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  1. Business - Economy - HEALTH AND SAFETY

    British Safety Council praises HK’s work safety record

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:41pm by ALAN YU

    ... Alan Yu alan.yu@scmp.com Advocacy group British Safety Council on Wednesday praised Hong Kong for improvements in workplace safety and urged businesses to keep up the effort as they stand ... of the British Safety Council. The British Safety Council said Hong Kong should keep paying attention to workplace safety, pointing to a recent report that shows businesses can save costs by ensuring ...

  2. Interior products make our lives easier while looking good

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 11:30am

    ... Council, presenting a report for WeConnectFashion, predicts plenty of mint through to jungle and emerald greens, along with various purple tones: orchid, African violet and paler, floral hues ... Interior products are moving in a direction that is about making our lives more comfortable, while continuing to look good. In order to have a place in the world, home products need to serve ...

  3. Productivity still a concept for the Productivity Council

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp With a HK$10 million grant from the Innovation and Technology Fund, the Productivity Council wants to turn the city into a major producer of airplane seats. Council ... the Productivity Council, a government dinosaur so old and decrepit that any zoo would consign it straight to the mortuary, is that it does not even know what productivity is. From its website- ...

  4. Lifestyle stores showcase green and ethical practices in their products

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 12:00pm

    ... a tree if that’s connected to an exploitative production process? TREE  eco-chic boutique was a pioneer of greener philosophies in Hong Kong retail, but as managing director Kate Babington explains, there’s more to responsible shopping than meets the eye.   “Green and ethical are two different concepts and refer to two different aspects of a product or manufacturing process,” she ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER SAFETY

    Consumer Council issues warning on two eyeshadow products

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 01:04pm by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Consumers should stop using two eyeshadow products that contain excessive levels of lead and bacteria, the Consumer Council warned on Monday. Testing by the council found that one product, VOV Eyeshadow Soft-light Shine, had a lead content of 400 parts per million (ppm) – far above the 40ppm safety limit set by the Mainland Hygienic Standard ...

  6. News - Asia - UNITED NATIONS

    Malaysia, New Zealand elected to UN Security Council as non-permanent members

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 10:58am by Associated Press in New York

    ... Associated Press in New York United Nations General Assembly votes to include Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the newest non-permanent members of the Security Council Malaysia joined Angola, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela as the newest non-permanent members of the Security Council on Thursday after being elected by the General Assembly to begin their terms ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - FASHION & LIVING

    The Shopper: PMQ Design Market enables new designers to promote their products

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by Divia Harilela

    ... in Sydney. The idea is to provide a platform for emerging designers and new boutiques to showcase and sell their products on a regular basis (many of the brands or outlets are not available at PMQ). ...

  8. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    New Zealand, Turkey, Spain vie for places on UN Security Council

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 09:49pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Countries vie for Western places on UN body, while Venezuela is all but assured of success New Zealand, Turkey, Spainin race for Security Council Venezuela has taken the spotlight in this year's campaign for coveted seats on the UN Security Council, but the hottest race is between New Zealand, Spain and Turkey, whose foreign ministers are in New ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    Green council backs new emissions caps challenged by power companies

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Green advisers question claims the proposed standards are too hard to meet Council backs new caps on pollution Green advisers for the government have ... from the Advisory Council on the Environment, although members raised doubts about whether the caps were truly as tough as the power firms made them out to be. "Are they really challenging ...

  10. Business - Economy - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    State Council commissions report into Occupy Central's economic impact

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 05:29am by NICK EDWARDS

    ... Nick Edwards nick.edwards@scmp.com State Council research centre to check whether investors have fundamentally changed their views about Hong Kong and the mainland Beijing to assess impact of protests A State Council think tank will study the economic impact of Occupy Central, with a key focus on whether pro-democracy protests have fundamentally shifted investor views about Hong Kong ...




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