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  1. Another watchdog from civil service

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung New audit chief is the third insider Tung has picked to lead an independent body Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has named a senior civil servant to head the Audit Commission. ... is the third civil service administrative officer in five years to be appointed to head independent watchdogs against government malpractice and abuse of funds. Ombudsman Alice Tai Yuen-ying has served ...

  2. Civil service softens over criminal records

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Applicants for government jobs may not have to declare criminal convictions for much longer. The Legislative Council's security panel heard yesterday that the Civil Service Bureau ... of a person's criminal record. Acting Deputy Secretary for Security David Wong Fook-loy said the Civil Service Bureau was reviewing the requirement that applicants disclose criminal records. Democratic ...

  3. Too many boys means trouble

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... and increased incidence of rape and prostitution,' he said. While Dr Mohanty did not believe that civil unrest was likely, he did believe law and order could be put at risk unless stricter ... scale of sex selection in India and China- [that it will] again lead to rebellions, revolutions and large-scale skirmishes.' The researcher said that when the Huaipei unrest broke out, ...

  4. Mother's despair at inquest of suicide girl

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Weeping, she describes how she found her daughter's body A coroner's inquest had to be briefly adjourned yesterday after the grieving mother of a 15-year-old girl who plunged to her death in Tin Shui Wai last year cried uncontrollably ...

  5. Raid 'not linked to Macau club'

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The recent police raid of an office in the Central Tower has no relation to the Macau Jockey Club, its directors and Angela Leung On-kei, wife of casino mogul Stanley Ho Hung-sun, Onshine Securities said yesterday. The statement by the securit ...

  6. Praise from all quarters for Tsang's abilities

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Civil servants' backing for chief secretary to take top job may surpass the public's, says minister Several top Hong Kong officials came out in support of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen becoming chief executive yesterday, as a mainland official heaped praise on his work. Their backing came as Secretary for Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping said support among ...

  7. Simply samba

    Posted Nov 26th 2004, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Edited by Flora Wu When Henderson Land and New World Development threw a Brazilian Night Bash at 11 MacDonnell Road, guests gyrated to sexy samba beats while downing margaritas. A Brazilian-inspired fashion show by designer Leo Fan Chu-yu capped the eveni ...

  8. Split Second

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Split Second is a new drama which starts today on TVB Jade at 9.35pm, Monday through Friday. There are 30 episodes. Every Monday, we will publish the synopses of the week's episodes. Episode 1 (October 4) April 1, 2004: The police receive a lead that ...

  9. Wasted sacrifice

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... political analysts. The murder led to a groundswell of unrest, sparked a series of massive demonstrations and culminated, less than three years later, in the 'People Power' uprising ...

  10. Batik push is style over substance, say critics

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... suits at government functions, in parliament and even corporate boardrooms. Last week the government ordered 800,000 civil servants to wear Malaysian-made batik clothes to work on Saturdays. With the ruling elite, their supporters and allied businessmen falling into line, demand for batik has shot up and so has the price. 'Batik is suddenly high fashion and beyond the means of many civil ...




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