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Federal Government? That is interesting...
135 posts • joined 2 Nov 2010
Actually, they called him " criminal of a thousand years". The implication being that his role was to subvert the process of returning Hong Kong.
I never really understood the " running dog" translation. More like " tail following dog" actually... so, in modern parlance, " poodle". Not at all what they accused Mr Patten of.
... a limited understanding of the word 'poor'. With a cash income of 80 cents a week, this is better than a month's income in rural s areas of India.
Neat idea, but useless if you are on the grid, which is to say, fairly poor but able to afford incandescent light bulbs, and to expensive if you actually are poor.
Actually, there are some possible reasons. Support for MS formats is pretty bad. Formatting and embedded charts seldom work properly from .odt to .doc/.docx or vice versa. .ods spreadsheets lack quite a lot of the functionality of .xls. Sharing spreadsheets with MS users is fraught as the user programmed functions don't work.
I understand the issue is the secretive nature of MS file formats. I have standardized my own company on Open Office, and it works well for us. We keep a copy of MS Office handy though.
You were doing fine until the last paragraph, when you admitted to fraud, which makes you just as big a tosser as the companies that don't live up to contacts of sale.
Basically, this is the wrong site for you. Most of us are in the biz as well as being consumers.
I am very dubious of the cousin in this article that salaries and benefits are largely clawed back by employers. I suppose it does happen in some cases. However, the Shenzhen job market is very much a buyers market. Any perceived trickery like that results in workers abandoning your plant for one down the road with better net salaries.
The' slave labour' meme makes for good stories, but it's dreadful journalism.
A more accurate story would conclude that factory workers in Shenzhen do pretty well, given the cost of living, though are starting to be squeezed a bit by inflation.
However, that story would hko against the
Well, yes.... But think.
All those financials that you need to keep, but would rather not bother the revenue with. I mean, either side of the pond it's effectively wide open to government level scrutiny... But what will happen if Her Majesty, or one of her loyal servants, wants a peek at a data store in the PRC?
Sure, the commies can see your data, and in some cases, that may be a problem. However, I see this being very popular with a certain crowd.
... and a retreat from agricultural production on marginal land, greatly increased rates of urbanisation, massive building out of nuclear power, and population declines resulting from the transformation of societies that can be observed worldwide...
And the job is a good one.
You listening, Greenpeace?
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