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  1. City Briefs

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

    ... Falling concrete slab injures teenager A falling concrete slab hit a 17-year-old girl on the arm in Central. It was believed to have fallen from the wall of a building in Elgin Street. The girl needed hospital treatment. The area was reopened to the public last night. prosecutions over child labour The owners of two bookshops and an aquarium have been prosecuted by the Labour ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prices when the tax was announced last week. Beijing exempted Hong Kong soon after. Concrete hits elderly man A 78-year-old man suffered head injuries when he was hit by a piece of concrete which ...

  3. Thursday Thinktank

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... 4 The Good Luck Beijing Cup equestrian events... admit it, when you watched the dressage competition you too were thinking, 'Are these horses gay?' 5 Striking metalworkers want concrete pay ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Sep 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be replaced with a concrete crash barrier. The driver and five passengers were injured. ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Sep 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... after the union made its first concrete proposal to the government on tackling the unresolved issue of social workers' low pay. Education Bureau criticised over HKIEd review application ...

  6. $4,000 wage benchmark would help 130,000 staff

    Posted Feb 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a minimum monthly wage of $5,000 would benefit 240,000. A senior labour department official said the administration had not decided on any concrete minimum wage and still had an open mind ... for Economic Development and Labour and chairman of the Labour Advisory Board, said yesterday's discussion was objective, practical and open. He said no concrete proposals had been raised ...

  7. New health plan to be proposed

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government will also provide a subsidy,' he said. Medical Association president Tse Hung-hing said there seemed to be no breakthrough in the new plan. 'First, there are no concrete details ...

  8. Government must stop delaying tactics and impose minimum wage

    Posted May 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... domestic helpers have to work. Clearly, this retraining argument was just an excuse. The fund has risen to more than HK$4 billion and I have yet to see any concrete examples of retraining ...

  9. Ease rules to lure talent: report

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he said. But Mr Fong warned: 'The devil lies in the details', adding that he would reserve judgment until he saw a concrete policy. The chamber has warned that the lack ...

  10. Dirty dodgers who fleece workers must be caught

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... acknowledged the problem and pledged to co-operate with mainland authorities to solve it. However, both sides have been vague about what concrete measures need taking. At the very least, they should ...




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