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  1. Opening up

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has announced a series of measures to make district councils more open and streamline their operations. Do you agree that there is a need for greater transparency at district level? Write to us. ...

  2. The artful dodgers

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... A very uneven level of transparency prevails here, with some organisations providing quite detailed accounts of their activities while others provide outlines that beg for further information. Some of the recalcitrant bodies may feel it is unfair to impose this burden on them because problems with disclosure and transparency are equally evident at the heart of the government ...

  3. Beijing pledges transparency with more media briefings

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... organs will come to attend the news briefings to meet everyone,' he said. The move towards transparency followed the first news conference held last week by the military, the operations ... such as the record number of news briefings held by central departments, and the free access to information during the devastating earthquake in Sichuan . 'The increased transparency, especially after ...

  4. More UGC transparency promised

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The University Grants Committee has pledged to boost transparency by meeting students and academics more often. UGC chairwoman Laura Cha Shih May-lung said the committee would like to get 'first hand opinions' from students and teaching staff over their expectations for and problems with their institutions. 'We felt there is a need for us to build ...

  5. Transparency needed over use of consultants

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interest. The whole system is lacking transparency. Departments and bureaus do not need to explain why or how a consultant is chosen. A rigorous, open and objective selection process is needed ... transparency and accountability. Yet the manner in which these consultancy studies are conducted fails to meet these goals. The studies are important because they deal with issues that can have ...

  6. HKEx strikes gold for transparency and accuracy

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... companies, and it believes it has a duty to ensure its annual report is accurate, concise and easy to read. This transparency and accountability earned it the Gold award in the general category ... readers, and we are committed to making continuous improvements to our annual report to uphold transparency and accountability,' he said, explaining that the company hoped to inspire ...

  7. Transparency the key for Chen's hearing

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and just manner. Transparency of the process is essential. Mr Chen's supporters have to have clear minds instead of placing blind faith in him. This is an opportunity for Taiwan's ...

  8. 'Only transparency can save tainted brands'

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee and Jasmine Wang Executives of major dairy companies responsible for the contaminated milk crisis have apologised to the public, but experts say that only greater transparency ... industry players and the whole industry must assure customers in a transparent, sincere and humble manner that they have made a mistake... and that it will never happen again.' The analysts ...

  9. Transparency proves decisive for winners

    Posted Nov 04th 2008, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Quality of entries delights judges who looked for complete financial information, future plans and business prospects, writes Chris Davis Transparency was the key this year at the 2008 Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) Best Annual Reports Awards. Judges looked for full and accurate reporting, clear and concise communication, and a clear corporate vision and mission. ...

  10. Transparency the key to fair pricing

    Posted Aug 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to determine to what extent, and by how much, price rises are justified during an inflationary period. There is no other way to determine fair prices except by market forces; and transparency- or transparent pricing- is the key. Yet, given some of their more questionable pricing tactics, the supermarkets cannot always be relied on in this respect. A common method is to raise prices on an item ...




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