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  1. Question of the week: Which political figure do you admire the most?

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sharon Luk, 14 George Washington is the political leader I admire the most. He was born at a time when slavery was allowed, but felt that slavery was wrong. Even though he didn't make ... included, could learn a lesson from his simple but implacable political philosophy. I also feel he was a tremendous influence on people like Martin Luther King and has changed our world ...

  2. Show you can land a job or you'll face demotion, officials in Henan are told

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and will help officials dealing with laid-off workers.' Dong Lisheng, a scholar from the Politics Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Science in Beijing, said: 'Government workers all ...

  3. Rights group calls off protest

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Civil Human Rights Front has called off a plan to mobilise 50,000 protesters outside the Legco building tomorrow after the government delayed the security bill. Instead, a candlelight vigil will be held there at 7.30pm to call for democracy in Hong Ko ...

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

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... enough jobs to avoid political and social troubles. The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for the mainland economy on Monday, saying a 'hard landing' was still ...

  5. Government clerks urged to delay protest date

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A civil service union has urged low-ranking staff not to hold a protest against the government's manpower policy on July 1, for fear it will be labelled a political issue. ... their prospects for promotion. The branch has not said when it would protest, but the association noted that a large political demonstration was expected in Hong Kong on July 1. Union officials ...

  6. Row brews over district councillor's election bid

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The Housing Authority contract worker was allowed to stand in November poll A political row is looming after a pro-democracy district councillor was found to be a government ... Chan, a member of the newly formed political group Civic Act-up, headed by Frontier legislator Cyd Ho Sau-lan, won the poll with 1,219 votes. The 46-year-old is now applying for permission ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... child support When violating child labour laws in China, the government wants the job done properly. China's Ministry of Labour and Social Security has issued new rules on collective labour contracts that offer 'special protection for female and ...

  8. Tang's job theories need a lot more work

    Posted Mar 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp FINANCIAL SECRETARY Henry Tang Ying-yen is taking on some of the ways of his predecessor. In announcing the unemployment figures on Thursday, he introduced his own thoughts on why the jobless rate is high and, shades of the past, those r ...

  9. Victorious 'Iron Lady' extends labour's pain

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... its rights to sack the striking workforce. The verdict has stunned trade unions affiliated with various political parties across India. The judges praised the administration for not yielding ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Nov 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Crackdown called for on hiring of illegal workers Regulations should be tightened to tackle the problem of the hiring of illegal workers in Hong Kong, said more than 80 per cent of respondents to a Democratic Party survey. They also said the regulations s ...




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