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  1. BA denies breaching rights of HK cabin crew union chief

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Li, Polly Hui

    ... Jonathan Li and Polly Hui British Airways was accused in court yesterday of infringing the labour rights of the head of its Hong Kong cabin crew union. The airline had subjected Carol Ng ... imposed on some 90 staff. Ms Ng, chairwoman of the BA Hong Kong International Cabin Crew Association, was said to have been told by BA that she had breached a staff regulation banning unauthorised ...

  2. Interviews leave laid-off teachers in limbo

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... made a last-ditch effort to secure a job at the interviews organised by the Education and Manpower Bureau. The two-day interview session followed pressure put on the government by the Hong Kong ... you think it is fair for us?' Lam Seung-wan, a committee member of Hong Kong Primary School Heads' Association, who interviewed 20 redundant teachers yesterday, described ...

  3. Exam results show decline in English levels

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... schools teaching in Chinese - the results in other Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination subjects showed an improvement. Students from the 300 schools were the first affected ... The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority declined to make comparisons between the performance of the two types of schools, explaining that the academic standards of pupils ...

  4. Teachers are scared for their futures as cuts go on

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... An increasing number of teachers are experiencing emotional problems at the thought of losing their jobs, a union warned yesterday. The Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union said its ... to a shrinking population, said the vice-president of the union, Au Pak-kuen 'One caller was a veteran teacher who told me his school had made numerous attempts to persuade him to accept early ...

  5. Retirement policy puts EMB in the firing line

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... They include 113 of the 860 inspectors, and school support and special education officers, according to Godwin Lai Kam-tong, president of Government Educational Staff Union (Gesu). This has prompted ...

  6. Strong arms and speed win fireman top spot for bun chase

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... contestants after they received training from the Hong Kong Mountaineering Union the day before. The winner in the final, to be held by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department at midnight on May ... scramble could be held every year if the response to this year's was good. 'The game will boost Cheung Chau's economy and will be a fun activity for Hong Kong,' he said. Yung ...

  7. Redundant teachers to step up protests

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... their protest against the 'unfair treatment' of redundant teachers and cuts in education funding. The protest will be the second in a month organised by the Hong Kong Professional ... Garden in Central. A march staged for the same cause two weeks ago attracted more than 3,000 teachers. However, students of Hong Kong Institute of Education argued that prolonging ...

  8. New threat to jobs as pupil numbers fall

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung, Polly Hui

    ... worse,'' he said. He favoured initiatives such as reducing teachers' workloads and teaching smaller classes, long supported by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, he said. ... Call for smaller classes and job-sharing to stave off further cuts after declining birth rate hits Primary One enrolment The falling number of pupils in Hong Kong has prompted fears ...

  9. Pupils face daunting test of English

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Polly Hui, Vivienne Chow

    ... Yick-ming. The event, organised by the federation and the English-Speaking Union, will take place at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Jockey Club Building, in Aberdeen. The winner will represent Hong Kong in the union's international public speaking competition in London next month. On the eve of the final, the judges share their experiences of learning English and how ...

  10. Social workers fear huge wage cuts

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Quinton Chan

    ... Polly Hui and Quinton Chan Unions warn of large-scale protests if resources for frontline staff are reduced More than 10,000 senior social workers in Hong Kong could face a salary cut ... with the scheme in 2006. Cheung Kwok-che, chairman of the Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union, said more than a third of the 40,000 social workers were receiving salaries above the midpoint ...




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