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  1. News - China

    Filipinos back Manila's move to confront China over South China Sea

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Department of Foreign Affairs, the nationwide survey of 1,550 respondents was held from December 1 to 16. Releasing the results, the president of the polling company, Mahar Mangahas, said the survey ...

  2. Slice of Life

    Posted Sep 11th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... 'unless you are fortunate enough to establish another airport elsewhere'. The Civil Aviation Department has refused to comment on the calls for a second airport. It is known, however, ... of increasing air traffic into Kai Tak. Three million passengers passed through last year and air traffic is doubling every three years. Civil Aviation Department officials accept that Kai Tak will have ...

  3. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    US says Chinese fishing rules for South China Sea 'provocative'

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 08:57am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in Washington The US says new restrictions by Chinese authorities on other countries’ fishermen in the disputed South China Sea are “provocative and potentially dangerous.” The regulations, which took effect this month, require foreign fishermen to ask China’s permission to operate within most of the vast, strategic waterway. US State Department spokeswoman ...


    Expulsions likely as Hainan requires permission to fish in South China Sea

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 12:09am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... the Philippines, Vietnam and Malaysia. An official with Hainan's Department of Ocean and Fisheries said waters administered by the provincial government covered about two million square kilometers ... its catch. Violators could face fines of 500,000 yuan (HK$635,000). Raul Hernandez, spokesman for the Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs, said Manila had not been informed about ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Thursday with a total of 891 flight movements, 14.2 per cent more than the daily average. Civil Aviation Department figures show most of the extra flights were to destinations on the mainland, and in northeast and Southeast Asia. Bangkok was the most popular destination, followed by Kunming and Osaka. 'The daily flight movements hit a new record for the second time this year. The department ...

  6. Many in the civil service are paid too little

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The column 'New school of thought', by C. K. Lau, and 'Efforts to reform civil service must continue' (both September 24) contain the sweeping statements, 'inflated civil service pay scales' and 'civil servants already receive salaries that are above market rates'. Though this may be true of some civil service departments and grades, ...

  7. Many and varied are the rewards of a life dedicated to civil service

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... Jane Moir Another hot, muggy spring is upon us, but Hong Kong's top civil servants are not breaking into a sweat. They are buying up the finest air-conditioners in town, courtesy of the taxpayer. An annual $344,000 air-conditioning allowance- available to directorate-level staff hired before 1999- enables them to do so. It is but one of several perks that make civil service pay ...

  8. From A to Z, civil service flush with pride

    Posted Jun 24th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... of the business section. It makes obvious sense and you would expect others to do it, too, when deciding to enter the publishing business. So when the Civil Service Bureau puts out an 84-page glossy book on the achievements of the civil service, why are we told first how the cisterns of our toilets hold mostly saltwater these days and, in the next section, what fine lads we have in the cockpits of government ...

  9. Chamber stands by survey on civil service pay

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce has read with dismay the innuendos in continuing press reports that the chamber's 2003 civil service pay comparison was 'biased' and was 'part of a campaign to cut civil servants' salaries' ('Unions urged to reconsider boycott of civil service pay review', August 1). The chamber states emphatically ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the perversities of the Immigration Department and abandon its efforts to bring the Afghan cricket team to Hong Kong for the Cricket Sixes. This is a shame since they would have been an attractive addition ... from Hong Kong. How absurd is that? The Immigration Department says visiting teams needs employment visas. But the department says, 'Under the prevailing policy, the entry arrangement ...




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