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  1. Electricity firm relies on people power

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Written by Ana Wang The city's largest electricity supplier, CLP Power, has established a series of people development initiatives. They are tailored to train employees through a structured and systematic approach to boost professional knowledge and technical skills in the electricity and energy industry. The company believes that internal training is the best way to maintain ...

  2. Union power

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... North Korea calls itself the workers' paradise, despite a near-bankrupt economy and chronic difficulty feeding its people. These days, however, the title should go to South Korea. After struggling for more than 10 years, labour unions have secured hi ...

  3. Call for workers to be registered

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

    ... are not qualified. According to the Lifts and Escalators Ordinance, a competent lift worker is one who is a holder of a certificate in mechanical or electrical engineering, or someone who has completed ... had urged the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) to set up a system to register lift workers for more than 10 years, but the deparment had ignored the calls. 'The ...

  4. Cathay gives 5pc pay rise, month's bonus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the short term. 'MTR and electricity charges are expected to increase next year,' Chong said. Nevertheless, he said, workers would be in a strong position to bargain for more pay ...

  5. Big rise in fines likely for lift-safety offences

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to HK$200,000, with the maximum jail term, 12 months, remaining the same. George Ling Kam-hoi, assistant director of the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, said the move was intended ... to be in breach of the ordinance? The penalty proposed in the consultation should be only for contractors.' The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department said in a report in January ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Southern flight makes emergency landing A Hong Kong-bound plane from Xiamen made an emergency landing at Chek Lap Kok yesterday after encountering electrical problems. The China ... but as it was approaching the airport the pilot reported an electrical fault. A fleet of fire engines and ambulances were on standby as the jet landed. None of the 88 people on board was injured. ICAC chief leaves ...

  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 ...

  8. A roof over his head- but that's all

    Posted Jan 24th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... The Social Welfare Department agreed to pay his monthly rent- about $1,000. However, after paying for water and electricity deposits, daily supplies and an Octopus card- about $1,500 in all- he has ... chances of finding jobs and [so] the employment situation will not improve,' Mr Ng said. 'People like Mr Cheung could get some second-hand electrical appliances from welfare groups, ...

  9. Corporate eye trained for excellence

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Shun Hing Electrical Service Centre. Graham Higgins, chairman of HKMA's human resources development management committee, had full praise for the quality of entries this year. 'The ... Hotel's 'The High Yield GST', and Shun Hing Electric Service Centre's 'Creating Value Through Synergy'. Shangri-La International Hotel Management, one of the sponsors, ...

  10. Laws, subsidies and wages push cross-border manufacturers to outsource

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... shoes a year for export to the United States. Mr Lam said he had accelerated the pace of outsourcing after Beijing's surprise decision to raise petrol, diesel and electricity prices from ... migration option will make sense only if the entire supply chain migrates together. And it has to be facilitated with sufficient and stable supplies of electricity and labour.' ...




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