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  1. Civil servant pleads not guilty to loitering

    Posted Aug 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A civil servant pleaded not guilty at Fanling Court yesterday to loitering causing concern. Wong Po-chun, 28, allegedly loitered from Choi Yuen Estate to Choi Po Court in Sheung Shui on May 9, causing a woman to be concerned for her safety or well-being. Magistrate Symon Wong Yu-wing adjourned the case to September 21 for a pre-trial review. Wong faces trial on October ...

  2. ICAC arrests former top civil servant

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Former director of civil engineering and development Tsao Tak-kiang is among 20 people arrested by graftbusters in an investigation into alleged bribery of government ... night. Mr Tsao, 62, joined the government in 1969 and was promoted to chief engineer in 1994. After working on reclamation and airport runway projects, he was the director of the Civil ...

  3. Tighter rules needed on jobs for ex-civil servants

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

    ... Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has called for a report into the Civil Service Bureau's reasons for giving the go-ahead to retired housing chief Leung Chin-man taking up a job ... and a three-year period during which the Civil Service Bureau has to give its blessing to such appointments. Central to making judgments is that retired civil servants do not use the knowledge ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Senior civil servant in assault probe

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung A senior civil servant faces investigation after he was accused of assaulting a female colleague with whom he had a dispute at work. The man apparently lost his temper during ... to involve such senior civil servants. Both are in the elite administrative officer grade. The Civil Service Bureau confirmed it had received a personnel-related complaint. The case, which is now ...

  6. ICAC to advise on civil service rules

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Review of jobs for retired officials to be completed by March The ICAC will advise the government on how to tighten restrictions on civil servants' post-retirement jobs, a top official said yesterday. Secretary for the Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping said the Independent Commission Against Corruption would be consulted on proposals. 'We would pass ...

  7. Civil servants object to curbs on jobs

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Retired officials should not face further employment restrictions, a staff union says Senior civil servants have vowed to fight any unilateral move by the government to curb ... Amid mounting criticism of the alleged conflict of interest, the government said the so-called sanitisation period barring ex-civil servants from taking private-sector jobs within six months ...

  8. Could Thailand be easing use of lese majeste laws?

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Roughneen

    ... of the iLaw Project, which monitors Thai freedom of speech on the internet, said blocking of websites increased during times of political unrest. 'During the protests of March-May 2010, the level ... freedom of expression obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.' Anxiety about what kind of speech will draw the attention of the authorities is completely ...

  9. Guessing game continues ahead of bus inquest

    Posted Feb 11th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Phyllis Tsang and Raissa Robles in Manila With key Filipino officials publicly refusing to come to Hong Kong, it is unclear how many of the requested 116 Philippine witnesses will appear at the inquest that starts on Monday into the eight Hongkongers shot ...

  10. Anti-bias chief tight-lipped on second term

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... civil servant, her appointment also sparked controversy because many saw it as an attempt to affect the independence of the anti-bias watchdog, which had forced the government to act against ...




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