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Tories and Labour

LCQ16: Attracting talents to come to Hong Kong

LCQ16: Attracting talents to come to Hong Kong **********************************************      Following is a question by the Hon Starry Lee and a written reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr Tang Ping-keung, in the Legislative Council today (September 8):        According to Hong Kong Labour Force Projections for…
bubmag
September 8, 2021
Tories and Labour

rabble radio: the importance of the youth vote

THE RUNDOWN Hello and welcome to rabble radio, the proud reemergence of our weekly audio magazine. Rabble radio has its finger on the beat of the issues that matter to you. This week, we're talking about the issues that are conspicuously absent from the federal election thus far. And, we're…
bubmag
September 3, 2021
Tories and Labour

How Should a Millennial Marxist Novel Be?

Toward the end of Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel, Normal People, the character Connell attends a reading by a visiting author. Shortly after settling into his seat, though, he regrets it. As he looks around the room at his well-off Trinity College classmates, he senses an incongruity between his lofty expectations…
bubmag
September 2, 2021
Tories and Labour

View: Helen on the Rocks, Food for Thaw

Synopsis Formulaic vigilante-revenge films use this frozen woman, but so do more nuanced stories. A recent example from The Crown: old Winston Churchill has a personal epiphany — leading to a policy shift — during the Great Smog of 1952 as he regards the fate of his secretary Venetia (a…
bubmag
August 21, 2021
Tories and Labour

Employers and employees should take precautions against heat stroke

Employers and employees should take precautions against heat stroke *******************************************************************      As the Hong Kong Observatory has issued the Very Hot Weather Warning, the Labour Department (LD) reminds employers and employees to take appropriate precautions to prevent heat stroke when working in a hot or humid environment.        Heat…
bubmag
August 17, 2021
Tories and Labour

Elections likely for 13 out of 36 EC subsectors

Elections will not be needed for many of the seats on the Election Committee, with the number of names put forward only slightly exceeding the number of places available as the nomination period comes to an end on Thursday, Of the 1,500 seats on the powerful body, 982 are designated…
bubmag
August 12, 2021
Tories and Labour

81 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today

81 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today ******************************************************************************************      The Returning Officers for the 2021 Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received a total of 80 nomination forms for candidates and 1 nomination form for designated bodies today (August 11). This brings to 993 the total number…
bubmag
August 11, 2021
Tories and Labour

66 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today

66 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today ******************************************************************************************      ​The Returning Officers for the 2021 Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received a total of 63 nomination forms for candidates and three nomination forms for designated bodies today (August 10). This brings to 913 the total number…
bubmag
August 10, 2021
Tories and Labour

440 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today

440 more nomination forms for Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received today ******************************************************************************************      The Returning Officers for the 2021 Election Committee Subsector Ordinary Elections received a total of 434 nomination forms for candidates and six nomination forms for designated bodies today (August 9). This brings to 850 the…
bubmag
August 9, 2021