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International Nongovernmental Organizations

Training executives how to face today's challenges

Since the financial crisis, executives are facing a more challenging environment for doing business and much higher standards of accountability.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:23pm

China emerges as new job frontier for West's youth

As Western economies stagnate and China's continues to grow, students in Europe and the United States are increasingly looking eastwards for internships and placements.

27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Expert insulted as charter 'misused' for hill project

An international heritage specialist says she feels 'offended' that the Hong Kong government has used a conservation charter she helped draft to justify the redevelopment scheme for historic Government Hill.

17 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Progress in row that halted mainland grants

The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria says mainland officials have agreed to tackle issues that had held up hundreds of millions of US dollars in grants to public health projects.

The UN-backed body said funding could resume when officials had resolved problems with the handling of the money and inadequate involvement of grass-roots groups.

24 May 2011 - 12:00am

Healing mission

Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) earns respect and recognition around the world for travelling to the most dangerous and remote places on earth to save lives affected by war, natural disasters and other mishaps.

22 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Needs versus wants

The English Schools Foundation's chief executive, Heather Du Quesnay, and her revamped school board have proved their effectiveness by the deft way in which they handled imposing the controversial new capital levy. Their public-relations blitz would have made any blue-chip company proud.

10 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Student leaders dream of a brighter future

More than 180 student leaders from 16 countries converged in Hong Kong this week for a forum on the challenges facing youngsters amid the global financial crisis.

Organised by the international youth platform AIESEC, the Asia Pacific Exchange and Leadership Development Seminar was part of a week-long event featuring workshops and seminars.

28 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

HK medical workers head to Gaza City

Two Hong Kong medical workers have left for Gaza to provide urgent medical help for the war-ravaged enclave.

Dr Fan Ning, president of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Hong Kong , and an unnamed nurse left Hong Kong on Sunday for Jerusalem, where they then boarded a plane for Gaza City.

They join a team of 71 other MSF doctors from around the world.

22 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Group urges enterprising secondary students to get down to business

A student organisation at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is calling for secondary school students to take part in a conference on social enterprises.

The event is part of a three-month campaign run by the local committee of Association Internationale des Etudiants en Sciences Economiques et Commerciales (AIESEC) at the university.

10 May 2008 - 12:00am

Boxing Hong Kong

Globalisation is a large, complicated issue which is hard to explain in a few sentences. But 61 senior secondary school students are taking up the challenge of showing how globalisation changes us - and they're doing it in a 2.25 cubic metre box.

27 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Pictures of pain show resilience

Despite their suffering, refugees in Bangladesh retain a sense of dignity captured in singer Paul Wong's photos

The plight of refugees in Bangladesh is vividly illustrated in a collection of images by amateur photographer and popular Hong Kong singer Paul Wong Kwun-chung.

9 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

CityU engineer wins award

An electronic engineering undergraduate at City University (CityU) is among 10 students worldwide to receive scholarships from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S) in the United States.

30 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Experts urge end to whining about tough piracy laws

They say China needs to meet world standards

It is time for Beijing to stop complaining that China has been held to discriminatively high standards of intellectual property rights (IPR) protection by the west and learn to compete with other countries under the same international rules, a leading mainland scholar said.

27 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Where: Shop 5B, Lai Chi Kok Bay Garden, 272 Lai King Hill Road, Kowloon

28 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Medecins Sans Frontieres

Where: Shop 5B, Laichikok Bay Garden, 272 Lai King Hill Road, Kowloon

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am