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  1. Early retirement plan for teachers to be launched

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.35pm: The government was planning to launch an early retirement scheme for secondary school teachers after 2006, local radio reported on Monday. At a Legislative ... to opt for early retirement. He said the $500-million scheme was needed to curb the growing number of surplus teachers and help secondary schools fill the?3+3+4? system. This is the new secondary ...

  2. Ma plans to rein in retired generals

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei lawrence.chung@scmp.com Taiwanese authorities are drawing up a 'code of conduct' for retired military personnel planning to visit the mainland, amid concerns about loyalty and potential security threats to the island. Media on the island reported yesterday that Beijing planned to invite 100 retired generals from Taiwan to Wuhan to mark ...

  3. Paying the price for MPF plan's lack of credibility

    Posted Mar 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... the administration. Honestly speaking, civil servants on government pensions are much better off than most people who are on MPF and other retirement plans. For example, under the MPF scheme, most employers ... as an international transport hub but, unfortunately, the retirement plan has effectively bankrupted the government in terms of credibility. Albert Cheng King-hon is a political commentator. ...

  4. HKEx chairman agrees to stay

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Charles Lee Yeh-kwong to abandon retirement plans and stay until 2006, a senior government source told the South China Morning Post yesterday. Mr Lee, who said previously he wanted to retire ... to help introduce Hong Kong's first compulsory retirement plan. When Mr Lee said in April that he would stay on for only a year, he was embroiled in a war of words with former financial ...

  5. Leung tasked with cleaning HK image

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yam-kuen is being investigated by the Independent Commission Against Corruption for having allegedly accepted advantages from the city's tycoons in connection with his holiday and retirement plans. Meanwhile, former chief secretary Rafael Hui Si-yan has been arrested by the graft-busters along with two property tycoons, with the full details yet to be revealed. Separately, ...

  6. The thinking behind an early view of retirement

    Posted Apr 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... another five years. If he is interested in running for the top job again, he should not be thinking about his retirement plans now. One plausible theory is that his remarks were intended as a dig ... of his remarks are intriguing. Mr Tsang does not envisage leaving his home town for good, like a colonial governor. His plan, it seems, is to withdraw from Hong Kong life for a while ...

  7. Civil service chief faults Tsang for accepting gifts

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of satisfaction she got from her job, but joked about her retirement plans. 'Maybe I will regain that sense of satisfaction by watching early-bird movies, which are offered at a discount,' Yue ... housing estate to a subsidiary of New World Development at a discount. After retiring four years later, he drew fire when the company gave him a job, a move some saw as a deferred reward ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Rift between Beijing-loyalist DAB and FTU grows

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... hours and launching a retirement plan for the benefit of all Hongkongers. ... and co-ordination with the DAB. They went their different ways last year, when the government was considering whether to host the Asian Games. The FTU voted in favour while the DAB opposed the plan, which ...

  9. Change retirement age to 65, union says

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Bureau said the government had no plans to change the retirement age of civil servants. ... Ambrose Leung and Daniel Sin A union representing rank-and-file civil servants yesterday called on the government to extend retirement age from 60 to 65, saying the extra years ...

  10. Australians dare to vote for change

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Costello midterm backfired. This might have suited Mr Howard's retirement plans, but the public chose a leader who would stay the distance. With hindsight, the younger Mr Costello ... defence and national security- positive issues for the conservatives in past elections- barely emerged in the campaign, save for Labor's plan to withdraw combat troops from Iraq and ratify ...




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