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  1. Retailer's staff to protest at share listing

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unionists and staff of South Korea's biggest fashion retailer, E-Land World, will protest in Hong Kong next week against the listing on the city's stock exchange of its mainland arm, E-Land Fashion China. They say the parent company has big debts and exploits workers. Kim Seok-won, a workers' representative, said it had laid off casual workers to avoid putting ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... camp', though originally coined by the media to describe an internment facility where large numbers of people were concentrated (often in appalling conditions) during the South African War, has, ...

  3. South Korea faces growth without jobs

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Khang Hyun-sung in Seoul South Korea's ability to generate new jobs has dropped to its lowest level since the 1997-98 Asian economic crisis, confirming fears that the country ... of lower wages. South Korea is now more dependent on capital- and technology-heavy industries. 'The share of the IT industry in the country's economy is now much greater ...

  4. Think 'one country'

    Posted Oct 06th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Deng Xiaoping's 'One country, two systems' was a master stroke. Now we need to define a new vision. The supreme leader never intended the concept to become an obstacle ... with access to the Chinese market. Very few Hong Kong companies benefit from the new rules. More important, why is a trade agreement required for a city within a country? One way forward is to treat ...

  5. We must not tolerate this level of poverty

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For a rich city, Hong Kong has a lot of poor people. Indeed, one in nine people are in extreme financial need, the latest official figures released to lawmakers last week showed. We shouldn't be surprised; the number is merely statistical confirmatio ...

  6. Extra 25b yuan from annuities to flood market

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the country's pension system, under which employers and workers contribute funds for employees' retirement on a voluntary basis. Only 15 per cent of employers in the nation participate in the corporate annuities system, according to Chen Liang, a division chief with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security. Given the country's under-resourced national pension system, ...

  7. Mainland pension fund earmarks 7b yuan for five investment targets

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of 16.1 per cent last year. Its average annual return over its nine-year history is 9.75 per cent. The country's foreign exchange reserves, by far the largest in the world, reached US$2.4 ... Exchanges, said at the forum that the mainland and other Asian countries should use their foreign reserves to set up three Asian banks to invest in the region's infrastructure and agricultural ...

  8. A century in photographs

    Posted Oct 05th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As part of its centenary celebrations, the South China Morning Post is proud to announce the launch of Post Impressions, a unique, 260-page volume spanning 1903 to 2003. Using hundreds ... the Communist riots of the 1960s to the rise of the capitalist kings of the modern era; from the building of the Supreme Court in 1910 to the topping-out of Two IFC in 2003, the South China Morning Post ...

  9. Pilots haven't had a pay rise in 10 years, even as inflation bites

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... he writes to the South China Morning Post. He appears to be bitter about something. Is he really concerned about the public welfare or the Cathay Pacific shareholders, or is he more concerned ...

  10. Hong Kong's rights

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter headlined 'Hypocritical laws' (South China Morning Post, September 4). It is an artifice of demagogy rich in passions and poor in reasons. Hypocrisy, racism and ethnic cleansing are severe accusations. No responsible commentator should make such indictments without considering the relevant facts. The correspondent overlooks the fact that Hong Kong ...




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