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  1. Vested interest vs public interest

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... becoming well-off. What I am trying to say is that human nature is such that one is more inclined to protect one's own interest at the expense of the public interest. That explains why those ... CK LAU Vested interest is not a term that often appears in textbooks, but is one that everyone should learn- if only because it helps us understand news about various controversies. You ...

  2. Writ seeks to nullify Human Rights Monitor committee election

    Posted Nov 19th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Magdalen Chow Lawsuit claims applicants excluded from contentious vote A member of Human Rights Monitor yesterday filed a lawsuit in an attempt to nullify the recent election of its ... a treasurer and a secretary. In the High Court writ, Ms Baquedqued is suing Human Rights Monitor for breaching its 1997 constitution by unlawfully admitting members between March and October. ...

  3. Human resources is moving closer to the heart of business

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sam Spiro Complex, ambiguous, highly changeable and multifaceted- a career in human resources is certainly not one to be labelled 'the easy option', says Brian Renwick, a human ... integrated with the business... And it's certainly starting to happen in Hong Kong,' said the senior director of the organisational and human resources consultancy GML Consulting. ...

  4. Avoiding the human mistakes

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... predictable, human mistakes people tend to make when investing. It shows why we do what we do, what makes us tick financially, by looking at economics through the eyes of a psychologist,' Ms ... in investor's emotions from the frenzied excitement of the stock-market bubble to the panicked collapse after 2000,' she says. 'This made me take interest in the circumstances. People ...

  5. African oil - a vital US interest?

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... to insist on 'respect of human rights, the promotion of good governance and democracy, and the transparent, fair and accountable management of oil revenues' in dealing with African oil ... to have serious business, financial, political, commercial links to Africa.' Why, then, Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's coy claim that America has 'no vital interests ...

  6. first person

    Posted Jan 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the United States. When you are young, you study what interests you. I was put in touch with Yale in my late 20s, after my graduation. My uncle, a Yale alumnus himself, and fellow students of my ...

  7. Charity slimmer pulls his weight

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... Tinnie Chow After seven weeks of slogging it out to improve his fitness and reduce his weight for charity, self-proclaimed super sloth Raimondo Chiodi has completed the Santa Claus Challenge with flying colours. According to his physiotherapist, Justin Fa ...

  8. Prince Charles indulges in the 'real' India

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... on his own. His interest in restoration brought him to the 16th century red-and-white domed monument to see how it has been improved by the Aga Khan Foundation. The prince maintained a punishing ...

  9. Ex-army instructor provides lessons in life

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Huang Rui Outdoor adventure consultant Panda Lee Yiu-fai yearns for challenges. For years, this former British army physical training instructor has been teaching local teenagers outdoor sports. 'I help them to prepare themselves for the challenges t ...

  10. Calling wonder women

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Tinnie Chow

    ... with Tinnie Chow Who in Hong Kong can fill the impressive shoes of the likes of Anita Roddick (of Body Shop fame) Evelyne Prouvost of Marie-Claire (France), and Marjorie Scardino of Pearson Plc (publisher of The Financial Times)? If you know someone like ...




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