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March 16, 1999 | Associated Press
Unemployment has climbed to 6% as Hong Kong struggles through recession, the government said in a report that offered a continued gloomy outlook for the near term. The rate for the three months ended in February is the highest since the government started keeping its current form of employment statistics in 1982. About 206,000 people were unemployed, compared with 202,700 in the three-month period that ended in January, when unemployment stood at 5.8%. Hong Kong's joblessness had stood at 2.
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March 16, 1999 | Associated Press
Unemployment has climbed to 6% as Hong Kong struggles through recession, the government said in a report that offered a continued gloomy outlook for the near term. The rate for the three months ended in February is the highest since the government started keeping its current form of employment statistics in 1982. About 206,000 people were unemployed, compared with 202,700 in the three-month period that ended in January, when unemployment stood at 5.8%. Hong Kong's joblessness had stood at 2.
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December 2, 1995 | GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
AST Research Inc. has fired 530 employees at a factory in Hong Kong as part of what the company said is an effort to cut costs and buy more of its computer components from outside vendors. The Irvine-based computer manufacturing giant also said its second-quarter earnings will be reduced by $20 million as a result of the restructuring. The troubled company has posted five consecutive quarterly losses totaling almost $196 million.
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March 23, 1987 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Throughout the early 1980s, Steven R. Hendryx toiled as an American businessman in China, learning firsthand the frustrations of dealing with the nation's legendary red tape, high costs and weak infrastructure. A few months ago, he launched his own office in Hong Kong, offering his services as a consultant to companies brave enough to try entering the China market.
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