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  1. Government information kits don't get to maids: advocates

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A government information kit that provides details of support services for foreign domestic workers is not reaching the workers, according to migrants' rights ... and even if they have, the employment agencies would take them away. 'That is why foreign domestic helpers have very limited information about health and other support services which ...

  2. HK keeps No 1 ranking for economic freedom

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy for the 16th straight year amid a global slide in economic freedom due to the financial crisis, according to a report just released. The city scored 89.7 out of 100 in the 2010 Index of Economic Freedom, down 0.3 point from last year. Asia-Pacific countries swept the top few spots on the index, which rates 183 ...

  3. Victims of missing information

    Posted May 11th 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest International Labour Day used to be an occasion for the Chinese media to sing the praises of selfless model employees dedicated to their work and to helping others. These inspiring tales still have their place in the official press, but ...

  4. VOX POP

    Posted Sep 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to retain staff. Other initiatives are important too.' Mr Lee, Industry: Information Technology 'I agree that companies face difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff. I think my ...

  5. Trading up

    Posted Aug 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Executives take advantage of boom to aim for jobs with higher salaries, greater freedom and more effective working environments ...

  6. Time-money balance important to get right

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their education, or just to get a better balance in their lives. Many are to be found in service or cyclical businesses, but the practice is growing in information technology and staff training. ...

  7. Tram Party

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... to the public. Why tram parties? Trams are usually hot and crowded and full of strangers, but hiring a tram means you have more freedom and privacy. Party-goers can sit on an open-top tram and view ... the tour. Other information Music, food and drinks are allowed onboard. Arranging catering is a popular option. But party decorations, megaphones or inflammable objects are prohibited. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... the subject should be made compulsory following a three-year preparation period. The Education Bureau said the requests "require tracing back various sets of records" so the information was not readily available. Citing a provision of the Code on Access to Information, the bureau said the request would require extra time to process due to the "exceptional" nature of the case. ...

  9. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... freedom of movement, and today hundreds of millions of citizens born in poor rural areas live and work in China's booming cities. But the hukou system has an enduring economic effect. ...

  10. Bumpy tax landing for Cathay

    Posted Aug 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Cathay Pacific and many of its overseas-based pilots are facing a financial hit after a perfectly legal 'taxsaving'' scheme set up in the early 1990s backfired. One well-informed source said the problem may have already cost Hong Kong's flagship airline a substantial amount. The revelation comes just days after Cathay reported a HK$935 million first half loss, ...




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