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  1. Building collapse kills six in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... At least six construction workers were killed yesterday in Xinhui city, Guangdong, after a seven-storey department store under construction collapsed. Construction on the building ... had recovered the bodies of six workers. Several more workers were rescued and were being treated in hospitals in Xinhui. Police sealed off the building after the accident. Staff at Xinhui ...

  2. Union queries drop in building site accidents

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan There were fewer accidents on construction sites in the first half of the year because many workers were either underemployed or out of work, union representatives said. Their comments came as Permanent Secretary for Economic Development and L ...

  3. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on the central government's website. The warning follows his bleak comments on Sunday that the world's second largest economy is yet to build momentum for a stable rebound following the posting ...

  4. Worst is 'almost over for HSBC in HK'

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... originally planned a protest in front of the HSBC building yesterday, called it off at the last minute, saying it had received 'positive feedback' from the bank over the weekend. Lee ...

  5. Spending to creat jobs can cost jobs

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... asking them to join him in pressing the government for more expenditure on infrastructure projects and building works. Mr Ho, the representative of the engineering functional constituency, argues ... rates in construction trades and spend more public money on construction whenever these are deemed to have risen too high? I had always thought the purpose of building anything is the use ...

  6. One man killed and dozens buried in factory collapse

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the workers were busy adding a second storey to an existing building. At least one worker was confirmed dead last night. He was identified as a migrant worker, Ran Longgao. Fifteen people who survived were being treated at Xiamen Zhongshan Hospital, the agency said. An unspecified number have been taken to other hospitals. According to the report, nearly 100 workers were in the building ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Atrium of Plaza Hollywood in Diamond Hill. The jobs will include positions for building managers, building supervisors, building attendants, security guards, customer services officers, club ...

  8. More may be caught in salaries-tax net

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... economy-related advisory committees he heads would provide a forum for consensus-building among different sectors on contentious issues. A taskforce on employment, committees on investment strategy and economic affairs and a business advisory group will be combined into the Economic and Employment Council. Mr Tang cited the proposal to build a pier for cruise ships at the Kai Tak site ...

  9. Diary

    Posted Jan 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tuesday, Jan 6, HK: November 2003 external trade statistics by country and commodity are due. Thursday, Jan 8, HK: November 2003 retail sales data released. Saturday, Jan 10, HK: The Productivity Council hosts its 'Strategic Crisis & Risk Management Training Programme' at the HKPC Building. Wednesday, Jan 14, HK: The Productivity Council hosts the Hong Kong Award ...

  10. Diary

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow, HK: Monetary statistics for November released. Tuesday, Jan 6, 2004, HK: November external trade statistics by country and commodity are due. Thursday, Jan 8, 2004, HK: November 2003 retail sales data released. Saturday, Jan 10, 2004, HK: The Productivity Council hosts its 'Strategic Crisis & Risk Management Training Programme' at the HKPC Building ...




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