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  1. Officials mull ways to lift transparency after Daya Bay case

    Posted Jul 01st 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... to improve transparency. The moves have been made in response to safety concerns over Daya Bay after media reports in June said a suspected fuel rod crack caused a slight increase in radioactivity ... was 'arbitrary' and up to the operator to interpret. 'One of the three barriers was breached at the Daya Bay accident. It can actually fit level one,' she said. Teule said transparency was far ...

  2. '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 ...

  3. Beijing orders lower level officials to stamp out construction graft

    Posted Aug 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... standards. Professor Zhou said the only solution to the industry's problems was total transparency. 'Unfortunately, transparency could be one of the last things this government wants ...

  4. Nuclear imports not the answer, green groups say

    Posted Sep 11th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... this year has highlighted that there is little transparency in contingency plans of the plant if there is any possible case of radioactive leakage,' William Yu Yuen-ping, head of WWF Hong ... for renewable energy development. 'But by investing in a mainland power plant, Hong Kong should take the opportunity to raise transparency in plant management and monitoring.' Greenpeace ...

  5. New financial landscape

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Recently introduced rules to boost transparency seen as a positive development SINCE JANUARY 1, Hong Kong companies have been required to adopt the International Financial ... in accounting standards and enhancing financial transparency. Victor Ng, president of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Hong Kong, acknowledges that intensive preparation ...

  6. Questions raised by conflicting judgments

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... down by the courts have the standing of law. In turn, that certainty depends on transparency, the hallmark of justice under the rule of law. The question of which of the two judgments prevails ... the case raises issues of certainty and transparency. Parties to proceedings and the public must be able to rely on judgments handed down in open court. Our system of justice provides avenues ...

  7. Openness vow after Cyberport 'lesson'

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng The government yesterday admitted its inexperience showed in its handling of the Cyberport development, and vowed to step up efforts to promote greater transparency ... be bygones,' Mr Tsang said. 'It's not necessary to look at past inadequacies. We should be working towards enhancing the transparency of future projects.' Pro-democracy lawmakers had ...

  8. The write stuff

    Posted Dec 10th 2010, 12:00am by Tessa Chan

    ... Tessa Chan Montblanc John Lennon Limited Edition 70 Celebrating the musician's 70th birthday, and echoing his most remembered solo hit, the word 'Imagine', rendered in a skeleton of white gold, encircles the pen. The transparent precious resin on the cap and barrel recalls Lennon's trademark round blue glasses; a colour that's repeated in the sapphire set ...

  9. In Brief

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

    ... for the shortlisted candidates to attend. The Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau said existing selection procedures scrutinised by a five-man board were already an improvement in transparency. Swine ...

  10. Milk scandal reminder of challenges ahead

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and profit at all costs; or the lack of transparency, the rule of law and abuse of people's legal rights? These all played a part in the tragedy. The mainland authorities have striven ...




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