We have an obligation to protect the less powerful
Tommy Cheung, legislator (catering) Letters to the editor, August 11Sunday, 15 August, 2010, 12:00am
Amid reports of growing job losses, a political party and the retail industry have joined forces in a 'no-layoffs charter' in an effort to restore confidence in domestic consumption and the job market.
The plan was announced yesterday by the business-affiliated Liberal Party after a one-hour meeting with representatives of the retail trade.22 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
The English Schools Foundation has entered the final chapter of its protracted governance reforms as lawmakers passed legislation to radically alter its structure.13 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
'I only got [Island Super] because I moved so fast'
Island Super's handsome triumph in the Kowloon Tong Challenge Cup may have been his first local victory, but trainer Danny Shum Chap-shing had to win a race in his own right to make that success possible.16 Dec 2007 - 12:00am
In the run-up to World No Tobacco Day today, your call for comprehensive tobacco control measures to match the World Health Organisation's Convention is timely, but must also be heard in Hong Kong ('Time for Beijing to get tough on smoking', May 28).31 May 2007 - 12:00am
THIS YEAR HAS started with mixed blessings for the catering industry.
Generally higher disposable incomes mean more people are eating out, but soaring rents are taking their toll on the sector and the full effects of the smoking ban, which came into effect in January, are still to be assessed.16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
Industry chiefs and legislators weigh in on the mask debate
'Hong Kong people should take off their masks. What will people in other countries think after they see the news showing more than half of Hong Kong people in Central wearing masks? The way we are behaving gives other countries the impression that most Hong Kong people are sick'10 May 2003 - 12:00am
Hundreds of restaurants in Hong Kong could be shut down within weeks by the atypical pneumonia outbreak as diners opt to stay at home and takings fall off sharply, industry sources said yesterday.
Catering industry representatives said restaurants that were already suffering from the prolonged economic downturn could be dealt a fatal blow by the outbreak.31 Mar 2003 - 12:00am
Failed Legco candidate Tommy Cheung Yu-yan is likely to stand for the next election in 2000 through the new catering industry functional constituency.
'If the industry supports me, I cannot shirk the duty,' the Liberal Party member said.7 Dec 1998 - 12:00am
THE Hotel and Catering constituency has turned into a bitter battleground between two former colleagues in the Liberal Party.
Michael Li Hon-shing, who quit the party to join the contest, said he was the only one with enough all-round experience to represent the constituency.13 Sep 1995 - 12:00am