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  1. Companies urged to contribute to society

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... on firms to contribute to a harmonious society in return for healthy and sustainable growth, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Frederick Ma Si-hang said businesses needed to earn ... as society, he said. This meant ensuring products were safe and honestly promoted and marketed, minimising pollution, providing a safe working environment and encouraging charity work to benefit ...

  2. Sage strategy puts all staff on same page

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jan Chan The Hong Kong Society for the Aged (Sage), which operates six care and attention homes for the elderly, has two key priorities- it must maintain a high level of service quality ... to the workforce and still enjoy a meaningful life. This proved to be a very good idea and we have already made it happen.' As an example, some elderly people who are experts in traditional Chinese ...

  3. Graduates hope for change

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... that 'Chinese like progress and they like to develop themselves. This is a broad generalisation, but they are perhaps more hungry for greater responsibility and the rewards that go with that', said Mark Gilbraith, partner of performance improvement, advisory at PwC. 'This attitude then lends itself to Chinese employees being more likely to seek new challenges to continually change ...

  4. Degree of injustice

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... The University of Hong Kong recently conferred honorary doctoral degrees upon a number of outstanding individuals, including former Chinese University vice-chancellor Charles Kao Kuen ... contributions to society and promote humanism and the notion of a caring society. John Chan Cho-chak was also one of the recipients for his contributions to society. But the ridiculous thing ...

  5. Belabouring a false Chinese advantage

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last week, Chinese and American trade officials meeting in Washington agreed that in trade as elsewhere, 'jaw, jaw' beats 'war, war'. China dropped its ludicrous demand ... are authentic, widespread and affect millions of Chinese. But the petition is dead wrong in its central claim: that China's low manufacturing wages constitute an unfair trade practice. ...

  6. Swoop nets 33 illegal labourers in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Immigration and police officers rounded up 33 mainlanders in Yuen Long yesterday in a joint operation to curb illegal employment, which has been described by police as a 'threat to law and order'. The arrests came as the number of two-way permit ...

  7. Reaching out to the needy

    Posted Dec 05th 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Hong Kong. We also hope the activities could help introduce their culture to the local Chinese, so that different ethnic groups can live together in harmony. YP: What are the qualifications ... elements in society. It's a meaningful job. I feel like a traveller. I am grateful that [my clients] share their stories with me, which gives me a better insight into their cultures ...

  8. Hunt on for hires with 'McLeadership' skills

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to those with a Form Five certificate or above. This is provided they have passes in English, Chinese and mathematics, and are motivated and proactive. 'Applicants should be good team players ...

  9. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their dispute over the compensation gap between expatriate pilots and locally hired ones, who are predominantly Hong Kong Chinese. The vote could trigger a work-to-rule, which falls short of industrial ... 'We want a finite period of payback time for Hong Kong Chinese pilots. When they reach the rank of captain they should be on full pay, including all the allowances.' Bell said Dragonair ...

  10. A defining test of the party's leadership

    Posted Jun 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... unrest by telling young migrant workers in Beijing: 'Our society's wealth and the skyscrapers are all distillations of your hard work and sweat. Your labour is glorious and should ... consumption - a longer-term policy aim - and less reliance on export markets, a source of tension in China's trade relations. But sooner or later it also raises the cost of Chinese goods ...




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