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  1. Protests greet impasse on United pay talks

    Posted Jan 08th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... and throughout the United States. 'Flight attendants have been struggling with less pay and more time away from our families for the last seven years, while executives have taken millions [of ... Dennis Eng Talks between United Airlines flight attendants and management over better pay and benefits are expected to drag on after yesterday's deadline to hammer out a new contract ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703075/protests-greet-impasse-united-pay-talks
  2. Union power

    Posted Aug 22nd 2003, 12:00am by B.J. Lee

    ... North Korea calls itself the workers' paradise, despite a near-bankrupt economy and chronic difficulty feeding its people. These days, however, the title should go to South Korea ... labour-management relations needed some adjustment. As a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - the so-called rich nations' club - South Korea should not rely so much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/425496/union-power
  3. The greying of Asia

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... contributions to a state pension scheme. Japan's workforce has been shrinking for nearly a decade and those who are employed know that the scheme's liabilities far exceed its income. Young ... Australia, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan, rapid economic development, better education and changing values have been followed by sharp declines in birth rates, a shrinking workforce ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455651/greying-asia
  4. social trends

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

    ... Reading Comprehension Answer the following questions 1. What percentage of Hong Kong's population is Generation Y? a. 32 per cent b. 25 per cent c. 20 per cent d. 50 per cent 2. Which of the following job values does Generation Y care about most? a. salary b. job satisfaction c. state-of-the-art technology d. high pensions 3. How does Generation Y's upbringing differ from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/663904/social-trends
  5. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HSBC Holdings is approaching a number of European and Japanese insurers in an attempt to sell its worldwide general insurance business, according to people familiar with the situation. Companies being approached included Briti ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/980461/hsbc-seeks-sell-general-insurance-unit
  6. 44 arrested in immigrations raids

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Forty-four people were arrested in a crackdown on illegal workers that was jointly launched by the Immigration Department and the police. The operation was yesterday from 3am to 6pm in the West Kowloon Region and in the districts of Kwun Tong, T ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703538/44-arrested-immigrations-raids
  7. Get sacked, lose free ticket

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A Cathay Pacific flight attendant was not entitled to use free travel benefits she gained during her employment because she was sacked, a court ruled yesterday. Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon, sitting in the Court of First Instance, made the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/453592/get-sacked-lose-free-ticket
  8. Mob violence exposes India's jobs crisis

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... the government-run Indian Railways has been forced to suspend a recruitment drive in two provinces. Young Hindi-speaking job-seekers arriving from northern India were targeted in both flashpoint states, Assam in the northeast and Maharasthra in the west. In both states vacancies are generally reserved for locals, or 'sons of the soil'. But in Assam a separatist insurgency has resulted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435717/mob-violence-exposes-indias-jobs-crisis
  9. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'The country's employment situation will grow more complex and severe,' Wen (pictured) told a State Council meeting in Beijing yesterday, according to a statement posted ... estimated last month that this year's crop of university graduates will top 6.8 million - a record high. The State Council also pledged to provide policy incentives and reduce burdens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007085/job-creation-top-priority-nation-says-wen
  10. Hongkongers still face mainland tax blow

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... businesses' concerns to the mainland authorities through established communication channels', according to a government spokesman. The United States, Japan and Russia are among countries negotiating with Beijing. The final draft of the national Social Insurance Law - originally scheduled to be implemented on July 1 - has now been finalised. It is waiting for State Council approval, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975033/hongkongers-still-face-mainland-tax-blow

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