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  1. Only public service broadcaster can provide quality television

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Robert Chua suggests that television's role is to educate, inform and entertain ('Viewers can halt tide of degrading programmes', August 25). Regrettably, that is not television's role. It is the role of public service broadcasting, set down by the first director of the BBC, Lord Reith, in 1927. The role of commercial television is fundamentally the same ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the vast majority of decent Hong Kong citizens. The world has been appalled by the catalogue of human rights abuses committed under the corrupt and illegal regime of Zimbabwean President Robert ...

  3. TV veteran plans show to lure tourists back

    Posted Jul 14th 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... Veteran producer Robert Chua Wah-peng is still passionate about television after nearly 40 years in the industry. His next contribution, he hopes, will be a travel programme with a difference. To be called Unusual Travel Tours, the show aims to reveal the unique culture of countries worldwide in an interesting and innovative way, while encouraging tourists to return to Hong ...

  4. Building blocks of the future

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of architecture global giant Aedas, David Roberts, shares the same sentiment, describing Hong Kong as a 'strategically-placed business destination'. 'The proximity to Southeast Asia ... of the work in our Hong Kong office is from the mainland,' says Roberts. 'Ten years ago, this would have been only about 10 per cent and, looking ahead, the 60 per cent might become 70 per ...

  5. Double-digit growth in bankers' pay

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to push their aggressive expansion plans, a global salary survey by international recruitment consultant Robert Walters has found. The survey, analysing data from its offices in 23 countries, ... increment of between 15 and 20 per cent as hiring is unlikely to be as fierce as on the mainland. John Mullally, financial services manager with Robert Walters, said that while international ...

  6. Pay expectations on the rise

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Robert Walters Hong Kong, also notes a conservative mood in the market. 'Hiring constraints in Asia often derive from policy or strategies decided in other regions which then filter ...

  7. Surveys show more signs of contraction

    Posted Dec 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... an index compiled by recruitment consultancy Robert Walters showed local hiring activity from July to September remained largely in line with levels in the second quarter. Last month's PMI ... rose 2.9 per cent in the third quarter from the second quarter, and 10.5 per cent from a year ago, according to the Robert Walters survey data. But demand for roles in accounting, finance ...

  8. Challenge of finding qualified finance staff

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Billy Clarke If you're currently working in the accounting or banking sector, you could be worth more than you think. According to the latest Robert Half Workplace Survey released ... surveyed. Commenting on the Hong Kong results, Pallavi Anand, director of Robert Half Hong Kong, says the results were surprising but justified, particularly about losing top performers, which ...

  9. Hongkongers must make clear their opposition to Lantau metropolis proposal

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... by while big business presides over the desecration of Lantau. Once Lantau as we know it is gone, it is gone forever. Robert Whitehead, Lantau ...

  10. Locals' identity as Chinese citizens hits 13-year low

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robert Chung Ting-yiu said warranted special attention. For the age group between 18 and 29, the rating dropped to 5.07 points, a full point lower than six months ago. 'In-depth analysis ...




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