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  1. Talkback

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... where men and women work towards a decent living, instead of victimising one gender and using sexual discrimination as a pretext to struggle for power beyond equality. Men have borne much of the brunt of the upheaval from so-called feminism. Feminist scholar Fanny Cheung (Post, March 8) has presented a misleading case of what women face in Hong Kong. It portrays a picture in which women ...

  2. From housewife to battling for a place in the workforce

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... In the second of our three-part International Women's Day series, Ravina Shamdasani profiles a divorced mother For seven years, Ms Ng pretended not to know her husband had another ... and are ill-equipped to enter the workforce. Like many others in her situation, Ms Ng ended up on welfare. But she stopped receiving the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance when her ex-husband said he ...

  3. Fast action urged to upgrade the workforce

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... to have three children was unlikely to provide a solution to the population crisis. She said that given shrinking household sizes, women of child-bearing age would not be inclined to heed ...

  4. 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 ... in recent years, including guaranteeing women's rights to lease and manage contracted land in rural areas. The Marriage Law was also revised to include basic provisions outlawing domestic ...

  5. Male order

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Women leaders are visible in pockets of Asian politics but equal representation still seems a long way off, writes Peter Kammerer Asian women have a struggle on their hands and the leaders of groups representing their interests know it. Today, on the 30th anniversary of the first International Women's Day, the list of unrealised aspirations and rolled-back gains seems as long ...

  6. Swelling bank workforces spark hunt for extra office space

    Posted Jan 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... property Kelvin Wong Leading financial institutions are rushing to accommodate their expanding back-office and IT teams Hong Kong's financial institutions are moving to tie up rental deals for additional office space, with at least one of them having ...

  7. Better workforce essential to growth

    Posted Dec 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... growth will slow down and reach a plateau.' Migrant labourers doing low-skilled work have dominated the 700 million-plus workforce. The government has been calling for a high-end economy ...

  8. Students jostle for a place in the workforce

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The next university graduates will not enter the jobs market for another eight months, but the race is on to find work. Kevin Huang reports on their increasingly tough search Since September, Vanessa Li Jie has spent most of her time printing her resume, ...

  9. Survey shows shift towards bigger part-time workforce

    Posted Jun 21st 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Companies expanded their permanent staff by just 0.7 per cent year on year in 2004, but significantly strengthened their workforces with part-time employees- a sign ... with almost half of the surveyed companies indicating a higher headcount this year. The flexible workforce also grew, accounting for 16.4 per cent of the total pool of workers last year versus 12.2 ...

  10. Company's workforce of 15 now numbers 2,000

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying Print-Rite first came to Zhuhai in 1988 when other delta cities snubbed what was then a puny start-up with 15 workers. It now employs 2,000 workers in Zhuhai alone and has become the biggest recycler of printer ink ribbons in the world.  ...




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