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  1. Shenzhen strike strands thousands

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Tens of thousands of cross-border commuters have been left stranded in Shenzhen over the past week after 160 bus drivers and conductors went on strike in support of a claim ... drivers from the No367 route connecting the Huanggang checkpoint and Baoan district entered a fourth day yesterday as workers vowed to stay off the job until labour arbitration authorities ...

  2. Squad sets sights on illegal workers

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the establishment of an 88-strong tactical squad to take part in larger raids, but unlike the specialist squad members, the tactical unit will also carry out everyday work at border checkpoints. The change ...

  3. Government needs to get a handle on illegal labour problem

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... for 12 years, along with other illegal labourers cashing in on the city's economic boom. Immigration officers occasionally face people with worn out and old-fashioned passports at the border checkpoint between Macau and Zhuhai . These former tourists simply turn themselves in, putting it bluntly that they have grown 'homesick' after spending years in Macau. Violent labour ...

  4. Learning without borders

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... anywhere in the world, and to meet, network and learn from faculty and fellow students from dozens of nations. Not only has online learning allowed schools and students to transcend borders, it has ...

  5. Bearers of rights across the border

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With labour disputes growing in the mainland, Yau Chui-yan meets the people helping workers stand up for themselves As she does often, May Wong Yuet-may has been to the mainland recently to see some 'friends'. She passes through many cities on h ...

  6. Laws, subsidies and wages push cross-border manufacturers to outsource

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Eddie Lam Kwong-tak hops from central Henan to Ningxia in the northwest and Anhui in the east to headhunt experienced managers to oversee production of the mainland factories he outsources to. The boss of labour-intensive shoe maker Onlen Fai ...

  7. Cepa creates jobs north of border for Hongkongers

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo The Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (Cepa) has produced a rise in job openings for Hong Kong professionals in Shanghai and the Yangtze River Delta, a survey has found. The survey, conducted by Lingnan University and the Hong Kong Profess ...

  8. 20pc rise in HK residents working across the border

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... There were 238,200 Hong Kong residents working north of the border at some point in the 12 months leading up to the poll, which was carried out from January to March. That amounts to 7.4 per cent ... or to attend trade fairs or work-related entertainment. The figures show that the typical cross-border worker is male, highly educated and relatively well paid. Nearly four-fifths of those who said ...

  9. 1,000 jobs for locals wait over the border

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... should be less resistant about working across the border in the years ahead.' Mr Lau, a former president of the Hong Kong Watch Manufacturers Association, urged young people not to confine their choices to the city when looking for jobs. 'They should seriously consider whether there would be better career prospects across the border.' ...

  10. Going north

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More and more young graduates are taking up jobs across the border, where there's a great demand for fresh talent ...




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