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  1. Kwai Tsing agrees to new columbariums

    Posted Jul 09th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung Kwai Tsing district council, where three out of 12 newly proposed columbarium sites are located, yesterday gave the green light to the building of the facilities ... through a licensing system, aiming to solve an overwhelming shortage of columbaria in the city. Kwai Tsing has the most proposed columbarium sites among all districts. The three sites include one ...

  2. Workers 'close to striking a deal'

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem in Shanghai Striking workers at a rubber plant just outside Shanghai where protesters clashed with police on Monday say they have made a breakthrough in negotiations and expect ... being discussed,' said one activist worker, who asked not to be named. 'The management is still refusing to pay our social insurance, and that is a sticking point. We are not going ...

  3. Toyota production hit by supplier's strike

    Posted Jun 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... The strike by about 300 workers at Denso (Guangzhou Nansha) Co, which stretched into its second day, has caused the plant to stop supplying its fuel injection equipment and other products to Toyota, ... affiliated with Toyota, went on strike on Thursday. Workers at another supplier of the carmaker, Tianjin Star Light Rubber and Plastic- also a Toyoda Gosei unit- downed tools on Tuesday last week. ...

  4. Frantic search for boy after he plunges from bridge with mother

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... and the pair were seen standing beside railings on the bridge at about 2pm. Kwai Tsing district acting Superintendent Ng Kwok-keung said witnesses, including passing motorists, saw the woman and boy ... Clifford Lo An air and sea search was continuing last night for a seven-year-old boy who plunged 17 metres from the Tsing Yi Bridge with his mother in a suspected murder-suicide. ...

  5. Some residents want mentally ill evicted for fear of another attack

    Posted May 10th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung and Elaine Yau Residents of a Kwai Chung estate where a chopping spree on Saturday resulted in the deaths of two people and serious injury of three said yesterday they were worried about being attacked by other mental patients. Kwai Shing East Estate residents expressed worries about their personal safety at an evening meeting with government officers, with many ...

  6. It's time to look after mainland workers

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... workers have had enough. It is not clear whether some of the unrest is sanctioned by authorities. The most recent strikes seem aimed at foreign or Taiwanese-owned ventures. The party ... There is more than a touch of irony in recent clashes on mainland factory floors. Marxist theory holds that workers are the most important force in communism. Yet on the mainland, ...

  7. Japanese fishing workers lived on 'uninhabitable' Diaoyus

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that in the early 1900s 'an enterprising Japanese named Koga brought scores of seasonal workers, food and supplies each year' to the island where he built 'houses, reservoirs, docks ... of Chinese territorial claims strikes me as pointless as debating equally ancient Chinese claims on Mongolia, North Korea, Vietnam and India. Surely, Professors Cohen and Van Dyke recognise this. ...

  8. Skeleton found on Kwai Chung hillside

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Crime-squad officers have launched an investigation after a human skeleton was found on a hillside in Kwai Chung yesterday. A worker carrying out maintenance made the discovery near Chung Shan Terrace in Castle Peak Road. Police said an identification document of a man in his 50s was found at the scene, along with a rope. An officer said the man may have hanged ...

  9. Flat buyers play waiting game

    Posted May 26th 2010, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... monitoring the price movement of 500 sq ft units in New Kwai Fong Gardens at the Kwai Fong MTR station. She is waiting for landlords to lower price tags on these small units from their present level ... Chow, who lives in a government-subsidised unit in Kwai Chung. She also owns a small holiday home on Lantau and is renting out another small unit in Kwai Chung for HK$5,000 a month. 'I want ...

  10. Bosses urged to be flexible if bus drivers' strike makes workers late

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... at least today and perhaps for longer. The New World First Bus Company Staff Union said about 600 drivers would take part in a strike, while a similar number of Citybus drivers would stage ... to pick up affected passengers at areas dominated by bus services. The strike was to go ahead after managements of the bus companies came to terms with members under the auspices ...




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