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  1. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... times the number of Americans who study in China. Though expatriates still occupied most of the top Asia-Pacific regional jobs, Chinese executives who had been educated and worked abroad were ... from entry-level to high-level positions, are being occupied by Chinese," said a spokesman. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    All-day standing drives shopping mall restroom cleaners round the bend

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by SAMUEL CHAN, LO WEI

    ... at the IFC Mall in Central spotless. "I need to take turns bending each of my legs so that both legs can get some rest and I can stand longer." For a 12-hour day, six days a week, cleaners ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Protesters march against maids' live-in rule

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by DANNY LEE

    ... marched to Labour Department headquarters in Central yesterday to protest against its refusal to review rules forcing foreign domestic workers to live with their employers. The "live-in" ... stance on the issue." Yesterday, some 50 protesters led by the Indonesian Migrant Workers Union marched on the walkways from Exchange Square in Central to the department's headquarters ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Wellfield Engineering says it will go bankrupt as it cannot pay wages

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 11:48am by Phila Siu

    ... stipulated in the contract during payment disputes. Frustrated with the meeting's outcome, the workers took their anger to the Cheung Kong Center in Central and protested there. Cheung Kong, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong asks court to drive out strikers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... headquarters in Central. Mr Justice Derek Pang Wai-cheong, sitting in the Court of First Instance, said he would not hear the application in the absence of the demonstrators because it involved ... and "persons forming a group of demonstrators" . It is seeking an injunction to restrain the defendants from "entering into, occupying, remaining at or in any way trespassing in" ...

  6. News - China - LABOUR

    Harder than ever to find prized civil service job in China

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:52pm by Raymond Li

    ... with a year-on-year increase of 20,000, according to official statistics. This despite the fact that planned recruitment by central government agencies and their regional branches is down by 1,000 vacancies ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers, unionists won't be removed - yet

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... are allowed to continue camping outside the Cheung Kong Center in Central until a formal hearing on a permanent injunction against them is heard around July, the court ruled yesterday. The decision ... up on a walkway along Queen's Road Central near steps leading to the upper ground floor. Mr Justice Godfrey Lam Wan-ho said the public path was narrow and pedestrian traffic tended ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Chief secretary promises efforts on manpower needs

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:30am by John Carney, JOSHUA BUT

    ... workers, such as in the food and beverage industry. J. R. Robertson of El Grande Concepts, which runs the likes of Grappa's Cellar and Cochrane's in Central and the Hong Kong Brewhouse ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers set to escalate action

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 06:46pm by PHILA SIU AND GARY CHEUNG

    ... that would be or how many additional people would join the 450 striking dockers. The source said the organiser had considered occupying the Cheung Kong Center in Central, but did not say ... that the Cheung Kong Center in Central, headquarters of Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing, had been considered as a target. A source with knowledge of the strikers' planning said the organiser, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Thousands of Filipino maids forced to pay illegal fees

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... phone cards in Central and clothes in Sham Shui Po, to meet the agencies' demands and to send money home. In August, Philippine labour attaché Manuel Roldan wrote a memorandum to all ...




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