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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Urinating, spitting and trampling flowers: Mainland papers slam Labour Day crowds

    Posted May 05th 2014, 02:45pm by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Manners take a holiday as Labour Day crowds surge Some of the people enjoying the Labour Day holiday in Beijing's parks plucked flowers from gardens, trampled over lawns, spat, and allowed their children to urinate in public, a mainland newspaper reported. But nobody was punished for antisocial behaviour, it said. Staff at the capital's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1504950/beijing-park-staff-bemoan-bad-behaviour-holiday-visitors
  2. News - China Insider - TOURISM

    Think Hong Kong is crowded? Labour Day tourists flock to China's hotspots

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:55pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com As this year’s three-day Labour Day holiday comes to an end, it emerged that tourism sites across China received a record-breaking number of Chinese visitors ... million train journeys made by Chinese travellers during the Labour Day holiday, up 16 per cent from last year. But it added that the increased number of privately-owned cars and the lifting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1504207/think-hong-kong-crowded-labour-day-tourists-flock-chinas-hotspots
  3. News - China - LABOUR DAY

    Labour Day marred for motorists with millions stuck in jams up to 55km long

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:30am by Chris Luo, Mimi Lau

    ... the long-awaited Labour Day holiday. Beijing, a commuter nightmare on regular workdays, witnessed heavily congested traffic at the start of the three-day national "golden week" holiday yesterday, ... for the capital's roads during a holiday. Other cities faced similar bottlenecks on roads and on mass transit. In Hangzhou, the scenic capital of Zhejiang province, the subway system laboured under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1502050/china-labour-day-holiday-begins-millions-stuck-traffic-jams
  4. Business - Companies - RETAIL

    Labour Day holiday unlikely to have boosted retail sales in Hong Kong

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Bad weather and anti-mainlander sentiment blamed for expected poor holiday retail sales Little hope for Labour Day sales boost The long Labour Day weekend ... not had a significant impact for several years. "I wasn't in Hong Kong on this Labour Day but my friend said the popular tourist districts didn't see that many shoppers. Guangdong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1502945/labour-day-holiday-unlikely-have-boosted-retail-sales-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Thousands of workers descend on Victoria Park for Labour Day march

    Posted May 01st 2014, 10:55am

    ... Jennifer Ngo and Stuart Lau Thousands of workers from across the employment spectrum descended on Victoria Park on Thursday for the annual Labour Day march organised by the Confederation ... Day march #LabourDay2014 #labourdaymarch pic.twitter.com/WFMrNzr5ja — Jennifer Ngo (@jj_ngo) May 1, 2014 Protesters also made clear their opposition to increasing overseas labour in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501481/thousands-workers-descend-victoria-park-labour-day-march
  6. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    How to cope with labour unrest in a turbulent region

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 12:53am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... at factories How to cope with labour unrest in a turbulent region Images of striking workers in China, burning factories in Vietnam, and now a military coup in Thailand have reminded manufacturers ... what factories should think about in the current environment. In regard to China, as workers better understand their rights how compliant are factories in southern China with labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1537317/how-cope-labour-unrest-turbulent-region
  7. News - China - LABOUR

    Rare decision: Xiamen labour panel punishes foreign-run company in dispute over workers' strike

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 12:08pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Legal experts say ruling is 'rare' as companies usually win the upper hand in such cases due to loopholes in the law A labour dispute ... or they would be fired. The striking workers returned to the factory floor on March 3, but were sacked the next day due to “violations to company policy”. The workers challenged their termination before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529922/shock-decision-xiamen-labour-panel-punishes-foreign-run-company-dispute
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reduce poverty to end families' reliance on child labour

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SALLY KO

    ... Sally Ko Sally Ko says consumers in well-off societies can exercise ethical buying With support, poor families need not rely on child labour Today is World Day against Child Labour and, ... child labour, national power shortages, and competition from China and Thailand have reduced the country's share considerably. With intervention from the International Labour Organisation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1530208/reduce-poverty-end-families-reliance-child-labour
  9. News - China - LABOUR

    Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: management

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Industrial action on the mainland is being initiated at the top end of the factory floor Strikes see a new breed of labour activists: managers Behind the mainland's biggest strike in decades last month was a new player in labour activism: management. A previously unpublished account from inside the strike at Taiwanese shoe manufacturer Yue Yuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1523504/strikes-see-new-breed-labour-activists-management

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