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  1. Visa laws fuel labour crisis

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

    ... Tight immigration restrictions are resulting in a massive lack of employees for Asia's casino boom town, writes Tim Metcalfe Amid protests by local residents against the tide of foreign workers swamping Macau, the government is coming under mounting ...

  2. Social workers threaten legal action over welfare funding

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... action. The Fighting for Social Welfare Alliance criticised the government for not consulting about 40,000 social workers on the proposals, saying they would lead to massive pay cuts of between 17 to 31 per cent. They warned the public might have to pay more for welfare services. The alliance also vowed to take the matter to court as the pay cut caused by the changes could violate Article ...

  3. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... had a concept of what a politician is. Different people have different interpretations.' The psychiatrist joined the Beijing-loyalist Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress ...

  4. Work experience is crucial

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... ethic that will be required of you later on. Li Chui-yi, Christian Alliance S. C. Chan Memorial College From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Chui-yi. Many students leave school, or even ...

  5. Bias feared after Venetian Macao sacks security staff

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford The eyes in charge of security when the Venetian Macao opens late this month won't be the ones originally hired to watch over the vast resort and casino complex. Norman MacKillop, the casino's head of security for almost two yea ...

  6. Government denied on evidence for maids' case

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... when the court would hear an application by Vallejos to strike out the evidence. The judicial review is scheduled to begin on August 22. Last week the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment ...

  7. Long-term HR planning lessons from Singapore

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

    ... Tim Metcalfe When work started two years ago on The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore's first casino resort, one of the first issues addressed by the Singapore government was staffing. Incorporating three hotel towers, an arts and science museum and conven ...

  8. HK workers fall foul of Macau labour laws

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Hundreds of Hong Kong construction workers have been cheated into working illegally in Macau, a group of Hong Kong labourers said yesterday. The 13 labourers said they had signed contracts in Hong Kong to work on the construction of a casino in ...

  9. 'Long Hair' turns up to pick bone

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung has done it again. The League of Social Democrats lawmaker, known for disrupting proceedings in the Legislative Council, did so at a lawmakers' meeting yesterday by offering a dog's bone to Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Tam was chairing a committee meeting ...

  10. OOCL executives on alert as strike-free period nears expiration

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... is to divert our carriers through Seattle-Tacoma. But if we do close down, that will be an alliance issue.' OOCL is a member of the Grand Alliance, whose members made a healthy contribution ...




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