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  1. A rock of civil society

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... director and chief executive of the General Chamber of Commerce between 1997 and 2005. 'WK left a legacy in the pursuit of a better civil society,' added Dr Woon, who described Chan ... and a key participant in civil society, he developed strong views on why public consultation always failed to capture the public mood. Chan saw the advisory-committee system as no longer suited ...

  2. Big society

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... into the capacity of civil society to fill the widening gap in our system of governance in the absence of political democracy? This was what former governor Murray MacLehose did in the 1970s through ... miracle' has largely evaporated. Old social and policy assumptions no longer hold true; instead there is widespread disarray among the public. Our fragile society, cemented together largely ...

  3. New Law Society president aims to bring international perspective

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that with Hongkongers' increasing civil awareness, bodies like the Law Society were expected to be more responsive to issues of public concern. 'I will try to be as responsive as possible, and accelerate ... Albert Wong The new president of the Law Society wants to internationalise the minds and practice of the city's legal professionals during his term, and ensure the organisation ...

  4. Ex-civil servants to face new rules on jobs

    Posted Jul 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the civil service for quality individuals, engender recruitment and retention problems, and restrict the productive use of limited human resources in our society,' Yue said. A government source ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com The government yesterday announced 30 measures meant to tighten restrictions on post-service jobs for former civil servants, but conceded ...

  5. Working from home not even a remote possibility for Hong Kong's office society

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Stuart Wolfendale

    ... society is the only society they have. The last thing they want is to be stuck alone at home with a PC. A senior partner in an engineering firm who has the freedom to order his day exactly as he ... day? After 10 years working as a civil servant, I walked away from offices and never went back. As a self-employed writer, I have worked from home for 22 years and I used to rejoice in it. ...

  6. Civil servants need to get real on pay cuts

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Kong's civil service was once highly regarded in the community; civil servants were recognised as among society's best and brightest. So what, then, has made our public servants hopelessly ... Alice Wu When the largest civil service union announced at the 11th hour before the release of the government pay-trend survey last month that it was recommending a pay freeze, to weather ...

  7. Retired civil servants key to city: chief of chamber

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Hong Kong Industries deputy chairman Stanley Lau Chin-ho echoed Mr Brandler. 'Most civil servants are valuable talents in society. It would be a waste of human resources if they were ... Eva Wu Hong Kong's competitiveness will be greatly restricted if private sector companies continue to face extreme difficulty in hiring retired civil servants, the Hong Kong General ...

  8. Will judges share the cuts in civil service pay?

    Posted Jul 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In your leader 'Pay ruling a step forward for reform' (July 14), you note the ruling by the Court of Final Appeal that Article 100 of the Basic Law only prevents civil service ... is a change of terms of employment 'to the disadvantage of serving officers'. In a consultancy report of February 2003, Anthony Mason stated that civil servants enjoy protection under ...

  9. Gordon Wu apologises to the majority of civil servants

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Tycoon Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung last night apologised to civil servants for allegations he made of possible collusion between business and the government. The Hopewell Holdings ... by the discussion about any collusion was unexpected and not intended.' He extended his apology to the majority of the civil service. 'I wholeheartedly believe that most of Hong Kong's civil ...

  10. Civil service leave plan is just another perk

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... too big, inefficient and set in its ways. Like any other sector of society, it cannot expect to be immune from change. Allowing civil servants to go on short-term unpaid leave for a specific ... The latest proposal for cutting costs and reducing the headcount in our bloated civil service is a most creative one. It shows the lengths to which the government is prepared to go to keep ...




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