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  1. Choice urged for medical plans

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Health-care scheme modelled on MPF abolishes freedom to choose, experts claim Insurance experts are urging the government to use tax incentives to encourage the public to buy ... the government should model health-care reform on the MPF pension system. 'The government should strongly encourage but not make it a compulsory requirement, for public and companies to purchase ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Walter Kwok became suspicious and made false accusations, witness tells Hong Kong court

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:15am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Barrister Clare Montgomery QC, for Thomas Kwok, asked Wong if the abduction had a negative impact on Walter Kwok's health and personality. She asked if Walter Kwok had become "suspicious ... faces eight counts related to bribery and misconduct in public office. Thomas Kwok, 62, faces one charge of conspiracy to offer an advantage to Hui and two counts of conspiracy to commit ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Rafael Hui portrayed as Kwoks' 'inside man' as prosecution sets out case in graft trial

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:13am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu, Enoch Yiu

    ... yesterday, by Mr Justice Andrew Macrae. The first nine-member panel had been discharged last week after a juror, wishing to avoid serving that day, complained about health issues. He was excused. ... and misconduct in public office. Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, 62, faces one charge of conspiracy to offer an advantage to Hui and two counts of conspiracy to commit ...

  4. MPFA chairman digs in for battle to lower fees

    Posted Jul 28th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a role in a new mandatory health-care scheme. Public and corporate service runs deep in the Fan family. As well as heading the MPF Authority, Mr Fan is an Executive Council member ... for the MPFA? To reduce fees and charges is a major challenge. I believe in five years, fees will be lower. We want more education to teach the public to care about their MPF and to do more about ...

  5. Why you can't beat forced savings for long-term gain

    Posted Aug 31st 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... with American International Assurance in 1973. Eleven years later, he joined what was then East Asia Aetna as general manager in areas including sales and marketing, individual life and health, and business development. With the merger of Aetna and ING at the turn of the century, he was appointed country manager. He has been active in public duties as chairman of the Hong Kong Federation ...

  6. Citic Pacific fiasco shows SFC needs more muscle

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... been no brokerage failures in today's financial crisis, thanks to the SFC. But could it have carried out the same health checks on Citic Pacific to ensure the firm had the risk-management ... or corporate governance codes. The listing rules are under the control of the stock exchange, but the maximum penalty it can mete out is a public reprimand. The government had said it wanted to include ...

  7. Reforms, rogue agents on agenda of insurers' chief

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... which started in May. Chief among her challenges will be negotiating with the government over the role medical insurers will play in health-care reforms and working to prevent agents misleading ... are still studying whether another compensation fund is needed. But we have to look at overseas examples. In Japan, an insurance compensation fund did not work as well as the public expected. When ...

  8. Sars becomes HK insurers' second-biggest catastrophe

    Posted Jul 11th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... compensation for travellers who had to cancel trips because of the outbreak. HKFI chairman Edward Lau Wan-kong said it was rare for a health crisis to lead to such a big insurance payout. 'Typically, huge payouts have been related to natural disasters, such as rainstorms or typhoons. This is the first time local insurers have had to pay so much for a health crisis,' he said. Hong ...

  9. Sherlock Holmes sees brisk business in due diligence

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... This week's podcast guest has seen more than his fair share of offenders in his time as a police officer and now as president and chief executive of International Risk- a leading pre-initial public ... for pre-initial public offering due diligence is rising after the Securities and Futures Commission and the stock exchange this year imposed new regulations requiring sponsors to step up checks on listing ...

  10. Rumour mill ready to roll on Sheng's watchdog role

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... However, one friend of Mr Ma said he wanted to stay on as he was more concerned about serving the public. Roll on summer! Wishing on a Tsang White Collar received these three wishes to pass ... obviously have a lot of leisure time on their hands. butt what about health? White Collar is all for discouraging smoking, but news that a bank in town has decided that the job of ash-tray lady ...




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