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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1144693/hong-kong-city-trade-must-not-crack-down-infant-formula
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498377/tv-report-alleges-gruelling-working-conditions-online-german-retailer
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1450919/cias-iran-chief-head-suspended-after-probe-finds-hostile-work-conditions
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1409632/campaign-push-changes-maid-working-conditions-after-erwianas-case
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525450/sex-change-surgery-effective-solution-unusual-mental-condition
  6. News - World - BRAZIL

    Rare skin condition XP plagues sun-baked Brazil village of Araras

    Posted May 06th 2014, 08:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Araras Disease makes sun damage acute in an area where outdoor work is crucial Rare skin condition plagues sun-baked village Araras is a village where the people melt ... exposed to the sun- working, planting and harvesting rice and caring for the cows," said Djalma Antonio Jardim, 38. "As the years passed my condition got worse." Agriculture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1505980/rare-skin-condition-xp-plagues-sun-baked-brazil-village-araras
  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong women 'being kept in slave-like conditions in Sydney brothels'

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Australian media shines spotlight on possible collusion of some travel agencies in trafficking of women into harsh conditions in sex trade Hongkongers 'slaves' in Sydney brothels Hong Kong women are being kept in slave-like conditions in Australian brothels and some local travel agencies are facilitating the abuse, according to media reports ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1479269/hong-kong-women-slave-conditions-sydney-brothels-reports-say
  8. Lifestyle - Health

    Lower back pain causes more disability than any other condition

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 09:49am by Jeanette Wang

    ... causes more disability around the world than any other condition. Researchers looked at data from the World Health Organisation's Global Burden of Disease 2010 study, which assesses ill health and disability arising from various conditions in 187 countries. These countries were grouped into 21 regions, and the data covers 1990, 2005 and 2010. Of all 291 conditions in the study, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1467137/lower-back-pain-causes-more-disability-any-other-condition
  9. 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’ ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220862/non-striking-dockers-challenge-strikers-work-conditions-claims
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - ECONOMY

    Why economic stimulus no longer works for China

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:42am by Derek Scissors

    ... state of the economy, but it will not affect where the economy is headed. Regardless of whether it is scattered or intense, monetary stimulus no longer works for the mainland economy and cannot ... to overflow. This is the situation in many countries where stimulus has been applied for most of the past decade. Chinese conditions, unfortunately, resemble less a pool and more a small lake. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1538761/why-economic-stimulus-no-longer-works-china

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