With debate over legislating standard working hours apparently deadlocked, a leading business lawmaker has floated an idea of capping weekly working hours at 65 - without overtime pay.Tuesday, 8 January, 2013, 5:34am 3 comments
Unlike election promises, government policies need time to brew
Lawmaker Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen urges the government to learn from the saga over its planned allowance for elderly people
The thing I find hurtful about it is people are questioning my integrity and what I say1 Nov 2012 - 2:58am
The government plans to open a college that teaches students how to cook international food.
The International Cuisine College will cost HK$500 million. It will open its doors in 2014, the Vocational Training Council says.24 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Graduates are given a chance to follow their dreams and benefit the business and industrial community in Hong Kong ; NEW CHAPTER29 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
A six-week series on the Certified Accounting Technician programme
Accounting scandals involving high-profile firms have put auditing under the spotlight and, as a result, have underlined the importance of the profession.16 Dec 2006 - 12:00am
The Vocational Training Council is inviting architects across the globe to submit plans for a building fit for Hong Kong's first design institute.
It launched an international architectural competition on Tuesday in a bid to secure a world-class building for 4,000 students at its controversial campus in Tiu Keng Leng.29 Apr 2006 - 12:00am
Public relations officers at the Productivity Council must be among the most serious in the industry. LoDown went to a media lunch with council chairman Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen and chief executive Yeung Kwok-keung a couple of weeks ago, to discuss the latest developments there.27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Companies which register in Hong Kong, pay profits tax, open their offices here and hire half of their staff locally will be able to enjoy many privileges under Cepa.30 Jun 2003 - 12:00am
Employers have warned that Hong Kong's remaining high-value-added production will be lost to the mainland if a scheme to import labour from across the border is rejected.19 Feb 2003 - 12:00am