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  1. Shop operators angry over rent rise

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Liberal Party legislator Vincent Fang Kang, who represents the wholesale and retail industry, joined the protest, urging the real estate investment trust to freeze rents to help shop operators through the tough financial times. The Link Reit said it would continue to talk to the operators. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657002/shop-operators-angry-over-rent-rise
  2. Waste recyclers plan protest as some exporters halt collections

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to call on the government to provide more financial help to the industry. Mr Leung said some recyclers might face closure due to cash flow problems as they were having difficulties in obtaining ... Cheung Chi-fai and Agnes Lam Hong Kong waste recyclers are threatening to stage a slow-drive protest on Monday to urge the government to offer more help to the flagging industry after some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658149/waste-recyclers-plan-protest-some-exporters-halt-collections
  3. Cutting pay without consulting workers is illegal, says minister

    Posted Nov 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Thomas Woo Chu, vice-president of the Catering Industry Association, said the financial crisis had reduced business in Hong Kong restaurants by 20 to 30 per cent. ... consulting their employees. 'We understand that restaurant operators are affected by the financial tsunami,' he said. 'But it is illegal and unacceptable for employers to change ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/658773/cutting-pay-without-consulting-workers-illegal-says-minister
  4. Tour guides see incomes cut by half

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

    ... Agnes Lam Tour guides' incomes have halved in recent months, say industry insiders, with the travel sector hit hard by the financial crisis. Dicky Tong Kim-sang, spokesman for the Hong Kong Travel Industry (Outbound) Tour Escort and Tour Guide Union, said most tour guides were only making about HK$5,000 to HK$6,000 a month. 'Most of them only do short-journey ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/657997/tour-guides-see-incomes-cut-half
  5. Wine dealers seek cut in alcohol taxes

    Posted Jan 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Leading wine dealers yesterday urged the government to lower alcohol tax to boost consumption, ahead of the financial secretary's budget speech next month. Claiming the cuts will benefit related industries and lift government revenue, the Hong Kong Wine and Spirits Industry Coalition has proposed slashing wine duty from 80 per cent to 30 per cent and from 100 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/533986
  6. Investors target 'political meddling'

    Posted Dec 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Agnes Lam A New Year's Day rally is expected to attract about 10,000 protesters frustrated by what they say is political meddling in the city's financial affairs. The organiser of the march, the 1,000-strong Hong Kong Securities and Futures Industry Staff Union, has not yet received police permission but plans to assemble at Chater Garden in Central at about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483138/investors-target-political-meddling
  7. Shop operators up in arms over hefty rent rise

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... with them,' Ms Ma said. Liberal Party legislator Vincent Fang Kang, who represents the wholesale and retail industry, joined the protest, urging The Link Reit to freeze rents to help shop operators through the tough financial times. The Link Reit said it would continue to talk to the operators. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656997/shop-operators-arms-over-hefty-rent-rise
  8. Effect on jobs of smoking ban to be studied

    Posted Jan 25th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Council Bills Committee on Smoking (Public Health) (Amendment) Bill. 'We will study how the smoking ban affects business in the industry,' health secretary York Chow Yat-ngok said after the meeting. 'But I want to stress that the economic loss caused by second-hand smoking, which harms public health, is far greater than the financial loss caused by the smoking ban, as society ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/534140
  9. Court bid to halt night chicken ban

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Kobi Chan

    ... on the food industry and related business. 'The government should withdraw financial proposals to buy out [licences of] poultry traders,' he said. 'Secondly, it should reorganise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/643841/court-bid-halt-night-chicken-ban
  10. Smear campaign riles gym chain

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the police to investigate,' Ms Cheng said. She said rumours about the company's financial situation had started in June. 'The situation got worse in the past few weeks and many of our ... members according to its website, issued a statement yesterday saying its financial condition was healthy and it had no plans to sell out or liquidate. 'Some of our centres have just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693435/smear-campaign-riles-gym-chain

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