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  1. University staff appeal to lawmakers

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun City University staff fighting a management proposal to end long-term contracts for 112 colleagues took their case to lawmakers yesterday. Last month the university e-mailed 94 ... at many universities. The employees were asked to transfer from the university to the College of Higher Vocational Studies, a branch of the university, in the 1990s. In 2004, the college became ...

  2. Baptist University celebrates job record

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui The latest graduates from the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have achieved a record high employment rate, the university's graduate job survey has found. Conducted by the placement centre of the university's student affairs office last December, the survey received responses from 1,369 of the 1,373 bachelor's degree graduates, a response rate of 99.7 per ...

  3. Pity the university graduates, but job fairs are for low-skilled people

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... school to hold one of these. Why do we have university graduates in mind for them? I shall tell you why. Look at the chart. It shows you the proportion of jobs in Hong Kong held by people with tertiary education degrees, not just people who attended some classes at a university or vocational institute but real graduates. We have 705,000 such people now employed in Hong Kong, more than 20 ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. The winners and losers in Hong Kong's age divide

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... work at the University of Hong Kong, said the poor quality of the future workforce might aggravate the problems of the ageing population. It was often too difficult for young migrants to catch ... Olga Wong Hong Kong Island will be the greyest, while new towns will be the most youthful. The workforce will have shrunk and some of us will have to work longer. Sai Kung, Yuen Long ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. ... and university students merit better loans scheme

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the community that is not justly reflected in their dismal accounts. There is a case to be made that now is not the time to abandon students to the financial marketplace. Hong Kong's need ... that is a preparation for higher academic or skills learning. Given its need for a more educated workforce, Hong Kong may not be ready yet for market forces in student lending. Educators worry whether students ...

  9. Protests as clock starts ticking in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chester Yung While Hong Kong's top officials kicked off the one-year countdown to the Beijing Games at a ceremony in the city last night, protesters used the occasion to call ... last night at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui. Earlier 20 protesters carrying two of the 'Fuwa' Games mascots demonstrated outside the International Olympic ...

  10. Hong Kong Youth Power Association

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... between 15 and 35 who are interested in working as volunteers. It operates 10 units in Hong Kong. Visit www.yp.org.hk or call 3690 2608 for more information. Volunteer: Kenny Wong Yun-cheong, 24, has been working as a volunteer for the Hong Kong Youth Power Association for nearly five years. A part-time student, he is pursuing an associate degree in social work at the Hong Kong College ...




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