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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. News - Hong Kong

    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 ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... accident victim critical A 40-year-old man was in critical condition last night after being knocked down by a car at the junction of Yeung Uk Road and Kwu Hang Road, Tsuen Wan, at about 2am. The woman driver, 49, passed a breathalyser test. The Labour Department is investigating the death of a maintenance worker, 45, who fell from the second-floor of a house in Yuen Long. ...

  5. The future is in finance

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... financial centre. ASHLEY LEE, Yuen Long ... to commit crimes; arrests of prostitutes and illegal workers have risen. And after the shopping malls, Hong Kong has no long-term appeal. Hong Kong's real strength is its financial services. ...

  6. Long live the wealth revolution; now it's time for some parity

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Wang Xiangwei

    ... than half of total urban assets. Anger is mounting over the wealth of the government compared with the poverty of the people. Wen admitted in a long article last week outlining his vision ...

  7. 'Long Hair' turns up to pick bone

    Posted Jan 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong 'Long Hair' Leung Kwok-hung has done it again. The League of Social Democrats lawmaker, known for disrupting proceedings in the Legislative Council, did so at a lawmakers' meeting yesterday by offering a dog's bone to Tam Yiu-chung, chairman of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong. Tam was chairing a committee meeting ...

  8. Long-term HR planning lessons from Singapore

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... and gaming. The government reviewed its foreign labour importation policies. These responses are a case study in long-term human resources market planning. It's a lesson for Macau, which faces ...

  9. The winners and losers in Hong Kong's age divide

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong Hong Kong Island will be the greyest, while new towns will be the most youthful. The workforce will have shrunk and some of us will have to work longer. Sai Kung, Yuen Long ... of population growth in Hong Kong, will be concentrated in the new towns of Tseung Kwan O, Tin Shui Wai and Tung Chung; Sai Kung, Yuen Long and Kowloon City districts will see the fastest population ...

  10. Cash-strapped workers brace for 'long war'

    Posted Aug 16th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... was also prepared for a long fight. 'I have already borrowed about HK$5,000. My family burden is quite heavy as I just had a child three months ago. 'But my wife fears for my safety ...




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