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  1. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... provides improvement in the domestic social security system, its coverage also extends to Hong Kong citizens and foreign nationals working on the mainland, making them pay up to 22 per cent ... at more than 10 per cent of national output. Pension reform has proved to be the final straw for some workers. Defence Secretary Gates calls it a day US Defence Secretary Robert Gates, who oversaw ...

  2. Cost of insuring against layoffs to decrease in Guangzhou

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Guangzhou businesses will pay less every month to insure their workers against unemployment. Cui Renquan, head of the city's Bureau of Labour and Social Security, said ... yuan, have closed, laying off more than 20 million people, the National Development and Reform Commission says. ...

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

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... be at the centre of all plans for developing and restructuring the economy. He emphasised the importance of finding jobs for university graduates. The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security ...

  4. Urban jobless goal of 4.5pc on target

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan China's goal to keep its urban unemployment rate at 4.5 per cent this year is on target despite the disruption to the job market by the outbreak of Sars, says Minister of Labour and Social Security Zheng Silin. Mr Zheng, in his work report to the National People's Congress Standing Committee yesterday, said China had created 6.5 million jobs in the first nine ...

  5. NSSF moves to avert huge fund shortfall

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lee Yuk-kei The chairman of the National Social Security Fund (NSSF), which acts as a reserve for the mainland's ageing population, said the fund might increase its investments ... as their shares are seen as the most likely targets. Speaking at a Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference lunch meeting in Hong Kong yesterday, Mr Xiang estimated that the national pension fund would ...

  6. Complaints about helper agencies rise

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Complaints about agencies providing domestic helpers are on the increase, with employers feeling cheated when new staff never arrive, quit within days of starting or lack the necessary skills. The Consumer Council received 260 complaints about agencies last year, a 21 per cent increase on the 2010 total of 214. The city has 290,000 domestic helpers, ...

  7. More jobs for women than in US, study finds

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Women in China have more opportunities to participate in the workforce, secure quality jobs and access efficient health-care services than those in the US, a survey on the gap ... with the US at 17. China is the highest-placed Asian country in the World Economic Forum survey of 58 industrialised nations and emerging markets. The survey measures the gap based on compensation ...

  8. Banks lose shine among local business students

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com Once the symbol of security, bank jobs seem to be losing their appeal for university students. A survey that ranks the popularity of Hong Kong's major ... for example, saw profit before tax fall US$22 million year on year to US$286 million in the first quarter. Understandably, the 2,473 students polled by Universum lowered their salary expectation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    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 ...

  10. Economic giant Shandong reports job losses

    Posted Nov 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Shandong province, an economic powerhouse, yesterday reported job losses for the first time in years as the nation increasingly feels the pinch of the global economic meltdown. The province's Federation of Trade Unions said the number of people employed in urban areas totalled 8.87 million by late September, down by 29,000 from the same period last year, ...




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