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  1. Merchandisers will not taint Olympics' image, says Bocog

    Posted Jun 14th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... for the Olympic Games had not found evidence to support allegations made by Playfair 2008, an international labour rights group. 'There is a big gap between what the enterprises told us ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing Organisers of the Beijing Olympics say they will not allow their image to be tainted by irresponsible Games merchandisers who abuse labour standards, amid ...

  2. Games organiser to act on reports of labour abuses

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... regulations,' she said. Ms Muller also pointed the finger at the International Olympic Committee. The IOC said it did not have direct control over all official products that carried the Olympics logo ... an allegation that makers of Olympics merchandise have abused labour standards and in some cases employed children, in order to protect the Games' reputation. The Beijing Organising Committee ...

  3. 698 days to go

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... for the 800 or more employees working in the confines of the Beijing Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (Bocog). Xu, Bocog's deputy director of human resources, has been given ... a wide pool of high-calibre professionals to work for the Beijing Games. How wise. At the previous two Olympics, in Sydney and Athens, the organising committees were hit in varying degrees ...

  4. Firm hired primary students

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for which the Olympic movement and in particular the International Olympic Committee itself must take full responsibility,' the statement said. 'We call upon the Beijing Committee ... Stationery, which has Taiwanese investment- was among the four companies named in a report by Playfair 2008, an international alliance of trade unions and NGOs, as using child labour to make Olympic ...

  5. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... SPITTING AND LITTERING ON THE DECREASE Spitting is on the decrease in Beijing, a new study claims. According to the Humanistic Olympic Studies Centre at Renmin University, spitting ... the 15.5 million citizens. SPONSOR FORGETS THE GREEN DRIVE German car maker Audi and the ranks of Beijing's VIPs have gone against the drive for a green Olympics by ordering more than 1,000 ...

  6. Protests as clock starts ticking in Hong Kong

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

    ... 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 Committee offices in Causeway Bay, urging it to recognise labour rights on the mainland. Protest organiser Cheung Lai-ha cited examples of lax enforcement of labour laws at mainland factories ...

  7. Merchandise manufacturers hit back at 'groundless' allegations

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Ting Shi

    ... Products had been contacted by the International Olympic Committee about the report, operations product manager Jackson So Hoi-ing said. The family-run company, which has been manufacturing bags ... Mainland companies called allegations that they use child labour to produce official Olympic merchandise 'totally groundless', insisting they comply with every domestic labour ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not consider setting up a fare stabilisation fund for the newly merged MTR Corporation and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation. Speaking at a Bills Committee meeting on the rail merger bill ... of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, the listing of mainland companies in Hong Kong, acquisition and mergers, financing and restructuring of corporate finances, as well as expanding their markets ...

  9. Work experience is crucial

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... little (or none at all). Yet being an intern allows you to see from the inside how an organisation works and what skills you need to get a job done. Internships offer a taste of the kind of work ... Finding work experience while you're a student shows you what awaits you once you enter the workplace. As an intern, you'll probably be given assignments which are fun or challenging, ...

  10. Youth intern programme 'is failing to train'

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Job advisers have warned that a government-subsidised internship programme will fail to provide useful work experience to unemployed teenagers. The Youth Work Experience and Training Scheme, which started last year, provides government-subsidised internsh ...




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