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  1. 11pc increase in jobs for graduates

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More jobs are available for university graduates this year- another sign the economy is picking up. Figures from the latest quarterly report by the Joint Institution Job Information System showed 1,894 vacancies available from September to Nove ...

  2. Issuing shopping coupons is not the way to deal with crisis

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by providing credit services. Hong Kong people are famous for preferring to pay their way, rather than being given handouts. The problem with the present crisis is that nobody can forecast how long ... financial firms have been laid off, because of the financial crisis. Many of them are very capable and their talents are widely recognised. Their insight, if they were employed by the government, ...

  3. Proposed package does not offer realistic way out of the crisis

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

    ... the economy is recovering. Given the financial crisis means that more unemployment is on the way, the government should seriously consider appropriate short-term measures to stimulate the economy ...

  4. 14 beauty salons shut as the crisis bites deeper

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Agnes Lam At least 14 beauty salons, which mainly served employees in the financial sector, closed down in October and last month, with their customers badly affected by the economic crisis. About 100 salon employees are among the nearly 6,000 people in Hong Kong who have lost their jobs in the past six weeks as the global financial crisis worsens. More job losses ...

  5. Visa laws fuel labour crisis

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... or close up shop altogether.' She expects the human resources crisis to 'dramatically' worsen as more hotels and casinos open, and believes Macau's current employment visa ...

  6. Subprime crisis shrinks pension fund returns

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu The US subprime mortgage crisis that has pummelled global stock markets also hurt the performance of Hong Kong's pension funds in the first seven months of the year. Local ... Watson Wyatt. Mark Konyn, chief executive of Mandatory Provident Fund provider RCM Asia-Pacific, said the impact of the subprime crisis would continue for the rest of the year and pension funds ...

  7. Mob violence exposes India's jobs crisis

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Rapid development has created an uneven demand for work With at least 26 people killed last week in mob violence triggered by competition for jobs, the government-run Indian Railways has been forced to suspend a recruitment driv ...

  8. Late investment better than none

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to consider currency variations and possible tax exposure. He advises seeking professional assistance to ensure tax exposure does not obstruct investment returns. According to Neilson, another ...

  9. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... loss of HK$935 million was its biggest since it lost this amount in 2003 due to the Sars crisis ...

  10. Unionists call for pay rises of 8pc

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Employers will use the global financial crisis as a pretext to keep pay rises small next year, the Confederation of Trade Unions predicted yesterday, while ... secretary and a lawmaker, told a press conference. Lee said 'the economic downturn and the European debt crisis will likely be employers' excuses' for pay rises that fall short ...




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