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  1. Tsang's civil unrest

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Leung Chin-man case highlights problems with the government's procedure for approving post-service employment, writes Daniel Sin Hong Kong prides itself on its civil service, ... the government's system for safeguarding against conflict of interest in post-retirement employment. Mr Leung joined the civil service in 1966, and became an administrative officer in 1976. During his ...

  2. War and unrest hit mainland deals in Africa

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih A civil war in the Congo and an economic crisis in Nigeria are threatening billions of dollars of investment by Hong Kong-listed mainland state-owned firms in Africa. China ... general Laurent Nkunda that has reportedly displaced 250,000 people. Asked to comment on the civil war, China Railway joint company secretary Yu Tengqun replied: 'Even if some developing ...

  3. Civil service pay- too much, or a way of curbing corruption?

    Posted Dec 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... if it wants to avoid social unrest. Nelson Tam Kai-him, Tseung Kwan O I find it hard to agree with Rob Leung's letter ('Civil servants paid too much', December 3). Civil servants ... I agree with Rob Leung ('Civil servants paid too much', December 3). Civil servants enjoy a lot of benefits including, for example, free medical checks and education subsidies ...

  4. Protesters' behaviour sullies their message

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The behaviour of protesters who have tried to sabotage the Olympic Games torch relay can only be condemned. Whatever point they were trying to make has been lost by the reckless and violent manner in which they have disrupted an event that is about unity ...

  5. Wrapped in the flag

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... of national events, but the Games had given rise to a volunteer system, boosted understanding of the role of NGOs and raised people's civil awareness. Professor Shi said the downside ...

  6. Anson Chan blasts 'lack of team spirit'

    Posted Dec 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... stranded amid the political unrest in Thailand as an example. She said the recently published draft code regulating the relationship between civil servants and politically appointed ... Ambrose Leung Problems in governance are inevitable because of a lack of team spirit and confusion about the relationship between political appointees and civil servants, former chief ...

  7. Time for reason amid a spate of protests

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have admitted some of the protesters lost their homes under a relocation programme. Such violent unrest and protests are common across the country, with the Longnan riot attracting media ... widespread long before the current global financial crisis, but the potential for unrest has increased with the downturn in the economy. After years of double-digit growth, mainland officials warn ...

  8. Alvin Sallay

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Martin Lee Chu-ming or Leung Kwok-hung, better known as Long Hair, on that list. But the burning question is why should any politician or government civil servant be given the chance to carry ...

  9. City leaders disciplined over fatal Yunnan riots

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was removed from all positions in the party and was blamed as the main culprit. 'Hu's negligence of duty and careless work attitude turned a business dispute into serious social unrest. From ...

  10. First top Tibetan official removed from office since start of unrest

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Ng Tze-wei and Raymond Li A high-ranking Tibetan official in charge of minority and religious affairs has been removed from office - the first since deadly riots broke out in Lhasa two weeks ago. A notice on the state-run Tibet Daily website said the Tibe ...




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