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  1. In Brief

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as tax rebates or stamp duty exemptions, and to use restraint in making tax cuts. Legislator for the accountancy sector, Mandy Tam Heung-man, surveyed 168 colleagues, who said they supported ...

  2. Safety officer played mahjong while on duty

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A Labour Department occupational safety officer yesterday admitted spending time at a mahjong school while on duty. Law Hoi-fat, 50, pleaded guilty in Kowloon City Court to a count of misconduct in public office. The court heard Law falsely claimed to have visited five workplaces on June 18, 20 and 23 last year. He has been suspended from duty. Magistrate Peter Law ...

  3. Government has duty to ensure the safety of all

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

    ... guards or work two or more to a flat. Whatever the solution arrived at, the government has a duty to ensure the safety of all residents, no matter what their line of work. ...

  4. HKJC goes beyond the call of duty

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Luk

    ... supervisors into becoming effective team leaders has successfully enabled scores of them to go beyond their 'call' duties. As a result of the training, more punters are using the telebet service and customers' satisfaction has also increased. 'The Magic of We - Going Beyond the Call of Duty for Part-time Supervisors' training programme aimed to educate part-time ...

  5. Three fired for dereliction of duty in Dujiangyan, paper says

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Three local officials from Dujiangyan have been sacked for dereliction of duty after the earthquake, according to the Guangzhou Daily. The vice-director of the city's civil affairs bureau, Xiao Rong, a researcher at the city's archive bureau, Li Shu, and the party secretary of Tuanjie village in the town of Puyang, Liu Dingshuang, were fired on Sunday, it said. The city ...

  6. Chief has duty to consider minimum wage, court told

    Posted May 08th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Judicial review challenges the lack of a bottom line on pay The chief executive is constitutionally bound to consider setting minimum wage levels to guarantee a 'decent living' for employees in Hong Kong, a court heard yesterday. The ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... involves some 4,400 attendants and about HK$100 million, the Cathay flight attendants' union said. Cathay lawyers argued that duty-free sales commissions, line-duty and ground-duty allowances ... chaos. He said including the duty allowance in the pay formula would create a conundrum. But Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary said he did not think it was unworkable. The court heard that flight ...

  8. Lecturer's career, a triumph over adversity, ends in humiliation

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a significant sum of money in relation to the purchase of the flat, including stamp duty and estate agency fees. Defence Barrister Giles Surman said the conviction was devastating for Cheng because one ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... the Court of Final Appeal ruled. Those include commissions on duty-free sales, and allowances for line duty and ground duty, which attendants earn in the air and while waiting for flights. ...

  10. Welcome step to tackle Macau's wealth gap

    Posted Nov 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will benefit from increases in the personal tax allowance and old-age allowance, and a pledge to build 19,000 public housing flats by 2012. Waivers of a range of stamp duties, rates, fees and taxes ...




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