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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    John Tsang cautious over changes to mandatory provident fund scheme

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Kong's mandatory provident fund scheme should not be hastily done away with, the financial secretary says, although he concedes the system has failed to give low-paid workers and the unemployed ... and the self-employed aged between 18 and 65 make regular mandatory contributions at 5 per cent of their income, which they can withdraw when they retire. Employers also contribute 5 per cent ...

  2. The future of accounting in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 03:19pm

    ... where there is an auditing team to oversee. Analytical and organisational skills are mandatory for those seeing audit manager jobs, and successful managers also have excellent communication ...

  3. Business - Commodities

    Small miners feel pinch from rush to boost iron ore output

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... increase in iron ore production by the world's biggest miners in Australia and Brazil this year is pushing less efficient, smaller suppliers of the steel-making raw material to the edge. From Europe to Australia to the Middle East, smaller miners in the once-lucrative iron ore business are cutting output or shutting altogether despite rising demand, while a few mega miners are taking ...

  4. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    Explosions ring out as MH17 investigators return to Ukraine crash site

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 07:16pm by Reuters, AP and AFP

    ... the Netherlands and Australia are expected to initially focus their efforts on retrieving bodies still on the site and collect victims’ belongings. It remains unclear exactly how many bodies remain and what condition they are in after being exposed for so long to the elements. Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday ratified deals with the Netherlands and Australia allowing them to send some 950 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Drug suspect accused with possession of Ice jumps HK$500 bail

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by JULIE CHU

    ... to keep him in detention and released him pending trial, a court has heard. The suspect, Leung Ka-kit, 34, failed to appear in Eastern Court yesterday to answer two charges related to the drug ... Symon Wong Yu-wing set a new trial date for yesterday but revoked Leung's bail without giving any reason. Leung was kept in detention for four days last week until he re-applied for bail, ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Auschwitz guard Johann Breyer dies before facing trial in Germany

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... transferring in 1944 to Auschwitz where, he claimed, he served as a perimeter guard. The death comes days after Breyer was released from a detention centre. He had suffered from dementia and other ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Divorcing couples should be forced to undergo counselling, says government advisor

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:21am by Ernest Kao

    ... said the body was a cross-sector, cross-bureau platform that was the second in the world, after Australia, to have introduced mandatory assessment of the impacts and implications on families ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com City should look at following Singapore's example in mandatory pre-divorce counselling, says government adviser Hong Kong urged to intervene in divorce ...

  8. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan police to deal with asylum seekers sent back by Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Asylum seekers turned back by Australia will be handed over to police in Sri Lanka, leading to protests at treatment and fears of rights abuses A boatload of asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian navy and returned to Sri Lanka will be handed over to the island nation's police, adding to fears over Australia's hardline policy and rights abuses ...

  9. Business - Companies - BUYOUTS

    Peak property portfolio key to HK$1.6 billion takeover tussle

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:41pm by Benjamin Robertson

    ... for questioning by the Taiwanese authorities. These disclosures, however, may not be mandatory under the Securities and Futures Ordinance rules, which govern takeover bids. "It would depend ...

  10. News - China - DISSIDENTS

    Outspoken writer released after turning himself in over Tiananmen anniversary event

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 01:09pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Novelist was in Australia when a private gathering in Beijing to mark the crackdown took place, but he wrote a statement of surrender for planning ... rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang. Murong Xuecun, whose real name is Hao Qun, was unable to go to the gathering as he was attending an event at the University of Sydney in Australia, but he released ...




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