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Yulanda Chung

Price cut for LPG 'overdue'

Shell has announced a reduction in LPG prices from today in a move described as well overdue.

Wednesday, 27 January, 1999, 12:00am

Price cut for LPG 'overdue'

Shell has announced a reduction in LPG prices from today in a move described as well overdue.

It cut the wholesale price of cylinder gas 40 cents to $5.50 a kilogram and the price of domestic piped-in LPG from $21.39 to $20.39 per cubic metre, based on a forecast import price of $1.30.

27 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Directors see employment growth, staff await cuts

Company directors and employees have vastly different views on the prospects of the job market, two surveys show.

A survey of 300 multinational company directors found the number of permanent job vacancies was poised to increase for the January-March quarter, while another survey found most employees expected the jobless rate to soar.

22 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Phoning from HK cheapest

THE international phone call price war has made Hong Kong one of the cheapest places in the world from which to dial abroad, a Sunday Morning Post survey has found.

Hong Kong now offers more attractive economy calling charges to the United States and Canada than are available phoning the other way using AT&T or MCI.

10 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Tragedy payouts extended

Overseas relatives of Hong Kong people injured or killed abroad are to be given financial assistance by the Government in response to the Manila Bay tragedy last year.

According to amendments to be gazetted today, divorced partners or overseas relatives of travellers involved in accidents can make claims to the Package Tour Accident Contingency Fund Scheme.

24 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Cake fans unworried by prepaid coupon alert

Cake fans have been snapping up piles of coupons, undeterred by Consumer Council warnings and the failure of other prepaid schemes.

Three major bakery chain stores launched discounted coupon promotions at the beginning of this month, offering 12 per cent to 26 per cent off for purchases of a minimum 10 coupons.

9 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

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