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  1. Tsang 'more willing to bend on labour policy'

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Union chief says the chief executive's view on a minimum wage law has changed Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has made a breakthrough in his labour policy by accepting that legislation for a minimum wage, as advocated by labour unions, may be possible in Hong Kong, the head of the 300,000-strong Federation of Trade Unions said yesterday. Wong Kwok-kin, ...

  2. Journalist moved to labour camp

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Jailed journalist Ching Cheong has been moved to a reform-through-labour centre where his family is expected to be able to visit him. Ching's journalist wife, Mary Lau Man-yee, said yesterday she had received a letter from the centre, the Tianhe prison in Beijing, notifying her of the transfer, which took place on December 26. She said Beijing authorities had ...

  3. Labour and economy are viewed as key issues for chief to tackle

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Nine in 10 people in Hong Kong believe it is necessary for Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to tackle labour and economic issues in his first policy address tomorrow, a survey has found. Two polls by the University of Hong Kong found economic development was the key topic the public expected Mr Tsang to focus on. In the first poll of 1,027 last month respondents ...

  4. Labour secretary tipped to be chief's aide

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung A top labour official has emerged as the leading candidate for the post of chief aide to the new chief executive, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen. Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, Permanent Secretary for Economic Development and Labour, is tipped as a hot favourite to take over as director of the Chief Executive's Office, according to government sources. Another possible candidate ...

  5. What's being said on facebook.com/southchinamorningpost

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... On a warning that a higher retirement age for civil servants will reduce job openings for young people: Jessie Tong- If the greying of the population causes [a] labour shortage, then extend the retirement age. It would not then be detrimental to the young people. If there is no labour shortage, then the government need not change the retirement age, although the experience ...

  6. Scandal a painful but useful lesson, Tsang says

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to developers. Tsang travelled to Cambodia and Thailand to see how companies are faring after moving operations from Guangdong to lower their costs. She interviewed Hong Kong manufacturers, labourers, labour unions and trade associations about the growing trend of relocating labour-intensive manufacturing from the Pearl River Delta into emerging markets as a result of soaring wages. ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tsang firm on labour abuses Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has reiterated that the government will present a bill that will make non-payment of Labour Tribunal awards a criminal offence and another on the statutory minimum wage, in the Legislative Council by July. The chief executive was speaking at a Labour Day reception hosted by the Labour Department. Anson Chan enters 'two ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the Hong Kong Consumer Council and 15 with its Macau counterpart. Labour forum puts candidates on the spot The three leading candidates to be Hong Kong's next chief executive attend a forum hosted by the Confederation of Trade Unions and the Hong Kong Catholic Commission for Labour Affairs. The trio are expected to outline their views on labour policies, but one of them, former ...

  9. Third motion for Tsang inquiry in Legco is rejected

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yam-kuen. The motion was launched by Lee Wing-tat, of the Democratic Party, and Cyd Ho Sau-lan, of the Labour Party. After the vote, Labour members said they would discuss the next move with fellow ...

  10. Motions to investigate Donald Tsang fail

    Posted Mar 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... with tycoons. However, Democrat Lee Wing-tat vowed to put the issue to the vote again on March 21- this time before the full Legislative Council. Labour Party lawmaker Cyd Ho Sau-lan warned ... by the Labour Party to appoint a select committee to probe the scandals was defeated by 30 votes to 20. Lee said: 'Many doubts of the public and lawmakers remain unresolved. He [Tsang] declined ...




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