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  1. Spread exhibition centres through Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... advocates such as Roy Prouse (October 30). I work for Hong Kong, and do not interfere in the mainland's affairs. Let the mainland develop its own democracy. I am a firm believer in democracy ... in Central, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay through and over the massive 'dead' zones of extensive roads. For Hong Kong to become the events capital of Asia, it requires a comprehensive plan ...

  2. Democracy means looking after all, including maids

    Posted Oct 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is much discussion about moves towards democracy in Hong Kong. Remember that we are only as free as the least favoured among us. We have a large population of domestic workers, whose ... Food: many of Hong Kong's domestic workers are Muslim, and are entitled to a separate food allowance, since the Chinese diet is typically rich in ham and pork. How far does the monthly ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Census figures a warning Hong Kong must invest in its future workers

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... figures confirm the two most important population issues in Hong Kong, namely a shrinking working population and an ever increasing number of older adults. In the past decade, 2001-2011, ... Less than half of our population will be working to support the rest. Furthermore, our workforce will not be young and vibrant, which is crucial for Hong Kong to remain competitive. For any ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong workers face positive yet cautious job outlook in fourth quarter

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... seekers Hong Kong workers are facing a positive yet cautious job outlook in the fourth quarter of this year, a survey shows. ManpowerGroup polled about 66,000 employers in 42 countries and cities in July, including 808 in Hong Kong. While companies in each of eight places surveyed in Asia-Pacific plan to increase staff levels in the fourth quarter, growth has slowed except in New Zealand ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong widens search for domestic helpers to Bangladesh

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Agency association boss says agreement with Bangladesh is close, but Myanmar, Vietnam and mainland stay off-limits as curbs begin to bite Hong kong 'widening hunt for helpers' As the main sources of overseas domestic helpers look at curbing the flow of their citizens to Hong Kong, the government and employment agencies are searching ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong consultants in demand to uncover corporate fraud

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... mean something quite different to one Hong Kong firm. Verity Consulting says employers are flocking to use its services, including pre-employment checks and corporate fraud investigation, ... In the end, the investor withdrew from the company. The pair said this kind of corporate investigation was common in Europe and the United States, and they hope it will catch on in Hong Kong. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong hotels accused of not paying minimum wage in job 'trial periods'

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... of Hong Kong Hotel Owners executive director Michael Li Hon-shing said a survey the federation conducted among its members last year showed that all hotel employers were meeting minimum wage ...

  8. Panel supports 70pc pay rise for lawmakers... in the next Legco

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Incumbent lawmakers are unlikely to benefit from a proposal to raise legislators' salaries by 70 per cent, even if the big increase is endorsed by the chief executive and Executive Council. Patrick Lau Sau-shing, chairman of the Legislativ ...

  9. Scheme to give work experience under fire

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and many bosses do not recognise and understand what I did,' Ms Mo said. Lam Yin-kwan, a personnel officer with the Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service, said misunderstandings were inevitable. ... president of the Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union, said: 'While spending so much money, the government should really dig deeper to think about what can be done to help them enter ...

  10. 15pc of case workers depressed, survey finds

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Fifteen per cent of social workers have symptoms of major depression, a survey has found. More than 330 social workers responded to the survey on emotional health conducted by Hong Kong Baptist University from June to September. About 20 per cent reported insufficient sleep and excessive workloads. Social welfare lawmaker Peter Cheung Kwok-che suggested ...




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