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  1. Cadres vie for 7,000 city and provincial posts

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... More than 7,000 cadres will be selected and trained for senior provincial and city-level positions ahead of the Communist Party's18th National Congress in 2012, state media reported ... indicated the level of frustration felt towards the local government. Veteran Hong Kong-based political analyst Johnny Lau Yui-siu said the high-profile crackdown on organised crime in Chongqing ...

  2. 7,000 being treated for kidney failure

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology, Lui Sing-leung, said 1,024 people had needed to start receiving treatment for kidney failure in the past year. Dr Lui was speaking at an event to mark World Kidney Day yesterday. There were about 7,000 patients being treated for kidney failure in the city, he said. ...

  3. Energy efficiency scheme may get a boost after owners of 7,000 blocks show interest

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng A HK$450 million push to raise energy efficiency in private buildings might be expanded as the Environment Bureau has received a keen response from the owners of more than 7,000 blocks. The number of applications means that the scheme will cover one in every six privately owned buildings in Hong Kong- a response better than expected, Katharine Choi Man-yee, principal ...

  4. 7,000 unemployed brave the rain to swamp Jockey Club job fair

    Posted Apr 26th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... a telephone-betting centre in Tin Shui Wai. More than 7,000 job seekers, mostly young people and housewives, queued outside a community centre in remote Tin Shui Wai from early in the morning for part-time ... to HK$47 an hour and some posts offering full-time monthly salaries of HK$7,000 to HK$50,000. A 40-year-old housewife, surnamed Fung, was among the first in the queue. The mother of three, who has ...

  5. Global crisis brings out best in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... in Beijing and worries over Hong Kong's post 1997-future, the event was a much-needed boost for a business community whose nerves were frayed. Despite the plethora of business awards handed out ... . However, as always, DHL is confident about the future of Hong Kong market. We believe that a crisis is the best time for the best to play at their best.' Among Hong Kong's assets that he ...

  6. Your turn to speak out

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a more responsible attitude towards pregnancy. From Ali: There is a conspicuous decrease in moral standards in Hong Kong. You now see teenage couples hugging and kissing everywhere. It has ... it out. From Marco: I think the problem [of teen pregnancies] is more and more serious. It is not only HK but also all over the world. Maybe it is because the pressure on youngsters is increasing- ...

  7. liberal studies

    Posted Mar 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 2 What is the average age of under-18s who get abortions in Hong Kong, according to government figures? a. 14 b. 18 c. 16 d. 15 3 Which movie features a teenage pregnancy? a. B Good b. Get Smart ... that is 'scripted', or conditioned, by our surroundings. For example, if you think it is shocking that a 14-year-old can become a mother, this belief is part of Hong Kong's social script. Someone ...

  8. What's on in Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Green art Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and Kiehl's are celebrating Earth Day by holding a visual arts project called Giving to the Earth from April 22 to 28 at Festival Walk. A group of 20 teenagers created a 'garden' exhibition using 7,000 bottles, imagination and creativity. There will also be free public art workshops on April 25 and 26, noon-6pm. Future ...

  9. Companies brace for tough year when any profits will be prized- Banking

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up the chairmanship of the Hong Kong Association of Banks this year. 'There may be some drawback which has not been seen yet,' he says, adding that markets could also be affected if central banks withdraw their economic support measures too early or too late. Hung says banks in Hong Kong have seen their business improve this year as capital flowed into Asia after central ...

  10. Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves Tsang warns of new crisis as economy improves

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... of comparison last year would also probably see Hong Kong return to year-on-year growth this quarter, she said. Data to be presented in a Hong Kong Monetary Authority briefing to the Legislative Council ... Dennis Eng The outlook for Hong Kong's economy continues to improve, according to the latest GDP figures released yesterday, but the chief executive warned that a wave of speculative ...




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