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  1. 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 ...

  2. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Civil engineer Simon Wong built a small family restaurant business into a HK$1 billion company

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 11:48am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... and do not have the labour to fill the jobs, so logically salaries must go up. With the minimum wage, you can now find easier jobs that pay well. For example, security guards, before the minimum ... This year, there is more space to negotiate with landlords. Two or three years ago, there was no negotiation, especially in popular areas such as Causeway Bay or Tsim Sha Tsui. Our labour costs ...

  3. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Manufacturing hat-trick

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Labour unrest has hit Pauline Ngan Po-ling's relocation of hat-making production to Bangladesh, despite the low wage costs Manufacturing hat-trick Pauline ... of the cheaper labour costs there. But last week she fell victim to a call for a nationwide strike by textile workers after the collapse of a garment factory outside the country's capital city ...

  4. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Multicultural packaging

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... a local lion dance course. The energy and the rhythm of this traditional dance is, to me, the symbol of Asia: culture and dynamism.   Some say Chinese labour is getting too much protection. Do you agree? French labour law is very restrictive too which means in both mainland China and France, it is not as easy as in Hong Kong to fire staff. As employers, we do not want to fire staff, we ...

  5. Business - China Business - THE INTERVIEW

    G.E. rides the same path to health, success

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... with the western regions than the eastern regions. I'd say the "go west campaign" is very important. Is GE feeling the pressure from increasing labour costs in China? I don't think we [can] complain. Actually, we don't make decisions on labour costs. If you look at the products we produce, labour cost is only a small percentage. We do pay attention to it, but labour cost ...

  6. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Jewellery queen shines in crisis

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 02:30am by Celine Sun

    ... economic environment and rising labour and rent costs. Despite the weakening market conditions, Yau believes now is a good time to raise the awareness of the brand. TSL has rolled-out a large-scale ...

  7. Business - China Business - THE INTERVIEW

    Interview: Tom Cheung Ling-fung, chief executive of Hui Xian Reit

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... lodging, shopping and commercial property businesses. Cheung told the Post that one of his future tasks as the new chief executive will be to contain expenses as labour costs continue to rise ... popular in China, we use weibo to communicate [shopping trends] with shoppers. Another challenge is cost control, like labour costs. The minimum wage was 700 yuan a month in 2007, but now it has ...

  8. Business - Companies - THE INTERVIEW

    Schneider Electric opts for global management structure

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... environment. Cost efficiency is a big topic everywhere, since firms are facing rising labour costs while customers are more demanding on product quality, so the need for automation is widespread. Firms ...



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