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  1. Plight of many foreign domestic helpers goes largely unnoticed

    Posted Apr 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... prosper. Their modest incomes sometimes enable them to buy property back home or put relatives through university. But many suffer a level of abuse that shames the good name of Hong Kong. Verbal and physical abuse by employers is common, as is financial extortion by employment agencies. Protection under existing law and/or its enforcement, is inadequate. Justice is further often denied because ...

  2. Swoop nets 33 illegal labourers in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... to law and order'. The arrests came as the number of two-way permit holders found working illegally in Hong Kong soared by nearly 74 per cent to 1,812 in the first five months of this year, ... the department had issued guidelines to building management firms through the Hong Kong Properties Management Association to try to prevent illegal labourers from working in local apartment blocks. Under ...

  3. Strong growth no cure for economic ills

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there is some hope that improvement will be seen once property developers begin construction on their newly acquired plots and more service workers are employed in the tourism and retail sectors. Yet ... to discuss alternatives. The same applies to other areas of the economy: expanding the city's narrow tax base and introducing a competition law to stimulate domestic growth. One tax proposal ...

  4. Belabouring a false Chinese advantage

    Posted Apr 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that foreign computer makers licence its home-grown wireless network standard, and promised firm action against intellectual-property thieves. The US committed to relaxing export controls on some ... taking it past the November presidential election. This column agrees wholeheartedly with one of the AFL-CIO's major points: China should enforce its own labour laws. We also believe ...



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