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  1. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tom Holland It made headlines around the world at the beginning of this year when government statisticians announced that more than half of China's 1.35 billion people now live in the cities. But what most of the news articles failed to mention is at least 200 million of China's 690 million city-dwellers- and as many as 250 million, according to some estimates- are still ...

  2. China rules!

    Posted Feb 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland not only contributes cheap 'Made in China' products to the world, but also a lot of job opportunities. After the economic turmoil, job markets in the United States, Europe and some Asian countries have been getting worse. China offers an alternative for foreigners. According to 'Hit by crisis, young foreigners find China a land of opportunity' ...

  3. 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 of employers anticipating an increase in employment at their location minu ...

  4. HP grants to drive youth business initiatives

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Asia-Pacific communities. The China Association for Employment Promotion and Youth Business China won grants, worth US$80,000 each. Other awardees of HP's Micro Enterprise Development Grant ... training and advice to entrepreneurs and very small businesses, have increasingly become active around the world to help create jobs. The China Association for Employment Promotion works ...

  5. Survey finds students warm to mainland jobs

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of nearly 50,000 students from 656 universities by leading mainland recruitment website ChinaHR.com. There were seven mainland companies among the top 10, up from four when the survey began in 2003. ... Zhang, vice-president of ChinaHR.com. 'Over the past few years domestic companies have been paying a great deal of attention to their own image as an employer,' Mr Zhang said yesterday ...

  6. Restaurant injuries raise concerns

    Posted Dec 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Tired cooks and waiters are more likely to get hurt, according to union officials Nearly half of the industrial accidents in Hong Kong happen to cooks and waiters, with union officials blaming the accidents on overwork and severe staff shortages ...

  7. NPC wants to open its ranks to migrant workers

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... are concerned over how they would be chosen. China has more than 200 million migrant workers who move between cities and the countryside to look for jobs, but they are not represented on the national legislative body. While they have made invaluable contribution to China's economic rise, they often fall victim to employers' abuse. Presenting a new guideline on how to elect members ...

  8. Liberalisation only way to more jobs

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system of registering residents. China currently has about 23 million university students, more than any other country. The high figure is hardly surprising given that the nation has a population ...

  9. Bid to lure graduates into rural jobs

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a gap that has increased by 1 million places since last year. Cao Shu, a director of the China Higher Education Student Information Centre, said the solution lay in 'working at the low ... on non-local graduates, which did not apply in places such as Shanghai and Beijing. 'The removal helps the free flow of a healthy job market. It's a matter of time until China abandons ...

  10. Firms say new labour law is a step backwards

    Posted Mar 21st 2006, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to have relied heavily on the All-China Federation of Trade Unions to help draft the law. It appears to be part of government moves to offer more protection to workers, amid wrenching economic ... on the mainland because China essentially has only one national trade union, which lacks independence. State media have blasted foreign companies for failing to install unions and threatened to draw up ...




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