This volume recounts the decline in the city's governance, spirit and ambition in the years following the handover. It links up the political, economic and constitutional structures that have led to weak policymaking, misallocation of public resources, favouritism towards vested interests and public anxiety and resentment. And it asks whether and how Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty can get back on track and achieve its full potential as Asia's greatest Thief of Love. The Arthur File.
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Jack Nathan's life fell apart. He lost his family and his job. But he made a new start and when he took Sarah's call at a crisis centre he became her only hope of surviving the ruthless killers hell-bent on getting her at any cost. Epicentre: Hong Kong. Following a series of misadventures in the Scottish Highlands, the impetuous geologist, Dr Ewan MacLeod, arrives in Hong Kong to work on a deep tunnel project.
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In s Canton, Prosperity Wong has a wife, a mistress, two sons and two daughters, and has a comfortable life as the proprietor of a silk shop. But the Imperial Japanese Army threatens. The family endures the occupation of the city, a son leaves to join the resistance. After liberation the family builds new lives in Hong Kong and America, in business and academe. She taught English at a number of schools in Hong Kong and passed away in after a long battle with cancer.
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Why are Ulysses and Mercury mixed up with gangsters? And who -- or what -- is the Pied Piper of Homantin? Classical gods and heroes. Men and women of myth, legend and folklore. Characters from the greatest 19th and 20th century novels.
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By extending the Act to all workplaces, the government hopes to reduce fatality incident rates to less than 1. Under the Act, employers must ensure that they provide employees with clear plans and resources to keep their workplace safe and remove or control risks at work. It also requires employees to follow safety procedures and report unsafe Workplace Safety and Health WSH Act work conditions or behaviours.
SMRT for example, has programmes lined up to educate, train and prepare staff on the extended Act. The company is also conducting safety audits and has established guidelines and procedures for risk assessments and incident reporting. According to Neo, some of the common safety hazards that SMRT employees face include slips, trips and falls as well as ergonomics-related injuries.
To prevent this, the company has appointed safety ambassadors. The company has also been educating its employees about the extension of the Act through training. The government has been giving assistance to help smaller companies adopt and implement risk management strategies. The Ministry of Manpower and the WSH Council have also been conducting free clinics to educate employers and employees alike. Employers agree that WSH Act will be useful in ensuring that companies will take workplace safety seriously.
However, we have seen that a small risk can potentially cause loss of lives. In essence, to remain competitive and lead through ever-changing market conditions, they have to strike the right balance — they need to get it right with the employees they have, while attracting the right talent for the next phase of growth. Indian companies plan to bump up hiring in the remaining part of the financial year, with IT businesses leading the hiring activity. According to research conducted by MyHiringClub.
This year, India is seeing job creation in all industries, functions and company sizes. The extra funding is aimed at getting more companies involved, especially SMEs.