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  1. Death for workers who killed over pay

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... wages, and several high-profile murder cases have been linked to the situation in recent years. A survey by the All-China Federation of Trade Unions said 100 billion yuan in wages was owed ... 39-year-old Hunan farmer Xie Zhongnan guilty of killing a colleague and attempting to murder his boss on January 17 last year after his boss, the owner of a mushroom farm, refused to pay 3,800 yuan ...

  2. Extra 25b yuan from annuities to flood market

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An extra 25 billion yuan (HK$28.56 billion) in fresh capital is likely to flood mainland stock exchanges after Beijing raised the amount corporate annuities can invest in equities as it tries to revive the market. The central government will soon allow the mainland's annuities, which hold 252.5 billion yuan in assets, to invest a maximum 30 per cent in stocks, up from ...

  3. HSBC may boost region's workforce 5pc despite cuts

    Posted Feb 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HSBC, which has come under fire from trade unions over its lay-off plans, may add up to 5 per cent to its headcount in Asia-Pacific by 2013, says Asia-Pacific ... be completed by the end of June. He also said the bank would continue to hire in the region as it developed more fee-income and yuan-related businesses. But even as the bank's Asia-Pacific ...

  4. Union grouping urges 7pc pay rise

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... The Confederation of Trade Unions found 65 per cent of the 350 workers it interviewed by telephone had wages frozen last year. The remainder had an average pay rise of about 2.7 per cent, outpaced by the November inflation rate of 2.9 per cent. The group urges a 7 per cent pay increase this year, allowing workers to share the fruits of economic development. ...

  5. Trial threat for bosses ignoring rulings

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... to employees and ordering disclosure of the financial details of defaulting employers. Lawmakers will discuss the proposals at a Legco manpower panel meeting today. Confederation of Trade Unions leader ... fight against big companies when they do not have enough money to hire lawyers and take the matter to court?' The secretary of the Federation of Trade Unions, Fung Kin-cho, also welcomed ...

  6. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a Spanish bank in Hong Kong through a programme of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade. Fitchett, who holds a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in international trade, lived in Shanghai for 15 months before moving to Hong Kong in January. He chose Hong Kong because he 'likes the city and the company', he said. 'Some people are just waiting ...

  7. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... trafficking rings in Southeast Asia. But a meeting with an Aids-stricken 12-year-old in a desolate hospital room finally drove the Bulgarian-Canadian to act to fight a trade that overpowers and destroys young bodies and minds. When Enlund met Janie during a visit to Thailand to investigate the trafficking trade, the 12-year-old had already spent three agonising months on her own ...

  8. Lost pensions of 895m yuan 'unrecoverable'

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao Nearly all of the 895 million yuan diverted from pension funds into property development and other schemes by the Guangzhou government was unrecoverable, according to local ... said his bureau, set up in 1997, had made little progress in recovering the money. Only about 31 million yuan taken from the pension funds had been retrieved by the end of last November, ...

  9. Trade union is urged to ease plight of jobless

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... union it should concentrate on finding jobs for the unemployed and support people who have fallen into poverty. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions' ... million trade unions with a record 134 million members, but in reality it faces hard times. The federation plays a double role of protecting workers' rights on the one hand, while ...

  10. Trade unions emboldened by revision of law

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new interpretation of the Trade Union Law by the Supreme People's Court this week is a small step towards trade union independence, academics say. But they add that more changes are needed in order for unions to fully represent workers' interests. The interpretation issued on Tuesday recognises trade unions as legal entities. It allows a civil court to adjudicate ...




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