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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong, city of trade, must not crack down on infant formula traders

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW WORK

    ... Andrew Work Andrew Work says by trying to stop parallel traders making an honest living, Hong Kong is trampling on the work ethic that makes it great Nasty business Hong Kong became ... by poor immigrants from China working hard as traders, the antipathy for these people is a betrayal of who we are. Our government should not be complicit with these self-appointed victims ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Better pay, conditions for airport security work luring ex-staff back, firm says

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Airport security firm says ex-staff returning A range of workplace sweeteners have attracted dozens of frontline security officers back to work at Chek Lap Kok airport. In March, the government-owned Aviation Security Company (Avseco) sent out hundreds of letters in an attempt to rehire former staff, stating that the work environment had "greatly ...

  3. News - World - E-COMMERCE

    TV report alleges gruelling working conditions at online German retailer

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Frankfurt TV journalist worked undercover at Zalando, which denies charges and sues reporter Tough conditions alleged at online German retailer Zalando, a rising European online retailer, has hit controversy in its home country of Germany after an undercover television report claimed gruelling work conditions in one of its logistics centres. A TV journalist ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - AIR CONDITIONING

    Ambi Climate seeks to bring 'smart air conditioning' to Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:54pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... getting suddenly colder, but Ambi Climate would notice this and preemptively adjust the AC to keep conditions comfortable.” Watch: How Ambi Climate works According to studies by Ambi Labs testers, ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com A device that can reduce air conditioning energy consumption by up to 30 per cent, Ambi Climate is the product of a Hong Kong startup It’s a common ...

  5. News - World - ESPIONAGE

    CIA’s Iran chief head suspended after probe finds ‘hostile’ work conditions

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:17pm by NYT

    ... and hostile work environment that put a critical division in disarray, current and former officials say. Officers and analysts in the Iran operations division, which co-ordinates spying on Iran ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DOMESTIC HELPERS

    Campaign to push for changes to maid working conditions after Erwiana's case

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 01:53pm by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Call for changes to maids' work conditions Social activists have launched a campaign to fight for sweeping changes to the treatment of foreign domestic ... activists say leaves them open to abuse and manipulation. The group also wants maximum working hours to be set for maids. In a survey, human rights group Amnesty International found that Indonesian ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH MATTERS

    Sex change surgery: an effective solution to an unusual mental condition

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by DR YUEN WAI-CHEUNG

    ... to an unusual condition The necessity of sex reassignment operations and the legal implications for people who wish to change their sex has come under discussion in the community recently. With more ... breasts and menses. Furthermore, they want to gain the sexual characteristics of the opposite sex: a vagina for a born male; a penis for a born female. This is a very unusual condition. Over ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ACCIDENT

    Baby boy of mother killed by falling tree ‘no longer in critical condition’

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:53pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Infant remains in neonatal intensive care unit of Queen Mary Hospital The condition of a baby boy, born by emergency caesarean section after his mother was fatally injured by a falling tree, has improved from critical to serious almost two weeks after the incident. The infant remains in the neonatal intensive care unit of Queen Mary Hospital in Pok ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Duo make a splash with traditional works

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Enid Tsui

    ... to detach their works from conditions on the mainland today. Hong Kong artists are less likely to adopt themes that are instantly recognisable to an international audience, Koon says. However, Hong ... Charity Art Auction on September 3. There is Koon Wai-bong's black-and-white Forestscape (2013), donated by the artist and Grotto Fine Art to the cause. The work shows a row of trees growing ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Non-striking dockers challenge strikers' work conditions claims

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 09:13pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Non-striking dock workers on Monday challenged striking dockers’ claims about working conditions in the Kwai Tsing container terminals, saying what ... with the contractors hiring them and the port operator HIT, which employs the contractors. Strikers are seeking a pay rise of 17 per cent and better working conditions. Responding to the non-striking workers’ ...




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