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Britain and West can bring jobs, factories back from Asia, Cameron to say at Davos

British Prime Minister David Cameron will use a speech at Davos on Friday to say Britain and the West have an opportunity to boost their economic fortunes by luring back jobs and factories from Asia, a trend he says is already under way.

Friday, 24 January, 2014, 3:26pm

Financial jobs in London increase for first time in nearly 2 years

The number of new financial services jobs in London rose for the first time in almost two years last month, research showed on Monday, which recruiters said was a sign that banks are starting to think about growth after years of restructuring.

13 Jan 2014 - 4:02pm

Enterprising parents running start-ups from home

Greg Stockdale and his wife Julie consider themselves fortunate parents. They get to have regular meals with their two-year-old daughter Kelly, and take her to the park and swimming pool almost every day.

15 May 2013 - 3:03pm 1 comment

Jobs in world's factory lose allure

Changing demographics, tightening labour laws and competitive offers elsewhere are combining to make the Pearl River Delta, the "world's factory", a less attractive place for many migrant workers to return for work.

8 Feb 2013 - 3:53am

Steve Jobs film is wrong, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

"We never had such interaction and roles," Wozniak, who quit Apple in 1987 after 12 years, told tech blog Gizmodo after a clip from the movie was posted online ahead of its premiere. "I'm not even sure what it's getting at," he said, adding that the "personalities are very wrong - although mine is closer."

27 Jan 2013 - 5:08am

Support CY Leung's policy address

The impeachment motion brought against the chief executive by the pan-democrats of the Legislative Council, led by the radical League of Social Democrats, was defeated by 37 to 27 votes. This defeat represented across-the-board community opinion.

15 Jan 2013 - 3:56am