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  1. Rights group calls off protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Civil Human Rights Front has called off a plan to mobilise 50,000 protesters outside the Legco building tomorrow after the government delayed the security bill. Instead, a candlelight vigil will be held there at 7.30pm to call for democracy in Hong Kong. Spokesman Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong said although the efforts of the 500,000 protesters last Tuesday had paid off, there were ...

  2. Rights and wrongs

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to legislate against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and age. And it criticised the SAR's failure to set up a human rights commission. It criticised Hong Kong for failing ... rather than legislation, are the most appropriate means of addressing discrimination in this area'. On the absence of a 'national human rights institution', the administration said ...

  3. Hong Kong's rights

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patent. Working within the existing constitutional framework which guarantees basic human rights, Hong Kong people no doubt will eventually enjoy universal suffrage. However, with or without it, ...

  4. From trucker to trade unionist

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... unions provide a channel through which grassroots workers can make their voices heard and allow them to fight for their basic human rights. Mr Tam first became involved with the confederation ... Tam Wai-to thrives on fighting for workers' basic rights People often ask trade unionist Tam Wai-to why he bothers. 'The economy's already dire, employers are having a hard ...

  5. Equal pay to be enshrined in new racism legislation

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... they will be well compensated,' he said. 'I think we should definitely get this protection, and the principle of equal pay for equal work should be maintained.' Chinese University human rights experts Professor Michael Davis acknowledged some of the concerns expressed by Mr Shi and said the concept of 'equal pay for equal work' had to be carefully defined. 'If ...

  6. Equip yourself for career change

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... transition firm Right Management Consultants. The survey was conducted in 17 countries. Answering two very simple questions, respondents gave their feedback on, firstly, what the possibility ... executives are not optimistic at all,' said Teresa Ho Kei-mei, senior consultant of Right Management Consultants. 'We [in Hong Kong] are among the top three overall in expressing ...

  7. Firms opt for rightsizing in quest for improved staff performance

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe Corporate layoffs may be easing as Hong Kong's economy slowly recovers, but the threat to jobs remains in the form of a new trend towards rightsizing, according to human ... remain worried. Are their workforces correctly structured? Do they really have the right people? And if they have the right people, how can they retain them? 'Maximising the performance ...

  8. Time-money balance important to get right

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... expect to have less money. Time management has become a life skill in its own right that is not necessarily interdependent with money. Advice on how to master it abounds as much as that on money ...

  9. Long-term HR planning lessons from Singapore

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... and gaming. The government reviewed its foreign labour importation policies. These responses are a case study in long-term human resources market planning. It's a lesson for Macau, which faces a 'scary shortage' of staff needed to keep pace with the casino boom, said Barry Brewster, director of human resources management firm Evans and Peck, an international management consultancy. ...

  10. HKMA pay rise this time also covers Joseph Yam

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Chi-kwong, who dropped his right to a fatter pay cheque last year, also covered this time. The HKMA's performance-linked increase for its 592 employees is similar to the 5 per cent average pay ... and the Human Resources Institute's recommendation of 2.4 per cent. It was also one of the highest among all financial regulators, including the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, whose 800 ...




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