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  1. Consumer Council warns of dangers of bust enhancement products

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 2.40pm: Bust enhancement products have yet to prove their effectiveness- but long-term use could increase risks of strokes, the Consumer Council warned on Tuesday. Tests by the council examined 11 bust enhancement products including externally and internally-used products. These ranged in price from $200 to $700. The tests showed that most products mainly ...

  2. Council needs three productive consultants

    Posted Sep 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A respected Hong Kong-based body dedicated to supporting business in the community is hoping to find keen consultants to fill three new positions. The multidisciplinary Hong Kong Productivity Council was established in 1967 to promote increased productivity and the use of more efficient methods throughout the business sectors. The new consultants would be expected to 'provide consultancy advice ...

  3. New group to boost HK productivity in delta

    Posted Mar 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in the northeast to facilitate the flow of goods. Intellectual property protection, increased productivity and market development will also be addressed. The council, which has visited officials from ... Chloe Lai A new business group was launched yesterday for Hong Kong manufacturers in the Pearl River Delta region. The Pearl River Delta Council, under the Hong Kong Federation ...

  4. Ng to continue as Occupational Safety and Health Council chairman

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... chairman. Dr Ng has served on various council boards since 1987, starting with the Electrical Industry Training Board. He was also a managing director of operations for Global Lighting Products ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.17pm: The government on Friday announced that Ng Tat-lun has been re-appointed as chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Council. Dr Ng will continue ...

  5. Stocks surge as council relaxes market controls

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Christine Chan

    ... Council has for the first time revealed its position on a number of key issues affecting the development of the mainland capital markets. Its statement was welcomed by investors, propelling share prices higher yesterday. The statement, which promised to promote market growth, new product development and a relaxation of restrictions, also seemed to suggest a shift in the government's ...

  6. Foreign sales of lighting products fall to $7.5b

    Posted Oct 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Exports of lighting products dropped 2 per cent in the first eight months of this year although manufacturers posted an increase in turnover. Figures from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council showed exports of lighting products reached HK$7.58 billion from January to August. The territory exported HK$11.68 billion worth of lighting products last year to countries ...

  7. Stamp of quality and safety shows on HK products

    Posted Jul 06th 2004, 12:00am by Ann Williams

    ... suppliers had upgraded their services, products and management quality in order to maintain their global position, especially in the United States and European markets. The bulk of Hong Kong's exports in these industries now target the middle of the market, and carry both volume and value. 'We are very competitive in product design, creativity and low production costs,' Mr Sun ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the economy while allowing people a respite to build up their strength,' he said. ECONOMIC AND EMPLOYMENT COUNCIL APPOINTEES NAMED Thirty-three businessmen, professionals and lawmakers have been appointed by the government to the newly established Economic and Employment Council advising on employment, economic development and investment. The council was formed by merging the Business ...

  9. Financial forces righting perceived imbalance in product pricing

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'It has been reported that as Southeast Asian countries are offering better quality goods at cheaper prices than Hong Kong, the local tourist industry has been under pressure in recent years. In this connection, will the government inform this council...' Legislator Raymond Ho Chung-tai, Legco question, November 17 WHAT HE WANTED to know, ...

  10. Victims of HIV tragedy suffer in silence

    Posted Nov 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... And they have struggled with discrimination and inadequate care every day for the past 20 years. They are the surviving haemophiliacs who contracted HIV through contaminated blood products before 1985. ... Forgotten Tragedy, The Unforgettable Trauma', was commissioned by the Hong Kong Advisory Council on Aids. Speaking ahead of World Aids Day on Wednesday, council chairman Homer Tso Wei-kwok ...




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