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  1. Bosses urged to hold off on pay rises

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Kelvin Chan

    ... managers said they even expected to see pay increases, which could indicate concern about holding on to key staff members as the economy picked up, the company said. But the federation warned ...

  2. Leadership schemes for women still on hold

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Numerous studies have documented the vast under-representation of women in senior management. But despite the disparity, many Hong Kong companies still lack specific programmes to address the issue. According to a recent survey by Mercer, 46 per cent of f ...

  3. Cheaper from China

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... to offer Canada. 'China has the world's deadliest coal mines,' Mr Hunt says, adding that about 5,000 coal miners died in the country last year in gas blasts, floods and other ... Canadian coal-mining firm hopes to import 400 pitmen from the mainland, writes Wency Leung The last time Canada imported workers en masse from China, the ensuing racism and exploitation ...

  4. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a Spanish bank in Hong Kong through a programme of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade. Fitchett, who holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in international ... said an increasing number of young Spaniards were moving to China. 'You can earn double or triple wages in Shanghai, because all you can find in Spain is perhaps an internship which pays ...

  5. In Brief

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

    ... approval for pipelines Hong Kong and China Gas, also known as Towngas, has received initial government approval to build two 28.6km underwater pipelines to carry natural gas from Shenzhen across Hong Kong's northeastern boundary to the company's gas-production plant at Tai Po's Waterfront Park. Objections to the plan must be submitted to the Director of Lands in the next ...

  6. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland It made headlines around the world at the beginning of this year when government statisticians announced that more than half of China's 1.35 billion people now live in the cities. But what most of the news articles failed to mention is at least 200 million of China's 690 million city-dwellers- and as many as 250 million, according to some estimates- are still ...

  7. What are your views on labour exploitation in China?

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... songs I heard that child labour is a big problem on the mainland. Many teenagers work long hours in sweatshops and are denied an education. They have to put their studies on hold to feed ... villagers have to work in the cities to support their families. They are poorly paid and work long hours. The labour laws in China are not enforced properly. Compared to Hong Kong, mainlanders have ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court hears Cathay dispute over attendants' holiday pay

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Airline challenges ruling that allowances and commissions should be included in holiday wage Cathay Pacific took its holiday- pay dispute with its flight attendants to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. The airline is challenging an appeal court judgmen ...

  9. Mainland revamps pension schemes

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... manager business, and China Everbright Bank, holding custodian and account manager licences, started a co-branded roadshow this year to sell enterprise annuity products to small and medium-sized ... Amy Gu and Jasmine Wang State-owned companies to set up additional policies for retired workers Yao Juhong, a 54-year-old retired gas station worker, was resigned to making do with a fixed ...

  10. Doctors to hold sit-in over pay

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... the frontline doctors' morale. Many young doctors left for the private sector once they had completed the specialised training. He said holding the sit-in on a Saturday afternoon would minimise ...




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