Disciplined Services

Letters to the Editor, June 17, 2013

Government Flying Service helicopter. Photo: Felix Wong

There is increasingly bitter divisiveness in Hong Kong's universal suffrage debate that was seldom seen before the new administration took power.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 6:14am

Don't force the issue

It was definitely a close call. Fortunately, the commissioner of police managed to defuse the looming crisis and persuaded his officers not to take to the streets tomorrow to protest against the delaying of their pay review.

27 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Testing times in training

All newly recruited station officers (operations) must undergo six months of intensive training in firefighting and rescue at the Fire Services Training School in Pat Heung.

Like other disciplined services, training involved drills and marching, said Queenie Yeung Ching-man.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Burden of debt

No employer likes to have staff who are heavily in debt, because they are more likely to succumb to material temptations while trying to pay off those debts. In one instance, a data processor at a mobile phone company was found to have passed on clients' personal particulars to a debt-collection agency, which had been harassing her indebted husband.

16 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Offences surge in disciplined services

The number of criminal offences among the disciplined services has surged by 16.2 per cent in the past three years, the Secretary for Security Peter Lai Hing-ling said in response to a question from the Democratic Party's Cheung Man-kwong.

14 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

$2.6 billion sought for quarters

THE Government is looking for $2.6 billion to buy married quarters for staff with the disciplined services and the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) to sustain morale.

In a submission to legislators, officials said there was a substantial shortfall in staff quarters, despite construction under the Public Works Programme.

12 Nov 1993 - 12:00am