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  1. CITA keeps up with technology

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... as the manufacturing base for Hong Kong companies moved to the mainland and further afield. 'Now the focus is more on applying technology within the industry and enhancing the global competitiveness ... such as quality assurance, dyeing and garment-fit technology, and offering expert assistance for individual businesses. The training courses fall into various categories. The one-year certificate ...

  2. Union grouping urges 7pc pay rise

    Posted Jan 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... The Confederation of Trade Unions found 65 per cent of the 350 workers it interviewed by telephone had wages frozen last year. The remainder had an average pay rise of about 2.7 per cent, outpaced by the November inflation rate of 2.9 per cent. The group ...

  3. Lift workers demand strict safety standards

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So About 100 lift workers staged a protest yesterday to highlight occupational safety concerns following lift-maintenance accidents earlier this month. They called for more training, a qualifications framework, the regulation of standard shift hours ...

  4. 100 HSBC staff fired as part of bigger cull

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the information technology and private banking units and included staff at the managerial and frontline levels. Unionists accused the bank of a lack of social responsibility and urged HSBC staff ... at HSBC reported that some of their colleagues had received employment termination letters yesterday. 'At the information technology unit, more than 10 people were fired, roughly 10 per cent ...

  5. Construction works disrupt PCCW service

    Posted Feb 20th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Customers of PCCW's broadband network Netvigator on Hong Kong Island were hit by a blackout yesterday when a fibre-optic cable was accidentally damaged during construction works. PCCW said the cable was damaged by construction workers unr ...

  6. HSBC seeks elderly part-time staff

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan HSBC is recruiting 80 older folk as paid part-time staff to inform customers about the bank's community products and services. Those interested must be fluent in Cantonese and written Chinese, speak simple English, have basic computer knowl ...

  7. Social work expands focus to meet growing demands

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... development, programme evaluation and use of information technology in social services are some of the subjects in the curriculum. Professor Ngai says more people are applying for postgraduate training ... and professional social work programmes. The department received almost 500 applications for the 2003-04 year. Admission quotas have increased but there is still space for only one of every three ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sounds. Again I ask who benefits, who is responsible and who broke whatever got broke the last time that needs to be repaired again, and again? Stuart Brookes, Sheung Wan We have the technology ... generation and our outdated diesel fleet? A shift to both cleaner fuels and new available technologies would result in the dual purpose impact of both improving immediate health issues and reducing ...

  9. Eliminating the daily trudge

    Posted Nov 29th 2008, 12:00am by Tiffany Wong

    ... prices, advanced technology, and the ability to give employees more work-life balance. Teleworking has also been linked to other organisational benefits, including better employee engagement, ... leader for human capital at consulting firm Mercer, in Hong Kong, the challenge for Hong Kong is the lack of space that constrains building home offices in employees' personal domestic ...

  10. HSBC staff plan to take sick leave in job protest

    Posted Jan 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be cut across its global banking group over three years. In Hong Kong, the bank had plans to axe 3,000 jobs - about 10 per cent of the local workforce - with information technology ...




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