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  1. Fuel surcharges costly for airlines

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Keith.wallis@scmp.com Airlines in Hong Kong that fixed fuel surcharges on freight in a collusive process supported and approved by the Civil Aviation Department have been the subject of investigations by cartel-busters across the globe. The probes, which began in 2006, have resulted so far in US$3 billion in criminal and civil penalties to international airlines ...

  2. In-flight rest guidelines are not law, court told

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... A counsel for the Civil Aviation Department said to do so could even make such flights impossible. The High Court is hearing a judicial review into the approval by the director-general of civil ... rest. Such an allocation reflected the new realities of air travel and combined practicality with economy, Mr Bleach said. Counsel for the Civil Aviation Department, Nicholas Cooney, said ...

  3. Airline crash payouts to rise

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Payouts are set to rise for people involved in mainland air crashes under new civil aviation compensation regulations. The General Administration for Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) said ... CAAC policy and law department head Yuan Yaohui said the 400,000 yuan limit was 30 times the per capita net income of urban residents last year, plus funeral fees. The amount also included ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were called at 2.30am. He claimed to be a triad while being questioned. Ex-aviation chief in crash Former director of civil aviation Peter Lok Kung-nam, 71, escaped injury when his car tipped ... Polluters handed 24 convictions last month Twenty-four convictions were recorded last month for breaches of anti-pollution laws, the Environmental Protection Department said. Fifteen ...

  5. Flying into turbulence

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... behaviour, airlines involved in fixing surcharges in Hong Kong believe they did nothing wrong. In Hong Kong, approval is required from the Civil Aviation Department before airlines can impose fuel ... regulators. 'BAR started to submit filings on behalf of its member airlines for cargo fuel surcharges in early 2000,' said Civil Aviation Department spokeswoman Cherrie Cheung Wai. ...

  6. 69 more civil celebrants appointed

    Posted May 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Another batch of 69 civil celebrants for marriages was appointed yesterday by the Immigration Department, bringing the total number to 1,634 since the first batch was appointed in April 2006. By the end of last month, about 73,200 couples had arranged for a civil celebrant to solemnise their marriage, a testimony to the convenience of the scheme. Before civil ...

  7. Civil servant guilty over child porn

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A civil servant was found to have more than 2,500 pornographic pictures and video clips of children on a computer at his home. Choy Ka-leung, 35, yesterday pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. Prosecutor Margaret Yu Kwok-wai said police discovered that someone at the address where the Census and Statistics Department assistant ...

  8. ICAC arrests former top civil servant

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Former director of civil engineering and development Tsao Tak-kiang is among 20 people arrested by graftbusters in an investigation into alleged bribery of government ... senior engineer and three inspectors of the Highways Department as well as nine subcontractors, four other senior executives of three construction companies and one other person. Mr Tsao, who ...

  9. Lands officials have to set good example

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... water seepage case and found that the Lands Department had dragged its feet in fixing a problem arising from an illegal structure left in its custody 20 years ago. The case speaks volumes about the typical 'not-my-duty' mindset among civil servants. It started with a leaky roof commonly found in old buildings. When the problem worsened in March 2010, the person living on the top ...

  10. Senior civil servant jumps to his death

    Posted Sep 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A senior civil servant jumped to his death from the roof of a Food and Environmental Hygiene Department office in Sai Yee Street, Mong Kok, at about 5pm. Chief health inspector Wong Kwong-ming, 46, was found unconscious and taken to Kwong Wah Hospital, where he was declared dead. Food and environmental hygiene director Eddy Chan Yuk-tak said the department would ...




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