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  1. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Women are four times more troublesome as customers than men, who are, however, more aggressive and sometimes threatening, according to a survey of frontline ... that their female customers were 'more troublesome'. The Vital Employee Service Consultancy conducted a survey of 500 employees in October. 'Women are prone to express their emotions,' ...

  2. Family violence a case for the community

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tragedies arising from domestic violence never fail to shock. The deaths of a divorced mother and her two teenage children in Tsz Wan Shan provide a particularly sad example. We do ... the main risk factors in domestic violence, along with drug and alcohol addiction and social isolation, particularly in new towns. Thankfully, family violence gets much more attention since ...

  3. Social welfare guide takes aim at domestic violence

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Zero tolerance of physical abuse key advice to officers A guide has been issued to social workers in a bid to improve their handling of domestic violence in light of the number ... it addressed domestic violence in a specific and comprehensive manner, while arming social workers with the skills required to handle disputes. 'Family violence is becoming a very complicated ...

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

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

    ... violence, while efforts have been made to alleviate poverty among rural women. But the Switzerland-based foundation's chief economist, Augusto Lopez-Claros, said: 'The Chinese ... 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 ...

  5. Channel hop

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... to threats against family members- are sickening, particularly when you consider this and worse take place every day in most major metropolises. Indeed, if there were no women experiencing the living ... that estimates an annual 800,000 people are taken from their homes to be trafficked across international borders and sold into slavery. Most are women and their fate is usually forced prostitution. ...

  6. Leadership schemes for women still on hold

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Numerous studies have documented the vast under-representation of women in senior management. But despite the disparity, many Hong Kong companies still lack specific programmes to address the issue. According to a recent survey by Mercer, 46 per cent of firms sampled in Hong Kong have no targeted development initiatives for women leaders. While the precise reasons for this have yet ...

  7. Violence flares over unpaid migrant wages

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Despite a crackdown, workers are still fighting for their pay ahead of holiday Another annual ritual leading up to Lunar New Year is well under way- violence ... to drag out payment,' she said yesterday. Alarmed by the violence, the government has launched a propaganda campaign ordering employers to pay their workers before the holidays. Vice-Premier ...

  8. Mob violence exposes India's jobs crisis

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Rapid development has created an uneven demand for work With at least 26 people killed last week in mob violence triggered by competition for jobs, ... in an orgy of arson, looting and killing, driving thousands of Hindi-speaking settlers from neighbouring Bihar from their homes and workplaces. The unprecedented violence brought home a disconcerting ...

  9. Mothers enjoy protection

    Posted Jan 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Working and pregnant? Read on to find out what benefits to expect when you're expecting, here and abroad. Under Hong Kong law, pregnant women are entitled to 10 weeks' maternity ... Kong is short compared with other developed markets such as Australia, Singapore and Britain (see accompanying box). Still, Hong Kong provides strong protection against dismissal of pregnant ...

  10. Workers at toy factory arrested after 3-day riot

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lillioja. But workers yesterday all said they were protesting against inhuman working conditions, low salaries and lengthy working hours. The workers accused the factory management of embezzling their food and beverage money and said many workers, including pregnant women, had to go to work hungry. 'The Hong Kong company deducts 200 yuan from our salary each month for food ...




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