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  1. Points system will attract the people HK needs

    Posted Mar 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the first time took a serious look at population policy and acted to align the admission of mainland professionals with those coming from elsewhere in the world. However, this was merely correcting ... Kong Let the NPC rule The civil service is out of control. Article 100 of the Basic Law states the minimum for civil service salaries, but being vaguely written it ignores the factor of price ...

  2. Transparency required on defence spending

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... its priorities are set correctly in the best interests of the people the military is there to defend. After all, the raising of hundreds of millions of people from poverty remains a work ... services required for the immense tide of people moving from the countryside to the cities. Pensions are unfunded and a lack of spending on public health means medical care remains prohibitively ...

  3. We should welcome harmless whale sharks to our waters

    Posted Jun 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services Department continued its scaremongering in the latest saga of 'shark' sightings by closing the south side beaches to water activities. Does the department realise that whale ... of water quality it has signs near the showers that tell people not to feed the birds. Can the Leisure and Cultural Services Department please explain why it is not using logic and educated ...

  4. Class Notes

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ping-chung, professor emeritus in orthopaedics and traumatology, was honoured for his 40 years of service in the medical field. The award was co-organised by the Hong Kong Red Cross and Radio ... Correction The report 'Academic calls for a central agency to boost educational hub concept' on Page 1 of the June 5 edition of Education Post wrongly quoted Hong Kong Institute ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Jun 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in his civil service handbook and answer the question. Fact 1: there is an area to the north of us that creates a lot of air pollution. Fact 2: the prevailing winds in Hong Kong blow from the sea ... period essential With the recent collapse of some health clubs, it is clear that the government must do more to protect consumers [from the sales practices of service businesses]. In particular, ...

  6. Lai See

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... maintenance costs on many services. And, they say the biggest long-term benefit is that by attracting more people to ride the subway, it will help reduce the city's air pollution. We ... dollars. SMS the new advert frontier It seems like everybody wants a piece of the mobile advertising market. This popular non-voice communication service was only starting to heat up when ...

  7. take action

    Posted Nov 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The column for anyone fed up with bureaucracy, frustrated with delays or furious with poor service. Tell us your complaint and we'll try to fix it... Reader Steve Cheng had ... by the pool. He wants to know why the Leisure and Cultural Services Department agreed to license an outdoor barbecue restaurant in the first place. 'I want to complain about the excess cooking ...

  8. talk back

    Posted Jul 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Correctional Services Department has surely done its research and should be an expert on the matter. The most important thing is that the prison(s)- large or small- address those concerns, and be built ... they would run these prisons on behalf of the Hong Kong government in exchange for a suitable fee, which would certainly be much less than the present budget of the Correctional Services Department ...

  9. Lai See

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... quite appropriately, chairman Stephen Green), and we began to hear disgruntled customers murmuring about paying more for less service. Increasingly, HSBC tellers began not to give out deposit ... for all its services, including credit card payments (which we believe may increase the chance of people missing a payment). Customers will need to pay HK$20 if they insist on receiving ...

  10. Minister not guilty as accused in pollution case

    Posted Oct 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it is the Correctional Services Department's long-standing policy to advise prisoners not to smoke. Education programmes, including induction talks for newly admitted inmates, on the ill-effects of smoking ... of Correctional Services Blind to the world Though people outside the US have no say in the election of the world's most powerful person, I must say how disappointed the international community ...




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