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  1. HKIB talk offers key to banking

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Seminar: Getting into banking has never been easier Date: November 18 (Friday) Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Venue: HKIB Training Centre, 3/F Guangdong Investment Tower, 148 Connaught Road Central ...

  2. Guangdong drops bid for 'golden week'

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Red-faced Guangdong authorities abandoned their plan to reinstate the May 1 'golden week' holiday yesterday after Beijing halted the beleaguered province's attempt ... desires. Tourism authorities should ensure the public's demand for leisure and holiday is fulfilled.' Guangdong authorities quietly posted the announcement last night - a time when most ...

  3. Ministry accused of misusing state funds

    Posted Jul 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the legislature, the Guangdong-based 21st Century Economic Herald daily said yesterday. Mr Li's report said a Finance Ministry office handling social security affairs could have violated regulations ...

  4. Building collapse kills six in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... At least six construction workers were killed yesterday in Xinhui city, Guangdong, after a seven-storey department store under construction collapsed. Construction on the building ... Security Bureau also confirmed the accident but were tightlipped about the rescue operation and investigations. It was the second major construction accident in Guangdong in a month. At least 16 ...

  5. Guangdong to curb extra work hours

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangdong labour authorities have warned employers not to force their staff to work long hours, Shenzhen News Net reported yesterday. The warning comes as factory owners try to make up ... Ching-man, a labour rights researcher for Hong Kong Christian Industrial Committee, said factories in Guangdong had difficulty hiring migrant workers during the Sars outbreak. 'Many migrant ...

  6. Exodus of expats would cripple supporting sectors of economy

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... sectors of the economy would halt if worsening terrorism forced millions of expatriate workers to leave. Recent Labour Ministry figures revealed that foreigners comprised more than 60 per cent ... company Saudi Aramco and hold most of the technical jobs as well,' he said. 'But there are other large chunks of the economy wholly dependent on expatriates.' Officials have long ...

  7. Bankruptcy rises despite improving economy

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... looking for jobs again, adding to the pool of job seekers. Bankruptcies soared in 2002 and early last year as the economy crashed, pushing people out of work. Many turned to credit cards and racked up large debts, forcing them into bankruptcy. But as the economy has improved, so have the bankruptcy figures. ...

  8. Pay prospects improve as economy picks up

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Louisa Yan and Kelvin Chan But increases will probably be less than 1pc, say human resources experts Hong Kong's economy looks to be heading for a good year. Business conditions ... last year salaries were reduced by a fifth of a per cent. 'The finding was only based on the situation in the first two months but it still sends us a message that the economy is picking ...

  9. HK economy marks 7 months of growth

    Posted Jan 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... the 56.3 per cent recorded in November, signifying that the economy is still growing but at a slower pace. An index reading of higher than 50 means the economy is generally expanding while under 50 ... in October after tumbling to a low of 39.1 in April because of the Sars outbreak. The index has been at or above 50 since June, when it was at 50.2. The economy expanded by 4 per cent year-on-year ...

  10. Growth will tackle overheating economy

    Posted Aug 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fears about the economy overheating. Despite the Sars outbreak, the economic growth rate in the first half of the year still reached 8.2 per cent. But the urban unemployment rate rose to 4.2 per ... Ma acknowledged that the economy had shown signs of overheating. 'The trend of excessive investments and wasteful duplication in construction is picking up,' he said. Using the iron ...




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