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Lawmaker calls for probe into land deals

A legislator has asked the Ombudsman to investigate land deals and practices in the New Territories, after the South China Morning Post uncovered suspect deals between indigenous villagers and developers.

Wednesday, 14 December, 2011, 12:00am

Lawmaker calls for probe into land deals

A legislator has asked the Ombudsman to investigate land deals and practices in the New Territories, after the South China Morning Post uncovered suspect deals between indigenous villagers and developers.

The deals, which abuse the small-house scheme, are believed to have long been common practice in the New Territories.

14 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Life choices

My mother has been on my mind endlessly since I visited her two weeks ago for her 80th birthday. The celebration was as it should have been, with faces old and new, good food, nostalgic surroundings and fond memories.

26 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Medical Council bows to pressure

Rulings on doctors to be published

The Medical Council has responded to pressure and will publish written judgments of its disciplinary hearings, but they will be available to the media only on the day a verdict is announced.

Patients and a lawmaker said the council still needed to do much more to increase its transparency.

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Slice of Life

From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1980

The front-page lead was datelined London but the report was about a remote corner of Hong Kong Island, called Little Sai Wan.

22 May 2007 - 12:00am

Generous Post readers touched by woman's sad tale of sex slavery

The sad story of Chen Deping, a 19-year-old from Hubei who broke her back trying to escape from a prostitution gang, touched the hearts of South China Morning Post readers.

15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Death of Post stalwart

Former South China Morning Post staff member Victor Garcia, who oversaw the newspaper's office assistants and copy typists, died on Monday night, aged 82. Affectionately known as 'Gar-suk', he spent more than 20 years at the Post. He was a member of the Lusitano Club and brother to the territory's first ombudsman, Arthur Garcia. Funeral services will be held next week.

20 Jun 2001 - 12:00am

Tsz-ying wants help for a life-saving trip

THIS is where we tug at the heart (and purse) strings of Keeping Posted readers who've always been found to be generous to a fault.

Despite her cheery smile, three-year-old Yau Tsz-ying's existence is perched on the edge of life and death.

23 Sep 1993 - 12:00am