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  1. Comment - Letters

    China has disadvantaged workforce

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... quickly when you have a large and economically disadvantaged workforce which is willing (or effectively forced) to compete in a system where there is very little in the way of job security or negotiated pay and conditions. The regulation of industry and independent unionisation of the workforce which exist in the advanced economies of the West that Wu sees as such drags on productivity ...

  2. Business - Money

    Investments of passion driven by art

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 10:06am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... year, compared to a paltry 377 in the UK and 426 in the US.     Investments of Passion Driven by Women Asia Pacific is also emerging as a growing market for pricey cars, with China and India driving the growth in sales. And a large percentage of these are being bought, and driven by, women. Of the 300 Porsches sold in Singapore in the first half of 2011, a third were bought by women ...

  3. News - Business - MANAGEMENT

    Mainland Chinese women top the world in holding senior business roles, survey shows

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Survey shows more females in China hold senior roles than those in other economies Mainland women 'top the world' as business leaders Mainland women 'top world' as business leaders Mainland Chinese women topped the world in terms of holding senior business management roles, beating Hong Kong and other advanced economies ...

  4. News - China

    Deadly demographics: Women face grim odds in male-heavy societies like China, India

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com The Delhi gang rape points to the dangers and violence inherent in societies where men outnumber women, a problem that besets China as much ... raping and killing her. The gruesome Delhi rape of December 16 has forced a long-delayed conversation on the safety of women in India, where a rape occurs every 30 minutes. TrustLaw, a free legal ...

  5. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Winner of 18 grand slam titles says the China star has had a huge global impact in boosting the game Li Na 'most influential women's player of decade' ... for the end of year championships in Singapore and women's tennis in Asia. Something would be wrong if she didn't get into the tennis Hall of Fame Chris Evert  "Yeah, I'd vote ...

  6. News - China - GENDER

    Chinese women post nude photos online to fight domestic violence

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Women post provocative photos of themselves online to challenge people's prejudices and demand a law against violence in the home Nude campaign in fight against domestic abuse Advocates for women's rights across China are publishing nude photos of themselves as part of a growing online movement pushing for the speedy enactment ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's one-child policy must be changed before it's too late

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... in an acute gender imbalance due to a cultural preference for boys. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, by 2020 there will be 24 million more men than women of marriageable age in China. This has caused social problems, including sex crimes, trafficking of women and, for many men, difficulty finding a spouse. What is more, many of the millions of migrant workers often leave ...

  8. Leading women ponder the political glass ceiling

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A panel of leading local women discussed the 'glass ceiling' that limits women's roles in Hong Kong politics, touching on Margaret Thatcher ... are really relevant to our conversation,' said Su-Mei Thompson, director of The Women's Foundation (TWF), which organised the panel at the British Council in Admiralty. TWF is a charity ...

  9. Two women reflect nation's highs and lows

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Two women were at the forefront of attention on social media last week, and the contrast between the two- one celebrated, the other deeply pitied- has prompted reflection on the state of modern China. A widely circulated microblog entry on Sina Weibo, posted by famous internet user 'Pretend as if in New York' said: 'We can send a female ...

  10. Business - Companies

    Late into China market, Ford plays catch up

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 02:01pm by AP

    ... hopes to double its technical workforce in Nanjing to 1,500 people by 2015; GM already employs more than 2,000 people at its technical centre in Shanghai. Another complication ... A few months after Mulally’s arrival, Ford borrowed US$23.6 billion (HK$183.1 billion) and used it to close plants, cut its workforce, improve key products and meld global operations. Mulally ...




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