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  1. Fewer people flying away for Christmas

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... holiday is only a month away. Between Saturday and January 6, 177 extra flights had been laid on from Hong Kong, a drop of 50 from the corresponding period last year, the Civil Aviation Department ... The Civil Aviation Department said there would be 69 extra flights to Taiwan, up from 41 a year earlier, but only 85 to Japan- a drop of 11 from last year- and only 16 extra flights to South Korea, ...

  2. Civil service succession vacuum fears unwarranted, says minister

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... don't see a [succession] rift in any government department,' Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee told legislators yesterday. 'If we have the confidence to insert new ... and added that bureau or department chiefs could ask for other arrangements if they believed the policy was unsuitable. She also said the administration had no plans to review civil servants' ...

  3. Air hostess fulfils dream to train as a pilot

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Chi-sum, said. 'Because of the nature of the profession, the requirement for civil aviation pilots is very high and the job also requires English communication skills, which is essential ... experience and aviation knowledge.' So she applied for a position as a flight attendant, which allowed her to learn more about flying and to meet pilots, who shared their aviation knowledge ...

  4. No luck in search for missing men

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... and swimming in Sai Kung with a friend before tropical-cyclone signal No1 was hoisted. A marine police launch, fireboat and four divers from the Fire Services Department were deployed to search for Tang. Rescue workers from the Civil Aid Service and a government helicopter also joined the search, which resumed at 8am after being suspended at 5pm on Saturday. Police said the sea was choppy, ...

  5. Appeal for security revamp after arson

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Paggie Leung

    ... Phyllis Tsang, Paggie Leung and Clifford Lo Civil servants fear violence from public Civil service unions urged the government to improve security for open counters in government buildings ... that collected money such as fines and taxes. The call came as the Inland Revenue Department said it would introduce new security measures such as registering visitors' identity and checking ...

  6. Traffic alert ahead of torch relay

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... the Transport Department said yesterday. Sixty-six bus routes and seven minibus routes will be affected by road closures, which start at 2.15pm, the department's principal transport officer, Albert ... for a trip around the harbour. It will then be carried to the Wan Chai ferry pier, passing through Expo Drive and finishing at Golden Bauhinia Square. The Transport Department expects traffic in Tsim ...

  7. Officialdom the target of some Bun Festival barbs

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... and Environmental Hygiene Department officer. 'The girl is placed high above as she represents the high-ranking officials, who do not look at or understand the crowd,' Mr Ma said. 'The boy ...

  8. Landslide prevention impresses

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Engineering Office of the Civil Engineering and Development Department to see how Hong Kong stabilises slopes and promotes awareness of slope safety. James Ridge, North Vancouver's chief ... Under Hong Kong's landslide prevention programme, the Civil Engineering and Development Department aims to stabilise 250 slopes a year. ...

  9. Mild deflation predicted for rest of the year

    Posted Jul 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... statistics. Consumer prices dropped 0.9 per cent last month compared with a year ago, the first year-on-year decline since January 2005, the Census and Statistics Department said yesterday. Netting ... year, he predicted. 'From now until the end of this year, we will see negative CPIs because import prices have been dropping... and the pay cuts of civil servants will further affect ...

  10. Lifeguards rally over sports centre outsourcing

    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Tsui Sports Centre and swimming pool will not affect staff or service quality. According to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, 36 staff, including 10 lifeguards, will be employed ... affecting public safety.' The group said the department sent a letter to its staff in February stating that it had no plans to contract out work at the new complex. The protesters said ...




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