Hong Kong now has its own version of the 'best job in the world', to rival the similar position offered by Queensland, Australia.Monday, 11 April, 2011, 12:00am
Rachel Cartland graduated from Oxford University in 1972. She joined the administrative grade of the Hong Kong civil service that year and worked in the government until retirement in early 2006. She oversaw the legislative and regulatory framework for the introduction of cable and satellite TV, and set up the Arts Development Council while deputy secretary for recreation and culture.3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Friday, March 28: Chartered Quality Institute - Hong Kong Branch and Hong Kong Polytechnic University organise 'Business Leader in Quality' Award seminar (in Cantonese). Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Saturday, March 29: Lighthouse Club YMC and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators YMG organise a visit to Sky Pier.18 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Former top businessman Chung Po-yang says it is essential to find purpose in life after retirement
A few years before his death at the age of 85 in 2001, noted British sociologist Peter Laslett, proposed a theory of how people should define their lives.16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong companies involved in procurement and merchandising have long been among the best in the world at tracking down suppliers who offer the right combination of quality and value for money.21 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
While Hongkongers this morning eat their breakfast, few may be aware that on this day exactly 150 years ago the city woke to find that almost its entire European population of about 500 people was in the throes of an attempt to kill them all.15 Jan 2007 - 12:00am
Just months after the West Kowloon Cultural District debacle, the government has again shown its disregard for the people it supposedly serves. By washing its hands of infrastructure projects for the Olympic Games, taxpayers have been denied the right to determine how government land is used.22 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
As everyone knows, the government's credibility has hit the lowest point ever. Hong Kong people want to force the chief executive to resign to save our future.
In the meantime, they are asking for a popular election of the leader. However, it is not the right time for this change because Hong Kong people cannot handle political affairs calmly.5 Jan 2004 - 12:00am
Mumblings of discontent at the government have finally made it to our inbox.
We can't imagine why.
The happy campers in the civil service have put their grievances to good use.
An alternative Hong Kong flag has been created.4 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
INTERESTED IN sightseeing in mainland China? How about spicing it up with some work experience?23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am