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  1. Perks and pay are not enough to retain staff

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Associates, the Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review. 'If you look at the Best Employer in Asia survey, pay and benefits come in about third or fourth,' said Mark ...

  2. Glass walls to protect welfare staff

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The construction of protective glass walls to separate social workers from welfare applicants has begun at two district social security offices. The move to put up defensive barriers comes after welfare cuts and attacks on welfare officers. Civil servants' unions have raised concerns over the safety of their members after two welfare officers were assaulted by welfare ...

  3. Engineer's first job was bringing down the walls of gender bias

    Posted Aug 11th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... She says prospective employers doubted if she wanted to work outdoors, and with men A woman civil engineer says she was turned down by 10 building contractors in three months when she graduated from university four years ago. Ms Lau, who did not want to g ...

  4. HK slows down, but still growing

    Posted Apr 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and Europe can slow things down again.' Freya Beamish, an economist with Lombard Street Research, a London think tank, said: 'We expect Hong Kong's growth to be below its normal trend ...

  5. Calls for tougher code on professional fund-raisers

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of cost-effectiveness. Employees of these companies are commonly seen stopping people on busy streets and trying to persuade them to make donations. Usually, the firm will keep 10 to 20 per cent of the donations ... for fear of creating a bad public image. Speaking on condition of anonymity, an official at a non-government organisation added: 'We can hardly recruit volunteers to stand in the street eight ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... otherwise was a serious and commendable piece of journalism. PAUL MOUNSEY, Mid-Levels Stingy bosses I refer to the letters of K. K. Chan ('Maids' salaries: how we compare', July 21) ...

  7. Unionists demand job creation

    Posted Jan 05th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Unionists took to the streets in two protests yesterday, demanding the government provide jobs and protect employees during the financial crisis. Fifty members of six unions representing construction workers marched from Chater Garden in Central to government headquarters in a rally organised by the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions. They said that because ...

  8. Public Eye

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Is our government really going to get tough and shoo away all those pesky mobile phone salespeople who obstruct our busy streets with their makeshift stands? Good. Public Eye is all for a firm ... obstruction? Why only mobile phone salespeople and not the bars in Lan Kwai Fong, Wyndham Street and Soho that flout Hong Kong's obstruction, food and noise laws with impunity? Public Eye dares ...

  9. Let's hear the employers out on race law

    Posted Jun 10th 2004, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... the subject because a notable colleague in the journalism trade, Stephen Vines, the publisher of Spike, did so this week. Writing in this 'Journal of Intellect and Science', he castigated ...

  10. Building collapse kills six in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 08th 2003, 12:00am by Chow Chung Yan

    ... construction workers in Shenzhen were killed last month when Typhoon Dujuan struck the city and the workers' living quarters were crushed by supporting walls. Cities in Guangdong were later ...




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