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  1. Police union calls for review of work ethic

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the police force said it was concerned about occupational safety and health. Long working hours, usually more than 12 hours a day, were standard in the force. Mr Liu said sometimes he e-mailed ... headquarter offices on July 25. Family members and colleagues told the inquest that several days before he shot himself, Chan had been very upset at work and had complained about his workload ...

  2. Long and irregular hours make it a tough existence

    Posted Dec 17th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... for instance, offers a 12-session certificate course for individuals with basic knowledge in make-up for about HK$10,000. Cheung says that working hours are long and irregular. 'It may take hours ... Wong Yat-hei Thanks to the imaginative and meticulous work of special-effects make-up artists, the usually fit and fabulous Andy Lau Tak-wah and Sammi Cheng Sau-man became an obese couple ...

  3. Film directors don't keep office hours, court hears in claim case

    Posted Jun 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui Film directors tend to work when others are sleeping and should not be expected to keep civil servants' hours, a court heard yesterday. The argument was put forward ... the writ claims Yee did not keep 'good office hours' and worked only a few days a week. Filmko Pictures is suing Yee, 41, and Unlimited Production Company for allegedly breaching ...

  4. Should students work part-time after class?

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... part-time jobs. While some people do not think students should work part-time, I support the idea. First, working part-time can help improve students' self-esteem. Through earning, students ... a sense of maturity. Second, part-time jobs can provide both training and experience. Students will get an insight into work in the 'real' world, and this will prepare them ...

  5. Work demands stamina, strong spine and sharp eye for detail

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... performers have a chance to become a supervisor who will lead a team of technicians. The next step is assistant engineer, then engineer,' he says. An aircraft technician's working hours depend on whether he is assigned to line or base maintenance. Line maintenance is a 24 hours a day, seven days a week job. Technicians work two 12-hour shifts around the clock with two days off ...

  6. Work order for climbing on police van

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng League of Social Democrats member Lau San-ching, 57, who climbed on top of a police van during a National Day march on October 1 last year, was ordered yesterday to perform 120 hours of community service after being convicted in Eastern Court of behaving in a disorderly manner in a public place. Magistrate Anthony Yuen Wai-ming said he understood it was the right ...

  7. Statutory paternity leave could be in place by 2013

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... said the administration's study report on reducing standard working hours will be filed to the Executive Council for discussion as soon as possible before going to the Labour Advisory ... the concerns of businesses, the secretary for labour and welfare, Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, said the government estimated the overall cost in lost man-hours would be between HK$300 million and HK$400 ...

  8. Undecided electors hold key for Leung

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Leung's recently-stated labour policies before backing him. 'On standard working hours, he said the proposal might not be compatible with society's interests- we need further elaboration from him on that,' said lawmaker and FTU vice-president Wong Kwok-kin. The federation is a staunch advocate of legislation for standard working hours, now under consideration ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Partnering with right producer key to young directors getting exposure at festivals

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... her work with international audiences, but also to exchange ideas with other filmmakers. Bends will also be shown at Toronto in the Discovery section.   ...

  10. The Great Magician

    Posted Jan 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... image design up to their usual high standards. All in all a respectable effort but something of a letdown in relation to the best work by a filmmaker whose unique sense of Hong Kong has resulted ... as the final half-hour unspools. Historians might be disconcerted by period inaccuracies, but such qualms are ultimately overridden by the pleasure of watching old pros Leung and Lau once again ...




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