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  1. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hutchison Whampoa attacks unionist lawmaker in first comments on dockers' strike

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Thomas Chan

    ... as to boost his own publicity," Fok, Hutchison Whampoa's group managing director, said to reporters on a trip to Beijing. "This [strike] has been using the style of the Cultural ... hours". His remarks were the first public ones on the strike from Hutchison Whampoa - the parent company of port operator Hongkong International Terminals, whose contractors employ the 450 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Port operator's pay guarantee to dockers

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:05am by Johnny Tam

    ... "It also shows that HIT is desperate to keep staff as the turnover of subcontractors' employees is high after the strike." HIT, part of Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa empire, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers make surprise march to Government House

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Jolie Ho and Stuart Lau

    ... his Beijing trip. Chaos ensued and traffic lanes on Garden Road were blocked when the dockers tried to break police blockades on their route that started from the Cheung Kong Center ... in the walkout. Hutchison Whampoa hit out at the unionists' "Cultural Revolution-like criticism". Hutchison - the parent company of port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Dockers drive home the message to Li Ka-shing

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... would respond directly to their demands. But it was not to be - Li had earlier been spotted playing golf nearby. Asia's richest man, Li is the chairman of Hutchison Whampoa, the parent ... by Hutchison Whampoa group managing director Canning Fok Kin-ning. Fok claimed Lee Cheuk-yan was not genuinely seeking a good outcome for the workers, and said that the strike tactics were similar ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers agree to meet key contractor alone

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of the striking workers urged tourists not to check in to a North Point hotel owned by Li Ka-shing, whose Hutchison Whampoa is the parent company of port operator HIT. One of those outside the hotel ... that this richest guy in Asia [Li] has the right to exploit the workers," Garla said. Hutchison Whampoa, whose subsidiary owns the hotel, said in a statement that the protesters were ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Li Ka-shing's flagship Cheung Kong asks court to drive out strikers

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... Lee Cheuk-yan said Cheung Kong - whose subsidiary Hutchison Whampoa is the parent company of dock operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT) - was cracking down on their freedom of expression. "This is outrageous … We have been expressing our views peacefully here," Lee said, adding that the strikers would stay put. Hutchison Whampoa said the strikers' actions ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Strike at Kwai Tsing container terminal set to escalate

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Amy Nip

    ... Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa, said its contractors raised salaries by 5 per cent this year and that workers should be making HK$21,000 per month, up from HK$17,000 in 1997. The company continued ... urged Hutchison Whampoa to join the talks between contractors and workers. "It's shameless [for the company to say it has no role in negotiations]," he said. Hong Kong inflation ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Most dockers in favour of pay offer, says union

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... continue to camp outside the Central headquarters of billionaire Li Ka-shing. A unit of Li's Hutchison Whampoa runs five terminals at the port. Hutchison has insisted it is not directly ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Striking dockers to adjust their '20pc pay rise' bottom line

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of tycoon Li Ka-shing, whose Hutchison Whampoa is parent company of the strike-hit port operator Hongkong International Terminals (HIT). Asked whether the strikers would stage a sit-in outside ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Labour chief meets Hong Kong's striking dockers in bid to end 26-day strike

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu and Stuart Lau

    ... to the government headquarters in Admiralty. Cheung Kong Center houses tycoon Li Ka-shing's offices and it is his Hutchison Whampoa company that owns HIT. A police spokesman said the force received ...




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