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  1. For some, the rules don't apply

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... corruption-prone, according to Transparency International, apply as much in Hong Kong as, say, Indonesia. In the case of the failure to implement fire and building regulations in the older and most crowded ...

  2. A new accountability for ethical business

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Robert Hanlon

    ... the vision to see the value of human rights will struggle to compete with ethical companies in this new age of business. If anything, this case should help businesses in Hong Kong realise ...

  3. Culture of long hours wilts for new work ethic

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Hong Kong's work ethic has become famous the world over, exemplified by images of tailors working into the small hours to produce a fitted suit overnight. There can be little doubt this culture of hard work has been a major factor behind the city's success. 'People in Hong Kong are willing to work very long hours, not because the boss asked them to, ...

  4. Do traffic laws apply to Macau's leader?

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu If you are the chief executive of Macau, traffic laws do not appear to apply to your vehicle. And if you are Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, you can park on a yellow line too when you visit the city, a traffic police spokesman says. He was reacting to a debate on the internet sparked last week by photos that showed Edmund Ho Hau-wah's car parked on a solid yellow line- ...

  5. Olympics ban will apply to HK

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun and Ambrose Leung The ban imposed at the Beijing Olympics on flags, banners, leaflets and any materials pushing political or commercial causes will also apply to the equestrian ... on flags, banners, clothing, sportswear and accessories will be banned. The rules apply to both spectators and athletes. Under the rules, flags of Tibet would be prohibited, said John Breen, ...

  6. Applying the brakes

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Written by Raymond Ma Despite record number of vacancies in first quarter, analysts warn fallout from US subprime crisis will hit Hong Kong this year Economists and recruiters fear there will be a reduction in the number of jobs in Hong Kong this year. De ...

  7. Anson Chan beholden this time to toe the party line

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of co-operation with Hong Kong only under duress from Beijing. The result is that we in Hong Kong misrepresent our corporate governance standards to the world. We say they apply to mainland listings when, ... in relating to investors, to not only do what is within the strict parameters of the law but also what is ethically right and ultimately good for your business.' Chan Ka-keung Financial Services ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong consultants in demand to uncover corporate fraud

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... down corporate cheats For politicians, a lapse in integrity can mean public humiliation and the end of their careers. But ethical lapses involving government officials and company executives ... from the mainland- often applying for senior managerial posts. The resignation of Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson in May, after an investor revealed that he had not received the university degree he ...

  9. City slackers

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A survey has revealed that Hong Kong's university graduates have a poor work ethic and narrow world view. What can be done to encourage a more positive attitude in our young people? Write to us. ...

  10. Money for nothing

    Posted Apr 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei An increasing number of 20-somethings are applying for social welfare despite a better job market, with the level of unemployment falling from 5.1 per cent in 2009 to 3.3 per ... lots of job opportunities on the mainland and elsewhere.' Lesley Cheung, a Form Five student at Maryknoll Convent School, says less-motivated youths applying for social welfare ...




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