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Help available for transgender community

I refer to the letter from Jacky Tsang ('Transgender needs ignored', May 2).

Monday, 9 May, 2011, 12:00am


Help available for transgender community

I refer to the letter from Jacky Tsang ('Transgender needs ignored', May 2).

9 May 2011 - 12:00am

Hong Kong would grind to standstill without hard-working helpers

I refer to Prakash Mahbubani's letter ('Give helpers minimum wage, but make them pay their own bills', January 17).

He makes it quite clear he thinks that helpers are overpaid since their wages cover their accommodation and transport home and implies they don't work as hard as they say they do.

24 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Mountain bikers should not be given more country park trails

I refer to the letter from Paul Mak ('Plea for trails', September 10) proposing the opening up of more trails for cycling in the country parks.

Your correspondent bemoans the authorities for having 'adopted a restrictive attitude towards this healthy exercise, by banning cycling in our beautiful country parks and just allowing a few cycling trails'.

19 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Front-line frolics

For Diego Bunuel's mother, perhaps the best Mother's Day present ever is knowing her son is not going back to Iraq, Pakistan or any of the other war zones he has been frequenting over the past nine years - at least not for now.

7 May 2009 - 12:00am

Foreign journalists still unhappy with reporting restrictions

With less than a month until the Beijing Olympics begin, foreign correspondents in the capital are still dissatisfied with the extent to which the central government has realised its commitment to 'free and full access to the media'.

Jon Watts, president of the Foreign Correspondents Club of China, said: 'There is still not complete access for foreign journalists.

15 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Unfair lump-sum grant system is hampering work of NGOs

I refer to the letter by Ng Hon-wah ('NGO grants need flexibility for wages', May 9) and wish to put the issue into its proper perspective.

Your correspondent pinpointed that some agencies pay lower salaries and use the saved money to hire more staff than approved.

13 May 2008 - 12:00am

Database on foreign reporters planned

The mainland will share information about thousands of foreign reporters covering the Beijing Olympics with potential interviewees, the nation's top press official said yesterday.

13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Differing views on the best kind of education for our children

I echo Wong Ka-yan's comments ('Our education system has to be competitive', November 6).

Students must learn to shoulder pressure in school. I have observed lessons in different schools. Many secondary school teachers prepared extensive PowerPoint slides and notes for students.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The Bad News Bible

The Bad News Bible

by Anna Blundy

Headline $105

5 Dec 2004 - 12:00am