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Extension mechanism fair: Paul Tang

The existing mechanism of extending civil servants’ service is open and fair, Secretary for the Civil Service Paul Tang says.   Speaking to the media today, he said all department heads will form an open and transparent system to select staff to continue their service after they have reached retirement age.   The Civil Service […]

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Premium arbitration scheme to be fair

Secretary for Development Paul Chan says criticism of a proposed arbitration scheme to determine land premium is premature, and the Government will ensure its transparency and credibility.   Speaking to the media after attending a radio programme today, he said the Government will be careful in devising arbitration rules and selecting an arbitrator.   To […]

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Thousands flock to Victoria Park for Lunar New Year Fair

The heat was on in Victoria Park yesterday as thousands flocked to the first day of the Lunar New Year Fair on the warmest day in two weeks. Crowds started pouring in at noon, bringing plenty of business for stallholders including Sandy So Yuk-ping, general manager of Club One, who was in charge of the fair’s […]

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Fanling job fair to be held

The Labour Department will co-host a job fair at Wo Hing Sports Centre in Fanling on January 10, offering about 4,400 vacancies.   The recruiters will mainly be in the retail, catering and property-management industries, and most will set up counters and conduct on-the-spot recruitment on the day.   Vacancies include network sales executive, library […]

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Licence decision procedurally fair: CE

Chief Executive CY Leung has reiterated that the Government adhered to procedural justice requirements when it made its recent decision over television licences, as it had handled the applications in accordance with the existing system and taken legal advice.   Speaking to reporters before attending an Executive Council meeting today, Mr Leung said whether the […]

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Global wine fair brings in jolly good spirits

Spanish wine merchants are showcasing their country’s cellar at a global wine event in Hong Kong after a bumper first half of the year on the mainland. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Fair to offer 2,600 jobs

The Labour Department will hold a job fair at Lai Kok Community Hall in Cheung Sha Wan on November 7 and 8 from 11am to 5.30pm, offering about 2,600 vacancies.   Forty organisations, mainly retail, catering, transport and property management companies, will participate. Twenty of them will set up counters and hold daily on-the-spot recruitment.   […]

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Food stall at festive fair goes for record HK$540,000

The largest and most expensive stall in Victoria Park’s annual Lunar New Year Fair went to a bid 79 per cent higher than last year’s, shutting out by a wide margin its previous occupant, a snack seller known as the “fishball king”. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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World’s Top Electronics Fair and electronicAsia Open | HKTDC

More than 4,000 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions are taking part in the two electronics shows. The Electronics Fair alone is hosting more than 3,400 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions. These include newcomers from Denmark, Portugal and Sweden, together with pavilions representing the Chinese mainland, and its Fujian and Jiangmen provinces, along with […]

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Global Sources celebrates 10 successful years of China Sourcing Fair

Global Sources celebrates 10 successful years of China Sourcing Fair … "Within the past decade, these Fairs have become one of the leading consumer electronics sourcing events in the region and, since debuting in Hong Kong in 2006, have become a preeminent event for tens of thousands of global buyers looking to source … Full News […]

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Examination staff incentive deemed fair

The Office of the Secretary for Education says the special incentive offered to staff by the Hong Kong Examinations & Assessment Authority was endorsed by its council last August, and Secretary for Education Eddie Ng was not involved in making the decision, as he had already left his post there.   In response to a […]

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GIA plans to host seminars during Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair

GIA plans to host seminars during Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair The Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, slated in September will host two GIA Seminars during which two of GIA's recognized gem experts will offer their expertise on various subjects. The Fair is slated between September11-17, 2013. GIA's Dr. Wuyi Wang, … Full News […]

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Wan Chai job fair to offer 2,900 jobs

The Wan Chai Job Fair will be held at Southorn Stadium on August 14, offering more than 2,900 vacancies.   The 50 organisations participating at the fair will offer jobs in retail, catering and property management. Participating organisations will set up counters and conduct on-the-spot recruitment. The Construction Industry Council will also introduce the latest […]

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Record crowds as e-books create a buzz at annual fair

The ever-popular Hong Kong Book Fair saw a record number of visitors this year, and its organiser says e-books were in hot demand, with growth in spending on electronic titles surpassing that on print versions. The week-long fair wrapped up yesterday, with organiser the Trade Development Council putting the number of visitors at over 980,000. […]

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Tracing the evolution of Hong Kong Book Fair

From a modest start in 1990 with 149 exhibitors and 200,000 visitors, Hong Kong Book Fair has grown into, perhaps, the key event of the summer. Its organiser, the Trade Development Council, expects this year’s event, with 560 exhibitors, will draw a million visitors. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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