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  1. Hu opens Special Olympics, pledges to help handicapped

    Posted Oct 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Beijing resolves to do more for underprivileged classes Shanghai yesterday played host to the start of the Special Olympics with President Hu Jintao presiding ... 'This will be a grand gathering to showcase human dignity and love,' Shanghai Mayor Han Zheng said. Mr Hu declared the Games open but made no other statement. Meeting Special Olympics ...

  2. Raids net 33 illegal workers, 3 employers

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Thirty-three illegal workers and three employers were arrested in a joint operation by police and the Immigration and Labour departments. Officers searched recycling depots, warehouses, industrial buildings, logistics companies and car park loading areas ...

  3. Boom made Macau world's biggest magnet for migrants

    Posted Feb 13th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Macau has become one of the most attractive places on Earth to live, if measured by its net migration rate. The former Portuguese enclave ranks No1 in the world in terms of the difference of immigrants and emigrants per 1,000 residents, according to the latest ranking by the US Central Intelligence Agency. The online CIA World Factbook, updated this month, shows that Macau ...

  4. Macau police bracing for May Day protests

    Posted Apr 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Demonstrators target labour policies and graft Thousands of Macau residents are expected to take to the streets on May Day to protest against labour policies and corruption. Police are determined to prevent a repeat of the violent clashes that broke out l ...

  5. Hu stresses 'public service' need

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Choi Chi-yuk The Communist leadership has suggested more governance reform ideas ahead of the annual National Peoples' Congress meeting next month, with President Hu Jintao proposing a 'service-oriented government'. Speaking at a meeting of the Politburo yesterday, Mr Hu repeated the term 'public service' nearly 20 times. He said building a government that could most ...

  6. Hu rallies police unit

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter President Hu Jintao yesterday urged a military force in charge of internal security to step up its training to deal with social unrest, unexpected events and terrorism. In a rallying call to the People's Armed Police, Mr Hu praised officers for their 'outstanding contribution' in major tasks last year, which included putting down the riots in Tibet ...

  7. Hu brings Shanghai back into fold

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai President and Communist Party general secretary Hu Jintao visited Shanghai yesterday and welcomed the city back into the fold after a corruption scandal - saying it should set the pace for the whole country. The visit to Shanghai, on the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, was Mr Hu's first since the corruption scandal ...

  8. Migrant workers get pay promise

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Top leaders have ordered cadres to clear back pay for migrant workers, official media reports say. Xinhua reported that Vice-Premier Zeng Peiyan visited the Ministry of Construction on Friday and delivered the instructions, given by President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao. 'This [task] touches the interests of our people,' Xinhua quoted the instructions ...

  9. Hu pledges to improve policy on creating jobs

    Posted Feb 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com President Hu Jintao has vowed to introduce more proactive employment policies and to make the issue a priority in economic development, amid the rising demand for job openings. In noting that the populous country is facing increasing pressure from the job market as its army of a workforce grows, Hu said the aim would be to make existing job candidates ...

  10. Tsang to meet Hu for Macau celebrations

    Posted Dec 17th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung President Hu Jintao is expected to meet Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in Macau on Saturday when they attend celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the former Portuguese colony's handover. It will be their second meeting in a month. Hu and Tsang met in Singapore last month on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation forum's CEO ...




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