Local wages will be suppressed if a mass importation of workers takes place, a unionist warned.
A task force to speed up the importation of foreign workers for public infrastructure projects will be set up despite strong opposition to bringing in labor.
The time taken for contractors to get the nod to import workers will be shortened to six months under a new government initiative that has won both business and labour representatives' support.
Hong Kong is failing to protect victims of human trafficking for forced labour, a report said Monday, calling for new legislation to prevent "modern-day slavery" in a city which relies heavily on migrant workers.
Filipinos entering Hong Kong are advised against bringing stunning devices in their hand-carried or checked-in luggage, lest they get arrested.
Amy Lee Hoi-yin has hired so many foreign domestic helpers over the past two decades that she has lost count.
Tough new rules that aim to protect foreign domestic helpers will have little effect unless the government scraps two policies that foster abuse, rights groups say.
HONG KONG - Hong Kong on Friday vowed to strengthen legal oversight over maid employment agencies following a spate of abuse cases that have caused widespread shock and anger.
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