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  1. Events

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, February 24: Joint chamber lunch: 'HKSAR as an innovation hub to/from Greater China'. Onfem Tower. Thursday, February 25: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Hedge funds: Recent tax development'. Central. Monday, March 1: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706292/events
  2. Events

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wednesday, February 24: Joint chamber lunch: 'HKSAR as an innovation hub to/from Greater China'. Onfem Tower. Thursday, February 25: Hong Kong Securities Institute lunch: 'Hedge funds: Recent tax development'. Central. Monday, March 1: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706138/events
  3. Public Art Lecture Series

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... November 20 A Private View of Public Art by Dr Desmond Hui November 27 MTR- Mass Transportation and Public Art by Wilfred Yeung December 4 Public art: Theory & Practice by Freeman Lau December 11 The Making of Art in Public Spaces by Sabrina Fung 7pm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/435083/public-art-lecture-series
  4. Third of China's city-dwellers are still second class citizens

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the cities. But what most of the news articles failed to mention is at least 200 million of China's 690 million city-dwellers- and as many as 250 million, according to some estimates- are still ... freedom of movement, and today hundreds of millions of citizens born in poor rural areas live and work in China's booming cities. But the hukou system has an enduring economic effect. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997405/third-chinas-city-dwellers-are-still-second-class-citizens
  5. Maids march to call for better legal protection

    Posted Dec 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... banners and placards that read 'decent work for domestic workers' as they marched from Victoria Park in Causeway Bay to the government headquarters in Central. A group of protesters also ... made a significant contribution to the city's prosperity and should be covered by the new minimum wage law. They say excluding them is discrimination against live-in staff. They want ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/701282/maids-march-call-better-legal-protection
  6. In Brief

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

    ... county. TSANG THE PREFERRED CANDIDATE, POLL SHOWS More people are in favour of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen serving a second term, a City Think Tank poll shows. Of the 1,076 respondents, 66.8 per cent ... of a minimum-wage law. Led by the Confederation of Trade Unions, they carried placards and waved banners as they marched from Victoria Park to government headquarters in Central. They claimed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584721/brief
  7. Public servants and prostitutes join the May Day chorus

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the Confederation of Trade Unions, called for minimum wage legislation and compulsory payments for overtime. More than 1,000 supporters and members of the group marched from Victoria Park to the Central ... to fight for their legal rights. Zi Teng and the City University will host a conference on sex workers' rights today at the university campus. Another 1,000 protesters from the Federation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454257/public-servants-and-prostitutes-join-may-day-chorus
  8. Worker dies in fall after platform collapses

    Posted Jul 26th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A worker died after a nine-metre platform he was standing on collapsed yesterday. Lai Ha-chai, 59, was standing on a wooden platform while painting a wall inside West Island School in Victoria Road when the accident happened at about 10.45am. The school is being renovated. The man, who suffered serious head injuries, was unconscious when emergency workers arrived. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/601822/worker-dies-fall-after-platform-collapses
  9. CityU staff plan hunger strike over job security

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong City University staff will step up protests against a reported plan to sack 112 staff, including staging a hunger strike later this month. Representatives of the university's teachers' union and the Federation of Hong Kong Higher Education Staff Associations yesterday handed a petition to Richard Ho Yan-ki, acting head of CityU, demanding a fair decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/591301/cityu-staff-plan-hunger-strike-over-job-security
  10. Expats rush in to escape Euro-woes

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Europe's economic troubles are washing up on Hong Kong's shores in the form of a surge in migrants from the continent coming to the city to work. Government figures show ... trade, lived in Shanghai for 15 months before moving to Hong Kong in January. He chose Hong Kong because he 'likes the city and the company', he said. 'Some people are just waiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007893/expats-rush-escape-euro-woes

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