How the use of bamboo in scaffolding has stood the test of centuries of building construction in Hong Kong and southern China.
While a company request to check employee phone batteries was derided in China, lawyers said it is unlikely that they broke any privacy laws.
Readers discuss the differences in work values between generations in Hong Kong and the global ripple effects emanating from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Despite China trialing a scheme to allow people to work beyond their official retirement age, 60 for men and 55 for women, many workers over 35 are already finding it difficult to get work.
The employee in his late 20s died after an hour-long workout at a company gym, making him the latest tech worker to reignite online debate about pressures in the industry.
They perform an essential task, moving bulky loads – of household waste and other things – on Hong Kong’s crowded streets, dodging traffic every day. Six photographers set out to draw attention to their plight.
Jobs for ‘Men only’, pregnancy tests, and being asked about dating history are common for women looking for work.
Alibaba’s office tool has been called a weapon of micromanagement, but China’s work culture plays into its unpopularity
My Office 996 parodies work practices once championed by Alibaba founder Jack Ma, JD.com’s Richard Liu and Huawei
People forced to work at home in China are saving time and money, but some say it also brings distractions and reduced efficiency
In China, WeChat is for both work and play, but one Zhuhai district wants the right to disconnect
Alibaba and JD.com founders call for full devotion to work
996 culture refers to working from 9am to 9pm, 6 days a week -- and one Chinese developer decided to speak out against the dangerous practice through a project on GitHub. China's tech industry is notorious for a punishing work culture; one VC used to tell me how she was regularly booked for meetings at midnight. The most shocking thing about it was that she said it as boast, implying that others should follow this example.
“996” means 9am to 9pm, 6 days a week
Tencent’s WeChat is often used as a work tool in China