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  1. Scandal a painful but useful lesson, Tsang says

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... labour unions and trade associations about the growing trend of relocating labour-intensive manufacturing from the Pearl River Delta into emerging markets as a result of soaring wages. ... section for 'Rough and Tumble', taken at the Hong Kong rugby championship grand final. The awards, organised by the Newspaper Society, attracted a record 523 entries. Sixty-five prizes ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the world, is only contested at the top level by a few countries lends itself to allowing a city like Hong Kong to take advantage. I applaud the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union for its work, yet ... universities and others in Hong Kong in the years ahead. Ann Kildahl, sustainability manager, University of Hong Kong Why rugby is such a success in Hong Kong I read Alvin Sallay's column on rugby ...

  3. Union chief wants Tang to mediate in talks

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Ng Tze-wei in Sydney, Agnes Lam and Denise Hung Labour unions have urged Chief Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen to act as a mediator between striking ironworkers and contractors. The call- ... like to see.' Lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan, leader of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said Mr Tsang should appoint the chief secretary to handle the crisis if he sincerely considered ...

  4. Union hopes to forge closer ties with the government

    Posted Apr 07th 2007, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee The head of the main Beijing-friendly union in Hong Kong says the group plans to request a meeting with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to review their co-operation and cement closer ties with his ruling team. Wong Kwok-kin, chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions- one of Mr Tsang's key allies in his re-election campaign- said he also wanted to urge ...

  5. Two student unions snub chief executive meeting

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Chinese University student union leaders were to have joined tertiary representatives in meeting Donald Tsang Yam-kuen yesterday to exchange views on the city's constitutional development and education policy. But Li Yiu-kee, speaking for the Chinese University union, said: 'The Chinese University and City University of Hong Kong's student unions had requested the meeting ...

  6. Union boss wants better work hours

    Posted May 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has been urged to do more to improve the problem of long working hours in Hong Kong. 'He should listen to the cries and anger of the working people in this year's Labour Day rally,' said legislator Lee Cheuk-yan, of the Confederation of Trade Unions. Mr Lee attacked the acting chief executive for not showing concern when he was asked about ...

  7. Reward civil servants who switch to politics, says union

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Civil servants who accept political appointments should be given cash compensation to make up for their lost perks and pension benefits, a staff association has said. In his election manifesto, Donald Tsang Yam-kuen proposed strengthening sup ...

  8. Tsang off to witness history

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fencing, rugby sevens and diving during his two-day trip. Hong Kong have seven gold, 13 silver and nine bronze medals. ...

  9. Scottish leader backs charity, business ties

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... youngsters who have benefited from the charity play rugby. Operation Breakthrough was formed in 1996 when police officers in Tuen Muen became concerned at the rise in juvenile crime. Discussions ...

  10. Government needs schooling in tactics

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teachers' Union demanded the plan be scrapped after a survey found the idea opposed by 70 per cent of its members. That is to be expected from the pro-democracy union. What comes as a surprise ...




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