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  1. HK factory owners stifle labour reforms

    Posted Sep 21st 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... government. Ru Yingjie, deputy director general of the department of labour relations at the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, declined to comment on the delay but said 'the ... hours, paid leave, insurance and work safety standards. The plans, foreshadowed in 2007 to promote equal distribution of wages, were resurrected after labour unrest swept across the mainland ...

  2. Factories to shed 'labour camp' label in 2011

    Posted Jan 05th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Experts say last year's wave of suicides at Foxconn Technology Group and strikes at other manufacturers marked a low point for labour relations on the mainland, but warn ... tablet computers and iPod media players. Prickly labour issues are expected to persist this year, despite wage increases and efforts by electronics manufacturers to improve conditions ...

  3. Grand China eager to resume HK listing

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... of mainland aviation conglomerate HNA Group, the carrier is waiting for approval from Chinese authorities over its plan to list as a red-chip in Hong Kong. Chen Feng, board chairman of HNA, said ... research advisory body to air transport industry. The carrier was picked as the best airline in China. The other six five-star carriers are Asiana Airlines of South Korea, Cathay Pacific, ...

  4. Workers seek voice in collective bargaining

    Posted Oct 18th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... as the 28 degrees Celsius temperature prompted her to pause from her sewing. 'Many smaller factories do not follow the labour contract law and ask labourers to work overtime without proper compensation, not to mention the collective wage negotiation plan.' The labour contract law, which was introduced in January 2008, aims at better protecting workers' welfare by limiting work ...

  5. Greed is not good for US corporate titan

    Posted Dec 13th 2010, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... in her own right, sitting on corporate boards and think tanks and the president of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. They are the ultimate power couple. In Hong Kong recently to meet ... of the manufacturing process, labour time, supply chain, productivity and so on.' Kravis says that another way KKR differs from other investment firms is that it doesn't 'have ...

  6. Little impact expected from CIT crash

    Posted Nov 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... bankruptcy on Hong Kong's trade sector was minimal, said Willy Lin Sun-mo, the chairman of the advisory board of the Hong Kong Export Credit Insurance Commission. However, Douglas Sheridan, ... exporters. The 101-year-old institution's board said CIT and Canadian subsidiary CIT Group Funding of Delaware were filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York, according to a press ...

  7. Fred Ma's HK$3.5m job raises questions

    Posted Nov 11th 2009, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... the Advisory Committee on Post-office Employment for Former Chief Executives and Politically Appointed Officials if they wish to take up a new job within a year of quitting the administration, ... Executive's Office said Ma did not have to consult the advisory committee on his new job, because it had been more than a year since he left the government. The announcement of the 80:20 joint-venture ...

  8. Mainland set for train deals in US and Britain

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'President Barack Obama has adopted a goal to implement high-speed rail in the US,' he said. David Shipley, the managing director of British railway advisory firm CSRE, said Europe ... maximise localisation of production in Europe, softening the blow of Chinese imports.' For example, Chinese factories could perform labour-intensive tasks on the trains, while the higher ...

  9. Glow for it

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... bulbs only emit white light and any colour typically comes from a gel coating. Lo says the most labour-intensive parts of the project were dealing with the circuitry- hiding the wires ... the day,' he says. 'But at night when it is turned on, you can see a graphic design.' A board member of the Microwave Media Art Group, Lo is better known for his multimedia installations ...

  10. I did nothing wrong, says Richard Li

    Posted Mar 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... procedures or the offer price. 'The pricing was approved by the independent board of directors of the company and an independent financial adviser,' Mr Li said. 'While proxy advisory ...




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