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  1. China weighs reverse mortgages

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Chan

    ... as the country grapples with a growing deficit in its pension fund that has resulted in a failure to pay retired workers properly. China National Real Estate Development Group Corp said a special ... the scheme. The committee will report to the State Council, development group chairman Meng Xiaosu told the South China Morning Post. Mr Meng said the scheme, a type of home equity loan that allows ...

  2. Labour pains

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... is meaningless.' Mr Suen's comment came after an informal poll by the South China Morning Post of 19 major property management agents last month found that only three had joined the campaign. They did not include developer heavyweights Sun Hung Kai Properties, Cheung Kong (Holdings), Henderson Land and the Hong Kong Housing Society- the second-largest provider of government-subsidised housing. Most ...

  3. APM mall cleaners are still in dire straits

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Outsourced cleaners at a shopping mall in Kwun Tong say they are still being paid less than the average market rate even though the property developer was among the first to join the government's wage protection programme. The workers at the APM mall, managed by Sun Hung Kai Properties, have told a union they are paid an hourly rate of only HK$18 to HK$19, HK$5 to HK$6 lower than ...

  4. A good week for ...

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Florence Tsang Chiu-wing She won a maintenance settlement worth HK$1.2 billion following the end of her marriage to Samathur Li Kin-kan, son of property tycoon Samuel Tak Lee. Tsang, a solicitor, reacted with a cheer and broad smile, although the court had ruled she was not entitled to half of her husband's HK$6.4 billion assets because, as suggested by Li's own lawyers, ...

  5. Children forced to work in factories

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Children as young as 13 years old were sent to work in sweatshop factories in Dongguan, Guangdong under 'summer job' schemes backed by their parents and their schools, according to a report by China Central Television. The report- broadcast by the popular Economic Half-Hour programme on Thursday- said teenagers in Hunan, Guangxi and northern Guangdong ...

  6. China forecast to lose biggest asset

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Workforce will stop growing in 2011 and shrink by 2021 China may lose one of its biggest competitive strengths- cheap labour- when its workforce stops growing in 2011, ... Plenum of the Communist Party's 16th Central Committee inaugurated on Saturday, which will endorse the 11th Five Year Plan, the blueprint for the country's development between 2006 ...

  7. Events

    Posted Aug 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in emerging markets'. Cliftons. Shanghai: British Chamber of Commerce conference: 'Creating a sustainable and responsible enterprise in China'. JW Marriott Shanghai. Thursday, September ...

  8. Pension consultant has his eye on China market

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... development plans for the Greater China region? A. Watson Wyatt established an office in Hong Kong in 1973 and has been working in China since the mid-1980s. We established an office in Shanghai in 1995 and now have offices in Beijing and Shenzhen. In Hong Kong, we already have a solid client base as the pension fund market has been developed for a long time. In China, the privately run ...

  9. 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 ... year, 62 per cent of disabled job-seekers were found work. Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, Permanent Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, said that the numbers were encouraging given ...

  10. 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 ...




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