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  1. Teen drug centres struggling to hire psychiatric nurses

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Five of the seven counselling centres for young drug abusers- including the Tai Po centre involved in a drug-testing scheme- have trouble recruiting registered nurses ... The other centres are still hiring- including the Cheer Lutheran Centre, which serves young drug abusers in Tai Po and North Point and will conduct drug tests in schools in less than a month. ...

  2. Health scheme insurers would face tight rules

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are realised, a government source said yesterday. Administration fees would be regulated, the source said. Such fees should only equal administration costs incurred by insurance firms. According to an example given in the reform proposals released by the government last Thursday, administration fees would be 5 per cent of policyholders' claims and a fixed charge of HK$110 a year. ...

  3. Helpers' food allowance doubled

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The government's decision to freeze the minimum wage for foreign domestic helpers but raise their food allowance has received praise from employers but criticism from some workers. The government announced yesterday that the minimum allowable wage for foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong would remain at HK$3,580 per month. However the minimum food allowance - paid ...

  4. Work experience essential for maximising job prospects

    Posted Dec 12th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... Richard Watt An MBA may look great at the top of your resume but if it is not combined with a solid history of work experience, the qualification alone may not be worth much. The majority of high-quality MBA programmes, not only in Hong Kong but across th ...

  5. letters

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so they can support us. They pay for our school fees, our food and our clothes. We should be telling our parents we love them, not shouting at them. The same goes for our younger brothers ...

  6. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Hong Kong for longer periods nowadays, because of the depressed economy in their home countries, Auckland said. Most work visa holders in Hong Kong work as administrators, managers ...

  7. Unionists demand job creation

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... that the administration stop employers firing workers, set a minimum hourly wage of HK$30 and review labour legislation. Fifteen representatives of the food and beverage, transport and securities services trades ...

  8. Complaints about helper agencies rise

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... but the employer soon learnt that she did not even know how to hold a baby, and on one occasion she mixed raw eggs into the children's food. The maid also had a disability affecting her fingers, ...

  9. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in public places, splashing water onto the faces of workers in restaurants, and deliberately dropping food onto the floor and then asking the worker to clean up the mess. Suen said an increasing ...

  10. Tsang tells officials to find ways to create more jobs

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung, Olga Wong

    ... in order to give Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen a clearer picture of how many jobs the administration can create to provide relief amid the economic downturn. As officials scrambled to come ... Responding to media reports that the government might create more than 10,000 jobs in coming months, a spokesman for the administration said various departments were studying how best to bring ...




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