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  1. Blame the bottom line, not a bronze lion

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... month it would cutting 30,000 employees from its global workforce of 296,000 by 2013, HSBC swung the axe in Hong Kong. It will slash about 10 per cent of the local workforce, with information ... by 2013. Unionists and staff have not been able to swallow the news and have taken it out on a defenceless victim. Poor Stephen - the iconic roaring bronze lion in front of the bank's ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the Legislative Council, legislators urged the government and the two railway companies to modify a proposed fare adjustment mechanism as it did not reflect the profits the MTR Corp received from property development. Lawmakers feared the rail companies would refuse to offer fare cuts after the merger, despite enjoying considerable profits from property development. Hiring outlook takes a plunge Hiring ...

  3. Events

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... March 3: Hong Kong Securities Institute luncheon: 'Property market outlook'. Central. ...

  4. Events

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... March 3: Hong Kong Securities Institute luncheon: 'Property market outlook'. Central. ...

  5. Bright outlook for key professionals

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Despite economic slowdown and US subprime crisis, there will still be a demand for quality staff in Hong Kong. Reports by John Cremer When compiling its 2008 salary survey for key employment sectors in major international markets, recruitment firm Robert ...

  6. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... insurance operations in Britain, France, Brazil and Singapore. It offers a range of general insurance products including policies covering medical, car, travel, property damage and marine cargo. ... and branches in order to cut global expenses by US$2.5 billion to US$3.5 billion annually by 2013. Gulliver also said the group's insurance business would focus on 'life, pension ...

  7. Construction industry tops survey of Q3 hiring plans

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rick Gangwani Hiring intentions are on the rise, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. At 14 per cent, the 'net employment outlook' - the percentage ... group, which has a seasonally adjusted net employment outlook of 18 per cent, were also upbeat. Led by the demand for luxury goods and hotel rooms by mainland visitors, the bulk of openings ...

  8. Poor outlook for the unemployed

    Posted Mar 14th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing China faces enormous pressure from unemployment, with 24 million new job seekers in its cities and large numbers of surplus rural labourers looking for jobs this year, Labour and Social Security Minister Tian Chengping said. Althou ...

  9. Flexible outlook the key to a happy, fulfilling retirement

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... An unpleasant phenomenon began to emerge in the fast-changing business environment of the 1990s: an increasing number of senior executives and managers became scared by the prospect of early retirement. While retirement years are often considered the happ ...

  10. 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. ... possible. It reduced its growth outlook for the year by 0.2 percentage points, to 8 per cent, and its forecast for next year by 0.3 points, to 8.5 per cent. ...




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