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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard working hours 'good for productivity, jobs'

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Phila Siu

    ... is expected to release a proposal for consultation next year. Business chambers are fiercely against it. But Messenger said that, in Germany and the Netherlands, businesses came out on top. "It ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Shipping industry hit hard by dock strike

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... Keith Wallis Keith.wallis@scmp.com With the dockers’ pay dispute into its second month, cargo throughput is down, and the costs of shipping lines and freight handlers are up Strike pounds ... much more as ships and cargo are diverted to other ports. Alan Lee Yiu-kwong, chairman of the Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Association, said it was too early to estimate how much ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Shipping changes starting to take bite out of dock strike

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Ada Lee

    ... Amy Nip and Ada Lee Sunkist oranges still in short supply but route diversions closer to HK are starting to bear fruit Shipping changes starting to take bite out of strike Things are looking up for fruit importers, two weeks into a walkout of dock workers that has delayed the clearance of containers at the Kwai Tsing port. Wholesalers said Sunkist oranges, which are shipped ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Port measures Hong Kong dock workers' strike at 90 ships

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, Keith Wallis, Dennis Chong

    ... Phila Siu, Keith Wallis and Dennis Chong Operator estimates impact of dockers' walkout on cargo arrivals if action continues to April 21 Port measures strike at 90 ships A total of 90 ... to shipping firms. And industry insiders have said the volume of cargo handled by HIT has halved since the strike began, as vessels were going to other ports. Meanwhile, Andrew Tung Lieh-cheung, chief ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock workers' labour dispute cuts port cargo 'in half'

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... may be arranged by the Labour Department between the contractors and the workers". A shipping industry insider... said the amount of cargo HIT handled... had dropped 40 to 50 per cent because many vessels called on other ports such as those in Shenzhen instead A shipping industry insider who declined to be named said the amount of cargo HIT handled in its five terminals had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong dock strikers threaten more action

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... kept open communication with its shipping line customers throughout this period and shipping schedules are returning to established patterns. We expect operations to further improve in the days ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Container port operator 'trying to divide us'

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Ada Lee

    ... million a day. Chan Lit-ki, a checker on ships employed by contractor Everbest, said some workers might be tempted by the offer. "But for me, [the offer] means nothing," he said. ... Lit-ki, a checker on ships Chan criticised the company for using money to divide the workers. He said the contractor had texted him and a few colleagues, telling them to go to work last night, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dock strike has traders looking for other routes

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND AMY NIP

    ... machinery and raw materials are also affected. Video: No bathrooms and 24-hour shifts – the life of a dock workhorse Contingency plans being considered include sending goods to Shenzhen to ship ... there will be a shortage." Most parts were shipped to Hong Kong from Germany, Japan and Korea, he said. Parts more susceptible to wear and tear, such as brake pads, would be the first to run out. He said car dealers ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers will talk to contractors if port operator attends

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... minimal, but ships might switch to ports in Guangdong or even to Singapore if the strike continued, Lin warned. Stanley Ho Wai-hong, from the Union of Hong Kong Dockers, said: "We've ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Strike a threat to port's status, industry says

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, Phila Siu

    ... and other companies, are losers," he said. "We've lost our reputation in the international shipping business." Since it started, everyone, our company and other companies, are losers. We've lost our reputation in the international shipping business Gerry Yim Lui-fai, managing director of Hongkong International Terminals He said some vessels that had waited at Kwai ...




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