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  1. Medical costs

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has chosen six financing options in its report on health-care funding. Do you agree with critics who argue that the proposals would put too heavy a tax burden on the middle class? Write to us. ...

  2. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It means those 200 million migrants who are still registered as rural residents are treated as second-class citizens in their new homes. Because their documents classify them as living in another ...

  3. Continuity in the middle of staff attrition

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... professionals at the middle management level, companies are realising that they need to have a plan just in case employees leave. As the saying goes, those who fail to plan, plan to fail. 'The ...

  4. Bait and Switch- The Futile Pursuit of the Corporate Dream

    Posted Mar 19th 2006, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... people.' The middle-class unemployed go to extraordinary and humiliating lengths to get back what they had, being told by the growing job-search industry that people skills matter more than job skills. Ehrenreich hopes the underclass and the now disposable middle class (who incidentally vote in the politicians who advocate profit over people) will come together to fight for a more ...

  5. Exodus of expats would cripple supporting sectors of economy

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Foreign Editor Saudi Arabia's globally vital oil industry would not collapse with a sudden exodus of foreigners, but experts warned yesterday that key supporting sectors of the economy would halt if worsening terrorism forced millions ...

  6. The Scrooge class

    Posted Apr 10th 2010, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... many of the primitive thinkers among Hong Kong's ruling class really believe. They have spent decades resisting the establishment of a minimum wage for the understandable reason ... proposed to up the ante in a way that imposes a direct burden on the employing class who have been told that they and they alone will be responsible for keeping wages above levels where survival ...

  7. Sacked Baptist University pair appeal over contract dispute

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong and Liz Heron Two former Baptist University administrators who refused to accept new terms and conditions of employment will appeal to the Labour Tribunal next week, claiming unreasonable dismissal. Jenny Wong Wing-yin and Mikie Wong Mei-chun sp ...


    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Many people, including some from the middle class, still suffer from unemployment, job insecurity and other pains brought about by economic adjustments.' 'We fully appreciate the hardship and feelings of those who are unemployed and will try our utmost to help them enter the job market. But we also understand that real economic growth is the key to effectively ...

  9. Knotty issues

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Tsang's election pledges: A green paper outlining three proposals for universal suffrage will be issued by the middle of the year. The idea is to get agreement on a 'final ... 4 per cent, though it is unlikely to reach: 3% Welfare policy and resources will be reviewed, though lump-sum grants to NGOs will stay Education spending will not be cut and small-class teaching ...

  10. It's a dirty job

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not secure this information prior to her investing thousands of dollars and travelling to the Middle East. Ms Yue's plight is not uncommon. Growing numbers of Chinese nationals make their way ...




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