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  1. Organisation warns of poaching from Macau

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe A NEW HOSPITALITY industry training organisation founded in Hong Kong to meet growing demand for skilled hotel staff is warning of rampant poaching of employees by Macau ... operations will soon start recruiting about 40,000 hospitality staff. 'There will be rampant poaching from Hong Kong,' he said. 'I know of one hotelier who has already lost nearly 200 ...

  2. Chesterton looks to replace poached executives

    Posted Oct 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ernest Kong Competition among international property consultants in Hong Kong to lure experienced valuation staff has intensified, with Savills poaching a team of 36 senior valuation ... and litigation valuation, is now headed by Charles Chan Chiu-kwok, a former managing director of Chesterton. About half of the staff poached will continue at Savills' China operation because most ...

  3. Poaching of sharks out of control, Canberra told

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... Nick Squires in Sydney The poaching of sharks by crews on Indonesian fishing boats has reached a crisis point in Australian waters and the government is ill-prepared to cope, say ... also poach the prized trocus shell and beche-de-mer, or sea cucumber. In Western Australia, about 25 illegal fishing vessels are spotted every day off the port of Broome alone. Three boats were ...

  4. Smart banks try a spot of poaching

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Poaching has long been endemic in the fiercely competitive insurance industry, where companies have been known to entice entire teams of agents to jump ship for higher salaries ... poaching tactics to build up personnel in a hurry. Banking staff with three to five years' experience are said to be the hottest head-hunting targets. Those with experience in marketing, ...

  5. Fishing licences seen as aid to poaching fight

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn The government's proposed fishing licensing system would help protect local fishermen's livelihoods by curbing poaching by mainland vessels, a fisheries official said yesterday. Leung Siu-fai, assistant director of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, told a Legislative Council panel there were no laws allowing marine police to arrest ...

  6. Tree-poaching suspect arrested

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong A man was arrested yesterday for allegedly chopping down trees which are used to make incense on the mainland. The 36-year-old, who was caught carrying a saw and an axe, entered Hong Kong using a two-way permit. His arrest came after emergen ...

  7. Crackdown on forest vandals

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... poaching of wild animals and encroachment on forests in provinces including Heilongjiang, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan and Shanxi. 'We will not rest until we get to the bottom of these cases,' ... inspectors and police would carry out inspections of forest resources from April to June 15. The crackdown would target illegal logging and poaching. ...

  8. the mixer

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Alan Warboys

    ... fruit and spices to play with and has come up with two flavoursome and unusual takes on the martini; the Randy Little Kiwi and the Poached Pear and Cassia Bark Martini. Like all good things, these take time to prepare, not least the poached-pear puree for the latter cocktail, which is best made well in advance. Pollard poaches the pears in a mixture of sugar and water infused with cassia ...

  9. British taste

    Posted Jun 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Refectory, a 'modern British' restaurant, opened at the end of last month in Central. The dishes sound tempting: the menu lists poached quail-egg salad with sauteed potatoes, black pudding and bacon ($70), roast suckling pig ($160), mint and lemon roast lamb ($160), braised beef and onion in stout ($150), apple and rhubarb crumble (below right; $50) and strawberry ...

  10. Simmer nights

    Posted Jun 12th 2005, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... If you can't stand the heat in the kitchen, try poaching your food. Susan Jung recommends some delicious dishes that can be made without breaking a sweat. When it's hot outside, ... method that won't make you wilt- poaching. It requires the stove to be on for only a minimum amount of time, and the gentle heat means the food has a tender, silken texture. It's also ...




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