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  1. Group urges rethink on Government Hill site plan

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... for discussion. The concern group includes Designing Hong Kong, the Conservancy Association, the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, and the Professional Commons. It is supported by some retired ... Joyce Ng An alliance of 20 heritage protection groups and former government officials is calling for the Government Hill plan to be reconsidered and more options made available. ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More workers seek back-pay from government fund Applications to the Protection of Wages on Insolvency Fund jumped 24 per cent between April and October this year, involving claims for ex ... for ex gratia payments of HK$15.93 million and HK$14.07 million respectively. Lawmakers propose ways to cut cross-harbour tunnel tolls Lawmakers have passed a motion urging the government ...

  3. Hang Lung's HarbourSide sales undercut partner

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... Sandy Li Hang Lung Properties is offering its HarbourSide luxury residential project above Kowloon Station at prices that undercut its joint-venture partner, MTR Corp. As of 8pm last ... it was reported that MTR and Hang Lung had divided the remaining 700 units at the HarbourSide and were offering them for sale individually. Mr Ng said the company had released the units for sale after ...

  4. 'Cut land premiums to revitalise harbour'

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... interesting, the business sector said yesterday. This was one of the suggestions by the Harbour Business Forum, the city's biggest business alliance, after a nine-month study on measures ... and weak governance structures for the waterfront. The government was advised to set up a single accountable body, like a harbour committee, to manage the waterfront by next year. But in the medium ...

  5. Business - China Business

    Machinery makers eye German takeovers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... said. "In Germany, labour laws are very protective of employees. The jury is out." ...

  6. Deposit protection body eyes spot checks on banks

    Posted Jul 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maria Chan The government-appointed Hong Kong Deposit Protection Board wants the power to make spot checks on banks in the wake of the Lehman Brothers minibond scandal. The proposal ... had made proper representations to customers about whether or not their money was covered by the deposit protection scheme. 'Our staff could test the banks' sale process without ...

  7. Business - Companies - ACQUISITIONS

    Dell buyout proposal fails to impress shareholders

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... majority-of-the-minority voting rights protection, meaning it must be approved by a majority of shareholders excluding Dell, people familiar with the matter said last week. There would be two votes on the deal ...

  8. Hunt for helicopter door hampered by harbour mud

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Divers are doubtful about finding missing component, which fell off mid-flight The cabin door of a $79 million rescue helicopter that fell off as it flew over Victoria Harbour was last night feared lost in the thick mud of the harbour floor. Divers yesterday ended a second day of searching for the 40kg door, which fell from a new French-made Eurocopter just metres from ...

  9. Built-in system protects data

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... simplifies things. Mr Parenty previously worked for the NSA and has had a wide range of experience in protecting highly sensitive information. One aspect of protecting information is known ... the key under the doormat. The same is true with computers. You must put your digital keys somewhere safe, and if you have five keys instead of 500, you stand a better chance of protecting them. ...

  10. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Huafeng shares up after buying tea producer

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and realise its business diversification strategy," Huafeng said. Natural Tea owns 770 mu (51.3 hectares) of land in Fujian, of which 72 mu is used for tea cultivation and the rest is protected ...




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