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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. Reflecting a culture and its values

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The American Club is more than just a social club. It stands for values that reflect a unique culture. The American Club is a non-profit organisation. The cIub's membership, like the society in the United States, is diverse in its racial composition, with an expanding proportion of Asian members, reflecting demographic change in the US. The club has a policy against ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Jobless flood online 'slave market'

    Posted Apr 06th 2005, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Markus Gaertner in Berlin German website offering work to lowest pay bidder reaps fury Some call it a form of an online slave market, but a website that offers jobs to those willing to work for the lowest pay has thousands of Germans scrambling to undercut themselves. The site, www.jobdumping.de, has triggered a cultural revolution in Germany's tightly regulated labour ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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