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  1. Police Accused of double standards

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Cheung and Ng Kang-chung Organisers of the annual July 1 anti-government march yesterday denounced police 'double standards' for lax treatment of a rival pro-Beijing group ... a carnival in Central on Friday without any noise restrictions. 'It is crystal clear that the police are applying double standards,' said Gary Fan Kwok-wai, convenor of the march organiser ...

  2. Double standards at work

    Posted Jun 12th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Health-care reform and the Commercial Radio poll controversy are separate issues, clearly. Yet, comparing the way the government approached them last week makes for interesting, but also disturbing, reading. This paper reported on Wednesday th ...

  3. Union boss wants better work hours

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has been urged to do more to improve the problem of long working hours in Hong Kong. 'He should listen to the cries and anger of the working people ... the prospects of a law that would limit working hours during his first question time in Legco last week. 'He brushed aside workers' concerns and demands for work-hour regulation by retorting ...

  4. Work hours debate

    Posted Apr 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has spoken against a ceiling on the number of hours worked daily, part of the debate over a minimum wage. What do you think of his stand? Share your views: write to us ...

  5. Tsang defends campaign visit in working hours

    Posted Jan 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... opened campaign office during office hours yesterday, stressing that he was chief executive '24 hours a day' and there was no distinction between his working hours or leisure time. ... hours a day,' he said. 'The Basic Law does not allow me to resign [as chief executive] to run for election, so there is no distinction between my working hours or my leisure ...

  6. 'Beginner' air quality standards criticised

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government is considering adopting a set of what critics called 'beginner-level' World Health Organisation pollution standards to replace the city's ... the objectives as a result of a review launched last year. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen did not, however, give any time frame for achieving the objectives. The proposed standards, if adopted, would see Hong ...

  7. Poor management, not long hours, caused early exit

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Poor management and delegation skills rather than long working hours may have spelled early retirement for Tung Chee-hwa, who blamed 18-hour work days for his deteriorating health. 'We have quite a large government so something must be wrong if someone consistently works 16- to 18-hour days,' said Christine Houston, managing director of executive search ...

  8. History of post-retirement work

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... played a key role in the cut-price sale of new harbourfront government flats to a joint venture involving New World, held the jobs for only two weeks. He stepped down hours after Chief Executive ... of Donald Tsang (executive director of New World Service Holdings, a unit of New World Development). Some retired civil servants turn to statutory organisations. Allan Chiang Yam-wang, who worked ...

  9. The reward for hard work?

    Posted Jun 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... welfare officials have tightened the safety-net mechanism. New requirements are being considered which would force CSSA recipients to work a set number of hours to be eligible for the benefits. ... Leung, work long hours. Others run small businesses, or are street hawkers. We have to ask, has society provided the opportunities and a conducive environment for their hard work, talent ...

  10. Scramble, and struggle, on 5-day working

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... A spokesman for the Hong Kong Jockey Club said the option of a five-day week had been investigated. But cutting working hours was particularly problematic for the gaming industry, with horse races ... changing jobs eventually,' he said after yesterday's City Forum. He was also concerned that working hours in society as a whole would shorten and affect services available to the public, ...




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