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  1. Libyan unrest fails to stir MCC plans

    Posted Apr 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to mothball its Libyan projects earlier this year because of civil upheaval, MCC said it was aiming to increase the proportion of its overseas revenue to 30 per cent in 2015. Overseas contracts ...

  2. Macau labour unrest prompts revision of law

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Growing labour unrest has prompted the Macau government to update obsolete laws which have been criticised for favouring employers. After a 10-year wait, the legislature has been handed a labour relations bill by the administration. It is expected a new labour relations law will be enacted by the end of the year, replacing one that dates back to 1989. Since 2004, ...

  3. Minimum wages going up 17pc in Shenzhen to ease social unrest

    Posted Jun 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Shenzhen's minimum wages will rise by more than 17 per cent from July 1, in an attempt to reduce social unrest and ease the city's persistent labour ... it again next year. A senior member of a government think-tank said the move was mainly designed to reduce social unrest and implement President Hu Jintao's 'human-based administration ...

  4. Junior civil servants to get bigger pay rises

    Posted Jun 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Martin Wong martin.wong@scmp.com Lower ranked government workers in Hong Kong's 160,000-strong civil service are to get a bigger pay rise than they initially thought. Instead of receiving a pay rise of 5.16 per cent as expected, junior government staff will get 6.16 per cent more, the same as middle-ranking civil servants, the Civil Service Bureau said yesterday after ...

  5. Santa Claus is calling early for our poor civil servants

    Posted Jun 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jake van der Kamp... the Chief Executive in Council decided that, with retrospective effect from April 1, 2011, civil service pay should be increased by 7.24% for civil servants in the directorate and upper salary band, and 6.16% for civil servants in the middle and lower salary bands. Government news release, June 14 Did Santa Claus come calling early by mistake? It may be a year ...

  6. Wage joy for civil servants in survey

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung waiyee.fung@scmp.com Civil servants may get more than they had hoped for, following the release of a government survey that showed pay in the private sector rose more than 6 per cent in the past financial year. The figures made civil servant unions happy, but businesses doubted the findings, saying they did not reflect the actual market situation. The pay trend ...

  7. Civil service unions seek up to 6pc pay rise to offset inflation

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Civil service unions are calling for a pay rise of 4 to 6 per cent to cope with inflation, ahead of the release of a survey that the government factors in when adjusting ... would stand at 4.5 per cent, civil servants are hoping the government will offer them an increase that can offset price rises. 'We think a 6 per cent pay rise will be reasonable... Last ...

  8. Mortgage Corporation lets civil servants pretend to be bankers

    Posted Apr 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... development strategy and strong commitment to risk management. Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation 2010 results press release, April 12 Our senior civil servants in finance and monetary affairs ... pretend bank of their own for civil servants who want to pretend to be financiers. It was not established for that reason, of course. It was set up to help Hong Kong homeowners at a time when ...

  9. Civil service achieves 95pc of targets

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong The government's 75 departments and bureaus achieved, on average, 95 per cent of their performance targets for the past three years, a civil service review found. Targets that were not fully achieved were mainly the result of fluctuations in public demand that were beyond prediction, complexity of cases processed, and changes and turnover of staff. ...

  10. New study soon on pay increase for civil service

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Revised survey is a matter of urgency and will involve new methodologies A revised pay trend survey to determine the civil service salary rise would be conducted soon as 'a matter ... These include broadening the study to cover smaller firms and to better reflect the major sectors in the economy. In a letter to the 160,000 staff, Secretary for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee ...




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