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  1. In Brief

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Survey focuses on influential players Executive search firm Korn/Ferry International recently released a white paper on identifying 'game changers' to transform global business and deliver on Asia's promise. The document, 'Does Asia De ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was worth about $110,000. Man jailed after being extradited from Canada A 53-year-old man was jailed for two years and six months for theft after being extradited from Canada. He fled there in 1998 with the proceeds from selling raw leather below market price without the owner's consent. The leather was worth $4.2 million. The man was arrested in Canada in May 2001 and was returned last year. ...

  3. Relief for workers with Sars, bird flu

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government plans to add Sars and bird flu to the list of occupational diseases within the next three months. Legislative amendments are being drafted in consultation with the medical and insurance sectors and the Labour Advisory Board. At present, wor ...

  4. The campaign to hire new graduates

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Remember the 'one company, one job' campaign, initiated by the business community and launched last August 20 by the Labour Department. Participation by companies was voluntary. Companies who joined would provide one or more training posts for y ...

  5. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bases, which allows pilots to live in their home countries, is unique in the business. Cathay has bases in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the US (Los Angeles and San Francisco), and Europe ...

  6. HSBC to axe 3,000 Hong Kong jobs

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The bank's operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Brazil have also been targeted for staff cutbacks. HSBC's announcement is part of an expected wave of banking layoffs ...

  7. A wage that's affordable, and affords a decent life

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong is wealthy. On a global ranking of average per capita income, it stands seventh out of 181 economies, beside Switzerland, a notch below the US, and above Ireland, Canada, Australia and Britain. With such riches, all residents should be able to live decently with dignity. Yet some of the salaries touted in the continuing debate on a minimum wage would be considered ...

  8. Longevity, pension fund losses may see a generation unable to retire

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... with their economy. Australia, Canada, Brazil, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, Britain and the United States were included in the study. The US, the largest ... to 2009. During the same period, the pension assets-to-GDP ratio in Canada fell by 12 per cent and Britain's dropped 12 per cent. The Netherlands had the largest proportion of pension assets ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will be both casual and action-packed with military displays, a cooking class, aboriginal games and a rodeo. The nine-day tour of Canada will also mark the first real test for the newest member ...

  10. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are coming to Hong Kong. Meanwhile, capable, experienced helpers are leaving to work in countries with better working conditions, such as Canada. As the labour pool gets smaller, some helpers take ...




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