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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguard strike closes beaches, pools

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Lai Ying-kit, NRIAN YAP, CALVIN LIU

    ... Wan were closed completely for several hours. Some facilities, such as toddlers' pools, were closed at Morrison Hill in Wan Chai, Hammer Hill Road in Wong Tai Sin and Tuen Mun North West ... working long hours and increased the risk of accidents. Lifesaving services were suspended at Butterfly Beach in Tuen Mun and Anglers' Beach in Tsuen Wan. The red flag, indicating swimming ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards in Hong Kong strike over influx of mainland tourists to pools and beaches

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 01:52pm by Phila Siu, Lai Ying-kit, Calivin Liu and Brian Yap

    ... public beaches are all open. Some facilities such as toddlers' pools have been closed at Morrison Hill Swimming Pool in Wan Chai, Sham Shui Po Park Swimming Pool in Sham Shui Po, Hammer Hill Road Swimming Pool in Wong Tai Sin, Tuen Mun North West Swimming Pool in Tuen Mun and Shing Mun Valley Swimming Pool in Tsuen Wan. At Hammer Hill Road, swimmer Ms Lam, 60, said the strike ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong security guards earning 'less than 2012' due to inflation, says union

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 03:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the only improvement in working conditions was that almost 80 per cent of guards surveyed were now allowed a paid lunch hour. The union will march on Sunday from Southorn Playground in Wan Chai ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Maids maligned in 'job-hop' claims, rights groups say

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:46am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... rights associations chanted yesterday as the groups protested outside the Immigration Tower in Wan Chai. Foreign domestic workers were often ill-advised by their agency and would become the party ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Erwiana finishes helping police with 'abuse' case and heads home

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Ada Lee

    ... workers so that justice is given to all," she said in the statement. Erwiana's former employer, Law Wan-tung, 44, is to appear in court on April 29 to face charges of causing grievous ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'Scrap live-in rule if you really want to stop abuse'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:15am by Phila Siu

    ... Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, Tutik Lestari Ningish and Nurhasanah as possible victims of abuse by Law Wan-tung, 44. Another worker, Anis Andriyani, 25, has alleged abuse by a different employer. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Indonesian official wants city's maid agencies to register with consulate

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 07:34pm by Joanna Chiu and Johnny Tam

    ... with seven counts relating to the alleged abuse of 23-year-old Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and two other helpers. Law Wan-tung was arrested on Monday and charged after one ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers agree to meet key contractor alone

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... support for the striking dockers by handing out fliers to tourists outside the Harbour Grand hotel in Wan Chai, urging them not to stay there. "By checking in, you are saying ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard working hours could derail Hong Kong's economy, warns government adviser

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Meanwhile, about 250 people marched from Southorn Playground in Wan Chai to government headquarters in Admiralty yesterday to demand collective bargaining rights. The Confederation of Trade Unions ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers, unionists won't be removed - yet

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... up on a walkway along Queen's Road Central near steps leading to the upper ground floor. Mr Justice Godfrey Lam Wan-ho said the public path was narrow and pedestrian traffic tended ...




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