• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 8:30am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 214 for review

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Expert review of safety checks after collapse

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... To Kwa Wan tenement collapse. Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told lawmakers yesterday the government realised it needed to review Buildings Department guidelines after ... at its own manual to determine whether different policies could better determine whether a building posed an imminent danger. Then, a consultant would be brought in to review the results. 'I ...

  2. Mine tragedy prompts review

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter An urgent review of unapproved ties between authorities and businesses has been ordered after the revelation that the owners of a flooded Guangdong mine in which 123 workers were trapped were also local officials. The Guangdong government decree said that despite repeated provincial level warnings over mine safety, officials had turned a blind eye to the problem. ...

  3. Deaths spur calls for patient safety review

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Lilian Goh

    ... Ella Lee and Lilian Goh The Hospital Authority has been called on to review patient safety after three heart patients died on the operating table at Queen Elizabeth Hospital within 10 ... yesterday held an emergency meeting to review the deaths. Some public doctors said the three fatal cases were the 'tip of the iceberg' of problems arising from the overburdened public ...

  4. Safety review in wake of fatal fire

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Colleen Lee

    ... Clifford Lo, Yvonne Tsui and Colleen Lee Urgent inquiry ordered into Tsuen Wan blaze that claimed firefighter's life The fire services chief yesterday ordered an urgent review of safety procedures after a pre-dawn blaze ripped through a factory in Tsuen Wan, killing a fireman and injuring nine people, including six other firemen- one critically. Preliminary investigation ...

  5. Bus firms ordered to review safety

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joseph Lo

    ... ordered to conduct a safety review after a horrific accident on Saturday in which a double-decker flipped over on the West Kowloon Highway, injuring 37. The firms will have to submit a report within three months on recommendations to reduce the risk of accidents, said Commissioner for Transport Robert Footman. He said the reviews would have to look into aspects such as driver training ...

  6. Black spots named in review

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Transport Department has identified dozens of black spots where the risk to pedestrians involving reversing vehicles is high. Following a series of fatal accidents last year in which pedestrians were killed by trucks reversing in narrow streets or cul de sacs, the government and district councils launched a road safety review. It pinpointed 77 streets and lanes throughout the city ...

  7. Black spots named in pedestrian safety review

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... year in which pedestrians were killed by trucks reversing in narrow streets or cul de sacs, the government and district councils launched a road safety review. It pinpointed 77 streets ... allowing access to emergency vehicles only. The road safety review included a range of other proposals, such as prohibiting trucks of more than seven metres in length from entering certain streets, ...

  8. Review of bus drivers' work hours

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Transport Department will review bus drivers' working hours after legislators said passengers were put in danger by drivers who had to work up to 14 hours a day. Most ... Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works Sarah Liao Sau-tung said bus companies reviewed working hours in 2004 and found drivers did not want their hours cut because they feared it would ...

  9. Serious accidents to be reviewed

    Posted Jun 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Beijing has renewed its call for an improvement in work safety and demanded that local authorities review all serious accidents over the past three years. In a document ... of Work Safety and the Ministry of Justice, all local authorities were told to review files of serious work-related disasters since October 2003 to ensure government policy was being implemented ...

  10. Disaster costs force review

    Posted Jul 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... is that the global reinsurance industry has had to review the way it does business. Susanna Lam, director and general manager of Miller Insurance Services (Hong Kong), the local arm of the British-based ...




SCMP.com Account