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  1. Jobless rate edges higher, analysts see hope

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit a record 8.7 per cent last month, but analysts took heart from the fact it rose only 0.1 percentage points, which they saw as another sign the economy is recovering. The seasonally adjusted increase in unemployment f ...

  2. Bosses urged to hold off on pay rises

    Posted Sep 25th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Kelvin Chan

    ... Members of a Hong Kong employers' group were told yesterday to be more selective when hiring staff and warned not to be too hasty in raising pay. The call from the Employers' Federation comes as the economy continues to recover and bosses grew m ...

  3. Work experience is crucial

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... ethic that will be required of you later on. Li Chui-yi, Christian Alliance S. C. Chan Memorial College From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Chui-yi. Many students leave school, or even ...

  4. Firms poised to start hiring again

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Kelvin Chan Companies to boost staff by 0.7pc this year compared to cuts of 0.3pc in 2003 Companies in Hong Kong are set to expand their workforces this year after two years of staff cutbacks, a human resources survey has found. Businesses plan to increase their workforces by 0.7 per cent on average this year, after staff reductions of 0.3 per cent last year and 12 per cent ...

  5. Centres to close as births fall

    Posted Apr 18th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Health chiefs are preparing to shut down under-utilised maternal- and child-health centres because of falling birth rates in Hong Kong. In a paper submitted to the Legislative Council panel on health services, officials from the Department of Health said the centres had been struggling to maintain their services because of changing patterns in family life. The annual ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Nov 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the article headlined 'Cafe de Coral wage dispute politicised' on November 9, chairman Michael Chan Yue-kwong was misquoted as saying the introduction of a minimum wage would increase the company's wage bill by HK$120 million a month. It should have been HK$120 million a year. ...

  7. Complaints about helper agencies rise

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... meaning she struggled to hold a milk bottle, scoop up milk powder or even tie the children's shoelaces. Chan dismissed the helper and complained to the Consumer Council, which asked ...

  8. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to solicitor Melvin Chan Sheung-tak. 'I once helped an Indonesian maid who was owed more than HK$100,000 in unclaimed statutory holidays, severance pay and wages over six years of service after her employer went bankrupt,' says Chan, whose firm - Tang, Wong and Chow Solicitors - offers consultation to helpers and employers for free. A Labour Department spokesman says its ...

  9. Calls for tougher code on professional fund-raisers

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung said such companies should be told to charge a fixed amount instead of commission. And Gloria Chan Kwong-wai, of Medecins Sans Frontieres Hong Kong, said: 'We believe ... on remuneration. Sub-committee chairman Bernard Chan said the intent was to promote transparency of these activities. 'I do not think there is any problem for charity groups to hire them to raise ...

  10. Students can get head start

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... technology companies and non-governmental organisations concerned with social sustainability and fair trade,' says Herman Chan, director of careers and placement at the university's Centre ... to such changes is a key task for Chan's 20-strong team. It is, though, just one part of their mission to ensure students are aware of the full range of careers open to them and are equipped for each ...




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