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  1. Unpaid boys working in harsh conditions at Shaanxi factory

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Human Resources at Renmin University, said child labour could not easily be eradicated on the mainland, given an historically agrarian culture where children were expected to help out. ...

  2. Long live the wealth revolution; now it's time for some parity

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... About 30 years ago, the late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping smashed egalitarianism by uttering the famous slogan 'Let some people get rich first', thus unleashing a revolution ... President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao intend to launch another revolution, aimed at spreading the wealth and allowing the poor and disadvantaged to share more economic benefits. They want ...

  3. first person

    Posted Mar 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Argo Yeung Man-yau, 23, explains why he abandoned his dream of being an entrepreneur to take up a job as a full-time organiser with Hong Kong pressure group Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (Sacom), which campaig ...

  4. Culture of long hours wilts for new work ethic

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... be little doubt this culture of hard work has been a major factor behind the city's success. 'People in Hong Kong are willing to work very long hours, not because the boss asked them to, ... of the workforce in Hong Kong is this long-established culture. It begins in the family and continues right through the school system.' The culture of working long hours had become part ...

  5. Red-tape culture should give French something to protest against

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Rex Aguado

    ... such elitism and strong bureaucratic culture become the bedrock of a welfare state, where everybody usually ends up thinking only about his or her own welfare- or job, for that matter. From there, ...

  6. 1b yuan loan plan aims to help laid-off workers

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... after the end of the Cultural Revolution's 'up to the mountains and down to the villages' campaign. 'The small business credit plan alleviated the high unemployment problem ...

  7. Jumping ship

    Posted Aug 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan, Shenzhen How much courage does it take for a person to quit his or her job? If you're a migrant factory worker in the Pearl River Delta- which suffers perpetually from a shortage of labour- you might have to throw yourself out of the ...

  8. Options for keeping mainland workers happy

    Posted Feb 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Asian countries in the 1990s. But China's unique history and demographic factors also play a significant role. Universities were shut during the Cultural Revolution, meaning no educated ...

  9. Part-time jobs

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

    ... I'm so excited! I landed a cool job at the supermarket! Really? I wouldn't work there for peanuts! I meet lots of cute guys and get a bit of extra cash every week. I just don't want to do that sort of work after school. Don't knock it ...

  10. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or to prepare them for work in an unfamiliar culture and environment. 'Once they receive the commission and the maid steps into the home, the agency washes its hands of all responsibility,' ... spaces, and cultural differences to consider. Just as they hope helpers can act responsibly and fit into the household, families should consider the helpers' needs and compromise. Jessica ...




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