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  1. In Brief

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fan-fong won a seat on the Kwai Tsing District Council in a by-election. Lai garnered 1,451 votes, while rivals Rayman Chow Wai-hung and Li Chi-fai received 1,356 and 1,099 votes, respectively. ... on maximum working hours and unveil plans to create jobs for low-skilled workers in the policy address next month. Federation vice-president Chan Yuen-han said introducing maximum working hours would ...

  2. 860 HOS flats to go on sale in 2016 in Tsuen Wan

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... striking a balance for all concerned,' he said. 'Sometimes, we may not be able to fully meet all of the demands of local residents.' Increasing land supply is one of the major policy ...

  3. Healing power of mahjong

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen learns how mahjong can help to keep the mind sharp in old age during a visit to a home for the elderly in Kwai Tsing yesterday. Mr Tsang, who made the visit as part of an unannounced district tour, was briefed on the effectiveness of mahjong playing in treating senile dementia. He also visited a nursery. 'Talking ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... which had been earmarked for the first batch of Home Ownership Scheme flats in Sha Tin, Kwai Tsing and Yuen Long. Housing has been a long-term problem for many Hongkongers and it has become more ... Out-of-jurisdiction prosecution cases are hard in terms of financial costs and administrative hurdles. The average salaried worker can ill-afford such a luxury. This scheme appears only to benefit a small ...

  5. Hunger strike puts spotlight on acclaimed school

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The former assistant principal of a well-known high school has gone on hunger strike, claiming it is not living up to its reputation. Paul Yip Kam-haw, who ... advantage of current [and future] Wah Yan students,' another banner read. Yip plans a 21-day hunger strike, surviving on just water. A few pupils gathered to support him outside the school. He ...

  6. Backward industry needs a refit

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... A worker is fighting for his life after being electrocuted while carrying out repair work in the Legco building at the new government headquarters. It was the second time a construction worker suffered serious injuries at the Tamar site. As a government construction site, its safety standards are probably better than those in private projects. So these accidents should ...

  7. Sickened Tsang expresses outrage at boy's attackers

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Patsy Moy

    ... the condemnation yesterday of the cold-blooded attack on a seven-year-old boy in Kwai Tsing who may be left with permanent damage. Two masked men chopped Shum Ho-yin as he returned home with his ... Yuen-sum called for more police to patrol the area to prevent further violent crime and said social workers would be available in the coming days if residents needed to talk. 'We are very ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... workers are already enjoying some of the financial benefits brought about by this law. But it is not just about the actual pay rise, essential though it may be. It's also about the dignity these low-paid workers deserve, and the respect that we as a community should afford them. This law signals that Hong Kong is still a caring society. Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may have faced ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a classical music etiquette campaign to educate concertgoers? Jonathan Mok, Aberdeen Welcome mainland workers Hong Kong will face a labour shortage by 2018. As the city moves towards becoming ... training, they will become valuable members of our labour force. Given our ageing population, we must accept the need to maintain a balanced working population. Jessie Wong Man-yee, Tsing Yi ...

  10. Finance chief to loosen public purse-strings

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the administration of former chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. 'We should have incremental increases of an appropriate level and strike a balance.' Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has vowed ...




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