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  1. Takiron's advanced plastics technologies set industry standards

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:45am by Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan

    ... Reports by Stacey Johnson, Christina Liedke and Jessica Ryan Transforming plastics into building materials, industrial components and medical resorbable osteosynthesis devices, Takiron stays resilient by providing solutions inspired by the boundless stren ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1549407/takirons-advanced-plastics-technologies-set-industry-standards
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    We want to work, say asylum seekers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Christy Choi

    ... to work, say asylum seekers Asylum seekers rallied at the Star Ferry pier in Central yesterday, protesting over their poor living conditions and asking for the right to work. The protest came ... world war. Some 200 asylum seekers beat drums, danced and chanted, as they gathered for about 1-1/2 hours at the pier before marching to the Legislative Council offices on World Refugee Day. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537181/we-want-work-say-asylum-seekers
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    My seven hours on July 1 march was worth it for Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 03:47am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Seven hours on the march was worth it for Hong Kong I went on the democracy march on Tuesday, start to finish, from Holding Pen No. 1 in Victoria Park to the corner ... hours of standing or shuffling slowly along a 7km route, carrying two litres of water in my backpack, no chance to sit down for a rest, soaking wet the whole time because I was caught out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1547561/my-seven-hours-july-1-march-was-worth-it-hong-kong
  8. News - China - CHILD LABOUR

    China's village children lured out of school to work underage in city jobs

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by Alice Yan

    ... the Peninsula Metropolis Daily reports. She said she previously worked at a factory in Shenzhen. They had to work for more than 12 hours a day and were not allowed to talk or check text messages on their mobile phone during working hours. They were paid 12 yuan (HK$15) an hour, of which 3 yuan was commission for the agent who set up the job. Cheng Yanyuan, a labour law professor from Renmin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1530369/chinas-rural-villages-children-lured-quit-school-and-work-underage
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    No conflict of interest despite work for property developer, Rafael Hui told press in 2005

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 04:16pm by Austin Chiu and Stuart Lau

    ... from Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairmen Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong and Raymond Kwok Ping-luen and two others without disclosing them. "When I worked as a consultant for Sun Hung Kai previously, I provided some opinions on politics and some were opinions on the economy. I haven't participated in any lobbying work either," he told reporters on July 6, 2005. What everyone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535591/no-conflict-interest-despite-work-property-developer-rafael-hui-told
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Cometh the hour

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 11:25pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As faith in the Hong Kong leadership deteriorates, the political arena remains ominously devoid of viable replacements, writes Jason Wordie Cometh the hour Confidence in the ability ... to enter public life (for reasons beyond their own personal advantage) has always been small, and continues to decline. “Cometh the hour, cometh the man,” optimists aver – but, so far, who on Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1545539/then-now-cometh-hour

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