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  1. Comment - Letters

    Clear case to extend retirement age of new civil service recruits

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:23am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Clear case to extend retirement age of new civil service recruits I refer to Mike Rowse's column (" Cut out the bureaucracy for retirement policy to work ", ... for extending the retirement age of new recruits. However, the findings of our study indicate that there may be a need for individual grades or departments, but not the entire civil service, to further ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CIVIL SERVICE

    Plan to extend civil service retirement age sparks fears of favouritism

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:55am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Favouritism fears over extending retirement age Civil servants fear a plan to give them the option of working an extra five years beyond the retirement age of 60 could give rise to favouritism. The Civil Service Bureau on Thursday embarked on a public consultation on whether to increase the official retirement age for new staff from 60 to 65, ...

  3. 74pc oppose extending the ages for retirement

    Posted Jun 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com A suggestion by the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security that retirement ages be extended on the mainland has been opposed by 74 per cent ... a long-running debate on whether to extend the official retirement ages, currently 55 for women and 60 for men, to cope with an ageing population. Shanghai has instituted a pilot scheme that allows ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Extending Hong Kong officials' retirement age to 65 should be phased in, says expert

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 11:13am by Olga Wong

    ... to extend retirement age 'short-sighted' Hong Kong should extend the retirement age to 65 in stages instead of introducing the change in one go in order to ease the financial burden ... the possibility of favouritism coming into play and hindering the promotion prospects of younger employees. In Singapore, the statutory retirement age was raised to 62 in 1999 and extended to 65 in 2012. ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More work needed on proposal to extend Hong Kong civil servant retirement age

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 06:09pm by LINA VYAS

    ... approach in introducing a higher retirement age. The proposal is timely but conservative. The document says the reason for not extending the retirement age of all serving civil servants ... approaching retirement age, when their supervisor/head of department will decide whether or not they will be reappointed and have their service extended. This puts high power in the hands ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkongers keen to work longer

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:58am by Phila Siu, Olga Wong

    ... that the retirement age at their companies should be extended, with many saying that 65 or over would be appropriate. That's according to a poll of 1,016 people aged 25 or above, conducted by the Institute of Education between July and August. In the survey, 56.7 per cent of respondents said the retirement age at their companies should be extended, while 31.6 per cent said otherwise. ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 21, 2014

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 03:11am by LETTERS

    ... door to nepotism I refer to the report (" Plan to extend retirement age sparks fears ", April 5). Once again, the Hong Kong government has attempted to dodge the issue of imposing a mandatory retirement age in this "world-class city". Companies can still discriminate on the basis of age through mandatory retirement. They are allowed to reduce salaries, benefits ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to extend retirement age to 65 Singapore is considering proposals to allow workers who are due to retire the opportunity to remain in employment until the age of 65. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is pushing legislation to extend the retirement age from 62 and require employers to offer re-employment, but warns retirees that they should be ready for posts different from their previous jobs ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RETIREMENT

    Police unions say plan for raising retirement age discriminates against current officers

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 12:33pm by Lana Lam, Phila Siu and Samuel Chan

    ... of the police force said they would be discriminated against if the retirement age was extended just for new recruits, as has been suggested by the government. Under a government proposal, only new recruits to the disciplined services would be able to continue working until the age of 57. The current mandatory retirement age for police is 55. But this could be extended to 60 if an annual test ...

  10. Staying on

    Posted Mar 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah says extending Hong Kong's traditional retirement age is worth considering. Do you agree with him and would you want to continue working into your 60s? Write to us. ...




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