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  1. People on ethics-probe panel are close to Tsang

    Posted Mar 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A panel set up to rewrite the rules on links between top government officials and tycoons is full of luminaries with close ties to the current administration, raising questions over its own independence. Hong Kong Chief Exec ...

  2. HK work ethic may put nap time to rest

    Posted Apr 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu It is not only local brokers who are complaining about the stock exchange's extended trading hours moves. Across the border investors are upset it has interfered with an important mainland tradition- the afternoon nap or wujiao as it is cal ...

  3. A new accountability for ethical business

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Robert Hanlon

    ... the vision to see the value of human rights will struggle to compete with ethical companies in this new age of business. If anything, this case should help businesses in Hong Kong realise ...

  4. HK firms take ethical stance for commercial reasons, survey finds

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... that privately held businesses in Hong Kong appear more likely to adopt ethical business practices for practical commercial reasons than any other,' said Patrick Rosario, Grant Thornton's ...

  5. Ethics and entrepreneurs... read all about it

    Posted Jul 01st 2007, 12:00am by Linda Choy

    ... and of 14-year-old pop singer Renee Lee Wan in a wet shirt. Controversies over ethical issues aside, To Yiu-ming, assistant journalism professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, has also observed ...

  6. The work ethic

    Posted Aug 11th 2007, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng taipan@albertcheng.hk The media loves turning the spotlight on the high-achievers in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination at this time of year. And, over recent years, a flock of government officials and celebrities has regularl ...

  7. Culture of long hours wilts for new work ethic

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Hong Kong's work ethic has become famous the world over, exemplified by images of tailors working into the small hours to produce a fitted suit overnight. There can be little doubt this culture of hard work has been a major factor behind the city's success. 'People in Hong Kong are willing to work very long hours, not because the boss asked them to, ...

  8. Sensation trumps ethics

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng The recent shoot-out between two constables on the beat and off-duty policeman Tsui Po-ko has brought out the ugly nature of the Hong Kong media. The excessive and sensational reporting of the case came to a climax when ATV aired a programme ...

  9. Ethics in profit? The test is how we spend it

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yet again Simon Patkin confuses money with morality and self-interest with economics ('Be selfish, businessmen', January 7). The 'ethical foundation of capitalism' is certainly not 'that man must be free... to produce things based on his own thinking'. Are land mines ethical, or poison gas? The idea that ethics involve 'protecting the right ...

  10. City slackers

    Posted Jul 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A survey has revealed that Hong Kong's university graduates have a poor work ethic and narrow world view. What can be done to encourage a more positive attitude in our young people? Write to us. ...




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