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  1. Pension poll

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... in every four Japanese is expected to be 65 and over by 2020. To avoid a public pension meltdown, premiums will have to be hiked or benefits cut- or both. Meanwhile, the government is planning ... a consumption-tax hike?' His plan is to wait for public debates later this year before formulating policy. The biggest losers, however, may be Japan's young, who will have to support the growing ...

  2. HK$100 pay rise is too little, too late, say maids

    Posted Jul 10th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in 2003- from HK$3,670 a month- after the outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome devastated the economy. 'Now we have a better economy, but the wage hike is still too little,' Ms ...

  3. Maids urge bosses to join protest at levy

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The migrants' body has scheduled a march on February 6 from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices. 'Our call for a wage hike is just as fair as the fight against the levy and for a wage ...



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