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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art experts say Abramovic's performance piece should acknowledge similar work by her contemporary

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13pm by GDN

    ... Hours, sees the artist appearing in the Serpentine's Hyde Park gallery from 10am to 6pm, six days a week, until August 25. It is billed as "a unique work created ... stressed the importance of "nothing"- fails to acknowledge the influence of another contemporary artist who has made "nothing" central to her work. Mary Ellen Carroll, a New ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1546540/art-experts-say-abramovics-performance-piece-should
  2. News - World - DEATH PENALTY

    Killer's execution takes two hours, but Arizona governor says 'he did not suffer'

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... says Two-hour execution was jaw-dropping Joseph Rudolph Wood looked around the death chamber of the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence and glanced at the doctors as they made preparations ... A subtle look of panic took over his face. [Wood] has been gasping for more than an hour. He is still alive APPEAL BY WOOD’S LAWYERS TO STOP HIS EXECUTION Officials administered the lethal drugs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557982/arizona-prisoner-takes-nearly-two-hours-die-botched-execution
  3. News - Hong Kong

    Long working hours cause depression, survey confirms

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 02:12pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu It’s no surprise that working long, inflexible hours can trigger mental distress, but now a Hong Kong survey has put a statistical face on the situation. Among people who work more than 50 hours a week, 35 per cent show symptoms of depression, according to a survey commissioned by the Baptist Oi Kwan Social Service and released on Thursday. But when the working week ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1098943/long-working-hours-cause-depression-survey-confirms
  4. Cutting working hours the next step

    Posted Aug 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the legislation has affected Hong Kong's workforce. Authorities have to make every effort to ensure it is being respected, while moving on to the promised next stage, standard working hours. Business ... people in Hong Kong work what would be considered unreasonably long hours elsewhere in the world. Improving conditions is as important as ensuring that a reasonable minimum hourly rate is paid. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976020/cutting-working-hours-next-step
  5. Candidates opposed to regulating hours in workplace are not worth supporting

    Posted Dec 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... far. Even mainland legislation offers workers better protection. Their standard working week is an eight-hour shift, five days a week. Workers may work longer hours on overtime, ... I would have surely turned out. Seventeen candidates came from an organisation called 'cater17.org', and all of them oppose legislation controlling working hours. In my opinion, hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988616/candidates-opposed-regulating-hours-workplace-are-not-worth-supporting
  6. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    More delays for MTR passengers just hours after lightning sparked chaos on West Rail line

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Danny Mok, Ada Lee

    ... line was disrupted for more than six hours after lightning damaged the same system. The problem on Wednesday affected the line between Choi Hung and Kowloon Bay after 9am and was fixed by 11am, MTR Corporation said. Train journeys between the two stations were extended by two to three minutes. During Tuesday's major disruption, some passengers said they had to wait up to an hour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557403/lightning-strikes-bring-chaos-mtrs-west-rail-line
  7. Business - Banking & Finance - CAPITAL MARKETS

    Standard Chartered's new Hong Kong chief May Tan eyes China growth

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Ray Chan

    ... of Standard Chartered's first female chief executive in Hong Kong. May Tan, who took on the top job at the start of this month, joined the emerging markets-focused bank in 2009 through its ... of Lehman Brothers almost brought down the global financial system. "It was an honourable deal since Standard Chartered did not change its bid price for Cazenove even after the Lehman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/1556880/standard-chartereds-new-hong-kong-chief-may-tan-eyes-china
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Labour rights still a work in progress

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... some basic rights remain a work in progress. In Hong Kong, which introduced a minimum wage for the lowest-paid only three years ago today, the issue of standard working hours for everyone, ... to promote a better work-life balance by overcoming resistance to abolition of this discriminatory hangover from an industrial economy. Labour Day is known in some other places as eight-hour day, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1501188/labour-rights-still-work-progress
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are expected to exchange views on bilateral relations and major regional issues of common concern. The dialogue started in 2008.   Labour Advisory Board meets on working hours The Labour Advisory Board discusses a government report on legislating working hours. Activists from the Confederation of Trade Unions plan to rally outside the conference to protest against a warning by an employers' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1090719/talking-points
  10. China calls for ceasefire in Gaza

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:54pm

    ... that has already killed more than 1,030 Palestinians, mainly civilians, and 43 Israeli soldiers over the past 20 days. Hamas said on Sunday that it agreed to a 24-hour truce ahead of the Eid ... I directly asked the Israel leaders to stop military action in Gaza and remove all blockage of Gaza and enhance the living standard of the people in Gaza,” Wu said today in a press briefing wrapping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1561108/china-calls-ceasefire-gaza

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