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  1. Nation's wealth 'not reflected in our wages'

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... survey suggests that 64.7 per cent of 1,604 respondents from 29 mainland provinces and other administrative units thought their wages were not keeping pace with economic growth. More than 85 per ...

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    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... to the introduction of the national education subject. The South China Morning Post and a reader filed requests this month for details of the consultation, including how many of the 1,000 submissions agreed ... government officials, parents, schools, and teachers. But critics, led by a teachers' union and student groups, found in their own surveys that most did not agree national education must ...

  3. Job creation is top priority for the nation, says Wen

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Premier Wen Jiabao has warned that the mainland faces a stark employment outlook and stressed that job creation is a top priority for the central government. 'The country's employment situation will grow more complex and ...

  4. HSBC seeks to sell general insurance unit

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HSBC Holdings is approaching a number of European and Japanese insurers in an attempt to sell its worldwide general insurance business, according to people familiar with the situation. Companies being approached included Briti ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted May 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nurses recruited to meet demand Hospital Authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk said public hospitals had been recruiting nurses continually since last year to meet the higher demand for public medical services. He said the authority would recruit several ...

  6. Hospital staff demand pay rises

    Posted Jul 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung About 500 medical staff and nurses at public hospitals took to the streets yesterday to demand higher pay. Protesters waved placards and shouted 'equal pay for equal work' in sweltering heat outside the main entrance to the governm ...

  7. Worker jumps to his death at Foxconn unit

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A worker at a Foxconn affiliate, Chimei Innolux Corp (CIC), jumped to his death at its plant in Foshan , Guangdong, yesterday morning, Xinhua reported. It said the 18-year-old man jumped to his death at 6am. He was a summer intern from a technology school ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... helping staff adopt healthier lifestyles Employers in the United States were using benefits enrolment systems to encourage staff to adopt healthier behaviour, a survey by global consulting firm ... include disease management (36 per cent), addressing tobacco use (29 per cent) and onsite health screenings (26 per cent). Jeri Stepman, Watson Wyatt's US national leader for health ...

  9. Flight attendants prepare for strike after talks with United break down

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... United Airlines flight attendants are preparing for possible strike action after talks with the American carrier's management failed to reach agreement on better pay, health care ... The threat of industrial action followed protests by United's cabin crew in Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, Frankfurt and 11 airports in major US cities yesterday. More than 100 flight attendants ...

  10. Pay increases floated for some junior medical staff

    Posted Jan 05th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Hospital Authority moves to lift morale among front-line doctors and nurses Junior doctors and nurses complaining about 'unequal pay for equal work' have had the prospect of pay rises held out to them- but only if their work is outstan ...




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