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Kathy Griffin

Artistic vision of three generations

Yip Chang-siu holds her first exhibition this weekend. She is 89. Alongside her work will be paintings by her son and her four-year-old granddaughter. This is an exhibition that is as much a labour of love as an artistic endeavour.

Friday, 24 September, 1999, 12:00am

New screening technique is child-friendly

In her article headlined, 'Seeing a problem early' (South China Morning Post, July 21), Kathy Griffin reported that certain eye problems can be treated more successfully if detected and treated by the age of three years, and that after the age of seven years 'the chances of good recovery are quite low'.

30 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Hunt for fishermen over reef

FIFTEEN Hong Kong fishermen convicted in Indonesia of destroying a coral reef off remote Irian Jaya while fishing illegally with potassium cyanide are being sought by Interpol.

They had already left the country when a court on January 3 sentenced them to 61/2 months' jail, Indonesian press reports said.

18 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Cauldron close to boil

TENSION in Whitehead had been building up for some time, with the CSD admitting there was a breakdown of control and an aid worker saying she and her colleagues had experienced increasing difficulties carrying out their work.

8 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Sewage fees to be debated

A HIGH-powered industry group came out in favour of proposed sewage charges yesterday, but a public housing watchdog claimed the fees were unfair.

A public consultation on the sewage charges ends today and the Legislative Council will consider the scheme tomorrow.

30 Nov 1993 - 12:00am

Department's flights of fancy

I DIDN'T believe my eyes when I read the report headlined, ''Helicopters join fight against sea dredging'' by Kathy Griffin (South China Morning Post, June 25). I am a member of Friends of the Earth and an active volunteer in the Water Action Group and dredging is also a major concern of our group.

2 Jul 1993 - 12:00am

Government urged to help on environment

A REPORT recommending the Government support industry in adapting to new environmental legislation will be released for consultation this summer.

The Industry Department-commissioned report concludes that the Government should spend $36 million in the first year providing technical and other assistance - but not direct loans or funding for anti-pollution equipment.

9 Jun 1993 - 12:00am

Mother nature finds a friend

MEI Ng Fong Siu-mei has the cheerful demeanour of a kindergarten teacher and loves nothing better than being knee-deep in rubbish with children. So it was with hesitation she agreed to take on a post usually associated with tough lawyer-types.

11 Feb 1993 - 12:00am