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  1. Hong Kong must admit skills to keep up standards

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... permit. This kind of barrier will prove the downfall of Hong Kong, as it will lower us to the level of local people's professionalism, which in many areas is below the international standard ... to their mainland counterparts. I urge the government to change its immigration policy to make it easier for mainland artists and sportspersons who have reached international standards and have documented ...

  2. Bigger, higher Standard Life

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Standard Life (Asia) has been steadily growing in the past five years and is still expanding in Hong Kong with a range of positions to fill. The local unit was set up in 1999 as a subsidiary of the British-headquartered Standard Life Group. In 2006, when the group prepared for an initial public offering in London, the company considered selling the Hong Kong ...

  3. Take pollution fight to region's ports

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Hong Kong's case, it came into effect at the start of this month. Still, much work needs to be done. New rules and regulations- such as emission standards- need to be brought in line ... Many people worry about air pollution from motor vehicles, with good reason. Yet, marine vessels are also significant, although lesser known, sources of toxic emissions into the air. ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Federation of Hong Kong Industries for environmental-management standards. The scheme is open to manufacturing and service industries in Hong Kong, the mainland and Macau. More mainlanders cleared ... in Guangzhou for a briefing by Hong Kong and Guangdong's environmental protection bureaus on the cross-border pilot emission trading scheme. ...

  5. Reputation for tight regulation and tough standards attracts new listings

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... reasons for the record, no one should overlook the importance of a reputation for tight regulation and tough standards in making this happen. Using one point of comparison, Stephen Law, council ...

  6. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... emission standards? ...

  7. Standard Life targets immigrants from mainland

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Standard Life (Asia), which saw sales in Hong Kong double to HK$500 million last year from 2009, is to launch an investment-linked insurance product for mainland immigrants ... for immigration purposes since July last year. Standard Life will also increase its headcount by 10 per cent to 110 this year to cater for business growth. ...

  8. Clean-air investment will reap big returns

    Posted Jul 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... package of 19 proposals to toughen air quality standards. Unveiling the scheme last Thursday after years of discussion, authorities made plain the costs and benefits. They estimated an investment of HK$600 million was needed to cut polluting emissions, while conceded that this was by no means a definitive figure. In return, our city would get HK$1.2 billion in benefits, ranging from paying ...

  9. High standards impress 'directors'

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Jaymee Ng

    ... standards in the performance of the contestants, and the uniqueness of their presentations, made it difficult for the judges to select the winners. Kunal Parwani, a second-year bachelor of business ...

  10. Air quality panel split on WHO standards

    Posted Mar 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A third of the experts overseeing a government review of air quality objectives believe the standards it is proposing to adopt will not safeguard public health. Campaign ... objectives have not changed since 1987. The World Health Organisation has proposed three new sets of standards. Of these, Hong Kong is proposing to adopt, as an interim step, the least stringent set. ...




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