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Hong Kong: Refugee occupation evicted by court order

Hong Kong: Refugee occupation evicted by court order

Refugee Union vows to continue and step up the struggle with new protests against rogue welfare company ISS-HK Socialist Action reporters On the seventh day of its round-the-clock occupation of social welfare offices in Hong Kong’s Prince Edward district, the newly formed Refugee Union representing hundreds of refugees was ordered […]

Hong Kong dockworkers’ strike ends after 40 days

Hong Kong dockworkers’ strike ends after 40 days

Union representatives declare a “half success” with a pay rise of 9.8 percent – but important issues are unresolved  Vincent Kolo, chinaworker.info The strike by 500 Hong Kong Dockworkers at the world’s third largest container port is over after 40 days. The Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) representing […]

Hong Kong: Dockers’ strike shines a spotlight on Li Ka-shing’s business empire

Hong Kong: Dockers’ strike shines a spotlight on Li Ka-shing’s business empire

Li Ka-shing owns 13 percent of the world’s port capacity and much more besides… Dikang, Socialist Action (CWI supporters in Hong Kong) In Hong Kong it is the tycoons like Li Ka-shing that rule. The inspiring month-long port strike has illuminated this fact clearly, opening the eyes of more and […]

Hong Kong: Dockworkers strike lays bare class divisions

Hong Kong: Dockworkers strike lays bare class divisions

Fifteen years without a pay rise – “We are like slaves of the company!” Socialist Action (CWI) reporters in Hong Kong A very determined strike by 450 Hong Kong dockworkers at the Kwai Tsing container terminal has partly paralysed the world’s third-busiest container port. This is the biggest labour dispute […]