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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila insists crackdown on foreign labourers doesn't target Chinese

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Manila insists Chinese aren't being targeted in new whistle-blower programme offering rewards to those who turn in illegal workers Crackdown on foreign labour ... "We do not allow visitors who will come to this country for manual labour" such as carpenters, store clerks or plumbers, Mison said. But those with technical expertise can get work visas. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590436/manila-insists-crackdown-foreign-labourers-doesnt-target-chinese
  2. News - China

    Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 05:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... they were being paid less than Malaysian colleagues for the same work. “Singapore defies basic labour rights by criminalising migrant workers for a work stoppage and threatening them with prison ... and S$2,000 (US$1,640) fine, or both. Last week’s bus strike highlighted the country’s heavy dependence on migrant labour to drive its economic growth amid a labour shortage resulting from falling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1099050/chinese-workers-stage-new-protest-singapore
  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Number of skilled Hong Kong labourers working in Macau triples in two years

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 11:47pm by Eddie Lee

    ... Eddie Lee eddie.lee@scmp.com Number of skilled Hong Kong labourers working in gambling hub triples in two years amid growing manpower shortage at home Building workers flock to Macau The number of skilled construction workers leaving Hong Kong for Macau has more than tripled in the past two years just as the former is struggling with severe labour shortages. There were 4,685 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586281/number-skilled-hong-kong-labourers-working-macau-triples-two-years
  4. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: The 13th Labour of Hercules, by Yannis Palaiologos

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:11pm by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis by Yannis Palaiologos Portobello Books Despite narrowly avoiding eurozone expulsion, Greece remains in dire straits. In The 13th Labour of Hercules Athenian reporter Yannis Palaiologos explains how the once-flush, outwardly advanced economy collapsed so fast and stayed down. Greece's worst flaw, it seems, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1585824/book-review-13th-labour-hercules-yannis-palaiologos
  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple supplier based in China accused of labour violations by US watchdogs

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:06pm by BIEN PEREZ, KRISTINE SERVANDO, Chris Luo

    ... Bien Perez and Kristine Servando A Chinese electronics firm that supplies parts to Apple is being accused of repeated labour violations by two US-based watchdogs who investigated it twice in the past two years – exposing continued problems in Apple’s supply chain ahead of its much-anticipated iPhone 6 launch. In a report released on Thursday night, China Labour Watch and Green America ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1585293/apple-supplier-based-china-accused-labour-violations-us-watchdogs
  6. News - China - MACAU

    Macau casino workers join protests for higher wages as labour unrest sweeps territory

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:44pm by Bloomberg

    ... of employees to fight for better wages and working conditions. She has led workers into the streets seven times this year in the most widespread labour unrest yet at Macau's casinos. The protests ... of the city's operators opening new resorts. "We'll see the bargaining power of the casino worker union strengthen because of the limited number of labour," said Elio Yu, an associate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1584558/macau-casino-workers-join-protests-higher-wages-labour-unrest-sweeps
  7. Comment - Letters

    Labour Department will not tolerate abuse of foreign domestic helpers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:45am by LETTERS

    ... Labour Department will not tolerate abuse of foreign helpers I refer to the article in PostMagazine by Angharad Hampshire (" Maid to pay ", August 10). The government is fully ... of these helpers. We strongly adhere to the standards prescribed by the 41 international labour conventions that we have subscribed to. These conventions do not contain specific provisions on charging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1577262/labour-department-will-not-tolerate-abuse-foreign-domestic-helpers
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    Employers, and not just the minimum wage, distort Hong Kong labour market

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 04:50am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp It's employers who are best at distorting labour market "[The minimum wage] is an ineffective solution for addressing poverty, and its main outcome is to distort the labour market decisions of employers and employees. Professor Richard Wong Yue-chim South China Morning Post, July 30 I'm a coward. I like easy targets. But let me pretend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1570078/employers-and-not-just-minimum-wage-distort-hong-kong-labour
  9. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Haeco results likely to be hit by labour shortage in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Aircraft maintenance company expects to report first-half earnings that are affected by a shortage of skilled workers Haeco held back by lack of labour A shortage of labour is limiting Hong Kong's position in the aircraft maintenance industry even though it is home to the world's No 2 service provider. Swire-controlled Hong Kong Aircraft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1570883/haeco-results-likely-be-hit-labour-shortage-hong-kong
  10. News - China - Labour camps

    Closure of China labour camps brings little solace to former prisoners in Chongqing

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 12:35pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai For Ren Jianyu and others like him, the abolition of the notorious system of re-education through labour, or laojiao, is no cause for celebration. As the country welcomed ... “The municipal government still thinks people like me are the major targets of ‘stability maintenance’,” said Ren, a labour camp victim from Chongqing who is now an online retailer, referring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1361035/closure-china-labour-camps-brings-little-solace-former-prisoners

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