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  1. Helicopter in harbour plunge was subject to safety alert

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser The Macau-bound helicopter which was forced to ditch in Victoria Harbour last weekend was the subject of a worldwide safety alert. Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department ... for the Civil Aviation Department said it was aware of the de-bonding problem. 'However, the problem referred to by the emergency AD [the directive] was only on the section of the tail boom ...

  2. Law casts doubt on officials' complaints of overwork

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland 'Civil servants upset over extra work', proclaimed an eye-catching headline on A3 of yesterday's South China Morning Post. Apparently, government executive-grade officers are complaining they are overworked because 400 liaison officers at the Home Affairs Department are on strike. And the reason the liaison officers have downed tools? ...

  3. New star on the rise

    Posted Aug 25th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Camaropolous

    ... and modern international airport', as described by the Guangzhou Municipal Development and Planning Commission's director Wu Yimin. Baiyun was funded by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Guangdong province and Guangzhou to the tune of almost 20 billion yuan. Mr Wu said the civil aviation administration intended Baiyun to become south China's undisputed domestic ...

  4. China Airlines to accuse CAD of fixing data

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Taipei-based carrier's report for public hearing will say pilot was not to blame in 1999 crash Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department (CAD) will be accused at a public hearing next week of manipulating data to blame the pilot in its inquiry into a China Airlines MD-11 crash at Chek Lap Kok. An expert's report drawn up by China Airlines for the hearing ...

  5. Department urged to release list of legal columbariums

    Posted Nov 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Gillian Yau Pressure is mounting on Lands Department officials to disclose a list of legal private columbariums amid a crackdown against those that could be operating in breach of their leases. The move by the Consumer Council and a legislator came after the department confirmed that at least four niches' operators may have infringed leases that disallow urn ...

  6. Cross-strait conundrums

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... because of Hong Kong's limited power in dealing with Taiwan. 'The mainland and Taiwan have already struck deals on mutual legal assistance and civil aviation under the ECFA [Economic ... the close economic and civil ties between the territories, the relationship between the two governments is fragile, often following the ups and downs of cross-strait politics. For the 12 years ...

  7. Disco for the Departed

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Greg Lowe

    ... Greg Lowe Disco for the Departed by Colin Cotterill Quercus, HK$208 This novel marks the third outing for Dr Siri Paiboun, the septuagenarian protagonist of Colin Cotterill's ... bureaucracy Siri digs deeper, developing a newfound love of pop music that ends with his grooving at a midnight rave for ghosts: the eponymous departed in the caves. Closer contact with the spirits ...

  8. China's uphill battle to invest in Myanmar

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... investment from Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Laos, Reuters reported. On December 15, according to a statement on its website, China Communications Construction and Myanmar's Department of Civil Aviation signed a contract to build an airport in Naypyidaw. CCC, which is listed in Hong Kong and plans to list in Shanghai, said the contract was worth over US$100 million ...

  9. Macau security bill a threat to civil liberties, says HK rights group

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... might still threaten civil liberties, a human rights group said. But because of Macau's controls, more stringent than Hong Kong's, observers said they believed the proposal to ban acts ... Monitor, said the vague definition of some offences, plus the general lack of protection for civil liberties, made the bill more worrying than its shelved Hong Kong counterpart. 'The worst ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Dec 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on Wednesday. She was accused of breaching the Aviation Security Ordinance. Xiang, who had been released on HK$3,000 bail, failed to appear at Sha Tin Court. Magistrate Peter Law Tak-chuen revoked her ... to the union. The Indonesian Migrant Workers Union accused the Labour Department of dragging its feet despite repeated complaints. It also said there were 36 complaints this year about employers ...




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