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Thyssenkrupp

Lai See

Purple prose observations roil rich into demands for respect

Saturday, 3 December, 2011, 12:00am

Lift workers may quit despite pay deal

A group of workers who repair the lifts and escalators that help keep Hong Kong on the move say they may have to quit their jobs, despite securing pay rises after a four-day strike.

30 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lift strike stuck on day 3 as talks stall

Lift maintenance workers will continue their strike for a third day today after negotiations over a pay rise and staff shortages broke down.

'We failed to find common ground with the company,' workers' representative Mok Yun-chuen said yesterday. 'But we feel that the company has changed their attitude and that they are more sincere now.'

28 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lift repairers on strike for pay rise and shorter hours

Workers at a lift maintenance company went on strike yesterday and vowed to continue it today.

About 70 repair workers at ThyssenKrupp Elevator said they would refuse emergency jobs unless their demands for a pay rise and shorter working hours were met.

The company carries out maintenance work at 600 buildings.

27 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Shanghai protest to Merkel over maglev

Shanghai citizens have written to German Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to stop the extension of the city's maglev train line.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Homegrown maglev emerges as dark horse

China has not made a final decision on whether to extend the maglev train link from Shanghai to Hangzhou - nor on whether it will use Chinese or German technology.

27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am