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  1. Boutique living in New Zealand

    Posted Dec 17th 2008, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... This is the 'dream life' pictured by New Zealander Brent Gibson, who is marketing units in his proposed boutique resort and spa project in the Waiheke island of New Zealand to cash-rich Hong Kong ... for the project. The launch comes as property assets in the global markets are deflating with home prices in New Zealand expected to weaken. The national median house price was NZ$335,000 last month, up ...

  2. Union plans for pay row protest

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A union is trying to drum up support for a plan to boycott fast food giant Cafe de Coral as a protest against a new wage structure that it says denies money to staff by using ... General Union, said they would also stage a protest at the chain's headquarters in Fo Tan on Friday, when they would hand in a boycott statement. The company said last month it would offer ...

  3. Union claims wages victory for cleaners

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... General Union, which is supporting the workers, said it was too early to declare the end of the battle. Leung Kwok-wai, a union spokesman, said: 'Gainway has not yet settled the Mandatory ... that the new firm employ the affected workers at Gainway. More than 500 of the workers had won jobs with the new contractor, according to a Kai Shing spokesman. The Gainway dispute arose after ...

  4. Unions call for 5pc pay rise after dismal year

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Trade unions have called for pay rises of at least 5 per cent after a survey showed workers' salaries had increased by only 0.2 per cent this year while company ... Unions. The CTU recently surveyed 419 workers who earned an average of HK$10,000 a month. It found that more than 80 per cent had had their salaries frozen this year because of the financial ...

  5. Jason Dasey

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Dasey

    ... Jason Dasey Four weeks ago, Shane Smeltz immortalised himself in World Cup soccer history by scoring a goal to help New Zealand earn a draw against Italy, which contributed to the demise ... to continue in his dual role in charge of New Zealand and Wellington Phoenix, who play in Australia's A-League. There had been speculation that Herbert, who was also a player in New ...

  6. Trade recall chosen over public alert

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The Shijiazhuang government opted for a trade recall of Sanlu baby formula when it was advised to go for a public recall, the company's New Zealand stakeholder reiterated yesterday. Fonterra, a co-operative dairy group of New Zealand farmers that owns 43 per cent of the Sanlu Group, said it first suggested a public recall to its mainland partner when ...

  7. Cashed-up NZ fugitives stay ahead of law in year on the run

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Whether they are in Hong Kong, Macau or the mainland, the couple who fled New Zealand with NZ$10 million (HK$55 million) Westpac mistakenly credited to their account are still one step ... and posted updates on Facebook about their escapades. One read: 'Aroha Hurring is having a Tsingtao beer. It's 30 degrees plus - the heat is good though.' Returning to New Zealand ...

  8. Casino sued after gamble by NZ pair on run

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A New Zealand couple who fled after being wrongly credited with NZ$10 million (HK$47.3 million) by Westpac bank might have spent part of the money at gambling tables ... casinos and hotels in Macau and Las Vegas, according to New Zealand media reports. The NZ$10 million was made available to Leo Gao, 29, by 'human error' after he applied to Westpac bank ...

  9. It's a personal tragedy, says colleague of missing NZ hiker

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... Irene Jay Liu The search for a New Zealand pilot who went missing while hiking continued for a third day in the New Territories yesterday. At one stage, the leader of a group of colleagues ... executive officer for Air New Zealand, the missing man's employer. The alarm was first raised with police at about 10pm on Wednesday. Morrissey was hiking with another Air New Zealand pilot, ...

  10. 'Accidental millionaire' case opens in NZ court

    Posted Mar 11th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney Whether they were living it up in Hong Kong and Macau or adapting to life on the mainland, the couple who fled New Zealand with NZ$10 million (HK$55 million) of bank money had always remained one step ahead of the law- until now. Kara Hurring, one of the 'accidental millionaires', as the pair is known in the New Zealand media, appeared in Rotorua District ...




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