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  1. Companies face increasing awareness of workers' rights

    Posted Nov 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei Technologies probably did not expect a massive public backlash when it persuaded thousands of employees to resign and sign new contracts three months before ... competitiveness. But times have changed, and the mainland is seeing a growing awareness of labour rights protection. On November 9, Huawei put its controversial plan on hold after rising public anxiety ...

  2. Huawei halts lay-off plan after criticism ahead of contract law

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Telecommunications hardware giant Huawei has suspended a controversial plan to persuade thousands of long-serving employees to resign ahead of a new labour law after the All-China Federation of Trade Unions stepped in. The proposal had caused uproar across the mainland in the past few weeks. The Communist Partycontrolled federation reprimanded Huawei and warned ...

  3. Huawei bid for 3Com stake may face US probe

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Plans by Huawei Technologies, the mainland's largest wireless equipment provider, to become the second-largest shareholder in 3Com Corp may face a national security ... to a takeover proposal by private investment firm Bain Capital and Huawei for US$2.2 billion. Huawei would take a 16.5 per cent stake. The US would probably probe the deal on national security grounds, ...

  4. Huawei redundancy package questioned

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei Deal seen as exploiting loophole in labour law Telecommunications equipment giant Huawei has persuaded thousands of long-serving employees to resign ahead of a new labour law ... a decade or if they have completed more than two consecutive fixed contracts. Employees with permanent contracts are harder to dismiss. Huawei Technologies of Shenzhen said the move was legal ...

  5. China Mobile taps Huawei in GSM net expansion

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

    ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile, the country's largest mobile operator, has awarded a US$700 million contract to Shenzhen-based Huawei Technologies to expand its GSM mobile network, according to Huawei. The contract represented 23.6 per cent of China Mobile's planned spending on expanding its GSM capacity group purchase project this year, Huawei said in a press statement ...

  6. Huawei, ZTE move to supply UMB products

    Posted Sep 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Huawei Technologies and ZTE Corp, the mainland's two largest makers of wireless equipment, said they aimed to launch new products with ultra mobile broadband (UMB) technology ... and can transfer high-definition video data,' said Zhang Jun, product management vice-director at privately owned Huawei Technologies. 'Users can download TV shows in much shorter time ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Huawei marks return to Iraq with US$275m contract How time flies. In 2001, Huawei Technologies, the mainland's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, slipped out of Iraq and stopped work on its infrastructure projects there amid United Nations-imposed sanctions against Baghdad, then under Saddam Hussein's rule. Huawei was back in the war-torn ...

  8. HK employers warned to brake sackings

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... is telecommunications equipment maker Huawei in Shenzhen, which reportedly asked 7,000 staff members to quit and then sign new contracts. To meet the policy challenge, Eddie Lam Kwong-tak, the chief executive ...

  9. Mainland's boom on a rocky road as skills crisis emerges

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... foreign companies to help project managers, who were certified under different standards, to obtain the right qualifications. Huawei Technologies, a major technology company based in Shenzhen, created its own programme to train and qualify project managers in 2002. Since then, more than 4,000 Huawei employees have been trained and the company has become the Project Management ...

  10. Bain Capital confident acquisition of 3Com will not be hampered

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jeff Pao Bain Capital, which is teaming up with Shenzhen's Huawei Technologies to buy 3Com Corp of the United States, is confident the acquisition can proceed, despite a possible ... Last Friday, 3Com said it had agreed to a takeover proposal by the US-based private investment firm and Huawei for US$2.2 billion. Huawei, the mainland's largest wireless equipment ...




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