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  1. Poor management, not long hours, caused early exit

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Poor management and delegation skills rather than long working hours may have spelled early retirement for Tung Chee-hwa, who blamed 18-hour work days for his deteriorating health. 'We have quite a large government so something must be wrong if someone consistently works 16- to 18-hour days,' said Christine Houston, managing director of executive search ...

  2. Go green or face EU ban, electronics makers told

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Electronics manufacturers risk having their products banned from EU markets if they do not take urgent steps to comply with the bloc's environmental standards, the Trade Development Council is warning. 'It is quite clear that manufacturers either go green or lose it,' said its chief economist, Edward Leung Hoi-kwok. The council joins the Hong Kong Green ...

  3. '100 flights per hour' with extra runway

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So, Dennis Eng

    ... that the government was carrying out an environmental impact study on a third runway within the coming two years. She did not comment on how long it would take to build a runway. 'The runway capacity could be substantially increased to over 100 movements per hour with the addition of a third runway,' she said. 'Engineering and environmental feasibility studies are under way ...

  4. Cathay drops plan to limit shift swapping after cabin crew protest

    Posted Mar 26th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... on other issues. The apparent impasse after two days of meetings between representatives of the Flight Attendants' Union and the airline's management saw more than 200 cabin crew members ... even if they work less than that. On March 15, Cathay announced changes to the system that would have required attendants to work at least 70 hours a month before swapping with colleagues. ...

  5. Worst is yet to come, warns finance chief

    Posted Mar 10th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... assistance for our community at that time. 'In terms of managing public finances, some may feel I have so far been too cautious. Some have even called me gwoo hon, or a miser, but I think you would agree that it's the duty of every financial secretary to be prudent and conservative when managing your tax dollars. 'There is a great deal of uncertainty out there. So much has ...

  6. Bonds to be issued to develop market

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... the fund would not be treated as part of the fiscal reserves and would be managed separately. Mr Tsang stressed the government bond programme served to provide more choices for investors rather ... the aim of developing a government bond system was to stimulate the city's debt market and financial development, not to fund its expenses amid budget deficits. 'In the past, we issued ...

  7. IMF issues warning over property prices

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Paggie Leung

    ... be necessary to ensure banks manage risks prudently and curb any escalation in housing prices. 'There is a risk that prices could become driven more by short-term liquidity conditions, divorced ... should be simple and transparent and introduced at an early stage in order to make clear what the ground rules are and ensure that the banking industry continues to manage risks prudently.' ...

  8. Cable car to give thrill seekers a breathtaking ride on thin air

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... currently pay HK$63 one way and HK$96 return. 'We were thinking about doing something to attract the younger crowd,' Morris Cheung Siu-wa, the cable car's managing director, said. ... cabins and were certified. An empty cabin of the Ngong Ping 360 attraction fell to the ground during system checks in June 2007. The cable car company spent 'several million dollars' ...

  9. HK airport gets high marks for safety in international audit

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... existing systems we are using are based on technologies from the early 1990s,' he said. 'Secondly, there is limited capacity in terms of the workstations available in the existing centre. The maximum we can have is 32 workstations.' Of these workstations, 26 are in use. The new facility would be able to accommodate at least 56 workstations, which would allow the airport to manage ...

  10. Chinese-cuisine chefs cook up unified rules

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Association of Restaurant Managers president Ching Kee said. 'But nothing has been made official yet as we are still finalising the details.' The mainland uses a five-tier certification system for chefs. The Education and Manpower Bureau said while Hong Kong used no such rankings, it was moving towards adopting four levels of certification through discussions between government, ...




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