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  1. 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, ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Monetary Authority doles out the cash to keep its high-fliers

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Monetary Authority has reserved a sum equivalent to 2.09 per cent of its annual payroll to be used to reward high-achieving employees in a bid to offset staff turnover. The news came along with an announcement yesterday of pay rises for all ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it belatedly disclosed huge potential losses on unauthorised currency bets. Yung, who left the company this year, was chairman at the time. Legco goes for open selection Legco's committee ...

  8. From MNCs to SMEs, CPA credentials key to rewarding career in accounting

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... coming to Hong Kong following the global financial crisis of 2008. Since then, the market has seen job growth in areas such as merger and acquisitions, investor relations and initial public ...

  9. Cathay gives 5pc pay rise, month's bonus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... crisis. Consumer prices rose 5.8 per cent in October, compared with the same period a year ago. Chinese University economics professor Terence Chong Tai-leung said inflation was unlikely to stop ...

  10. Blame the bottom line, not a bronze lion

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gulliver announced his cost-cutting plan. The European debt crisis and the US economic outlook are partly to blame. HSBC's business performance in the US and Europe is not looking good. Among ...




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