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  1. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong urged to bolster trade and logistics sector

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 10:56am by JING YANG

    ... address, the government indentified 29.5 hectares of land in Kwai Tsing to foster a logistics cluster. But only 6.9 hectares have been since released. "The government still owes us over 20 ... to remedy a labour shortage in the sector, citing a shortfall of between 4,000 and 5,000 jobs at the airport alone. Immigration rules should be eased to allow more workers in, it said. In response ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1608745/hong-kong-urged-bolster-trade-and-logistics-sector
  2. Property - International - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong investors to turn Cadbury's Birmingham HQ into flats

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 03:18am by JING YANG

    ... to US$100 million in equity within next year, Gunning said. Cadbury was one of the original 19th century builders of "model communities" that gave British workers better-quality living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1614086/hong-kong-investors-turn-cadburys-birmingham-hq-flats
  3. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Labour woes will put brakes on growth

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Economy forecast to expand at the slower annual rate of 3.3pc in the next five years as an ageing population means fewer workers Hong Kong's labour woes ... seven new rail projects in phases from 2018 to 2026. Lawrence Ng San-wa, president of the Construction Sub-Contractors Association, voiced concern about the city's ability to find workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1611624/labour-woes-will-put-brakes-growth
  4. Property - International - ECONOMY

    Growing clout of global cities offers property opportunities

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:36pm by DAVID JI

    ... is that firms are increasingly relying on high-value knowledge workers to drive business growth, making the workers of the global cities among the most productive in the world, typically outperforming other workers in their host countries. In terms of gross domestic product per capita, London and Paris largely outperform the British and French economies by 72 per cent and 66.8 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1610584/growing-clout-global-cities-offers-property-opportunities
  5. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    US labour strength spurs hopes for early rate rise

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:46am by Reuters

    ... labour department official. There were some downsides in the report. Notably, part of the decline in the unemployment rate was because workers left the labour force. The share of the population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1609132/us-labour-strength-spurs-hopes-early-rate-rise
  6. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Would you like a rise with that? How Hong Kong fares on the Big Mac Index

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 10:50pm by PHILA

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com As a new minimum wage recommendation nears, an alternative Big Mac Index shows just how Hong Kong workers fare on the world stage Would you like a rise with that? How many burgers can a minimum-wage earner afford? It's an odd question, but it goes to the heart of a debate over how much spending power is wielded by workers who earn the minimum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567209/would-you-rise-how-hong-kong-fares-big-mac-index
  7. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Abe's economic reforms seen as falling short in Japan growth push

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by Reuters

    ... growth, from phased-in corporate tax cuts to a bigger role for women and foreign workers, but applause from investors is likely to be muted after Tokyo backpedalled on bolder reforms. Private ... in one of the world's most rapidly ageing societies. Also included in the package are steps to raise the number of highly skilled foreign workers and expand a controversial foreign trainee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1539920/abes-economic-reforms-seen-falling-short-japan-growth-push
  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Impact from cutting number of mainland tourists ‘only short term’, says think tank

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 07:18pm by Johnny Tam

    ... employment opportunities for low-skilled workers. Professor Terence Chong Tai-leung of the department of economics at Chinese University did not believe the drop in real GDP would be that drastic, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530931/economic-impact-reducing-mainland-tourist-numbers-hong-kong-only
  9. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Jobless rate could rise if retail sales keep declining, financial secretary warns

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Phila Siu

    ... to shrink, there will be huge pressure on the employment market. The currently low unemployment rate of 3.1 per cent may rise, affecting low-skilled workers in particular," he wrote. He pointed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528229/jobless-rate-could-rise-if-retail-sales-keep-declining-financial
  10. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    The two Brazils

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:53am by NICHOLAS SPIRO

    ... the economy away from the consumption-led development model favoured by the ruling Workers' Party, headed by President Dilma Rousseff, the protégé of the popular former head of state, Luiz Inacio ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1530679/two-brazils

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