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  1. Insurance eases stress of managing debt

    Posted Aug 17th 2003, 12:00am by Chris Oliver

    ... cent of the outstanding credit-card balance to cover card holders in case of inability to pay due to injury or death. The bank's mortgage loans also come equipped with the option to insure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424953/insurance-eases-stress-managing-debt
  2. Bankruptcy rises despite improving economy

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... looking for jobs again, adding to the pool of job seekers. Bankruptcies soared in 2002 and early last year as the economy crashed, pushing people out of work. Many turned to credit cards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452346/bankruptcy-rises-despite-improving-economy
  3. No pay for two years, and maid is still waiting

    Posted Oct 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... items such as identity cards and passports confiscated, and 48 per cent had to do work outside their contracts. Indonesian maids have a shorter work history in the city than their Philippine ... employers treated Indonesian workers in ways not seen among Filipinos. A common tactic was to open a bank account in the maid's name when she is first employed. The employer keeps the ATM card ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/982155/no-pay-two-years-and-maid-still-waiting
  4. HSBC to axe 3,000 Hong Kong jobs

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... businesses here where necessary'. HSBC and UBS are among a list of global banks that have announced plans to slash jobs. Credit Suisse was reported in July to be planning to cut 1,500 to 2,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978390/hsbc-axe-3000-hong-kong-jobs
  5. Events

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, December 3: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Don't let the credit crunch become a talent crunch'. Hong Kong Club. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'SME survival strategies for the economic downturn'. British Consulate-General. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong seminar: 'Business succession for SMEs'. United Centre. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661931/events
  6. Events

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Don't let the credit crunch become a talent crunch'. Hong Kong Club. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'SME survival strategies for the economic downturn'. British Consulate-General. Employers' Federation of Hong Kong seminar: 'Business succession for SMEs'. United Centre. Thursday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662270/events
  7. Events

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Counterparty risk to insurers: What you should know and how to minimise it'. Bank of America Tower. Wednesday, December 3: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Don't let the credit crunch become a talent crunch'. Hong Kong Club. British Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'SME survival strategies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662123/events
  8. French visitor held in raid on workers

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... working illegally. In one raid at a North Point restaurant, about a third of 32 employees were found to be illegal. They were all mainlanders. Four fake Hong Kong identity cards were seized. Mr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662558/french-visitor-held-raid-workers
  9. Degree of injustice

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... erupted, Labour and Welfare Secretary Matthew Cheung Kin-chung was nowhere to be seen. Only when the dust settled did he come out to try to claim credit by saying the government communicated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742071/degree-injustice
  10. Employers urged to take drastic action to stave off job cuts

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... years. Hong Kong recorded an economic contraction in the past two quarters. 'As a very open economy, Hong Kong is being affected by the global credit crisis and recession. International trade and financial services are the most severely impacted, but the negative effects have spilled over to the domestic economy,' senior Moody's credit officer Steven Hess said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/662196/employers-urged-take-drastic-action-stave-job-cuts

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