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  1. Bankruptcy rises despite improving economy

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Personal bankruptcies and petitions for bankruptcy in Hong Kong both rose slightly last month. The news comes as the unemployment rate and other economic indicators continue ... of March last year. At the same time, the number of people applying for bankruptcy rose about 11 per cent to 1,296 in March, from 1,165 in February. But the number of bankruptcy petitions last ...

  2. Flight attendants prepare for strike after talks with United break down

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... agreeing to work longer for less pay after the airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December 2002. Three years later, the airline cancelled its pension plan before emerging from bankruptcy in 2006. The bankruptcy-enforced pay cuts expired on January 7 as part of an agreement to negotiate a new flight-attendant contract. Both parties had met some 40 times over the past year ...

  3. Protests greet impasse on United pay talks

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... the 15,000 United flight attendants. Cabin crew were hoping to draw up new job contracts with improved terms after agreeing to work more for less pay when the airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in December 2002. Three years later, the airline cancelled its pension plan before emerging from bankruptcy in 2006. The January 7 deadline was part of an agreement to negotiate a new contract because ...

  4. Jobless rate edges higher, analysts see hope

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Coupled with other improving indicators, such as a sharp decline in bankruptcies and airport passenger traffic almost returning to normal, the figures may indicate that the worst is over ... There have been other encouraging signs of an economic turnaround. Last month, personal bankruptcies fell to their lowest level in 17 months, while the Purchasing Managers' Index, a monthly ...

  5. Concessions eyed for Chapter 11 bill

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The government is preparing to make concessions to business and unions to win support for its long-delayed Chapter 11-style bankruptcy bill, including reducing director liability ... if a company is found to be trading while insolvent, and the level of payouts given to workers in the event of bankruptcy. John Leung Chi-yan, deputy secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, ...

  6. 500 workers march in Shaoguan

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in recent months, mostly over back pay, redundancy packages and mass layoffs, following the bankruptcies of various companies. Mainland media quoted industry estimates as saying that about 2.7 ...

  7. Business alarmed by needless deaths

    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... successful and may not be able to face bankruptcy.' ...

  8. Labour disputes soar in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... are rising continuously. Some enterprises' operations, going out of business or bankruptcies don't adhere strictly to laws and policy rules. This makes it easy to lead to sudden ...

  9. No rest for busiest judges on mainland

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The court had accepted 7,540 cases- most involving labour disputes and bankruptcies- up to November 15. That meant each judge had to handle about 600 cases a year, compared with the mainland's ...

  10. Ex-police sought to help catch wage cheats

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... of restaurant owners evaded their responsibilities to staff by declaring bankruptcy and then going back into business under a new name. Half the 5,800 applications to the insolvency fund in the first ...



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