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  1. News - World

    [Australian Rugby Union says Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has resigned

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 07:09am by AP

    ... SYDNEY (AP) — (Australian Rugby Union says Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has resigned. ...

  2. Sport - Hong Kong - FACILITIES

    Rugby Union says Hong Kong Stadium needs 10,000 more seats to stay competitive

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Expansion by 10,000 seats at So Kon Po needed, rugby union says, as rival cities build big More stadium seats urged to stay competitive The Hong Kong ... Brian Stevenson, the president of the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, has called on the government for a "longer-term" solution to remedy the stadium's shortcomings, including ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Off-site venue to get rugby fans in the zone

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 03:23am by Alvin Sallay

    ... people will be able to follow the action at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens next month at the first Hong Kong FanZone in Central. The Hong Kong Rugby Football Union will set up the first ... week," said Antony Phillips, the union's head of events and sponsorship. "We wanted to capitalise on the interest that surrounds the world's most famous rugby sevens event ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    RTHK union criticise government for ruling out internal candidates for chief editor

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 04:44am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Staff favourite for post of broadcasting director is considered 'unsuitable' RTHK union angry at internal promotion snub The RTHK staff union ... was considered unsuitable. "The union expresses strong anger and disappointment towards the bureau's decision to ignore the union's demand and once again deny internal promotion of staff ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Virgin America cabin crew form union

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 09:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Virgin America cabin crew to form union Flight attendants at Virgin America have voted to form a union, becoming the first workers to organise at the seven-year-old US affiliate of the Virgin Atlantic airline. The vote, with about 58 per cent voting in favour on Wednesday, brought organised labour to the last US airline without a union. The 830 flight ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    HKRFU spreads rugby message in school exchange platform

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... HKRFU invests Sevens profits in school-exchange platform to push game With millions of dollars in profits from the Hong Kong Sevens, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union is reaching out ... platform to further push the game in the community. One of the first schools identified has been King George V School in Kowloon Tong, which already has a strong rugby pedigree. But the union ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Crippled rugby player sues for injury compensation

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... was injured and left a quadriplegic while representing Hong Kong in a 2010 tournament, is suing the International Rugby Board and the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union for compensation. In two High Court ... to file a claim. "We are friends with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union. [Filing of the claim] is something the lawyers recommended," she said. The lawyers were hired ...

  8. News - World - SCOTLAND

    Currency union 'not in Scotland's interests', says: Alistair Darling

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Edinburgh Currency union 'not in Scotland's interests' A formal currency union would not be in the interests of an independent Scotland, the leader ... uncertainty over what currency would be used if Scotland leaves the United Kingdom remains a major campaign issue. Britain's three main political parties have ruled out a formal currency union ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SPORT

    Rugby tackles social issues at Chinese school

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... Union, which introduced the scheme in its community rugby programme. "We're pioneers," Yeung said. "It's an opportunity for our students to learn more about what has ... and the school itself," he said. Other union programmes use rugby to reduce juvenile delinquency, teach English, combat discrimination and build pupils' self-confidence and self-esteem. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - RETIREMENT

    Police unions say plan for raising retirement age discriminates against current officers

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 12:33pm by Lana Lam, Phila Siu and Samuel Chan

    ... and civil servants say it should be up to them to decide- without a screening system- whether they can work beyond the retirement age. And the four unions representing some 28,000 members ... by the Superintendents' Association, Hong Kong Police Inspectors' Association, the Overseas Inspectors' Association and the Junior Police Officers' Association. The unions also asked that all ...




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