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  1. Buyers from Arab countries hit by unrest snap up London 'boltholes'

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... recommendation without viewing,' managing director Martin Bikhit said. His firm had received 17 enquiries from Arab buyers, including eight from Egypt, since the unrest started. They were looking ... in the districts of Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Kensington and Bayswater, Bikhit said. Central London property search company Black Brick has helped Arab purchasers complete deals on two homes since the unrest ...

  2. Avic makes overseas thrust for increased civil and military sales

    Posted Jan 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic), the largest mainland aircraft manufacturer, is seeking more sales for its military and civil products overseas this year. ... Air Show last year, stealing the limelight from other manufacturers. Avic is also working hard to market its civil aircraft to the international market. The Modern Ark 60, a turboprop-powered ...

  3. Making U-turn on ex-housing chief's job 'could spark civil suit'

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng The government could face a judicial review and a civil lawsuit if it changes its mind and pulls Leung Chin-man out of his job with New World China Land, legal experts said. The chief executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, yesterday instructed Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee to re-examine whether the former housing chief should be allowed to work ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Civil servant denies $2.2m rent scam

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Pao joined the civil service in June 1989. The hearing will continue today before Deputy Judge Albert Wong Sung-hau. ...

  6. Nothing to fear in this economic success story

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Self-imposed isolation, civil unrest and wars had knocked it from that perch. Only now, with globalisation and a sturdy domestic market taking shape, is the imbalance being corrected. Amid ...

  7. Developers target estates owned by civil servants

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Renewed interest comes as land banks in prime areas shrink Developers are again looking at buying civil servants' co-operative housing estates as the property market ... in prime urban areas. Nicholas Brooke, chairman of Professional Property Services, said properties owned by civil servants' co-operative building societies were attracting developer interest ...

  8. A quiet achiever in the driver's seat

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... describes himself as a reluctant entrepreneur. 'I am a very low profile man,' explains the former civil servant. 'I make the policies but I'd rather do it quietly- without ... transportation company. Mr Hsu has recently been drawing on those people skills as unrest among the company's bus drivers over proposed changes to working practices has led to threats of all-out ...

  9. Abolishing estate duty will end silly game

    Posted Jul 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... done, vengeful people. NAME AND ADDRESS SUPPLIED Shadow over Disney A July 15 letter from the office of the director of civil engineering and development denies the accusation by Friends ... that the Civil Engineering Department (CED) admitted the collapse of the Tseung Kwan O seawall, which caused reclamation waste to leak into the ocean. However the letter failed to reveal the full impact ...

  10. Fanny Law left puzzled at tighter restrictions on job

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... an advisory committee tightened restrictions proposed by the Civil Service Bureau regarding her post-retirement work. Mrs Law said she was puzzled why the Advisory Committee on Post-service Employment of Civil Servants had departed from the bureau's recommendation, which only restricted her from dealing directly with the government regarding education services provided by the Tung Wah Group ...




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