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  1. Competition creates legal battlefield

    Posted Mar 06th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... such as ones that involve investments or mergers and acquisitions. Under WTO terms, China pledged that it would further open up its legal-services market. Since January 2003, it has lifted ... more difficult to get legal work from foreign companies investing in the mainland because of the expansion of local firms, he said. They have become more sophisticated over the years ...

  2. Shenzhen surrogacy clinic offers an alphabet of available women

    Posted Feb 05th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... is illegal on the mainland, according to legal experts quoted by China News Service. Ms Chen, a staff member who answered the phone, said the company- 19292 Loving Surrogate Mother Website- had ... Elaine Wu The women are graded from A to G. The plain ones are cheapest, the prettier, better educated, unmarried ones command a premium. A 1,000-yuan deposit will secure their services ...

  3. Prospects are gloomy if you don't have a degree

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Finding a job without a degree is going to get even harder as Hong Kong continues to move towards a knowledge-based economy. Demand will be high for people in the legal, accounting, finance, insurance, real estate and business services sectors, according to a study by the Education and Manpower Bureau. This corresponds with a prediction that by 2007 ...

  4. I have a clear conscience over HarbourFest disciplinary case, says ex-civil service chief

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The former head of the civil service who oversaw the disciplinary proceedings over the handling of the HarbourFest concerts said in his defence yesterday that he had acted ... 'He simply said that during the handling [of this case], some of the government's procedures did not meet legal requirements, therefore, the ruling could not be substantiated ...

  5. Watchdog bans medical 'infomercials' in crackdown on misleading ads

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... provided on television infomercials by using experts and previous patients to mislead others,' the China News Service quoted the directive as saying. 'This hurts consumers' legal ...

  6. Legal bus operators feel caught in licensing net

    Posted Feb 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... are needed to reduce the oversupply of non-franchised buses and unauthorised services run by individual operators. Yeung Wai-hung, chairman of the Public Omnibus Operators' Association, said ... and services to hotels, schools, workplaces and residential estates. Under the proposal, the government will have more control over the use of licences by certain operators. Buses with a contract hire ...

  7. Lawsuit 'tarnishes HK's financial reputation'

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... review into the legality of the Housing Authority's offering. Legislator Chim Pui-chung of the financial services constituency questioned the motives of the applicants and the other people ... Elaine Wu Experts fear investors stand to lose billions in potential gains, while future privatised offerings may be snubbed The legal challenge against the Link's public listing has ...

  8. Kingpin Lai faces deportation from Canada on Friday

    Posted May 20th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... report, China News Service quoted a government spokesman as saying that if the appeal was rejected in the federal court, Lai would be deported on Friday, and authorities have already prepared ... in Canada, but had failed. Legal experts said the Canadian government's decision to deport Lai was a major success for China, which has had difficulties apprehending corrupt officials and other ...

  9. Call to put job training under just one agency

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to that funding is a legal challenge by a group of foreign domestic helpers. They are seeking a judicial review of the $400 levy on employers of foreign workers- which directly eats into their monthly ... massaging, after Mr Tien realised the service was ideally suited to workers visiting people's homes. 'The kinds of services that could be delivered in the house could be endless, ' he ...

  10. Waste not, want not: a lesson hungry families depend on

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... need to provide this type of service before. This was common generations ago, but it's like we have gone back 50 years.' The organisation started its rice programme in June. It now ... and the Mandarin Oriental that sees their daily leftover bread given to low-income families and children who are in its childcare service programme. St James' Settlement has similar arrangements ...




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