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  1. Helicopter experts arrive for inquiry

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... government's Direction Generale de l'Aviation Civile and the Accident Investigation Bureau, said: 'On behalf of the French authorities, we are very sad about what happened.' Mr Boudaille ... French government representative expresses condolences over the Lantau crash that killed two crewmen One of two French aviation experts who arrived in Hong Kong yesterday expressed ...

  2. Helicopter model 'to be used less' after fatal crash

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... the safety of the model. Two aviation experts from the manufacturer, Eurocopter, and French civil aviation authorities are expected to arrive in Hong Kong from France today to help ... of the remaining B1s had a cabin door fall off into Victoria Harbour on August 3. However, Acting Director-General of Civil Aviation Norman Lo Shung-man stressed that there was no evidence so far ...

  3. Sudden cloud buildup may have trapped pilot, says expert

    Posted Aug 29th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... cloud buildups that can trap even an experienced pilot, one of Hong Kong's leading independent aviation experts warned yesterday. Peter Lok Kung-nam, a retired director-general of civil aviation, said that while mechanical problems could not be ruled out completely in the crash of the GFS helicopter, the evidence so far did not point in that direction. 'If there are any ...

  4. Sars fears as nurses take early retirement

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... retirement scheme at the end of last year for non-civil-service staff, while the government offered a second scheme for civil servants working for the authority and the Department of Health. Figures ... - had had their retirement applications approved. Among the departing doctors, there are 14 consultants - who earn on average $2 million a year - 39 senior medical officers and a further 45 ...

  5. Public hospitals to apply lessons of high-risk industries

    Posted Sep 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the aviation industry or aircraft carriers- where each safety check and procedure must be strictly followed to avoid catastrophic consequences. For the past year, some public hospitals have already ... In aviation, two pilots have to work together on each flight to check each other's work or the plane could crash.' The person said the concept of 'high reliability organisations', ...

  6. Public health law 'big' weapon for officials

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... government departments to handle the outbreak. Under the new law, the administration can requisition any private property and pay compensation for such requisition. When public hospitals are full ... can take civil action. The law allows for the arrest of anyone who obstructs health officers or police performing disease-control duties. It also empowers health officials in the collection ...

  7. Senior posts to be filled temporarily

    Posted Aug 07th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Jimmy Cheung, Stella Lee

    ... government's approval. Neither the Chief Executive's Office nor the Civil Service Bureau could confirm if an announcement will be made soon. Customs officers have voiced fears that another 'outsider' will be appointed to head the department. Deputy Commissioner for Customs and Excise Wong Sau-pui, who took up his post on July 22, is widely seen as being too inexperienced to head ...

  8. Memorial garden for donors urged

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and welcomed the proposal, and was following up on it with various departments. It is understood that the authority has been liaising with the Health Department and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, but no concrete plan has been worked out. The society said the rate of organ donations in Hong Kong was low. Last year, there were only 4.7 deceased organ donors per 1 million residents, ...

  9. I'll be impartial and fearless, says new anti-graft boss

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... to the Civil Service Bureau about the terms of his new contract, but believed he would be on secondment to the ICAC for three years. Mr Wong said he would maintain the independence of the ICAC ... involving former financial secretary Antony Leung Kam-chung. But he said any decision on whether to press charges against Mr Leung rested with the Department of Justice. Mr Wong said no one had been ...

  10. Autonomy of ICAC 'will not be affected'

    Posted Aug 05th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Stella Lee

    ... 'The government has sacrificed ICAC. It gives people an impression that it can do without ICAC,' he said. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, of City University's Department of Public ... been seen as a career move but as a prestigious posting that crowns a civil servant's career. Asked how he would handle situations which involved a conflict of interest, given his ...




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