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  1. Officers plan rally over pay rejection

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... control, they issue passports and make visa arrangements, which they did not have to handle in colonial times when the pay scales were set up. An Immigration Department spokeswoman said ... Phyllis Tsang Immigration staff will protest over wages Immigration staff will stage a protest march early next month to show anger and disappointment after their demands for a pay rise ...

  2. All aboard the Marine Department

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis A big fan of the ocean from an early age, Tsang Cheuk-yin's career in the Marine Department has given him many memorable experiences. As a principal marine officer ... Tsang's leadership, a joint partnership between the Marine Department and the Highways Department recently oversaw the relocation of more than 150 pleasure vessels from the Causeway Bay typhoon ...

  3. 40 pregnant overstayers in hiding, rights group says

    Posted Dec 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... after they failed to renew their weekly passes with the Immigration Department from December 16. 'They are hiding in Hong Kong, waiting to rush into a public hospital at the last minute so ... the border. A spokeswoman for the Chief Executive's Office confirmed that Tsang had raised the issue of the middlemen with Premier Wen Jiabao. Meanwhile, the Immigration Service Officers ...

  4. Right of abode bill splits Legco

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... get off the ground. Lam's legislative proposal, submitted to the Department of Justice, seeks to clarify a condition in the Immigration Ordinance that at least one parent of any child born in Hong Kong must be a permanent resident in order for the child to be granted right of abode. 'Approval from the Department of Justice will ensure all wordings satisfy the three ...

  5. Park's ads fail to address case of the departed sturgeon

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo The demise of a rare Chinese sturgeon from the bite of a barracuda must have struck staff at Ocean Park hard, so much so that they apparently forgot to correct an ad campaign that went to many publications this week. The unfortunate fish, a t ...

  6. Government takes note of mourning requests by exiled dissidents

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... people's requests to enter Hong Kong to mourn Szeto to the Immigration Department. He mentioned no names. 'The Immigration Department has noted the views of members of the public. ... of Immigration Simon Peh Yun-lu said yesterday he would not comment on individual cases. Lee Cheuk-yan, acting chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements in China, ...

  7. Tsang hires spin doctor to boost PR department

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

    ... of the Democratic Party's research department to join the government in February last year. But he has kept a low profile since joining the CPU, in the face of criticism from the pro-Beijing camp, ... the co-operation between the office and the Information Services Department, as both departments have new chiefs. The ruling lineup was completed with the announcement of the permanent secretaries ...

  8. Tsang's cousin dogged by house row

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani, Chloe Lai

    ... and a vice-chairman of two political parties have called on the Immigration Department to look into the case and said Mr Heung should not continue in his public duties. Mr Heung said he moved ... The Lands Department said Mr Heung was not violating any rules but it would continue to monitor the situation. The Immigration Department said a foreign domestic helper should only work ...

  9. Lay all your cards on the table to earn trust

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... in a teacup. Or at least that is the way Mr So, his party colleagues and top immigration officials would like Hongkongers to see it. Mr So, the undersecretary for commerce and economic development, has admitted he was not 'careful enough' when he provided his card to his maid to give to the Immigration Department as a substitute for proof of income. Ip Kwok-him, a vice-chairman ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must act now to create a comprehensive population policy

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The latest population projections from the Census and Statistics Department put into sharp focus challenges for Hong Kong that we are well aware of but have done little to address. Society ... the consultation processes, reports and concern voiced by think-tanks and academics, there is no direction on healthcare reform, immigration policy, tackling the needs of the elderly, future schooling ...




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