Over 85% of elderly carers in Hong Kong showed signs of depression amid Covid-19, survey finds

More than 80 per cent of caregivers who look after the elderly in Hong Kong indicated signs of depression during the fifth and deadliest wave of Covid-19 in the city to date, a survey has found. An elderly and her caretaker photographed outside the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. File photo: Hillary Leung … Read more

90% of Hong Kong bus staff saw income fall during Covid-19, survey shows, as unions call for pay rise

Two labor have groups called on bus companies to give staff a pay rise, adding that employees’ base salaries have been frozen for two years and they have had their hours slashed during the Covid-19 pandemic. Representatives from two groups representing bus company employees at a press conference on May 13, 2022. Photo: Chau Siu-chung, … Read more

1 in 6 people in Hong Kong experienced online sexual harassment, equality watchdog survey finds

One in six people in Hong Kong have suffered online sexual harassment while one in eight experienced it in the workplace, according to a survey by Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). The EOC conducted telephone interviews with 5,027 people aged between 18 and 64 from March to June last year. (From left to right) … Read more

Adirondack Lake Survey Explores Merger with Ausable River Association

The governing boards of the Adirondack Lake Survey Corporation and the Ausable River Association have announced plans for a merger. The merger is hoping to advance their shared goal of deploying critical field and laboratory science in the Adirondack Park to inform the protection of waterways, lands, and air for the benefit of all stakeholders. … Read more

Asian Firms Are Quick to Embrace Zero Trust Security Framework, Okta Survey Says

by Fintech News Hong Kong March 15, 2022 Over the past year, organizations in Asia have embraced the zero trust security framework at a fast pace, recognizing the need to upgrade their IT security strategy to address the ongoing digital shift, according to a new survey by Okta, a publicly traded identity and access management … Read more