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  1. Private bosses assess impact of civil service pay studies

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Chamber warns salary surveys may affect economy An urgent assessment of the economic impact of three civil service pay studies announced in recent weeks is being carried out by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. The news comes as Hong Kong's largest civil service union pushes the government to go beyond market wage increases to award an across-the-board 6 per ...

  2. Plea for care in civil trial rulings

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... such as private loans and the lease of farmland. In a notice entitled 'Strengthening Civil Trials to Protect People's Livelihood', the Supreme People's Court listed eight categories ... and the creation of fake debt relationships to avoid paying a real debt. Wang said it was a call for the recognition of private loan agreements and the resolution of such disputes under civil litigation. ...

  3. Investment analyst hopes to help society

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies. 'The main difference between IFC and a private equity firm is that we require our investments to [have an impact on society],' Ms Wong said. 'It could be creating employment ...

  4. Not a manifesto

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... many who use public health-care services can afford to pay for private services. It is just that many people feel the public service is so good that there is no need to go private. Society values We have to ask what contribution we can give to society, not only what society and the government can do for me. Only through caring and active participation can we have a civil society ...

  5. Fabric of society safe from insider trading

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp FOR THE PURPOSE of clearing the air with the, let me declare myself. I am not a strong supporter of laws against insider dealing and front-running of client orders. This is not to say that I think it proper conduct for brokers and bankers. It is just that I think these offences (I hesitate to use the word 'crimes') do no great damage to the fabric of society ...

  6. Tax cuts 'easier in a harmonious society'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee and Robin Kwong Tax cuts are easier to introduce in a harmonious society, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said yesterday. Speaking a day after he said he wanted to bring profits tax ... rebates... is much higher. But the most important thing is creating a harmonious society, creating a good business environment,' he told Election Committee members. 'Hong Kong people ...

  7. No insurance for riots, civil wars

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Hong Kong tourists are unlikely to be compensated for injuries or property losses suffered in the chaos in Thailand even if they bought travel insurance, a senior insurance executive has warned. Peter Tam Chung-ho, chief executive of the Federation of Insurers, said most travel insurance did not cover losses and injuries caused by riots and civil wars because they were ...

  8. Law Society chief rejects conflict claims

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The reason which you ascribe to my decision not to seek re-election as president of the Law Society of Hong Kong in your article 'Solicitors' chief quits over lack ... a lack of support from the Secretary for Justice's department for Law Society initiatives, specifically citing the Qualifying Insurers Scheme and the introduction of Limited Liability ...

  9. Society for the Promotion of Hospice Care

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wish list: To increase information available on the death and bereavement process through the publication and distribution of two books written by counsellors at the society. How to Help: Donations can be made directly by ATM or at HSBC branches into the Operation Santa Claus account, HSBC account number 502-676299-001, or by cheque payable to SCMP Charities Ltd- Operation Santa ...

  10. Finance chief to map way ahead for a caring society

    Posted Nov 10th 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen plans to spell out how Hong Kong will be transformed into a caring society, and realise the benefits of a free-trade deal ... the benefits of the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement. 'I will also explain what we should do in terms of a caring society. 'There is a sector of our community that has not yet ...




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