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  1. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Unhappy underemployed will spark wave of populism

    Posted May 29th 2014, 10:23am by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... Richard Harris More regulation, nationalism and protection are likely to emerge, posing challenges for markets Unhappy underemployed will spark wave of populism In the last few years, ... of educated, underemployed, skilled people will have ramifications for national and international financial policy, which will affect markets. A great wave of change is likely to bring parties to power ...

  2. Building workers 'underemployed'

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Half of the construction workers in Hong Kong are underemployed, a survey by two unions has found. Forty-nine per cent said they worked for less than 23 days last month. Some 21.6 per cent of the underemployed workers said they worked for 16 to 23 days in November, while 27.4 per cent said they worked for less than 15 days. Of these, some only managed to find work ...

  3. News - World - ANALYSIS

    Educated with a dead-beat job the unseen legacy of Europe’s crisis

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... Anders Melin in Brussels Experts say the number of people who are underemployed represents huge loss of potential economic output As the first anniversary of her graduation in eco-tourism ... of the depth of the European economic crisis. It is not only unemployment but also underemployment- including workers who are overqualified, interns who are unpaid or low-paid and part-time employees ...

  4. HK unemployment shows slight rise

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... the provisional underemployment rate for June to August remained at 2.3 per cent, or 83,800. The rate measures the number of people who cannot find more than 35 hours work a week. While underemployment ...

  5. Jobless dip but rebound looks likely

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... yesterday, is the lowest since early 2001, but the decline of 0.1 per cent was absorbed partially by the underemployment rate which saw an increase of 0.1 per cent to 2.5 per cent last month. James ... over the festive season. Officials said the drops in the jobless rate were due mainly to more jobs in the retail, manufacturing and restaurant sectors while increases in the underemployment ...

  6. Jobless rate steady as graduates find work

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng August saw no change in the unemployment rate as more fresh graduates joined the job market and found work, keeping the level unchanged at 5.7 per cent, the government said. It is the fourth consecutive month that the jobless rate has held steady at 5.7 per cent, the lowest level since October 2001, when it fell to 5.5 per cent. Month on month, the underemployment rate dipped ...

  7. Jobless rate is the lowest for 3 years

    Posted Jan 19th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... industries in the next few years.' Figures released yesterday by the Census and Statistics Department indicate that the underemployment rate- which measures the number of people who cannot find ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Christine Lagarde backs Shinzo Abe’s plan for women to lift Japan economy

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... filled by women. The move followed growing calls for Japan to make better use of its highly educated but underemployed women as a rapidly ageing population strains the public purse. Dozens ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FILM

    Film review: Woody Allen and John Turturro pair up in Fading Gigolo

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by Yvonne Teh

    ... as Luna Rossa) are included in the movie's agreeable soundtrack. Underemployed florist Fioravante (Turturro) is the man Murray is convinced would be up for the job that first involves ...

  10. Masseurs' low pay a mistake: union boss

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... a subsidy of HK$850,000 from the Home Affairs Bureau, provides jobs and retraining for the middle-aged, jobless and underemployed. ...




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