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  1. Slice of colonial-era history under threat on The Peak

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Bernard Lim Wan-fung, former member of the Antiquities Advisory Board, who finished his term last month after the board discussed the case. 'Personally, I think the house deserved a higher ... another Antiquities Advisory Board member. 'The antique house should be a very popular leasing property. It would make a decent residence for any ambassador,' Lau, a historian, said. ...

  2. Makeover looms for historic church

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Advisory Board member Dr Ng Cho-nam said that when the board rated the church he had hoped it would help preserve the historic structure. 'But the board's role was limited to discussing ... school will make way for a religious complex with a care home for the elderly. It said the Land and Development Advisory Committee, which met yesterday, 'advised the government ...

  3. Unions boycott Imported labour

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong martin.wong@scmp.com Workers' representatives on the Labour Advisory Board will stop processing Supplementary Labour Scheme applications after discovering that some firms ... The Labour Advisory Board's worker representatives urged the government to review the two schemes and protect the interests of Hong Kong workers. The Labour Department did not say if it would ...

  4. Advisers support holiday plan

    Posted Jan 25th 2011, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So The Labour Advisory Board agrees to a government proposal that when Lunar New Year's Day or the day after the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on a Sunday, the substitute holiday will be on the following Monday rather than the preceding Saturday. A board representative, Stanley Lau Chin-ho, said such instances would happen only rarely. ...

  5. Minister's plea over import of workers

    Posted Nov 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong martin.wong@scmp.com Despite a plea from the labour chief, employee representatives on the Labour Advisory Board are sticking to their refusal to process applications ... the plight of elderly and disabled people in care homes with the representatives yesterday. He said that of 1,900 workers imported under the Supplementary Labour Scheme, which the advisory board ...

  6. Migrant worker dispute resolved

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com The Labour Advisory Board is expected to resume processing applications under a work scheme as early as today, after employee representatives agreed to end a boycott ... and employee representatives on the advisory board. The government agreed to tighten vetting procedures, closing a 'shortcut' that some companies were using to import workers. The board ...

  7. Antiquities board gives historic villa new lease on life

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the Antiquities Advisory Board agreed at a meeting yesterday to lift the status of the Coombe Road villa, built in 1887, from grade two to grade one. Grade-one buildings have 'outstanding merit' and 'every effort should be made to preserve [them] if possible'. Grade two buildings can be 'selectively preserved'. Ho Pui-yin, a member of the board, said it was the social ...

  8. Board's rating move could save west wing

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to rate the historical value of the entire complex- the west wing, east wing and main building. Chairman of the Antiquities Advisory Board Bernard Chan said yesterday the rating would be conducted ... The decision was made yesterday as concern groups urged Antiquities Advisory Board members to preserve Government Hill- including the complex- by giving it a historic rating. But Chan said the existing ...

  9. Unease about rich-poor gap fuels proxy war over heritage

    Posted Dec 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the government's Antiquities Advisory Board and the Advisory Committee on Revitalisation of Historic Buildings. The government's original plan to redevelop the site raised concerns about traffic ... concession, several months ago, the government said it would redevelop the west wing site to house public financial institutions and authorities. We at the Antiquities Advisory Board are now being ...

  10. Workers fear rise in false self-employment

    Posted May 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong More cases of false self-employment might emerge following the implementation of the minimum wage law, the Labour Advisory Board warns. At the first board meeting since the law ... of the Labour Advisory Board ...




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