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  1. Call to end spying on hurt workers

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He urged the government to amend existing legislation to empower police to tackle such invasions of privacy. A spokeswoman for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data declined to confirm whether the use of telephone taps and hidden cameras in insurance claims violated the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, saying it should be assessed on a case-by-case basis. ...

  2. Compulsory insurance is weighed for package tours

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... expressed reservations about the proposal. 'Our major concern is that some travel agents would pass their responsibility to insurance companies and fail to make an effort to ensure the personal ...

  3. Personal touch to give carrier the edge

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... brand-new concierge role will ensure that every one travelling with Air New Zealand - no matter how full the aircraft - receives the personal attention they deserve and the advice they need.' ...

  4. Bus crash has a lesson for tourists and tourism

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong people are among the most generous in the world to those in crisis. A memorable example of this followed the Asian tsunami of December 2004, when we donated $1.11 billion to charities, the highest level of giving per person in the world. Mainland officials frequently pay tribute to our city's contributions to appeals for relief following natural disasters. ...

  5. Terror, riots, weather add up to big risks

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu If the London Olympic Games were cancelled at the last minute, it wouldn't just be the spectators who'd be disappointed- insurers covering the international event would face huge compensation bills. And, unlike the Beijing Olympic Game ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN

    New births help Sichuan quake victims overcome loss of children

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... small restaurant hired such mothers and she encouraged one, who failed to get pregnant, to adopt a child. "She is a changed person with the adopted child," Yang said. The director ...

  7. News - China

    Live Blog: Yaan earthquake- Day 2

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 08:30am by Ernest Kao

    ... engine to the scene. 1pm The number of dead or missing persons has climbed to 203, according to the latest figures from the Ministry of Civil Affairs. Out of the 11,500 people reported injured, ...

  8. China's insurers see chance in trade shunned by West

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com Mainland insurers could take a bigger role in covering supertankers carrying crude oil from Iran to China when the European Union introduces tougher sanctions on Iranian oil shipments from July 1. But the stringent Europ ...

  9. Asia Financial hard hit by disasters, investments

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Asia Financial plunged into the red last year following heavy insurance payouts to natural disaster victims and an investment loss caused by the downturn in markets. The company, which is engaged in the underwriting of general a ...

  10. Plan to expand safety net to SMEs has insurers fuming

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu Insurance executives have become increasingly worried about a government proposal to expand a safety net to corporate policyholders in the event an insurer collapses. Having the safety net in place is good for policyholders and is in line with i ...




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