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  1. New code to expose doctors' hidden charges

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... medical schemes usually do not know how much their doctors charge them and how much goes into the HMO's pockets. The code of conduct states, 'when administrators, agents, brokers, ... Doctors will have to stop keeping patients in the dark about charges and how much they split with insurers under a professional code intended to stamp out unethical medical contracts. ...

  2. Calls for tougher code on professional fund-raisers

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A proposal for a non-statutory code of practice for professional fund-raisers was met with criticism yesterday for failing to go far enough. Former social welfare sector legislator Dr ... there should be clearer regulations. It is not good enough to have a non-statutory code of practice only.' She said her group had hired professional fund-raisers, partly because ...

  3. Eye on privacy

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of their employees) by using mobile phones. New electronic devices make it ever more difficult to protect one's privacy. In Hong Kong, Privacy Commissioner Raymond Tang Yee-bong last year conducted a public consultation to gather views on a draft code of practice on the surveillance of employees in the workplace. Surprisingly, perhaps, of the 71 submissions received, none came from trade ...

  4. Review of code for lift safety ready in two months

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A review of the code of practice on lift safety- in the wake of a series of lift failures- would be completed in two months, the director of the Electrical and Mechanical ... the safety and regulation of lifts in Hong Kong. The review would address issues such as the frequency and duration of maintenance tasks, Mr Ho said. 'The code also includes other matters, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... was not readily available. Citing a provision of the Code on Access to Information, the bureau said the request would require extra time to process due to the "exceptional" nature of the case. In a reply to the reader, dated Monday, the bureau said an answer could not be provided until September 20 - after the school year begins. The consultation was conducted from May to August last year, ...

  6. Social issues, price woes deepen factory dilemma

    Posted Apr 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Buyers demand Asian factories abide by codes of conduct yet want price cuts and shorter lead times, writes Toh Han Shih Multinational firms are continually demanding goods at lower prices delivered at greater speed, making it nearly impossible for their Asian suppliers to comply with codes of conduct on labour, health, safety and environmental standards. Yet, to protect their image, ...

  7. Lift workers demand strict safety standards

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department would meet workers' representatives and lift contractors today to review a code of practice with a view to strengthening safety requirements. He said the department would also conduct random inspections of lifts in private buildings during the next three months. Tsang Chi-kong, secretary of the General Union of Lift and Escalator ...

  8. DAB to mount challenge over part-time judges

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... before appointment would not justify allegations of judicial bias. UNITED STATES The code of conduct for US judges prohibits judges from engaging in any political activity, including contributing ... and her present three-year term ends in November. The Guide to Judicial Conduct for Hong Kong judges states that judges should refrain from membership in, or association with, political ...

  9. Slave labour?

    Posted Jan 20th 2004, 12:00am by Sonia Kolesnikov

    ... workers' interests has been submitted to the government. It calls for a standard written contract, minimum wage, standardised payment and codes of conduct for both employers and maids, as well ...

  10. Dead men walking at work every day

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... He suggested that as part of their code of conduct, big companies and multinationals should monitor and audit what was being done towards workers' health and safety by sub-contractors. ... with the best safety codes in their factories in developing countries. Consumer pressure meant stringent monitoring and high standards. Occupational health and safety expert Tsuyoshi Kawakami, who has ...




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