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  1. July 1 protest pair sent to labour camp

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... terms in a labour camp in Jiangxi yesterday. Song Ningsheng and Zeng Jiuzi, who took part in the annual march in Hong Kong, were detained in a police station in Ningdu county, Jiangxi, after ... sentenced to one year in a labour camp for feifang,' he said. Liu said feifang could be an abbreviation for terms meaning illegal petitioning or abnormal petitioning, and only the former ...

  2. Labour camp veterans reunited 60 years on

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... Nick Meo in Singapore British and Commonwealth survivors of Japan's second world war labour camps were reunited with their liberators in a dawn ceremony on Monday, 60 years to the day after they were freed. Former prisoners of war and civilian internees paid tribute to fallen comrades at Kranji War Cemetery alongside veterans who landed in the city in September 1945. After ...

  3. The camp for caring and sharing

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... took 32 volunteers on a summer exchange programme to Ru Yuan in Guandong province. The week-long camp is designed to help the mainland students improve their English as well as boost ... for a healthy, balanced diet as well as exercise and fitness. The students are all required to communicate in English during the camp to ensure language immersion. 'The situation was good this year ...

  4. Exercise your mind at this year's G-Generation camp

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Students interested in current affairs are invited to the Interflow Camp 2004- G Generation to be held from July 26 to 28. With this year's theme being the Global Village, the camp, organised by the Hong Kong Outstanding Students' Association (HKOSA), aims to arouse the concern of the 'global generation' about international issues. Topics ...

  5. Labour rules and higher taxes to push more delta factories to brink

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... and conditions would worsen when a new labour law and tax regime became effective on January 1. The new labour rules and higher taxes would compound the burden arising from surging raw materials prices, ...

  6. Labour pains?

    Posted Apr 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A $20,000 charge for non-residents has cut the number of mainland women giving birth at Hong Kong's public hospitals by about 23 per cent and reduced the drain on resources. Is the charge fair? Does it go far enough? Write to us ...

  7. Australia, NZ fight for skilled labour

    Posted Mar 10th 2005, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... but now Australia and New Zealand have something else to fight over: skilled labour. Both countries are experiencing an acute lack of skilled workers such as mechanics, plumbers and electricians, ... the 1980s and the early 1990s,' he said. His comments echoed remarks made earlier this week by New Zealand Labour Minister Paul Swain, who said: 'There's a lot of Kiwis who have been ...

  8. The Dubai in Me

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... workers' camp, which is nothing but rows of prefabricated boxes; more of these labourers, however, are living in slums which sprang up far away from the international media's attention. ... labour in the age of modern capitalism. Some take a more direct route- as most entries to the confederation's competition would certainly do- while others less so, especially those from more ...


    What the mainland media say, Sunday Morning Post, August 19, 2012

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... to two years in a labour camp in Hubei in 1993 after he was found in possession of a hunting gun that he stole in 1991. He was also jailed for three years by Kunming railway police for illegally ...

  10. Exploited Asian workers sweat amid Dubai boom

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

    ... and kilometres of scruffy building sites, live a less fortunate group of foreigners: the Asian labourers who have also come seeking their fortunes in the world's fastest-paced construction boom. 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 ...




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