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  1. 30.8b yuan in funds misused, audits finds

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... funds in all provinces and major cities- except Tibet and Shanghai- public housing funds in 45 major cities and the management of the National Council for Social Security Funds. The council ... and managed in designated accounts. The balance can only be used to buy treasury bonds or placed as deposits in banks, where interest earnings are relatively low. But local political bosses have often ...

  2. Sweeten the rewards of politics

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The current chief executive and his predecessor have both cited Hong Kong's shortage of political talent, and the immaturity of its political parties, as reasons for delaying the adoption of universal suffrage. To encourage wider involvement in politics, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has created new positions in executive agencies for people who want to dedicate ...

  3. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... destination for Chinese leaders. Political Animal has learned that former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa will spend the Easter holiday with his wife Betty, their children and grandchildren in Japan, just days after Mr Tsang took a post-election break in the country. A knowledgable source said the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference vice-chairman wanted to take his ...

  4. Question of the week: Which political figure do you admire the most?

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sharon Luk, 14 George Washington is the political leader I admire the most. He was born at a time when slavery was allowed, but felt that slavery was wrong. Even though he didn't make ... included, could learn a lesson from his simple but implacable political philosophy. I also feel he was a tremendous influence on people like Martin Luther King and has changed our world ...

  5. Part-time judges' political ties backed

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Part-time judges will continue to be allowed to maintain affiliations with political organisations, following support from members of the legal community and a human rights group. The secretary for justice had no wish to amend guidelines that require full-time judges to stay out of politics, but put no such restrictions on part-timers, legislators were told ...

  6. Chief Justice bars judges from active politics

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang yesterday issued a new guideline to part-time judges, barring them from actively participating in political parties. The move follows ... to be members of political parties. However, full-time judges are barred from being party members. Mr Li said there was a need for judges to avoid the possibility of being biased. It was thus ...

  7. No cure for politics in health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... Anthony Cheung If you believe media speculation, you may think the government's public consultation on reforming health-care funding might be delayed for political reasons. Namely, ... that reforming health-care financing, in all countries, is as much about politics as economics. In Hong Kong, the debate has been with us for almost two decades: the 'problem' has yet ...

  8. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... enough jobs to avoid political and social troubles. The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the mainland economy on Monday, saying a 'hard landing' was still ...

  9. Work experience is crucial

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... university, without ever having stepped into a place of work. When they eventually get a job, they can feel overwhelmed - not by the work, but by the dynamics, office politics, rules and expectations. ...

  10. The law of confusion

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sometimes the best-laid plans go awry despite the best of intentions. But, in the case of the new minimum wage law, it is doubtful whether this was the best laid of plans and, as for intentions, well, there's considerable doubt about these as well. I ...




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