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  1. Overseas students come home to empty dream

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 3,000 yuan a month wage for a sales job or 4,500 yuan for a technology position, he is not finding any takers. 'I am extremely depressed,' the 25-year-old Jiangxi native said. ... home, according to the Ministry of Personnel. Most of those returning worked in developed areas, with the number of returnees heading for Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong and Liaoning growing ...


    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for example 25 years. US new home sales: An economic indicator that measures sales of newly built homes. The data is released by the US Department of Commerce's Census Bureau. The government also issues data on existing home sales. Consumer confidence: This is a measure of the level of optimism consumers have about the performance of the economy. Generally consumer confidence is high when ...

  3. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... care late at night, but I had to drag my mum along because I couldn't leave an Alzheimer's patient like her alone at home. Now that Titin is here, I sleep better. We take her ... for home help, dubious employment agencies are supplying problematic helpers. Disputes referred to the Labour Tribunal and the Minor Employment Claims Adjudication Board have been increasing, often ...

  4. PCCW offers elite course on sales skills

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer PCCW's training and development team implemented a special programme in the middle of last year to give 30 recent graduates an advance range of sales skills and accelerate their progress towards the highest standards of professionalism. Entitled 'Fresh Talents Today, Sales Elite Tomorrow', it was specifically designed to be non-traditional and intended for newly ...

  5. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... said many expats in the city worked in companies based in their home countries and came to the city through internal transfers. Some teach languages in Hong Kong. Expats would tend to stay 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 ...

  6. HSBC to let staff work from home, set start times

    Posted Jun 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Some 17,000 employees of banking giant HSBC can choose the time they start and will be able to work from home under a policy that will come into effect early next month. ... that security would not be compromised even when staff worked from home. She said the new policy was in response to staff feedback from an annual employee survey. From July 6, all bank staff may request ...

  7. Hotel group makes its staff feel at home

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Nicholas Olczak

    ... Written by Nicholas Olczak Earlier this month, the Grand Hyatt Hotel closed its Tiffin Lounge for an entire day. This was not because the lounge had been booked out for a party. Instead, the hotel invited employees to use the lounge and served them lunch ...

  8. Thousands to return home after losing jobs in Macau and Dubai

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Thousands of construction industry employees from Hong Kong, including workers and supervisors, have been tipped to lose their jobs in Macau and Dubai and return home in the coming months. The Construction Industry Council says it will provide retraining courses in an effort to help them find other jobs in the recession-battered local economy. The chairman ...

  9. Homes with foreign help could get 7 levy-free years

    Posted Nov 12th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Kong. 'The money should be used to provide some welfare to workers such as subsidising shelter homes and offering economic support to workers involved in labour disputes,' he said. ...

  10. Workers flown home following African protest

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai in Shanghai and Chow Chung-yan Two people killed and four hurt after labour dispute turns violent About 200 mainland workers returned home yesterday from Africa on a chartered flight after being involved in a violent protest against their Chinese employer that led to two deaths and four injuries in Equatorial Guinea. The workers flew back on a China Southern Airlines ...




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