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  1. Protesters make themselves at home

    Posted Feb 21st 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Construction workers occupy the Central Government Offices yesterday in a protest over unpaid wages. More than 30 workers, led by representatives of the Confederation of Trade Unions, pushed past guards at the offices' west gate when it was opened for a postman. The workers from a Housing Authority project in Sau Mau Ping claim they are owed $3.8 million. ...

  2. Chaos as strikers blockade Central

    Posted Aug 12th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng and Lai Ying-kit Workers' protest blocks Queen's Road Metal workers on strike for a fourth day brought traffic in Hong Kong's central business district ... the demonstrators were corralled into an area on Queen's Road Central, and seven were allowed to meet a Labour Department representative. The meeting yielded no results, and they vowed to stay ...

  3. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Premier Wen Jiabao has warned that the mainland faces a stark employment outlook and stressed that job creation is a top priority for the central government. ... on the central government's website. The warning follows his bleak comments on Sunday that the world's second largest economy is yet to build momentum for a stable rebound following the posting ...

  4. Cathay gives 5pc pay rise, month's bonus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... capacity is expected to rise up to 20 per cent next year. But its cargo volume shrank more than 17.5 per cent year on year in October and its load factor - the percentage of cargo space occupied ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ... Weather a hot and wet topic on the mainland The China Meteorological Administration will hold a press conference today. China has seen extraordinary weather in the past two months - f ...

  6. HK slows down, but still growing

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Shippers' Council, said: 'The impact of weak overseas demand, coupled with the policy of the central government to push manufacturers to upgrade, will give Guangdong manufacturers, a large part ...

  7. 100 HSBC staff fired as part of bigger cull

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Council chairman Lee Kwok-keung also said he had learned that most of those fired yesterday worked in the Taikoo branch and the Central headquarters. 'We fear it is only the beginning. ...

  8. HKIB talk offers key to banking

    Posted Nov 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Seminar: Getting into banking has never been easier Date: November 18 (Friday) Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Venue: HKIB Training Centre, 3/F Guangdong Investment Tower, 148 Connaught Road Central ...

  9. Unionists demand job creation

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Unionists took to the streets in two protests yesterday, demanding the government provide jobs and protect employees during the financial crisis. Fifty members of six unions representing construction workers marched from Chater Garden in Central to government headquarters in a rally organised by the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. They said that because ...

  10. Events

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, September 3: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce luncheon: 'Creative and innovative marketing strategies'. American Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Estate and trust planning'. Bank of America Tower. Friday, September 5: Hong ...




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