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  1. Building collapse kills six in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... At least six construction workers were killed yesterday in Xinhui city, Guangdong, after a seven-storey department store under construction collapsed. Construction on the building in Zhongshen South Road was close to completion and the workers were puttin ...

  2. Mediators act to avoid bus strike

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Two government departments have stepped in to mediate after pay-rise negotiations between New World First Bus and its staff union broke down yesterday. The company had offered a one-off bonus of $1,000 for every employee this year, but the union ...

  3. Bus union gears up to protest over pay freeze

    Posted Jan 19th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hundreds of Kowloon Motor Bus drivers and workers will conduct a sit-in protest tomorrow and could launch industrial action over the Lunar New Year holiday after failing to reach an agreement with management about a freeze on salaries and allowa ...

  4. Foreign investment in Shanghai surges by 40pc

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Sars fails to deter overseas interest in the city, but unemployment is rising Unshaken by the Sars outbreak, foreign investors committed US$6.07 billion in funds to Shanghai in the first half of this year, up 40 per cent on last year. In June, contracted ...

  5. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... provide that they have proper pricing and do not have large claims due to natural disasters,' Chan said. $11.6b The gross insurance premium income, in US dollars, HSBC Holdings recorded last ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... was not readily available. Citing a provision of the Code on Access to Information, the bureau said the request would require extra time to process due to the "exceptional" nature of the case. ...

  7. Banks lose shine among local business students

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to HK$15,817 this year from HK$16,169 a year ago. While business students shunned the financial sector, those majoring in engineering and natural sciences were eager to join it. Goldman Sachs, ...

  8. From MNCs to SMEs, CPA credentials key to rewarding career in accounting

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... created positions. 'There are a number of industries that are in pretty good demand, namely retail, fast moving consumer goods, natural resources and pharmaceuticals. They are relatively more ...

  9. Dead men walking at work every day

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Six thousand employees lose their lives each day and experts won't rule out another disaster like Bhopal that killed 8,000 people. Occupational safety is all too often a forgotten ... They take every opportunity to cite the disaster at Union Carbide's pesticide factory, which claimed 8,000 lives in hours, as an example of what they will never allow to happen again. But while ...

  10. City Briefs

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former canto-pop star hurt in traffic accident Former Canto-pop singer Calvin Choi Yat-chi was among three people who suffered minor injuries in a traffic accident near the Shek O Country Park yesterday. Choi, 38, a member of the defunct pop group Grassho ...




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