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14 August 2013

Bus company under fire for sacking unionist driver [Hong Kong]

Author: Samuel Chan, South China Morning Post (Hong Kong)

…Kwoon Chung Bus driver Wong Hin-wai…was told to leave on the spot. He said he…was told he lost his job for having installed radio communication devices on a bus without permission. Some 20 union members from several bus drivers' unions of New World...

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30 April 2011

Court win delights Mei Foo protesters [Hong Kong]

Author: Joyce Ng, South China Morning Post [Hong Kong]

The developer attempting to build a high-rise project at Mei Foo Sun Chuen failed to obtain an interim injunction yesterday to bar local residents from blocking the construction site and protesting outside it…Billion Star Development is seeking an...

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26 April 2011

Hong Kong: Developer that sues protesters accused of "suppressing freedom of speech"

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16 April 2010

Oxfam corporate social responsibility survey of Hong Kong firms - HSBC, China Light Power, China Mobile top ranking

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16 April 2010

[PDF] Corporate Social Responsibility Survey of Hang Seng Index Constituent Companies 2009

Author: Oxfam Hong Kong

[refers to Aluminium Corp of China, Bank of China, Bank of China (Hong Kong), Bank of Communications, Bank of East Asia, Cathay Pacific, Cheung Kong Holdings, China Construction Bank, China Life Insurance, China Merchants, China Mobile, China Overseas...

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1 September 2006

[PDF] The Privatization of Water Supply in China

Author: Au Loong Yu and Liu Danqing

Fifteen years of neoliberal water supply policies in China have seen high profits for water companies at the expense of the country’s poor. But the lack of free speech and freedom of association in China means that people’s anger over water reform...

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1 August 2006

New Chinese edition of "Reclaiming Public Water" book criticizes privatization of water for “leaving out” customers of modest means

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1 January 2005

Public Eye Awards 2005 - Nominations

Author: Berne Declaration

Candidates for the awards are WEF [World Economic Forum] corporate members and other companies who have excelled in socially and environmentally irresponsible behaviour. Award Category Human Rights: Bayer; Bechtel; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cement...

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11 December 2004

Demolition of Hung Hom flats scrapped [Hong Kong]

Author: Michael Ng & Teddy Ng, Standard [Hong Kong]

In a stunning reversal, two of Hong Kong's biggest property developers have caved in to intense public pressure and decided not to demolish the seven-tower Hung Hom Peninsula residential complex. [refers to NWS Holdings (part of New World Development)...

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20 March 2004

Greens enter Hung Hom row [Hong Kong]

Author: Raymond Wang & Foster Wong, Standard [Hong Kong]

Hung Hom Peninsula is a subsidised housing project that the government agreed to sell to NWS Holdings [part of New World Development] and Sun Hung Kai Properties...The developers said the mega project could be torn down and turned into luxury flats. ...

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