Rude service leaves only bad taste

I walked out of a restaurant last week. This is very unusual for me. I can count on the fingers of one hand the times I've done that, because it usually takes a lot to irritate me.

Thursday, 27 October, 2011, 12:00am

Conventional route turned inside out

Many a regular punter was wondering what the heck happened on Sunday when the 'B' rail at Happy Valley produced a track on which the inside lane looked to be no advantage and, according to some opinions, was even a no-go zone.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

The Vietnam Woods

Shop 1, York Place, 22 Johnston Road, Wan Chai Tel: 2866 0013 Open: noon-11.30pm Cuisine: Vietnamese

Price: about HK$200 without drinks and the service charge.

7 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Always think positive and be mentally active

Queenie Siu Ping-sum (left) of Prudential Assurance Company was promoted from associate financial planner to team manager early this month. She believes that the key to success lies in having professional knowledge and good connections. Siu, who got her job through a recruitment website, talks to Wong Yat-hei.

What is your academic background?

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

career builder

Workshop for managers

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Manager photographed staff undressing

A coffee shop manager admitted using his mobile phone to capture images of five female subordinates undressing in the locker room. Sy Yik-man, 26, pleaded guilty in the District Court yesterday to six counts of obtaining access to a computer with dishonest intent. The court heard he stored the images on the shop's computer. Sy was remanded and the case adjourned to April 19.

5 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

26 arrested in Tsim Sha Tsui pub

Police arrested 26 people in a raid on an upstairs pub in Minden Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui yesterday, confiscating 86 grams of ketamine, worth HK$8,600. A manager, aged 36, was arrested for allowing drugs to be sold, while a man aged 18 and a 45-year-old woman were held for drug trafficking. Another 16 males and seven females, aged 16 to 28, were arrested for possessing drugs.

10 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Interest in quality offices boosts reit

RREEF China Reit Management, owned by Deutsche Bank's property and infrastructure management arm RREEF, is the manager of RREEF China Commercial Trust (CCT).

7 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

'Creative force' seeks business developer

A person with a passion for excellence is being sought by a global firm that claims to be 'the creative force behind many of the world's most innovative and sustainable projects'.

Arup, a company of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants, is seeking a business development manager to support its regional growth.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Focus on inner beauty, not looks

Adults always want children to understand the importance of inner beauty. So, they create fairy tales telling us not to emphasise what a person looks like, but how their actions reflect the sort of person they are.

But society still promotes the idea that outer beauty is more important.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Road to promotion

If you think you are ready for a promotion or additional responsibilities, it's important to make yourself heard in a tactful way. Before approaching your manager, think about your wishes and be clear about your current role.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Flemington upgrade a possibility, says manager

The Victoria Racing Club looks like getting its first big dividend from the huge investment in the new Flemington racecourse, with the multimillion-dollar course recovering fast from Sunday's torrential storms.

6 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Choose the correct answer

1 A management accountant

a Helps the manager keep the company's accounts

b Analyses how a company generates profits and writes budgets

c Manages the managers' accounts

2 R&D stands for:

a Research and Development

b Research and Design

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Challenging position for experienced manager

Wanted: A costing and sourcing manager with a tenacious character and a drive to succeed.

BF Asia is an expanding garment buying office that specialises in high-profile European-licensed children's and women's wear and is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the role.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Take Action!

The column for anyone fed up with bureaucracy, frustrated with delays or furious with poor service. Tell us your complaint and we'll try to fix it ...

24 Sep 2007 - 12:00am