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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Souvenir makers fined for overwork

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... workers. The Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games concluded in July that the four factories- two in Shenzhen and two in Dongguan- had 'problems violating labour ... He Huifeng The Shenzhen government has slapped heavy fines on two Olympics souvenir makers in the city for overworking their employees. The city's labour and social security ...

  5. Aviation work may take off

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Despite the seasonal blip, airline maintenance job prospects remain positive. Even when aircraft are not flying, they still have to be maintained. Moreover, Hong Kong is deemed superior compared with Europe, America and Australia in terms of fees. Oversea ...

  6. Events

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

    ... Friday, September 26: American Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'China's post-Olympic economic, social and political environment'. Renaissance Harbour View Hotel. Saturday, September 27: Smart Investment & International Property Expo (until September 28). HKCEC. Monday, September 29: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'PRC labour dispute mediation ...

  7. Rights and wrongs

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The first time that post-1997 Hong Kong submitted a report to the United Nations committee responsible for overseeing the International Covenant on Economic, Social ... in 2001. The Chinese report will also include one by Macau. In 2001, the committee noted that many of its recommendations made in 1996, when Hong Kong was still a British colony, had not been ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... departments such as the Ministry of Personnel and the Beijing Olympics organising committee. ...

  9. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a Spanish bank in Hong Kong through a programme of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade. Fitchett, who holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in international ... said many expats in the city worked in companies based in their home countries and came to the city through internal transfers. Some teach languages in Hong Kong. Expats would tend to stay ...

  10. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... enough jobs to avoid political and social troubles. The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the mainland economy on Monday, saying a 'hard landing' was still ...




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