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  1. North district wants help finding jobs

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn North District councillors yesterday urged the Labour Department to set up an employment centre to help job seekers in one of the poorest communities in Hong Kong. Chairman of the North District council's labour and economic affairs committee Danny Wong Leung-hi yesterday asked why there was no job centre for the 300,000 population in the district. 'Without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450704/north-district-wants-help-finding-jobs
  2. Row brews over district councillor's election bid

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... civil servant colleagues.' Hong Kong Civil Servants General Union chairman Felix Cheung Kwok-biu said: 'I am confused. Are they trying to suggest Mr Chan's salary is not paid ... Chloe Lai The Housing Authority contract worker was allowed to stand in November poll A political row is looming after a pro-democracy district councillor was found to be a government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442731/row-brews-over-district-councillors-election-bid
  3. The winners and losers in Hong Kong's age divide

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... of population growth in Hong Kong, will be concentrated in the new towns of Tseung Kwan O, Tin Shui Wai and Tung Chung; Sai Kung, Yuen Long and Kowloon City districts will see the fastest population ... Olga Wong Hong Kong Island will be the greyest, while new towns will be the most youthful. The workforce will have shrunk and some of us will have to work longer. Sai Kung, Yuen Long ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702413/winners-and-losers-hong-kongs-age-divide
  4. HSBC to axe 3,000 Hong Kong jobs

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and efficiency.' Wong said job reductions, some of which would come through attrition, were being made in Hong Kong because HSBC wanted the bank's regional office to become much more efficient. ... it was not that surprising. But Tse said while HSBC's Hong Kong operations already had impressive cost-efficiency ratios of 43.2 per cent, the bank could save more by moving back offices to the mainland. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978390/hsbc-axe-3000-hong-kong-jobs
  5. Hong Kong would grind to standstill without hard-working helpers

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to Prakash Mahbubani's letter ('Give helpers minimum wage, but make them pay their own bills', January 17). He makes it quite clear he thinks that helpers are overpaid since their wages cover their accommodation and transport home a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704492/hong-kong-would-grind-standstill-without-hard-working-helpers
  6. Letters

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Minimum wage claims do not help debate I refer to the unconscionable claim by the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce ('Minimum wage could cost 'up to 152,000 jobs',' ... on in this 'world-class' city, working full-time on a job that does not require any particular skill or training? As a leading and responsible chamber in Hong Kong, it should not try to influence the Provisional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/702446/letters
  7. Low employment rate not necessarily good news for Hong Kong's future

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the latter. Therefore, even if Hong Kong's economy begins to stagnate, which implies a halt in the creation of job vacancies (meaning a constant total employment figure), the unemployment rate ... the sustainability of the Hong Kong economy has caught the government's attention, and hence measures such as encouraging couples to have babies and importing workers have been implemented to maintain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/621169/low-employment-rate-not-necessarily-good-news-hong-kongs-future
  8. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital, is a vice-chairman of the city's largest union, the Federation of Trade Unions. He is also a founding member and the vice-chairman of the nine-year-old Hong Kong Public Hospitals, ... in Hong Kong faced a lot of pressing conditions. 'Long working hours is the most serious problem. The Hospital Authority doctors' fight a few months ago for a reduction of working hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661660/hong-kong-faces
  9. Hong Kong still has trouble attracting talent, says panel

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... pointed out that Hong Kong should learn from Singapore,' said government economist Kwok Kwok-chuen. Singapore offers foreigners a temporary employment pass, allowing the holder to work ... and mirror comments by former Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce chairman David Eldon. He is a staunch supporter of introducing a similar employment scheme, arguing it will significantly enhance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/595087/hong-kong-still-has-trouble-attracting-talent-says-panel
  10. Hong Kong's rights

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and ethnic cleansing are severe accusations. No responsible commentator should make such indictments without considering the relevant facts. The correspondent overlooks the fact that Hong Kong ... were against Hong Kong's protectionist immigration policy, which favours workers from Southeast Asia and excludes mainlanders from domestic employment. Imagine the hypothetical analogy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427662/hong-kongs-rights

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