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  1. Union ends bus strike as support shrivels, but hints at future action

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam Organisers of the city's first bus strike in 21 years have been forced to end their action after the second day of the protest attracted an even poorer response among union members than the first day. However, New World First Bus Company Staff Union, an affiliate of the Confederation of Trade Unions, said it would be halting its strike plans only temporarily ...

  2. It's time to look after mainland workers

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or embracing capitalism, it is clear that the nation can only move steadily forward if wages are fair, working conditions reasonable and rights are protected. Spreading strikes indicate that some workers have had enough. It is not clear whether some of the unrest is sanctioned by authorities. The most recent strikes seem aimed at foreign or Taiwanese-owned ventures. The party ...

  3. Perfect Grade Strike Freedom (model kit)

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... Earlier this week, Bandai Hong Kong and its local distributor Daniel & Company unveiled the new Perfect Grade Strike Freedom model kit. It made its debut in Japan only a few days earlier. This new addition to the Perfect Grade 1/60-scale line-up will be the biggest, both as an unmade kit and completed model, due to the complexity of the kit and the Strike Freedom's ...

  4. Dragonair attendants threaten to strike

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Dragonair flight attendants are threatening to strike unless the airline cuts cabin crews' workload, which they say is affecting their mental and physical health. The Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Flight Attendants Association will stage a protest on Friday as a warning, but the union's chairwoman, Winnie Poon, said it would escalate into a strike within three weeks ...

  5. Bumper Strike indicates he is heading in the right direction

    Posted Nov 26th 2010, 12:00am by Phillip Woo

    ... with a Class One victory by Ride With The Wind and confident of getting a win out of lightly raced Bumper Strike. Bumper Strike came off the reserve list to start in the Class Four Inverness Handicap (1,650m) after the withdrawal of Great Renown, who came up lame on declaration day. In the able hands of Felix Coetzee, Bumper Strike showed speed from gate 11 to assume a position with the lead ...

  6. Deadlocked talks bring strike by Dragonair cabin crew step closer

    Posted Aug 21st 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... action if the airline showed no sincerity in resolving the matter, adding a strike was almost the only option. 'They cannot keep repeating the same line, they must come up with some new ... TVB news she was worried she might not be able to return to Hong Kong on time. 'I don't really understand why they should strike, people always work overtime these days,' ...

  7. Activist firm on hunger strike, lawyer says

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Jailed food safety activist Zhao Lianhai is pressing on with an indefinite hunger strike, saying it is part of his fight for a better future for children, his lawyer said ... had 'chanted slogans and gathered illegally to stir trouble' and seriously disrupted social order. Zhao, 38, started a hunger strike after the verdict was handed down. His lawyer, ...

  8. Teachers' union threatens strikes

    Posted Sep 13th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The city's biggest teachers' union has issued an ultimatum to the education secretary, threatening mass demonstrations and strikes if the government continues to block small-class teaching, which the union sees as a way to avoid school closures. The 50,000-strong Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union yesterday issued its sternest warning yet, after months ...

  9. Dragonair, Cathay unions mull joint strike

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Unionised cabin crew from Dragonair and Cathay Pacific may take industrial action together if their demands for better salaries and working conditions are not met. Dragonair flight attendants are upset over the carrier's 'take-it-or-leave-it ...

  10. HK girls strike award with lightning proposal

    Posted Aug 31st 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... named 'Lightning Bolt, Strike', also believes shopping malls can be made greener by setting up water and rubbish recycling systems and planting a lot of trees outside. 'Hong Kong ...




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