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  1. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Hong Kong doesn't need Morlocks from the Delta to fix labour woes

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 03:51pm by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Importing labour is a very outdated concept, especially for Hong Kong. It should look at it as talent flow across the Pearl River Delta region. Paul Cheung, Singapore director of population ... the way that low unemployment is pushing up wages for menial labourers, and his solution for the so-called labour gap (the accepted euphemism) is a common one- bring in lots of migrant labour ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... committee to promote hong kong as aviation hub An Aviation Development Advisory Committee has been formed to look at ways to promote Hong Kong as an aviation hub and to consider further the operation and development of the airport. It replaces the Aviation Advisory Board. While the board's chairman is Norman Lo Sung-man, the director-general of civil aviation, the committee ...

  3. Guangdong shelves plan for worker representation on boards

    Posted Nov 09th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng The Guangdong government held off putting a proposal through the province's legislature requiring mandatory worker representation on the boards of foreign manufacturers, ... have been some adjustments in the wordings in a policy document pertaining to the democratisation of foreign manufacturers' boards,' he said. 'I believe the delay is to reduce ...

  4. Labour Day holiday spending injected $3b into economy: HKRMA

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHANDRA WONG Updated at 6.47pm: The Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKRMA) said spending during the Labour Day holidays had pumped more than $3 billion into the economy, local ... Meanwhile, the Tourism Board said it was planning another Hong Kong Shopping Festival from June 26 to August 31. The theme this year would be 'Late Night Shopping and Dining' to showcase ...

  5. Bra maker says labour laws are a recipe for going bust

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang in Shenzhen Top Form is beginning to sound like a misnomer as the bra maker struggles to get over the hump caused by rapid changes in the mainland's labour market ... with bosses and also to allow them to sit on the board of directors. These are all expected to become law in Guangdong and Shenzhen after the National People's Congress draws to an end today. ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Nov 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the satisfaction with Legislative Council members remained low, but the rating was better than those registered at the start and the end of the last term. LABOUR BOARD TO DISCUSS SETTING MINIMUM WAGE The Labour Advisory Board will start deliberations by the end of the year on whether to set a minimum wage. In a paper submitted for discussion by the Legislative Council's manpower panel ...

  7. Tourism Board sets new quality standards

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Traders told they must follow stricter rules to be backed under new scheme Shops and restaurants must meet new standards in order to gain the Hong Kong Tourism Board's seal of approval. Outlets displaying the board's logo must provide 'clear and sufficient product information' to customers under changes to the Quality Tourism Services Scheme ...

  8. Antiquities board takes role seriously

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Procedures established by the Antiquities Advisory Board for a number of years do permit business to be transacted by circulation of papers. However, the news report ('Decision ... Antiquities Advisory Board The missing link To decide on the alignment and mode of transport of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge without a public assessment of traffic and environmental impact study ...

  9. Labour shortage threatens delta factories' future

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dongguan's labour situation is continuing to deteriorate, and Hong Kong shoemaker Lam Chin-yick says he knows the days of labour-intensive industries like his are numbered. 'All ... and 1,000 yuan, including full board and social security benefits. Many factories are so afraid of losing workers that they offer other benefits, such as paying their water bill of 1.2 yuan a day. ...

  10. Struggling to get the right people on board

    Posted Jun 09th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... where the junior engineer can work towards becoming either a chief engineer on board a ferry or an engineer based on shore at the shipyard. Those interested in the scheme must have ... and hands-on practical exercises. The company has, where possible, also recruited experienced professionals externally and in some cases from overseas. 'The pool of available labour ...




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