• Thursday
  • September 18, 2014
  • Last updated: 12:05pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 534 for labour advisory board

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Government to demolish 'heritage' west wing

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of people who are particularly vocal and maybe passionate about heritage preservation who insisted that the west wing should be preserved intact.' At the advisory board's meeting ... of Justice. The announcement, which Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor called the 'final resolution' of the long-running issue, came hours before the Antiquities Advisory ...

  2. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Advisory] Board... considered the grading... can only be described as farcical Barrister Gladys Li, on the board's grading of the old government headquarters site ...

  3. Inept tourism board finds the perfect bogeyman

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with the overwhelming majority of honest shopkeepers, the impact has been devastating. 'We will all pay the penalty. In the Labour Day golden week holiday, we may see between 5 per cent and 10 per cent fewer mainland visitors, as they stay away because of the negative television coverage.' Tourism Board chairman James Tien Pei-chun, SCMP, April 27 Deplorable and inexcusable, that's ...

  4. Open minds

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or using appointments to them as a way of rewarding supporters- the government should be more daring. It should examine ways to let the boards go beyond their advisory role and be organised ... platforms for policy debate. This is reflected in the lack of interest in labour unions; from 2000 to 2010- a time when many workers faced serious issues concerning pay and conditions- ...

  5. Not much sympathy for the unfairer sex

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the opposite sex. Except, of course, we do. It's still a man's world in Hong Kong. Take a look at the number of women on the boards of public bodies and listed companies. The government has pledged to ensure women hold at least 30 per cent of posts on any advisory board or statutory body. Women now make up 1,814 of the 5,850 non-official members appointed to government advisory ...

  6. Travel advisory: our system is a disgrace

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... or of the terrorist and insurgent activities in places like the Philippines. Since the Thailand fiasco, Mr Lee has vowed to review the bureau's travel advisory system. Clearly, there is much room ... and websites of Chinese embassies and consulates are not included in the bureau's travel advisories. Travel advisory systems must provide information on all parts of the globe- regardless ...

  7. July 1 protest pair sent to labour camp

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... terms in a labour camp in Jiangxi yesterday. Song Ningsheng and Zeng Jiuzi, who took part in the annual march in Hong Kong, were detained in a police station in Ningdu county, Jiangxi, after ... sentenced to one year in a labour camp for feifang,' he said. Liu said feifang could be an abbreviation for terms meaning illegal petitioning or abnormal petitioning, and only the former ...

  8. career tracker

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... a graduate of Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, is an Asian hospitality industry veteran. He has served on the advisory board of the School of Hotel and Tourism Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic ... with BDO Netherlands and from the chairmanship of the international policy board to join the global leadership team as global head of network development and CEO for Europe. Under his leadership, ...

  9. Heritage first, then tourism

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to preserve the buildings in accordance with the requirements laid down by the Antiquities Advisory Board. Yet this is exactly where the problem lies: meeting minimum preservation requirements ... with tourism benefits, or a tourism project under heritage constraints? When one realises that the champion of the project is the Tourism Commission, under the Economic and Labour Affairs Bureau, ...

  10. Arts hub bill expected to blow out by billions

    Posted Mar 05th 2011, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... in the final running. Gregory Wong Chak-yan, former president of the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers and former Town Planning Board vice-chairman, said the construction and labour costs had escalated ... residential developments,' Wong said. 'The materials and labour costs will inevitably increase.' Wong noted that some authority board members had vast experience in handling massive ...




SCMP.com Account