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  1. Food icon in court over soy sauce MSG claims

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in samples of the company's oyster and soy sauce products. The company took out advertisements in newspapers claiming its products did not contain the additive. Magistrate Thomas Tsang will give his verdict today. The company was charged under the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance. The ordinance provides for a maximum penalty of $50,000 and six months in jail for anyone ...

  2. $155,000 fine over slimming drugs

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... suffered a heavy penalty, she said. Under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance, all pharmaceutical products have to be registered with the Department of Health before they may be sold. The company ...

  3. Amoy Food found guilty over false MSG claim

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The maker of one of Hong Kong's most popular brands of soy sauce was fined $30,000 yesterday for falsely advertising that its products did not contain MSG. Magistrate Thomas Tsang Fan-hoi also ordered the company to pay costs of $1,770 after he convicted the manufacturer of breaching the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance. Amoy Food had pleaded ...

  4. Besieged paper begins hiring spree

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the Labour Department announced it was taking legal action against the company for failing to settle unpaid salaries. The newspaper published a half-page advertisement for various posts, including ... 'Sunshine after the fog clears.' Staff said the newspaper company had also posted a notice on Thursday announcing a 5 per cent pay rise for those workers who had stayed with the firm. But staff ...

  5. Tunnel vision may put a stop to traffic chaos

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... 'The transport department will activate its emergency transport co-ordination centre, especially during the early days when the new toll is charged,' she said. 'We will monitor [the transport sector's] response very carefully. 'The government has done its best to conciliate between the tunnel operator and the transport sector. Under the law, the tunnel company has ...

  6. Welfare chiefs urged to tighten reins on fund-raisers

    Posted Aug 11th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Sherry Lee

    ... that Young Sprout was set up on April 1, but attempts to find the company's representatives failed yesterday and its registered telephone line was connected to a fax machine. The Social Welfare ... in future. All 3,600 charitable institutions approved under the Inland Revenue Ordinance and 20,600 registered societies have to apply for a permit from the director of social welfare before raising ...

  7. Alarm over trend towards casual work

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... as a restaurant worker for this month but shift to become a salesperson the next. But companies usually determine promotions and increments for their staff based on their seniority. Those young people may lose this when they keep shifting their jobs.' Winnie Ying Fung-sau, principal co-ordinator of the Hong Kong Christian Service, said the phenomenon became noticeable last year. ...

  8. Drug piracy is serious, industry complains

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... pharmaceutical companies with offices in the city. The pirated items are some of the industry's best-sellers, including antibiotics and drugs for chronic diseases such as respiratory complaints, ... or retailers to check whether the generic items they were using or selling infringed patents unless the drug companies gave warnings or issued public announcements. But the Health, Welfare and Food ...

  9. Pressure on dole cheats with assets in Guangdong

    Posted Jun 14th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Social Welfare Department wants to crack down on dole recipients who own valuable properties across the border. The department was trying to co-ordinate with land registry ... reported to police for investigation. The department has a regular matching mechanism with nine other departments, including the Lands Registry and Company Registry, to cross-check for abuses ...

  10. RTHK bid-riggers avoid prison time

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... sentences after being found guilty of rigging tenders for production contracts worth $740,000. Cheung Kin-man, a 26-year-old former project co-ordinator at RTHK, received a six-month sentence, ... month of 11 forgery charges. The pair, who had previously worked for RTHK as contract staff or freelancers, were both directors and shareholders of multimedia production company C'est La ...




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