lost some of its target audience.

Caritas' CSA Project play The Body Has Something to Say, which opened last Saturday at City Hall, can now only be seen by people aged 18 or over.

19 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Middle class also needs help, says charity

A charity that has helped the city's poorest for generations is turning its attention to a group it says is facing unprecedented social and economic hardship - middle-class people.

9 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Troubled teenagers reached on internet

Social workers trying to connect with troubled young people are turning to the internet. Where once an outreach worker could stroll onto a soccer pitch and make contacts, these days they are tapping into cyberspace.

29 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Jackpot for charities in bumper Mark Six

The three people who shared Friday's record Mark Six jackpot - each winning HK$44.5 million - were not the only winners.

Charities will also enjoy a windfall as they take a cut of proceeds.

With more than HK$133 million up for grabs, Hongkongers splashed out a record HK$343 million on the draw, on top of HK$159 million in a draw three days earlier.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Glimpse the green scene

Messe Frankfurt Group, Germany's leading trade fair organiser, has packed Interstoff Asia Essential Autumn with must-see attractions at Hall 1C, D and E at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, from October 5 to 8.

20 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Programme line-up


Fashion Parade

Fabrics to Fashion Walk I Co-organised by Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, faculty of design, 12 noon

Fibres to Fabrics Fashion Walk

Co-organised by Caritas Bianchi College of Careers, faculty of design, and Knitwear Innovation and Design Society (Kids) - by invitation only, 6pm

16 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

The vital art of ignoring daft company rules

The human resources department at Caritas Medical Centre must be very pleased with the level of staff compliance with company policy. Getting employees to ignore what must be their natural instinct to help people in favour of administrative procedures is something that most employers can only dream of.

27 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Hospitals chief defends Caritas staff member

The head of the Hospital Authority defended Caritas Medical Centre staff as having followed proper procedure in refusing to treat a seven-year-old boy with a serious eye injury and no proof of residency unless his family paid an upfront fee of HK$700.

21 Sep 2009 - 12:00am