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  1. Business - Economy

    Trade-off between productivity gains and job losses isn't so simple

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 02:06pm by PATRICK LOW

    ... these days is that robots and labour-saving technologies are destroying jobs and creating a growing group of disillusioned people who harbour a deepening sense of alienation from society. If true, ... and employment growth can be traced back to 2000. When one looks at national data over a slightly longer period, however, the relationship between labour-saving efficiency gains and jobs can be murky. ...

  2. Top chipmaker to cut labour costs in China

    Posted Jun 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com STMicroelectronics, one of the world's largest semiconductor manufacturers, plans to step up automation and other cost-saving processes at its mainland factories amid rising labour costs. 'We see extensive cost escalation and salaries are not going in the right direction,' chief operating officer Didier Lamouche said yesterday. 'What ...

  3. ESC Sequences

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Danyll Wills

    ... Danyll Wills Boot on other foot This site is really for those who love to play. Apple Computer has come as close as it is likely to come to supporting Microsoft on Mac hardware. 'Boot Camp' is a free beta that will help you put Windows XP on an Intel-based Macintosh. (You must buy XP yourself, of course). Could be lots of fun or frustration, depending on your view. ...

  4. Boot camp shut down

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christina Yang A private boot camp in Chongqing set up to rehabilitate online gaming addicts has been closed for allegedly abusing students, Yubei district education authorities said. ... said. The Dadongfang Drill School has been criticised in the past few weeks after mainland media ran stories of students being severely kicked and beaten up by camp drill sergeants. ...

  5. All-girl camp raises interest in science and technology

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... JUDY NGAO A GROUP OF secondary students discovered the fun of science and mathematics at a week-long summer camp. The all-girl camp also aimed to promote the role of women in technology. A total of 30 students took part. Organised by IBM China/Hong Kong, the annual Exploring Interests in Technology and Engineering (EXITE) Camp covered different topics, including internet security ...

  6. Cyber safety a hot topic at exchange camp

    Posted Jan 04th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG YOUNG PEOPLE WERE urged to guard against hackers and internet crime at an international conference and exchange camp last week. Held at the HKFYG Jockey Club Sai Kung Outdoor Training Camp, the Opportunities and Challenges of the Cyber World for Youth Development 2004 gave young people a chance to share their views on internet culture and safety. Jointly organised ...

  7. HK fixed-line phone users blocked from switching camps

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HUI YUK-MIN More than 45,000 Hong Kong fixed-line telephone users applied to switch networks last month, but only 58 per cent of them saw their requests successfully processed, according to telecommunications regulator Ofta. The Office of the Telecommunic ...

  8. Fixed-line users blocked in switching camps

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min More than 45,000 fixed-line telephone users applied to switch networks last month but only 58 per cent of them saw their requests successfully processed, according to the telecoms regulator. The Office of the Telecommunications Authority' ...

  9. Labour of love

    Posted Jul 13th 2008, 12:00am by Karen Ma

    ... the mainland's labour shortage, she met a young migrant worker who had left her rural Sichuan home to sew sweaters at a Zhuhai garment factory for export. The meeting left a big impression on Harney ... are increasingly aware of their labour rights, especially those born in the 1980s under the one-child policy who are starting to challenge factory bosses. Their understanding of their basic rights ...

  10. Party boss captivated as iPad weaves its magic

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they think have offended top leaders.' Wen was referring to the case of a Chongqing internet user who last month was put in a labour camp for one year for forwarding a message satirising ...




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