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  1. 70 arrested in immigration raid

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... illegal workers, was also arrested. Officers then raided a construction site in Lai Chi Kok Road, Cheung Sha Wan, where two male mainland visitors were caught. An Immigration Department ... and flats under renovation in Mongkok, Shamshuipo, Yau Ma Tei, Kwun Tong, Tseung Kwan O, Chai Wan and Central. A further 26 mainland visitors, a domestic helper from the Philippines and an Indian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457073/70-arrested-immigration-raid
  2. In Brief

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in compensating employees. Number of mainland tourists up by 20pc The number of mainland tourist arrivals surged by about 20 per cent for the first three-quarters of this year over the same period last year, the Tourism Board said. Total mainland arrivals hit 5.63 million by the end of September, representing about 55 per cent of the total number of visitors to Hong Kong. Mainland visitors may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435515/brief
  3. Illegal workers and their employers arrested

    Posted Aug 31st 2003, 12:00am by Marcal Joanilho

    ... Law enforcers continued their crackdown on illegal workers with the arrest of visiting mainland residents and foreign domestic helpers in Yuen Long on Friday. The latest arrests brought the number of mainland visitors held to 33 in a series of operations aimed at stamping out illegal employment scams. The clampdown comes as more people arrive following the lifting of restrictions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426434/illegal-workers-and-their-employers-arrested
  4. Industries slow to use Sars relief fund

    Posted Aug 13th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Hong Kong and the mainland, signed in June, coupled with relaxed travel restrictions on mainland visitors to Hong Kong, would benefit the catering, tourism and retail sectors. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/424659/industries-slow-use-sars-relief-fund
  5. Mainland labour imports back on the agenda

    Posted Sep 05th 2003, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... the threat of a surge in illegal workers coming to the city as a result of the relaxation of travel restrictions on mainland visitors from some cities. Mr Ip acknowledged that many people were ... the mainland, says labour minister Stephen Ip Shu-kwan. The proposal, under discussion for five years, would allow employers to hire three mainland workers for every new job they create for a local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/426966/mainland-labour-imports-back-agenda
  6. Jobless figure plunges to 7.5pc

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... import/export, communications, business services, decoration and maintenance and social and personal services. Mainland visitors have been flocking to Hong Kong thanks to an easing on travel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/438696/jobless-figure-plunges-75pc
  7. Employers face longer prison terms for hiring illegal workers, says labour chief

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Labour Matthew Cheung Kin-chung yesterday also said most illegal workers from the mainland entered on business visas, not the individual visitor scheme. The department conducted 11 operations ... belief, of the number of illegal workers from the mainland arrested, only a small percentage came to Hong Kong under the individual visitor scheme, effective from last summer. He said most ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/448792/employers-face-longer-prison-terms-hiring-illegal-workers-says-labour-chief
  8. Creaky jobs machine is back in business

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... to the mainland market. 'That is a telling sign,' he said. A loss of jobs was not unlikely in this sector. The hospitality, tourism and catering sectors have recovered from their low point during the Sars outbreak, mainly due to an influx of mainland visitors. With about 20,000 hotel rooms coming up in the next five years, there should be no shortage of opportunities. 'These ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/453225/creaky-jobs-machine-back-business

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