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  1. Prisons chief calls for better conditions to retain officers

    Posted Jan 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But The prisons chief has called for better employment conditions to retain staff after nearly one out of 10 new recruits last year quit. The force might face a worsening manpower ... particularly serious in the past two years, as private-sector employment opportunities improved. 'The new recruits may feel bored by their routine job duties, and it requires them to work ...

  2. Hong Kong trails Singapore amid unfavourable conditions for reits

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and unfavourable market conditions prompt mainland property owners to look further afield for listing options. Real estate investment trusts (reits), which bundle properties for sale to the public via ... loss for Hong Kong. There's a lot of real estate here that I think owners would look to monetise, but it's tricky to make it work in ways that are acceptable to the investor ...

  3. Business - PROFILE

    Meilan's cool rise to the top in refrigerants

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... in hi-tech industry. It works on several projects with global partners like German electronics giant Siemens, US tech firm 3M and Japanese refrigerant maker Daikin. It is the largest producer ...

  4. More rest? No thanks

    Posted Jul 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... B. J. Lee, SEOUL South Korean employees have fought long and hard- through protests and strikes- to work less and have Saturdays off. In fact, theirs were among the longest working hours among members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Yesterday, their dream became reality. Maximum weekly working hours set by the government decreased, from 44 to 40. ...

  5. Slog in the city

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... says flexible hours and working from home are common in North America, allowing workers to spend more time with their families, 'but also to avoid extra power cost for air-conditioning ... Government officials may have cut their office hours, but it's all work and no play for Hong Kong's private-sector employees, writes Patsy Moy ANY NOTION THAT the civil ...

  6. Greens plans to open facilities in India, Brazil

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'We want to leverage on China's production efficiency and seven-day working environment,' said company chairman Frank Ellis. But at the same time, he added, it was necessary to set ...

  7. Flexible work hours could beat heat, say construction bosses

    Posted Jul 27th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Construction bosses yesterday proposed more flexible work hours as one possible solution to the problem of workers being struck down by heatstroke. 'We can consider setting working hours from 7am to 8pm instead of 7am to 7pm, giving two hours for workers to rest, or let workers leave at 5.30pm instead of 6pm,' Gammon Construction chief executive Thomas Ho ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Standard work hours 'won't cost more' in the long run

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Conditions Laws Report" that the ILO released in 2010, 80 per cent of the 106 countries that the organisation studied had standardised working hours. The report said 41 per cent of countries, ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Employees will be motivated to complete their work quickly if the city sets law to limit working hours, UN labour agency representative says U.N. case ...

  9. Danes strike a happy balance

    Posted Apr 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... by Britain's University of Leicester revealed that the Danes were the happiest people in the world. What accounts for this unstoppable contentedness? Danish working conditions seem to provide the most compelling reasons for the Danish smile. Danish society endeavours to give employees the greatest possibility to create a healthy and responsible balance between work and family-life and leisure ...

  10. Location all important

    Posted Oct 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to the considerable amount of air conditioning, and mechanical and engineering work that needed to be done to bring the site up to our specifications,' Sloan says. One objective was to improve ... 10,000 sqft and will have around 150 work stations. The largest office has been rented to a company that will be occupying four manager's suites and 30 workstations in an open-plan area. ...




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