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  1. Unions call for 5pc pay rise after dismal year

    Posted Dec 07th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... crisis. Just over 4 per cent had their pay cut and 15 per cent had pay rises. CTU researcher Poon Man-hon, who conducted the poll, said the average pay increase was only 0.2 per cent, less than ... said. Eddie Ng Hak-kim, a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management's executive council, said top executives' salaries might include benefits and options ...

  2. Cathay gives 5pc pay rise, month's bonus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and other Hong Kong-based workers - will benefit from the salary increase and a one-month year-end bonus. Pilots are excluded from the deal. The Cathay Pacific Airways Flight Attendants Union, which ... is the worst nightmare for employees. I hope all employers will offer a pay rise to help them out,' union secretary Tsang Kwok-fung said. A robust market over the past two years enabled companies ...

  3. Jobless factors are regional, not domestic

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... sharply over the past year. I certainly consider 2.6 per cent for Thailand suspect. Even at the height of the Asian financial crisis, and Thailand was the worst sufferer in that crisis ... Jake van der Kamp, jakeva@scmp.com ONE THING THAT strikes me about our monthly unemployment figures is that we always look at them as if Hong Kong inhabited a world of its own and all ...

  4. Strong growth no cure for economic ills

    Posted May 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... have long had on the Hong Kong market for everything from meat imports to electronic goods retailing. Macau's recent experience with ending Stanley Ho Hung-sun's 40-year monopoly ... Hong Kong is in the midst of a solid recovery fuelled by rising global trade and improving consumer confidence. Given the record-low interest rates and a real estate market that many analysts ...

  5. Employers urged to take drastic action to stave off job cuts

    Posted Dec 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... yesterday, rating agency Moody's Investors Service said the recession in Hong Kong was expected to last for the first half of next year, although some estimates put the downturn at two to three years. Hong Kong recorded an economic contraction in the past two quarters. 'As a very open economy, Hong Kong is being affected by the global credit crisis and recession. International ...

  6. Bright outlook for key professionals

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Despite economic slowdown and US subprime crisis, there will still be a demand for quality staff in Hong Kong. Reports by John Cremer When compiling its 2008 salary survey for key ... rewarded performance. During a recent stopover in Hong Kong, Robert Walters, the firm's London-based chief executive, said even if subprime-related problems ran for another year ...

  7. Global stocks rally boosts pension funds

    Posted Jul 09th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Strong stock market performances worldwide helped Hong Kong's 300 or so pension funds achieve an average return of 10.4 per cent in the second quarter - the best quarterly result since the peak of the Asian financial crisis in 1998. However, the funds have suffered an average loss of 8.3 per cent in the past three years, bringing little joy for the two million employees ...

  8. Jobless rate edges higher, analysts see hope

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Hong Kong's unemployment rate hit a record 8.7 per cent last month, but analysts took heart from the fact it rose only 0.1 percentage points, which they saw as another sign ... said business conditions were improving in Hong Kong but that companies should end reductions in hours brought in because of Sars. ...

  9. Combatants want to sort out redress mess

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... process is viewed by many to have been compromised as a result of resource constraints - the massive leap in cases over the past few years has left the tribunal bursting at the seams. Both ... are now the owner of your own firm.' A social exchange ensued. Employers are, however, also clearly unhappy with the process. A survey of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries found 60 per ...



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