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  1. Swoop nets 33 illegal labourers in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Immigration and police officers rounded up 33 mainlanders in Yuen Long yesterday in a joint operation to curb illegal employment, which has been described by police as a 'threat ... facilities in abandoned pig and poultry farms in Yuen Long. Yesterday, immigration police officers mounted a joint operation codenamed Contribute. They detained 27 mainlanders in Kung Ting Street ...

  2. Few young job-seekers use service

    Posted Jan 07th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The Labour Department has been urged to step up promotion of its employment service after a survey found only 21 per cent of job seekers aged between 15 and 30 had used it. The Youth Concern Group of the Confederation of Trade Unions polled 311 people in Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai between July and November. About half said they found the department's ...

  3. Survey reveals scale of youth unemployment

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui More than 300 residents of Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai, aged from 15 to 24, are unemployed or underpaid. A recent survey conducted by the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions in the two districts revealed that unemployment has become a serious problem in this age group. It was believed that the economic environment was the major reason for the worsening employment ...

  4. positive impact

    Posted Oct 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jackie Chow Siu-wai, social work officer at the Integrated Family Service Centre in Tin Shui Wai, says her interest in the field began as a child. I developed a deep interest in social work in my childhood because I liked helping out others. After graduat ...

  5. Stop grumbling about interns' salaries

    Posted Jul 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it might raise the basic salary by HK$1,000, but no more. Chau Tsz-shan, Yuen Long Merchants Association Secondary School From the Editor Thanks for your letter, Tsz-shan. There is a saying ...

  6. Jobs bypass remote areas

    Posted Jan 21st 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Lack of opportunities is making life a difficult journey for some young people, reports Miranda Yeung Jacky Lee Chuck-yin leaves his home at Kam Tin, Yuen Long at 8am every day. ... for unskilled and inexperienced youngsters with low academic qualification to find jobs. For people like Lee, who live in remote districts, location poses an extra obstacle. 'In Yuen Long and Tin ...

  7. Transport subsidy to be promoted

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The Labour Department will step up promotion of the transport subsidy scheme because job seekers in remote areas say little is known about it. Under the original Transport Support Scheme, people earning HK$5,600 or less and living in Yuen Long, Tuen Mun, North and Islands districts may file for a subsidy of up to HK$600 a month for a maximum six months. ...

  8. Labour chief meets Tin Shui Wai locals

    Posted Jan 01st 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... worked in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long, in the New Territories West district, and more could benefit if the scheme was amended. The group also urged the government to strengthen nursery services so ...

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    Cathay Pacific loses two long-running pay disagreements in one day

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Three stewardesses and 18 former pilots win long-fought cases against the airline Cathay Pacific Airways lost two long-running employment disputes in one day when the top court ruled largely in favour of three flight attendants and 18 former pilots. The judgments yesterday ended years of bitter wrangling over financial compensation for employees of the airline. Under ...

  10. Time to work for a living?

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... middle-aged men on welfare. Yuen Kin-man, 47, faces eviction from his public housing unit in Tuen Mun for being a super litterbug. For throwing a bicycle and many broken bottles into the street over ... that many callers to phone-in radio shows have raised is why our social security system allowed two able-bodied men to rely on the dole for so long. Both have obviously lost the motivation to work, ...




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