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  1. Political Animal

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... destination for Chinese leaders. Political Animal has learned that former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa will spend the Easter holiday with his wife Betty, their children and grandchildren in Japan, just days after Mr Tsang took a post-election break in the country. A knowledgable source said the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference vice-chairman wanted to take his ...

  2. Belabouring a false Chinese advantage

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last week, Chinese and American trade officials meeting in Washington agreed that in trade as elsewhere, 'jaw, jaw' beats 'war, war'. China dropped its ludicrous demand ... are authentic, widespread and affect millions of Chinese. But the petition is dead wrong in its central claim: that China's low manufacturing wages constitute an unfair trade practice. ...

  3. Hunt on for hires with 'McLeadership' skills

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to those with a Form Five certificate or above. This is provided they have passes in English, Chinese and mathematics, and are motivated and proactive. 'Applicants should be good team players ...

  4. Dragonair pilots eye work to rule

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their dispute over the compensation gap between expatriate pilots and locally hired ones, who are predominantly Hong Kong Chinese. The vote could trigger a work-to-rule, which falls short of industrial ... 'We want a finite period of payback time for Hong Kong Chinese pilots. When they reach the rank of captain they should be on full pay, including all the allowances.' Bell said Dragonair ...

  5. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Chinese-language version of which will be launched at the Hong Kong Book Fair today. 'With children, there is never, ever, ever a choice. They were sold, kidnapped and then trafficked,' said ...

  6. The unspoken challenge

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The unspoken challenge What happens when a westernised Chinese faces a local workforce? asks Angie Wong WHEN A WESTERNER says 'ni hao' to a mainland workforce, the collective response is usually: 'Wah- your Chinese is good!' But if an overseas Chinese were to say 'ni hao' to them, the reaction could be quite different, even negative. Negative ...

  7. Employers rate Putonghua skill high in survey

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... applications. It was carried out by the management and executive development centre of the university's department of Chinese and bilingual studies. 'The survey reflects that employers highly ... to Chinese language skills for Hong Kong employees, but Ms Choi said this trend had changed. 'There was less than a 10 per cent difference between the proportion of managers who rated Putonghua ...

  8. Job market fails to absorb influx of graduates

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Students are encouraged to continue with further studies More than a third of this summer's 112,300 graduates in Guangdong are still out of work- a problem being seen across the mainland, where rapidly expanding universitie ...

  9. Why we should switch languages

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article headlined 'Schools may switch to Putonghua for Chinese lessons' (October 20). Teaching Chinese in Putonghua is a desirable goal for several reasons. First, ... surely learn to speak it much better if we learn it in the classroom. Second, our written Chinese skills are poor compared to the mainland and Macau, so there is room for improvement. ...

  10. Hongkongers may dodge new tax after U-turn

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Chinese nationals from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are likely to be exempt from the mainland's new social security tax going into effect next ... on thousands of companies.' The rule will take effect on October 15. It is unknown whether non-ethnic Chinese who obtained ID cards in Hong Kong are exempt from the tax. At least 10 countries ...




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