Tuesday, December 23, 2014   

HIT denies boss linked to contract, but admit administrative error
(04-03 17:25)

Hong Kong International Terminals (HIT) says a report that its managing director, Gerry Yim Lui-fai, is a board member of one of the contractors involved in a pay dispute with dockers is false. The report had angered the strikers at the Kwai Tsing terminal.
Yim had earlier said that the contractors -- not HIT -- should negotiate with the workers. A spokesman for the union, Chan Chiu-wai, called on Yim to immediately clarify his position. The strike is now in its seventh day, RTHK reports.
Speaking to reporters, Yim reiterated that no members of top management of Hutchison Whampoa, Hutchison Port Holdings Trust or HIT are board members of any contractors.
Yim said it was a mistake to put Sakoma -- a unit of HIT previously dealt with out-sourcing contracts -- on the entry passcards.
Hutchison Logistics, replacing Sakoma, is now responsible for management of out-sourcing, Yim added.
   
Other Hong Kong breaking news:
Six vehicle collision in Kwun Tong (12-22 12:02)
Migitation pleas begin for Rafael Hui case (12-22 11:18)
(SHKP trial) Thomas Kwok steps down as chairman (12-19 19:24)
(SHKP trial) Two middlemen detained after convicted (12-19 18:50)
(SHKP trial) Verdicts for high profile bribery case of Rafael Hui, Kwok borthers (12-19 18:35)
(SHKP trial) Rafael Hui: from top official to convicted (12-19 18:16)
(SHKP trial) Billionaire brothers at heart of trial (12-19 18:11)
(SHKP trial) ICAC remains unbiased in investigations (12-19 17:13)
(SHKP trial) Jurors exempted from jury duty in five years (12-19 17:00)
(SHKP trial) Raymond Kwok thankful his name cleared (12-19 16:42)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.