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  1. Universities mistreat guards and cleaners, union claims

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Security guards and cleaners at Hong Kong universities are paid two-thirds less than counterparts in England, while lecturers are paid twice as much as those teaching at Cambridge and Oxford, a study has revealed. The study, by the Hong Kong Cleaning Service Industry Workers' Union and the Hong Kong Buildings Management and Security Workers' General Union, looked ...

  2. Hong Kong's rights

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... excluding the English? The argument that the Hong Kong government has no mandate to legislate on imported labour implies disrespect for the rule of law in Hong Kong. While universal suffrage ... Patent. Working within the existing constitutional framework which guarantees basic human rights, Hong Kong people no doubt will eventually enjoy universal suffrage. However, with or without it, ...

  3. Students can get head start

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... of Hong Kong (HKU). It will give students the chance to explore career opportunities in areas such as online gaming, internet solutions, design and event marketing - less traditional ... of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS). The trend indicates a structural shift in Hong Kong's economy rather than a major change in student choices, he says. Tracking and responding ...

  4. HSBC to axe 3,000 Hong Kong jobs

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and efficiency.' Wong said job reductions, some of which would come through attrition, were being made in Hong Kong because HSBC wanted the bank's regional office to become much more efficient. ... it was not that surprising. But Tse said while HSBC's Hong Kong operations already had impressive cost-efficiency ratios of 43.2 per cent, the bank could save more by moving back offices to the mainland. ...

  5. PolyU in top spot as bosses state their favourites

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Graduates from Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have been ranked 'most preferred' by employers for the first time, according to a university survey. About 700 ... and experience sharing sessions with business leaders. Participants also serve apprenticeships in Hong Kong, the mainland or overseas for more than six weeks. The LCSP is an experimental learning ...

  6. Low employment rate not necessarily good news for Hong Kong's future

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

    ... for the latter. Therefore, even if Hong Kong's economy begins to stagnate, which implies a halt in the creation of job vacancies (meaning a constant total employment figure), the unemployment rate ... the sustainability of the Hong Kong economy has caught the government's attention, and hence measures such as encouraging couples to have babies and importing workers have been implemented to maintain ...

  7. New graduates cashing in on recovery

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A $500,000 job offer to a University of Hong Kong student is indicative of the pay prospects available to graduates. Economic and finance student Jenny Tse Li, who will graduate ... but more tend to recruit local graduates as their business expands to China,' she said. 'Hong Kong graduates enjoy many advantages when applying for jobs at investment banks because ...

  8. Hong Kong still has trouble attracting talent, says panel

    Posted Jun 01st 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... pointed out that Hong Kong should learn from Singapore,' said government economist Kwok Kwok-chuen. Singapore offers foreigners a temporary employment pass, allowing the holder to work ... and mirror comments by former Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce chairman David Eldon. He is a staunch supporter of introducing a similar employment scheme, arguing it will significantly enhance ...

  9. Lecturers' union fights room ban

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The staff union at Baptist University will complain to the Legislative Council over the decision of the institution's council to ban it from campus facilities. The university's council adopted the resolution against the union in a meeting on Wednesday. The basis of the prohibition is the union's use of 'HKBU' in its name without council approval. ...

  10. Hunt on for hires with 'McLeadership' skills

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... With its clean and pleasant interiors, inclusive hiring policy and value-for-money offerings, McDonald's has grown steadily in Hong Kong. The company is recruiting at all levels ... and able to work in a dynamic environment and under pressure,' says Vincent Tam, McDonald's Hong Kong senior director of people resources and general counsel. 'They should also have ...




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