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  1. MTR rush-hour fault hits thousands

    Posted Feb 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Thousands of morning rush-hour East Rail commuters were delayed yesterday when an electrical fault halted a packed train as it was pulling into Fotan station. The breakdown ... 'I hope the public can appreciate that it is almost impossible to achieve zero problems. We are aiming to achieve a very high level of international standards.' He said the company would ...

  2. Setting ethical standards

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Ethical standards are becoming just as important to employers in the investment sector as competency in key areas. 'In order to stay competitive, investment professionals have to uphold ethical and professional standards, and provide clients with relevant, professional and credible advice,' says Ashvin Vibhakar, managing director of Asia-Pacific operations ...

  3. A model's work is never done

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the petite beauty for a waitress. Wrapped in a black dress, matching apron and flat ankle boots, her hair neatly tied-up, Grogan works diligently behind the bar with her business partner Melanie ... juice bar last month, she's been hands-on in all aspects of the business. 'I wake up at seven, walk my dog and I get here before the work kicks in. It's madness in the kitchen all ...

  4. Canton Road's third lane finally open after drainage work dispute

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the contract's requirements, and that when the company later gave in and carried out the work, it took six months for officials to check it met their standards, leading to further delay. Cheung Kong took ... Holdings, which developed 1881 Heritage, and the government became involved in a dispute over water-drainage work under the road. The work was delayed, leaving one lane blocked off for months ...

  5. Full speed ahead as work finally starts on Kai Tak cruise terminal

    Posted Dec 24th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Construction work on the long-awaited Kai Tak cruise terminal finally began yesterday, after the site lay vacant for more than a decade. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the terminal's site formation work, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen said the government was building the terminal at 'full pace' in view of the tremendous ...

  6. Working out what to wear at the gym

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Reggie Ho When your tight shirts no longer fit, it's time to hit the gym. To encourage myself to start working out, I bought a gym bag. It's actually supposed to be a football ... through with a black stripe, grey show lace and suede details. Something I've noticed about the gym is that not everyone spends all of their time working out. Honestly, I think ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Law limiting working hours needed Many people in Hong Kong face long working hours. Following the passage of the minimum wage law, there is now a debate about placing a legal ceiling on working hours. The benefits of such legislation have been proved. One of the basic rights of labourers should be a law defining maximum working hours. The catering industry is notorious for paying ...

  8. Quality time with a clerk of works

    Posted Dec 16th 2009, 12:00am by Yvonne Liu

    ... Yvonne Liu Clerk of works Tsim Chai-nam may be the person who knows the most about the quality of the housing estates in Hong Kong. He has inspected hundreds of new and old housing estates ... a clerk of works services company targeting flat owners in the secondary market. 'The maintenance of many housing estates is poor. It is current flat owners that need to have their properties ...

  9. Reclamation work cuts Star Ferry sailings by 25pc

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... takes two minutes longer. But passenger levels remain 'stable' at 53,000 a day, Star Ferry's assistant general manager Johnny Leung said. The reclamation work in front ... and takes nine minutes instead of seven. Since November, the frequency on the route has decreased from every four minutes to six minutes in peak hours, and from every six to 12 minutes to eight ...

  10. First working day attracts 50,000

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... train from TST East can save me about half an hour, though it's $2 more expensive. But I will still take a bus to work as it's more convenient for me.' The KCRC said it had ... Kristine Kwok Most wait until after work to test the new KCR extension More than 50,000 commuters used the new KCR Tsim Sha Tsui extension on its first working day, with many playing safe ...




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