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  1. Emergency case

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... protocol works or not. For a very rich city like Hong Kong, there is no reason not to invest adequately to ensure ambulances are in good working order. According to the Fire Services Department- ... the manpower to operate this top-notch service. The Fire Services Department is hiring more staff to manage the new scheme. No doubt, the current system has been stretched by our rising population ...

  2. Tree inspection records to be made public

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Information on 2,000 trees identified by the government as being unhealthy will be disclosed to the public following a public outcry over tree safety across the city. However, ... on June 15, said it was ridiculous for the Leisure and Cultural Services Department to have overlooked the problem in an inspection a month before. At that time serious internal trunk decay had ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 07th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... centimetres of water. Some saw her lying face down in a public fountain. The water wasn't even deep enough to reach the knees. But none went in to help. Maybe they didn't want to get ... and Cultural Services director Betty Fung Ching Suk-yee says since the water in the fountain was shallow, the guard should have gone in to save Poon. She says she will look into changing ...

  4. Health of public purse all in the method

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... was set up for, Wong said. In 2008-09, the Disaster Relief Fund, established in 1993 to help the government respond to appeals for aid overseas, received HK$350 million from the public coffers, ... to the capital works reserve fund this financial year, leaving the fund with a projected balance of about HK$22.96 billion as at March 31. The capital works reserve fund is used mainly to finance public ...

  5. Civil service recruits 20 to enter its elite stream

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... choose to quit the civil service and pursue a political career if they so wish. Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, of City University's department of public and social administration, said ... Jimmy Cheung Group selected from 14,500 applicants for posts as administrative officers Some 20 hopefuls have been handpicked from a pool of 14,500 applicants for prestigious civil service ...

  6. Government for civil servants?

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

    ... C. K. Lau Secretary for Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping is asking the public to agree to a pay freeze for civil servants, should a survey next year reveal they are better paid than ... not be a public outcry next year if civil servants were found to be highly overpaid. In 2000, following a comparative study, the starting salaries of a broad range of civil servants were slashed ...

  7. Public-safety awareness still in short supply

    Posted Aug 13th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... they live in. Now that the government has adopted a people-based approach and service-oriented culture, expectations have grown of a better quality of life in areas such as public safety. ... people's neglect and ignorance. The Fire Services Department said the karaoke nightclub on the mezzanine floor where the fire broke out had no smoke- prevention doors, which is believed ...

  8. Public concern and costs blamed for water scheme delay

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... News Service report. Beijing had invested 54 billion yuan (HK$61.4 billion) in central and eastern routes by April, according to Xinhua. An estimate in the total investment of the project ...

  9. Public lacks stomach for food and politics

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... counts. Unfortunately, some recent scandals in Asia have probably put politicians and civil servants off public gastronomy for a while. A top Singaporean civil servant was rapped this month by his ... was removed from office last year for hosting a cooking programme on TV. Sex and gambling used to be the usual causes of many public men's downfall; now, food can do them in just as well. Ousted ...

  10. Bay watch

    Posted Jul 31st 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... nearby and saw Bronze Age rock carvings,' said Elizabeth Cheung, 15. (Take bus No9 from Shek Kei Wan MTR. On Sundays and public holidays, bus No 309 runs from Exchange Square in Central ... to swim at beaches with lifeguards. Check the lifeguard service hours, locations and telephone numbers for beaches managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department at www.lcsd.gov.hk/beach ...




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