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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Property tycoon Lee Shau-kee lashes out at Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... in to condemn the Occupy Central movement for being "too radical", and warned it could have a negative impact on the city. The Henderson Land Development chairman made the remarks in a speech ... during Occupy Central protests. The tycoon extended his support to the government by praising chief executive Leung Chun-ying for being "diligent, persistent and hard-working", while ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... protest, held on Sunday in Mong Kok. Dr Chang Chak-yan, a leader of an anti-Occupy Central group and a Chinese University scholar, was quoted in the Global Times as saying the difference ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong as you've never seen it before: Daredevil duo scale city's highest buildings

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:28pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Two young tourists left the city with the kind of holiday snaps your friends and family would rather not see. Now they are coming back … Trip up The Peak? Duo who'd rather scale IFC After cavorting about on the roofs of 15 skyscrapers in Hong Kong, including the 78-storey, 374metre-high Central Plaza in Wan Chai, two daredevils from Ukraine ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    15pc of mainland Chinese now over age of 60, official says

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 04:35am by Angela Meng

    ... The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development has required local governments to implement the planning, construction and supervision of pension service facilities. Meanwhile, Dou said the central ...

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    ‘It’ll be easier to remember our anniversary’: Valentine’s Day marriages way up on last year

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:49pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Registry in Central, in front of cheering friends and relatives. The bride said the low temperatures had not cooled her excitement on their big day. Also saying "I do" were Fung ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Clue in kidnap victim's bid to find long-lost brothers fades with age

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... had hoped Yu Yuk was his boyhood friend "So Ha", whom he played with around Central before he was captured and spirited to the mainland seven decades ago. Yu, however, cannot recall. ... Yuk-bing, born in 1938. In interviews, Chan recalled playing with his brothers around Central Market, and having fights with "So Ha", the son of a fruit-stall owner he referred ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ombudsman launches inquiry into villagers' burial sites

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... within the permitted area as he had seen some graves occupying private land. He suspected that the burial privileges could also be "sold" to non-indigenous villagers- as the power ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tributes paid to 'Uncle Six', the symbol of a generation

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:38pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Council convenor Lam Woon-kwong, Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man, and director of the central government's liaison office Zhang Xiaoming were among the guests at the service. ... to the Mandarin Hotel in Central for afternoon tea, Cheung recalled. "He didn't need to take any money with him," he said. "Everyone knew him."   Watch: Stephen Chan Chi-wan pays ...

  9. News - World - SOCIETY

    Russian expat's London wine shop caters to rich

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by The Guardian

    ... Hedonism, in central London's Mayfair, genuinely puzzled. He can think of plenty of people who would think nothing of spending so much on the Penfolds Ampoule of 2004 Australian cabernet ... that's a hobby." Although he is developing a palate, he outsources the bigger decisions to the former wine-buyer from luxury central London department store Harrods; his own taste buds were ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Trust in Hong Kong and central government falls to 2003 levels

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... All indicators of public trust and confidence in the Hong Kong and central governments have plunged to the level of 2003 - when more than 500,000 Hong Kong people took to the streets - or below, according to a poll that has been running since before the handover. The survey found the proportion of Hong Kong people who distrust the central government has reached a record high of 45 ...




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