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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. Firm accused of spying on worker

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... of the surveillance technology was open to debate, 'but my client has every right to keep his own time and space to himself'. 'They did infringe the privacy of my client by using ... tried to pinpoint them. Beijing-based labour and social security law researcher Su Wenwei said emerging technologies had opened new possibilities for efficient management, but they should ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Construction industry tops survey of Q3 hiring plans

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and accountants helped produce a seasonally adjusted net employment outlook of 16 per cent. The information technology industry helped contribute to this figure, owing to the continued popularity ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Let the creative genie out of the box

    Posted Jan 12th 2007, 12:00am by Ali Farhoomand

    ... are necessary for initial employment, universities have traditionally emphasised specialisation. However, the rapid technological advancements of recent years, combined with business innovations ...




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