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  1. Flag-burning accused says jail meals best he's had

    Posted Aug 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... before, it is unfair to remand him in custody for too long,' Lam said. Zhu then raised concerns about his meal arrangements, and the magistrate assured him that he would continue to receive ...

  2. Inquiry into food poisoning at Noah's Ark

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Health Protection is investigating two suspected cases of food poisoning involving 10 diners who had buffet meals in the Harvest Restaurant at Noah's Ark Resort in Ma Wan. A man and four women, aged 25 to 37, suffered abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea between 17 to 40 hours after their meals on April 17. Two men and three women ...

  3. Exco member condemns 'heartless' bosses

    Posted Mar 28th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Exco member Cheng Yiu-tong says employers who avoid paying workers for their meal hours should be condemned. 'They are using every means to exploit employees. ... not be paid for rest days and meal breaks under the new law. ...

  4. Minimum wage law

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to be paid for rest days and meal breaks. The law comes into force on May 1. It requires all employees be paid at least HK$28 an hour. That wage was proposed last year, using figures from the second ... that employers should reach an agreement with their employees as to whether or not they are paid for meal breaks and rest days. ...

  5. Employers act on minimum-wage law

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Maggie Tam The city's biggest employers group is issuing a letter to its members today reminding them that rest days and meal breaks are not required to be paid under ... as soon as possible to avoid any possible confusion. 'The law is very clear. Under section four of the new law, minimum wage is paid for the hours of work. Meal breaks and rest days ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    ICAC urged to hand over former chief's case to police

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Simpson Cheung

    ... down as ICAC chief, was found to have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars from the public purse on gifts and lavish meals for mainland officials in his five-year tenure. "Any ...

  7. Employers asked not to cut benefits

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... whether employees should be paid for meal breaks and rest days. Concerns have been raised that employers will take advantage of this grey area to pay their employees a smaller monthly salary- ... to the 'Statutory Minimum Wage: Reference Guidelines for Employers and Employees', workers must be paid for meal breaks and rest days only if that is stated in their employment contract. Otherwise, ...

  8. Wage rules still leave key issues unresolved

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for meal breaks and rest days. Commissioner for Labour Cheuk Wing-hing said yesterday the 'Statutory Minimum Wage: Reference Guidelines for Employers and Employees' would assist employers ... offer further clarification on the law, which sets a floor of HK$28 per hour. The labour chief said neither the Minimum Wage Ordinance nor the Employment Ordinance prescribe that meal breaks ...

  9. Inmates in Manila jail still waiting for transfer home

    Posted Mar 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... two small meals and water. Free water is available for an hour in the morning but inmates miss out if they cannot beat the competition from thousands of other inmates. In which case, they have to buy showering water at HK$1 per 30 litres and drinking water at HK$6.30 for 20 litres. Any food in addition to the scant meals has to be bought from a market inside the prison, which sells ...

  10. Ghost keeps freeloader from hearing

    Posted Jun 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan The case of a woman accused of leaving a restaurant without paying for her meal was adjourned yesterday after she claimed she was being haunted by a ghost at the time. ... adjourned the case to the same date, pending a psychiatric report. Lee allegedly left Zen Chinese Cuisine in Pacific Place, Admiralty, on June 17 without paying for her $369 meal. Not represented ...




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