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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. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Lifeguards strike and swim in protest over pay and conditions

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... for all of last year: 24,578,000. About 1,900 lifeguards work in public pools and beaches. The department expressed gratitude to those who did not take part in the walkout. It had allocated ...

  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 - PUBLIC EYE

    Free speech is the proof that democracy works

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani Free speech is the proof that democracy works Prove it or "shut up"- that was the message to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying from Alliance for True Democracy ... know if external forces are behind Occupy, but we believe in free speech. Free speech does not come with the condition that you must prove what you say unless it is libellous. Leung is free ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Specialist classes can work wonders for children with learning difficulties

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:06pm by Karen Pittar

    ... of a typical dyslexic; specifically, he struggles with processing and has a poor working memory." To give Tobey a further leg up, she sent the boy, now aged 11, to a specialist boarding school ... the youngsters losing confidence. This occurs when they struggle to keep up in class, despite working hard. But any professional assessment should include time spent observing the child ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian politician convicted of graft granted conditional bail

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:10pm by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Associated Press in New Delhi Former film star and powerful regional politician Jayaram Jayalalitha who was convicted of corruption and sentenced to 4 years jail gets bail from India's top court India’s top court on Friday granted temporary bail to a ...




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