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  1. Storm drain horror as worker swept to death

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Lo and Clifford Lo A worker died after he was swept away in a torrent of water as he inspected a storm drain during heavy rain early yesterday. Fung Cheung-yau, 61, was carrying out an inspection with a surveillance camera in the drain beneath Kin Chuen Street, Kwai Chung, at about 2am when he was washed away. He was attached to a lifeline but his workmates were ...

  2. Workers flown home following African protest

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... to Shanghai tomorrow. The workers were employed by a mainland construction company for infrastructure projects in the central African country. Mainland media said the workers had gone on strike ... The government in Malabo has agreed. A source said the strike was not an isolated case. Several protests by mainland workers in foreign countries, particularly in Africa and the Middle East, have broken ...

  3. Exploited Asian workers sweat amid Dubai boom

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... to privately worry about the quiescent labour force which has long been taken for granted. The past two years have seen dozens of strikes and even riots by workers, accidents including a high-rise ... The sprawling, heat-blistered labour camp of Sonapar is a squalid home to some of the half million construction workers whose muscle has transformed Dubai from Gulf backwater to contender for economic ...

  4. Laying foundations for new workers

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky International consultancy and construction company Mace Hong Kong is currently involved in a number of high-profile projects, including Phase 3 of the Hong Kong Science Park and the Jockey Club's New Generation Racecourse development ...

  5. Idyllic tropical escape

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and underground ship repair docks ripe for exploration. Two museums, the Guningtou War Museum and the 823 Artillery Museum, commemorate battles over the tiny island, with each containing vehicles, weapons ... a piece of that history home by visiting Maestro Wu, a local business famed for turning these shells into kitchen knives. Shop workers say one shell can produce 60 knives, so their supply ...

  6. Survey shows friendship outweighs pay in the city

    Posted Jul 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... social club at work and a high-performing environment where everybody has good strong work relationships,' Keegan says. 'To strike that balance, there is no doubt that organisations (in ... it is well-known that you will get people who will move for a very small increment in pay,' Keegan says. Although relatively fewer Hong Kong workers are concerned about their firm's financial ...

  7. Freed workers due in Beijing after hostage ordeal

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com The 29 Chinese workers freed by Sudanese rebels are expected to arrive in Beijing today. Their employer, the state-owned hydropower engineering and construction company Sinohydro, confirmed they left the Kenyan capital Nairobi yesterday. China's embassy in Nairobi said the workers were in good health when freed on Tuesday. But footage ...

  8. All 25 workers held hostage in Egypt set free

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com The 25 Chinese workers taken hostage by Bedouins in Egypt on Tuesday have been freed after being held for less than a day, while the Sudanese rebels holding 29 other Chinese workers asked Beijing to put pressure on Khartoum. The two incidents have sparked renewed calls from the Chinese government and enterprises to improve risk assessment to better ...

  9. HK bravado will be left on the docks as costs box in port's future

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp 'Hong Kong as always will be ready for the challenge.' Study on Hong Kong Port Economic Development and Labour Bureau IT WAS IN big bold letters, too, right at the bottom of the draft executive summary of this study, just ...

  10. iProA president benefits from a wealth of contacts

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung and Tanna Chong Not only is iProA well connected with the government and pro-Beijing forces, its president and her company also enjoy good relationships with the city's administration. Dr Winnie Tang Shuk-ming sits on various government-appointed bodies. She sits on Kwai Tsing District Council, the Town Planning Board, the ICAC Operations Review ...




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