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  1. Campaigner deems crusade a matter of public service

    Posted Jun 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... crusade as a 'public service' and claims he has learned and benefited more from his activism than he has lost. He is particularly active on the Aids prevention front as a member ...

  2. Growing nest eggs grab public's attention

    Posted Oct 17th 2004, 12:00am by Lotte Pang

    ... Lotte Pang People are changing their attitudes to retirement savings as the MPF reaches $100 billion When the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) was introduced almost four years ago, reactions from the working public ranged from apathy to hostility. Efforts to sell the benefits of long-term saving fell rather flat, as did warnings of a looming global pension crisis and the dangers ...

  3. Doubts 'hit morale of public servants'

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Service, said on an RTHK radio programme that the uncertainty about how the government would adjust civil servants' pay had damaged morale. 'There is a morale problem in our public sector ... Benjamin Wong Government urged to outline salary adjustment plans The chairman of the committee advising the government on the pay of disciplined services yesterday urged ...

  4. 'Awareness of rights' leads to rise in public complaints

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

    ... Department. Twenty-one civil servants were also honoured. For Peter Dy Wai-fung, assistant manager of the Urban Renewal Authority and one of the recipients of the award, dedication to public service ... those dealing with social issues, such as the Housing Department and the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. 'This reflects a greater public demand for better quality of public ...

  5. Massive clean-up launched at public pools

    Posted Sep 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services Department would 'gradually and consistently' clean all 36 public swimming pools, Secretary for Home Affairs Patrick Ho Chi-ping said. 'We will perform a thorough clean-up ... will have confidence in the Leisure and Cultural Services Department as well as the water quality in public swimming pools. We will keep [the action] as transparent as possible,' he said. ...

  6. Star performer scales leasing market

    Posted May 12th 2004, 12:00am by Vanapa Ongvises

    ... Reports by Vanapa Ongvises Growing demand is boosting the value of serviced flats as more tenants opt for their greater flexibility and convenience Growing demand has bolstered the value of serviced apartments, making the sector a star performer in the residential leasing market. Rental rates are picking up at a modest pace as serviced accommodation continues to attract local ...

  7. Fire service scraps 378 planned jobs

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

    ... Stella Lee Amid cost-cutting to save $80m, existing staff will be used to man new stations at Braemar Hill and Penny's Bay The Fire Services Department has scrapped 378 planned new ... stations at Braemar Hill and Penny's Bay, near the future Disneyland theme park, due to open over the next two years. Fire Services director Lam Chun-man yesterday said the need to cut 2.5 per ...

  8. Don't hurt public trust, doctors

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Feng Chi-Shun

    ... Another argument, even among doctors who are CME compliant, is that such legislation symbolises a loss of professional autonomy. Such matters of principle, however, would have public support only ... validation to the Article 23 analogy, it would be that the public might have the final say. By being too vociferous about not wanting mandatory CME, union leaders risk inciting the public ...

  9. Publicity is worst punishment for sex-case constable

    Posted Aug 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... compassion also demands that truth be spoken. True love will never abandon people who desire to leave addictions which enslave them. I wonder if the public is aware that no organised blood bank in the world will receive blood from homosexuals. The risk is simply too great that the blood may contain certain diseases. Does the public know that most active homosexuals will die considerably ...

  10. Making sense of money

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... spectrum of investment, banking and financial planning professionals and services. The three-day event, which aims to educate and create public awareness of the need for financial planning ... Experts representing the entire spectrum of financial services will give visitors the chance to learn first-hand about the sophisticated world of investment, writes Chris Davis ...




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