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  1. Rock-solid career in civil engineering

    Posted Jan 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the government is committed to training and recruiting geotechnical engineers to ensure slope safety. The Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD) ... to CEDD's geotechnical engineer graduate programme, as it provides a rare opportunity to work in key projects. For its training programme, the CEDD is eyeing high-calibre civil engineering graduates ...

  2. Workers blamed for bridge collapse

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Huang Yuanxi yuanxi.huang@scmp.com Part of a nearly completed bridge collapsed in the northeast province of Liaoning late on Monday afternoon, and the local government said worker negligence was to blame, as construction procedures had not been properly f ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Mining boom brings conflict

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... nationwide civil action.' Munkhbayar made headlines in 2010 when he shot at mining equipment at the Boroo gold mine, run by Canadian miner Centerra, just north of the capital, Ulan Bator. Now he is one of hundreds of protesters across Mongolia participating in civil movements, demanding mining companies and the government pay more attention to the environment. Commonly referred ...

  5. Exit strategy for disaster zones

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... adverse weather, tropical diseases, crimes and outbreak of civil and political unrest, along with natural disasters. 'Our doctors help them find the most appropriate care options,' Fahmy ...

  6. City's secret weapon in landslide prevention

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... says. Malone, now 69, joined the office in 1978 as assistant director of the building control division and spent 20 years in public service. The GEO is under the Civil Engineering ...

  7. Taking on oil companies

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alex Wong Iris Cheng Chi-lan is bubbling with energy. That may come as a surprise, given that the young Greenpeace campaigner is just back from the Arctic- and a prison in chilly Greenland, no less. On June 4, Cheng and 17 of her fellow activists from aro ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Continental Airlines cleared of crime in Concorde disaster

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... cleared Continental Airlines of any crime over the July 2000 crash of an Air France Concorde but upheld a ruling that the US airline bore civil responsibility for the disaster. The US airline had ... that Continental should bear civil responsibility and pay Air France €1 million for the damage done to it reputation by the disaster which left 113 people dead and led to Concorde being taken out ...

  9. Punitive damages concentrate minds

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for wealthy firms. A few years' jail for top officials does not affect operations or profits. Civil law only allows victims to claim compensation which is equivalent to the actual damage ...

  10. News - China

    Live Blog: Yaan earthquake- Day 2

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 08:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... engine to the scene. 1pm The number of dead or missing persons has climbed to 203, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Out of the 11,500 people reported injured, ...




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