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  1. Brand-name shops accused of light pollution

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... was not in the store and could not comment. Coach and Dunhill did not reply to inquiries from the South China Morning Post. ...

  2. HK$200m sought to assist small firms

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Agnes Lam Small and medium-sized firms have proposed that the government inject HK$200 million into a funding scheme to help them explore the untapped online market to weather the financial crisis. In a proposal tabled to the financial secretary for consideration in this month's budget speech, the Alliance for the Promotion of Digital Economy for Hong Kong ...

  3. Tour guides see incomes cut by half

    Posted Oct 28th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... package tours to Southeast Asia and China now. 'Tour guides usually make about HK$10,000 a month from September to November, as now is the best time to visit Australia and South Africa ...

  4. Retail sales grow 10pc, led by electronics

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's retail sector grew about 10 per cent last year amid the gradual recovery in the economy and labour market, figures released yesterday showed. Retail sales rose 9.1 per cent in volume and 10.8 per cent in value last year, compared with 2003. Shoppers racked up $18 billion in retail transactions in December, representing an increase of 8.7 per cent ...

  5. US scholar proposes governing coalition for HK

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... and business elements. 'During the democratic transition of South Africa in the mid-1990s, any party which won more than 20 per cent of the votes cast would be given a position of deputy president ... the executive and legislative branches. In an interview with the South China Morning Post yesterday, Professor Diamond said a parliamentary system using proportional representation to elect lawmakers ...

  6. HK fifth worst on global work-hours scale

    Posted Jul 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... figures, because these were the most recent available, found Peru at No 1 with 50.9 per cent of its labour force working more than 47 hours a week, followed by South Korea with 49.5 per cent ... developed economy,' said unionist lawmaker and Lee Cheuk-yan. 'But it seems that we are not any better than developing countries [in relation to work hours].' Government figures ...

  7. 'Caring' firms lauded amid fears of staff layoffs

    Posted Feb 11th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Paggie Leung

    ... the award because it never cares about its staff. It cut my pay every year even when the economy and the company were doing well. 'The organiser should remove it from the list, as it will set ... for elderly passengers but later reversed the decision. The South China Morning Post was also named a caring company. Speaking at the ceremony, Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah again urged ...

  8. 2009 Games will bring rich rewards, says sports chief

    Posted Jul 05th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the most flourishing economies in the region. 'The sport event will be held some time before Christmas, and I am sure it will help boost the city's tourism industry,' he said. 'We expect about 200,000 will come during the event so I hope enterprises can seize the chance to do more business.' The mainland, Taiwan (competing as Chinese Taipei), North and South ...



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