Hong Kong & Macau
Mon, 02/04/2013 - 06:15 — LabourWorld
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 06:57 — LabourWorld
Protest at Li & Fung over fatal blaze source: the Standard : http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=28546&icid=1&d_str=
Twenty people have protested outside the headquarters of Li and Fung in Lai Chi Kok, following the death of 100 people at a Bangladesh factory from which the trading firm outsources garments, RTHK reports.The demonstrators, from different labour groups, accused the company of neglecting international safety standards.
Mon, 05/28/2012 - 08:51 — LabourWorld
16 May 2012
HKUST will contract out the recreational and sports facilities service under the Student Affairs Office (SAO) without extensive consultation with the students.
Mon, 10/17/2011 - 07:15 — LabourWorld
Fri, 10/14/2011 - 05:38 — LabourWorld
Occupy Central on 15th October 2011
The “OccupyWall Street” movement initiated by the American youth, and later joined by manytrade unionists and people from all walks of live, has gained increasingsocial concern and global support. On 15th October 2011, themovement is going to spread to hundreds of cities all over the world.
As an Asian financial center, Hong Kong is a key hubfor the accumulation of financial capital. Also, it serves as base for manytransnational financial institutes to carry out exploitation in the Asiancountries. The layoff of 3000 workers by the profitable HSBC is but oneexample.
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 15:09 — LabourWorld
Sat, 08/20/2011 - 03:14 — LabourWorld
By Beh Lih Yi
Saturday, August 13th, 2011
Hong Kong is set to hear later this month a Filipino domestic helper’s legal bid for permanent residency in the southern Chinese city, in a landmark case that has sparked heated debate.
A successful legal challenge will be a first of its kind in Asia, activists said, and a recognition of rights and equality for domestic workers, who are mostly from labor-exporting countries such as the Philippines and Indonesia.
Tue, 06/28/2011 - 02:43 — LabourWorld
Mon, 06/13/2011 - 05:00 — LabourWorld
A Hundred Protestors Demand the Immediate Scrapping of all Nuclear Power
Yesterday three months after the Japanese earthquake which triggered a nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there were anti-nuclear marches around the world. In Hong Kong there was a march as well, with one hundred protesters. They first assembled in Tsim Sha Tsui to mourn the dead, and then marched at three o’clock. When passing by the post office a representative, on behalf of the alliance Anti-Nuke, posted two letters to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan respectively, asking them to support the abolition of nuclear power and a nuclear-free zone in Asia.
Wed, 05/11/2011 - 03:04 — LabourWorld