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  1. Harbour plan needs 'tripartite support'

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Meeting told all sectors need to work together The harbour controversy shows just how difficult it is to achieve an ideal three-way partnership between government, business and the public on key issues, a conference heard yesterday. Harbour activist Albert Lai Kwong-tak said a genuine tripartite partnership required participation on an equal footing and synergy. ...

  2. Society wants curb on excessive banquet spending

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo Mandy.zuo@scmp.com The Jiu San Society, one of the mainland's eight non-communist parties, will submit a proposal at this year's annual meeting of the Chinese ... In comparison, spending on areas including education, social security, health care and environmental protection accounted for less than 38 per cent of fiscal spending. The proposal says the government ...

  3. Harbour authority could soon become a reality

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The suggestion comes from Nicholas Brooke, head of the current harbour watchdog, who is also a key supporter of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying, having nominated him in the recent election. The chairman of the Harbour Commission said the new body should be given more powers to transform the waterfront into a global landmark. 'It will be a revolution. Hong Kong has a world-class ...

  4. Zoning plan fails to protect harbourfront, top firms warn

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly, Quinton Chan

    ... to massive buildings cutting the harbour off from the business and political centre. The Harbour Business Forum, a coalition of 120 leading companies and business groups, said many 'desirable outcomes' referred to in the government's plans for the waterfront are not provided for, or protected, in the outline zoning plan (OZP) for Central. The report also said that the plan covers ...

  5. Companies urged to contribute to society

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... on firms to contribute to a harmonious society in return for healthy and sustainable growth, Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Frederick Ma Si-hang said businesses needed to earn ... as society, he said. This meant ensuring products were safe and honestly promoted and marketed, minimising pollution, providing a safe working environment and encouraging charity work to benefit ...

  6. Partners in protection

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong & Kowloon Electrical Appliances Merchants Association Hong Kong Apparel Society Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies Hong Kong Association of Textile Bleachers, Dyers, Printers and Finishers HK-BEAM Society Hong Kong Chamber of Small and Medium Business Hong Kong Chinese Importers' & Exporters' Association Hong Kong Construction Association ...

  7. Planning ahead for public housing must include developing the New Territories

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the wisdom to do so. Winston K.S. Chu, adviser, Society for Protection of the Harbour ... land by reclaiming the outlying islands outside Victoria Harbour and by drilling into the hillsides to make caverns do not begin to solve the problem. They are a waste of time, effort and money ...

  8. Flat owners 'need protection'

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... approval process. 'To build a harmonious society, every interest group should have a channel to voice their views,' he said. Agnes Law Koon-chui, dean of Sun Yat-sen University's Department of Social Work, blamed the problems on the use of outmoded community committees to manage a new, diversified society. 'An allied owners' committee association is needed, ...

  9. Joint approach for new-look waterfront

    Posted Nov 26th 2007, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... run.' Christine Loh Kung-wai, chairwoman of the Society for Protection of the Harbour, said the society supported a well-designed harbourfront, but whether it was interested in managing ... Olga Wong Public-private partnerships proposed to manage harbour sites Developers will be asked to design and manage some waterfront areas under a public-private partnership model proposed ...

  10. All talk, little done on wage protection

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Few chamber firms help guards, cleaners Despite a pledge by the General Chamber of Commerce to support the government's voluntary wage-protection movement, only eight of its ... of which most or all of their leading members have joined the year-old movement that guarantees an average market rate for guards and cleaners, the two lowest-paid groups in society. The government ...




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