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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled largely in favour of three flight attendants and 18 former pilots. The judgments yesterday ended years of bitter wrangling over financial compensation for employees of the airline. Under ...

  2. HK slows down, but still growing

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... demand. About a fifth of the companies surveyed received a larger volume of new orders in March. New orders for Hong Kong businesses from the mainland also increased for the second month running ...

  3. Election rights

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A district councillor has been found to be a contract surveyor for the Housing Authority. Although government employees are generally not permitted to run for election, do you think contract workers should be allowed to do so? Share your views: write to us ...

  4. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kwok Mak Pui-wa, a businesswoman running a trading company with her husband, realises the importance of give and take with Nunuk Wahyuni, the Indonesian helper who has been with her family ...

  5. Unions push for bigger pay rises

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... disputes,' Mung said. The Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association, Cathay's pilots' union, is seeking members' views on work-to-rule action in the run-up to Christmas and the Lunar New ...

  6. where to get help

    Posted Aug 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups. Information hotline (2777 1112) will run from tomorrow until Saturday. Counselling and chatroom via ICQ will be available at www.u21.org.hk The Hok Yau Club hotline (2503 3399) and centre (2728 7999) at G/F, Lai Ho House, Lai Kok Estate, Cheung Sha Wan runs from tomorrow until August 12. ...

  7. Forging ahead

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... in Britain or Australia,' he boasts. A Chinese-run company based in the Philippine capital offers bogus degrees with embedded watermarks from universities worldwide for prices ranging from ...

  8. Sacked pilots bring suit against Cathay

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... were in breach of the disciplinary provisions of the pilots' contracts. The two were members of the association and had taken part in its day-to-day running. The association was engaged in a long-running dispute with the airline at the time of their dismissals. On June 20, 2001, union members resolved to take industrial action, and on July 3 the association instituted what it called ...

  9. Exodus of expats would cripple supporting sectors of economy

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Henderson said yesterday that the country's most important sector, the oil industry, was almost exclusively run by Saudis. 'Saudis comprise virtually the entire management of the state-run ... social unrest and attacks against foreigners by terrorists has the royal family-run government put the case more forcefully. The official unemployment rate is less than 10 per cent, but some ...

  10. China plans MPF-like pension

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... banks and trustees to manage pension funds. This will be more transparent than the current state-run pension scheme,' Mr Yip said. 'This scheme is a replica of the Hong Kong MPF, ... which requires employers to pay 22 per cent of a worker's monthly salary while employees contribute 8 per cent. But like government-run retirement programmes in the rest of the world- ...




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