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  1. Business - Economy - LABOUR

    Chinese graduates deepen hi-tech inroads

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:17am by BLOOM

    ... right now." It’s not necessarily competing head to head. They’re going to outflank us DAN BREZNITZ, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Some of those choices may shake the global economy. Close to seven ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    'We are workers, not slaves!' Hundreds of maids march on Hong Kong government HQ

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:28am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... on unscrupulous employment agencies, which they say charge maids exorbitant fees equivalent to seven months' pay. Waving flags and placards, the maids chanted slogans like: "We are workers, we ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Maids maligned in 'job-hop' claims, rights groups say

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 03:46am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... if their contract was terminated within the first seven months of employment, Sring said. "This is the government's tactic to make migrant workers scared … to make sure that they just keep silent, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Migrant women an untapped labour pool

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 04:54am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Richard Tsoi Yiu-cheong, said he had been bombarded with insults online and even death threats. The Court of Final Appeal overturned the rule that only people who had lived in the city for seven ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Indonesian official wants city's maid agencies to register with consulate

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 07:34pm by Joanna Chiu and Johnny Tam

    ... with seven counts relating to the alleged abuse of 23-year-old Indonesian domestic worker Erwiana Sulistyaningsih and two other helpers. Law Wan-tung was arrested on Monday and charged after one ...

  6. News - Asia - LABOUR

    Nepalis apply to work overseas in record numbers despite risk of abuse

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:49pm by GDN

    ... than double that. And so he works 12-hour days, often seven days a week. "The accommodation is good and we work indoors with breaks for tea," he said. "Without this job I could ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Most mainlanders only want to work in Hong Kong short-term, survey finds

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 06:11pm by FANNY FUNG

    ... shortage. In the study, conducted by consultancy Actrium Solutions last month, 500 mainlanders who had worked or studied in Hong Kong for less than seven years- and who therefore did not have right ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Chief secretary promises efforts on manpower needs

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:30am by John Carney, JOSHUA BUT

    ... and restaurant is trying to poach the others' staff," he said. In Kennedy Town and Western alone, seven or eight new bars are in the process of opening ahead of the new West Island Line MTR ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Scrap domestic helper policies that lead to abuse, say groups

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, JULIE CHU

    ... Indonesian helper who came to work in the city had to pay HK$21,000 in agent fees. The money would normally be deducted from their first seven months of salary. If a helper failed to make ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    I feel lucky to be here, new recruit says

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... That was quite a contrast with her two-year stay in Lebanon several years ago, when the family required her to work seven days a week, without much break. Her Lebanese employers, she said, "did ...




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