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  1. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong workers face positive yet cautious job outlook in fourth quarter

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... seekers Hong Kong workers are facing a positive yet cautious job outlook in the fourth quarter of this year, a survey shows. ManpowerGroup polled about 66,000 employers in 42 countries and cities in July, including 808 in Hong Kong. While companies in each of eight places surveyed in Asia-Pacific plan to increase staff levels in the fourth quarter, growth has slowed except in New Zealand ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong widens search for domestic helpers to Bangladesh

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Agency association boss says agreement with Bangladesh is close, but Myanmar, Vietnam and mainland stay off-limits as curbs begin to bite Hong kong 'widening hunt for helpers' As the main sources of overseas domestic helpers look at curbing the flow of their citizens to Hong Kong, the government and employment agencies are searching ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong consultants in demand to uncover corporate fraud

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... mean something quite different to one Hong Kong firm. Verity Consulting says employers are flocking to use its services, including pre-employment checks and corporate fraud investigation, ... In the end, the investor withdrew from the company. The pair said this kind of corporate investigation was common in Europe and the United States, and they hope it will catch on in Hong Kong. ...

  4. Should there be labour unions in Hong Kong?

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Jeannette Lee, Jeremy Wong

    ... their rights in Hong Kong. With the establishment of the Labour Advisory Board, the interests of workers can be maintained, while providing a platform for employers and employees to negotiate. The Legislative Council could do more to represent worker interests, allowing their voices to be heard and their interests to be represented. Jeremy Wong, 17, Hong Kong International School ...

  5. Hong Kong Faces

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

    ... Now she is dedicating herself to a full-time job supporting ethnic minority residents in Hong Kong, and heads a centre that helps them with social integration. Her life changed in 2003 when ... her immigrant status prohibited her from working, and the resulting boredom saw her back in Hong Kong after just six months. Her husband, who worked at a hotel in Malaysia, quit his job ...

  6. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Nov 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital, is a vice-chairman of the city's largest union, the Federation of Trade Unions. He is also a founding member and the vice-chairman of the nine-year-old Hong Kong Public Hospitals, ... in Hong Kong faced a lot of pressing conditions. 'Long working hours is the most serious problem. The Hospital Authority doctors' fight a few months ago for a reduction of working hours ...

  7. People on low wages in Hong Kong are being exploited

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is an error of science: his proposals for Hong Kong are not, actually, borne out. His insistence that the minimum wage is primarily to blame for the outsourcing of American jobs to foreign countries ... White believes that working people should be 'pleased' to make less than HK$5,000 per month is callous. To be frank, I believe that people in Hong Kong have had quite enough ...

  8. Chief executive's priority is to maintain stability of Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The letter, 'The party of selfishness shows Hong Kong in its worst light' (October 13), by Philip Yeung, is hardly 'harmony-inducing' at all. Apparently referring ... people-based and harmony-inducing policies.' On behalf of the central government, the chief executive is duty-bound to maintain the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong for the good of its ...

  9. Sweeten the rewards of politics

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The current chief executive and his predecessor have both cited Hong Kong's shortage of political talent, and the immaturity of its political parties, as reasons ... done nothing but gather dust in the library. If the government is serious about wanting Hong Kong's political system to develop towards universal suffrage, it must do everything possible ...

  10. Chief Justice bars judges from active politics

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... of Hong Kong is concerned High Court Recorder Jacqueline Leong and barrister Thomas Au Hing-cheung, who completed a four-week appointment as a deputy district judge, are Civic Party members. ... Ambrose Leung Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang yesterday issued a new guideline to part-time judges, barring them from actively participating in political parties. The move follows ...




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