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  1. News - Asia - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong may benefit from stricter Singapore policy on hiring of foreigners

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:38am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Lion City seeks to favour locals in hirings under its 'Fair Consideration Framework'; foreign professionals may now opt for Hong Kong As Singapore tightens noose, HK may benefit Hong Kong and Shanghai may have lost out to Singapore in the hunt for foreign talent over the years, but manpower experts believe a reversal is looming as the Lion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424862/hong-kong-may-benefit-stricter-singapore-policy-hiring-foreigners
  2. News - Asia - EMPLOYMENT

    Companies ignore workplace risk at their peril

    Posted Sep 12th 2012, 12:00am by Jacintha Stephens

    ... annual conference in Singapore starting tomorrow. Some 800 professionals, business leaders and officials on workplace safety are gathering in the Lion City this week to discuss challenges ... accidents, experts say. Employers need to learn how to keep their employees healthy or face paying the hidden costs. In Singapore, more than 600,000 man-hours were lost due to work accidents in 2011. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1034441/companies-ignore-workplace-risk-their-peril
  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Expat exodus to Singapore looms, as living costs rise in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... careers so expatriates need fewer incentives to work here. But he warned that employers could move staff to Singapore if housing and education costs remained high. "Expats may relocate to Singapore if the gap between Hong Kong and Singapore widens," he said. Singapore ranks eighth, with the average expat package worth just over US$200,000. Salaries in Japan are the highest, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1031090/expat-exodus-singapore-looms-living-costs-rise-hong-kong
  4. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Anger over HK$90 rise in monthly minimum wage for domestic workers

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:37pm by Phila Siu and Jeffie Lam

    ... The minimum wage in Canada differs among provinces, but it is about C$10 (HK$75) an hour. The minimum monthly wages for helpers in Taiwan and Singapore are about HK$4,100 and HK$3,000 respectively. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1321571/anger-over-hk90-rise-monthly-minimum-wage-domestic-helpers
  5. Business - Banking & Finance - EMPLOYMENT

    Financial firms plan to increase Hong Kong hires

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... an increase in manpower there, followed by Shanghai (28 per cent) and Singapore (23 per cent). Robert Half director Pallavi Anand expects most of the new jobs to be in compliance and risk management. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1255177/financial-firms-plan-increase-hong-kong-hires
  6. Business - Banking & Finance - EMPLOYMENT

    Foreign banks in China to tame pay and slow hiring: Robert Walters

    Posted Feb 21st 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... are changing jobs for significant incremental gains in their salaries," said Mark Ellwood, Singapore-based managing director of Robert Walters Asia. "There's going to be more ... to be a flat year by and large in terms of salary movement in Hong Kong, Singapore and even in China," he added. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1154976/foreign-banks-china-tame-pay-and-slow-hiring-robert-walters
  7. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong university students more keen on getting jobs on mainland

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 07:54pm by Amy Nip

    ... and suggestions. “Those from Singapore just do what they are told, and mainlanders seldom speak up in meetings,” he said. According to the survey, those who have worked in China tend to be more open-minded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1203359/slight-increase-hongkongers-prepared-work-china-survey-shows
  8. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Hong Kong up 26 places in list of costliest cities for expats

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... banking and legal sectors. Tokyo held fast in first place, the same ranking as last year, while Singapore ranked 31st. The survey is carried out twice a year and does not cover items often ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1103880/hong-kong-26-places-list-costliest-cities-expats

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