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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hong Kong looks abroad to solve manpower crisis

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Move comes two months after Singapore announced a major push to boost immigration in the face of falling birth rates and an ageing population Hong Kong looks abroad to solve manpower crisis A committee headed by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor will look at ways to replenish the city's workforce from "sources outside Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Real pay marching backwards for many workers in Hong Kong

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Phila Siu

    ... that real pay rose by just 1 per cent. "Workers in Hong Kong are having a terrible time," Labour Party chairman Lee Cheuk-yan said. "Every time the city goes through a financial crisis, they get a pay cut of 20 to 30 per cent. But their pay goes back up as slowly as how ants crawl." Inflation over the past 15 years had risen about 45 per cent, Chinese University ...

  3. News - China - LABOUR

    Labour advocate helping Dongguan factory strike arrested over WeChat message

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 07:19pm by Echo Hui

    ... before next year. Last Thursday, the factory’s shares fell 5.3 per cent – the most in nine months in Hong Kong trading as the strike disrupted output, according to Bloomberg. ... Echo Hui echo.hui@scmp.com Lin Dong facing public disorder charge over strike-related 'online rumour', but rights groups say it is part of crackdown on labour unrest A labour ...

  4. News - China - LABOUR

    Guangdong collective bargaining proposal seen as bellwether for China

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Mimi Lau

    ... impact on over 30 million migrant workers in Guangdong. If this gets passed, the rest of the nation is likely to follow," says Professor Pun Ngai, a labour rights expert at Hong Kong ... has seen a sharp downturn in foreign orders since the global financial crisis began in 2008. Stanley Lau Chin-ho, chairman of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI), said the proposed ...

  5. Business - Banking & Finance - LABOUR

    Dealmakers return to face job nightmare as market outlook worsens

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... analysts. Both Deutsche Bank and BBVA declined to comment. Daiwa Securities, which cut about 100 jobs in Hong Kong early this year, also laid off staff in the city several days ago, including several senior executives. Meanwhile, Nomura, which cut its workforce earlier this year, is expected to announce more lay-offs in Hong Kong soon. Credit Suisse is also expected to follow suit. ...

  6. Business - Banking & Finance - LABOUR

    Dealmakers return to face job nightmare

    Posted Sep 07th 2012, 12:00am by GEORGE CHEN; JEANNY YU

    ... higher than those during the market peak in 2007, a year before the global financial crisis, according to people with knowledge of the terms. The previous round of quiet, selective lay-offs over ... postpone its plan to list in Hong Kong. Bankers took it as a sign that the market window for big initial public share offerings has closed for the year. Everbright Bank is a medium-sized ...

  7. Business - Companies - LABOUR

    Nomura forced to sack HK staff as prospects dim

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu, George Chen

    ... lay-offs were expected next week in Nomura's investment banking department in Hong Kong. Last week, the company said it would slash US$1 billion in costs by March next year to repair its ... than 30 per cent. While Hong Kong appears to have weathered the downturn caused by the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis better than Europe and the US, the region is starting to feel the pinch, ...



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