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  1. Women faring better in tight job market

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng Women in their 30s and 40s are finding it relatively easier to find jobs in the current downturn than their male counterparts, according to government data. The number of middle-aged women in the workforce rose more in the first three months of the year than the figure for men of the same age. Quarter on quarter, the percentage of women aged between 30 and 34 who were ...

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    Panasonic to halve chip business workforce: reports

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japanese technology giant seeks to stem losses by cutting thousands of chip-making jobs Technology multinational Panasonic is set to cut its chip division workforce in half, axing thousands of jobs as the electronics giant overhauls its battered balance sheet following record losses, Japanese media reports said on Thursday. The plan to shrink ...

  3. Web browsing by mobile workforce poses serious risks

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... says one of the greatest challenges for IT managers in recent years has been how to secure devices used by an increasingly mobile workforce and prevent intrusions from random Web browsing. ...

  4. 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.  ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Technology can empower women

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Sri Ranjini Mei Hua

    ... Sri Ranjini Mei Hua Sri Ranjini Mei Hua says many have made good use of technology to benefit the community Empowered women can ring the changes While technology has traditionally been a male preserve, women today are relating to it in ways that have a real impact on politics, business, culture and community. In particular, they are using mobile phones and the internet to make ...

  6. All-girl camp raises interest in science and technology

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... the role of women in technology and boost our workforce,' he said. 'We strongly believe that embracing diversity will help strengthen the pool of skilled technology professionals in Hong ... JUDY NGAO A GROUP OF secondary students discovered the fun of science and mathematics at a week-long summer camp. The all-girl camp also aimed to promote the role of women in technology. ...

  7. Business - Companies

    AMD to cut more jobs after fresh losses

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 10:29am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco Computer chipmaker AMD announced plans to slash 15 per cent of its workforce in a cost-cutting move in response to a weak market for personal ... “Our restructuring efforts are decisive actions that position AMD to compete more effectively and improve our financial results,” Read said. “Reducing our workforce is a difficult, ...

  8. US medical research firm praises base at technology park

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Hong Kong's openness, educated workforce and strategic geographical position in Asia lured a medical technology company to the city, says its chairman and chief executive officer, Jack Cumming. Hologic, a US company specialising in women's health-related medical imaging systems and diagnostic products, set up a research and development base and regional ...

  9. Online games luring more women players

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But More women are expected to join the ranks of online gamers as the market in Hong Kong expands, says a digital entertainment expert. It follows a survey, commissioned by the Hong ... and missions. 'But now these casual games have become the favourite of women gamers. They are not required to stay focused for two hours to complete a mission to have fun in these games,' he ...

  10. Women wanted to power department

    Posted Oct 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The department of electrical engineering at Polytechnic University (PolyU) plans to promote its programme more proactively to young hopefuls and, in particular, women students. Ho Siu-lau, ... a negative attitude towards their children who are studying in the field,' he said. Professor Ho said there were 48 new students in the department this year- and only seven of them were women ...




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