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  1. Hard work, low pay, little appreciation

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... left over from the day shift. Gao works 14 hours a day for 21 consecutive days, public holidays included, with seven-day breaks in between. He did not ask for leave when his son was born and worked through his entire three-week schedule before joining his family for a week. By comparison, doctors in Hong Kong work 65.6 hours a week, or almost 11 hours a shift for a six-day week, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985671/hard-work-low-pay-little-appreciation
  2. Long live the rat!

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... to Heaven, Titan A.E.). The film highlights the plight of European immigrants to the United States at the turn of the 20th century. Most of them lived in horrible conditions, worked in sweat shops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/625730/long-live-rat
  3. Double killer gets second life term

    Posted Jun 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... months' jail for blackmail. So worked as an air-conditioning tradesman, decorator and waiter before his arrest on May 22, 2008, for Charitar's murder. The investigation into that death lasted ... admitted strangling an air hostess. So Kam-tong's guilty plea came part-way through his retrial on a charge of murdering Yau Hiu-yin, 21, in Tai Po on her way home from work early on May 15, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/969441/double-killer-gets-second-life-term
  4. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (DVD)

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett and heart-throb Brad Pitt pair up again following the success of their work on Babel in 2006. In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, they play a loving couple suffering from a serious age gap. Pitt plays Benjamin Button, a man with a curious condition which causes him to age in reverse. His mother dies giving birth to him. His father, repulsed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681812/curious-case-benjamin-button-dvd
  5. FROM THE VAULT: 1956

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by Peter Walbrook

    ... condition, but some restoration work has been carried out and the transfer quality is excellent. ... to a group of working-class youths, and provides an early taste of the British New Wave methods that Reisz, Tony Richardson (also a Free Cinema alumnus) and John Schlesinger would pioneer soon after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541963/vault-1956
  6. Hollywood East

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... the more stunning it'll look on screen. Your crew and cast might have to endure unbearably harsh conditions to work there, but they won't mind. The Gobi is particularly popular. Then, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636106/hollywood-east
  7. Paper sales let student learn responsibility

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... at McDonald's for 13 months. The conditions were good, but the hours were still quite long. I worked six hours a day on average and once or twice a month I had to work 10 hours a day. I was paid 5.3 ... talks about how, as a part-time paper boy, he has to work seven days a week in the glare of Guangzhou's long, hot summer. Do you know what the temperature is today? Yes, the maximum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/603075/paper-sales-let-student-learn-responsibility
  8. Golden girl

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... of getting accustomed to. 'I'm used to being in independent films where you get a trailer, but you get there and maybe the air-conditioning doesn't work,' she says. 'I ... and work. If it weren't for a publicist lurking outside and talk of yet more awards encircling her, you'd think you were talking to a normal and somewhat harried mother of two. (Her ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577038/golden-girl
  9. Pablo Trapero

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Four-year-old Mateo Trapero could never have guessed that one remark from him would send his parents to jail... to work on a film. It was the boy pointing out ... pregnancy was real. But the film is hardly sentimental. Living conditions in the prison are severe and whether Julia did kill her boyfriend is never clearly established. This is not to mention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674166/pablo-trapero
  10. The force is strong

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... throughout a residence- a concept that helped shaped the recent renovations of his own 600 sq ft flat, in Central. To help him achieve a design in which 'living, entertaining and work areas flow ... of the building by Best United Engineering (G/F, New East Sun Industrial Building, 18 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, tel: 2344 9028). 'They work perfectly to keep the heat at bay and save ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983295/force-strong

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