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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... the Beijing original built by students 25 years ago. "I hope to attract both Hong Kong students and mainland visitors so that the truth about the June 4 massacre can be passed on to the next generation and radiated to the mainland," said Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which runs the museum. But there was still no sign ...

  2. 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

    ... "Shanghai is bigger than Hong Kong and polluted and cold," said Raskalov, who is currently in the Thai capital of Bangkok. "The buildings in Hong Kong are so close together that we just ... 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    1,400 homeless sleeping on Hong Kong's streets, double government estimates

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com CityU study finds twice as many street sleepers as government estimates Homeless numbers 'double government estimate' The number of homeless people in Hong Kong is likely to be double that of previous government estimates, a City University study has found. The university, with the help of three other community organisations, puts the figure ...

  4. Business - Money - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong has more millionaires than ever – but one in 10 are considering leaving the city

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:57pm by KANIS LI

    ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Survey finds the older and richer the millionaire, the higher the desire to leave Hong Kong More HK millionaires … and emigrants The number of millionaires in Hong Kong shot up by more than 20 per cent last year, but nearly one in 10 in the city are considering moving out. According to a survey by Citibank, the higher the net worth, the greater ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young mainland women 'marrying elderly Hong Kong men to get residency'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:56am by Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo

    ... permits to live in Hong Kong, Law's world fell apart. After months of abuse, including public humiliation, he was divorced, lost custody of his son, then three, and was evicted from his 150 ... Lam said he believed the main reason mainland women married elderly men in Hong Kong was to get residency in the city and seize their flats. In similar cases his welfare agency handled, most ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I think of her as a mother as well': Hong Kong-born British man searches for long-lost nanny

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:04am

    ... to find her. Watch: Hong Kong born British man searches for his long lost nanny “I think of her as a mother as well,” Grew, now 65, says. “[My birth mother] was a good mum, but she was doing ... now lives in the Guangdong coastal city of Jiangmen, after having moved from place to place for the large part of his life, and frequents Hong Kong for work. “At least find out where she is, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pro-Beijing group starts petition welcoming mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... for their numbers to be curbed. The Voice of Loving Hong Kong collected signatures from tourists and locals near a Mong Kok transit point for mainland tour groups. The group’s chairman, Patrick Ko Tat-bun, ... at showing tourists that Hong Kong is a city of “sincere, hospitable and loving people...who are more than happy to help visitors where necessary”. The rally comes a weekend after “anti-locust” ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Few turn up for protest in Hong Kong against mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... last week was condemned by officials in Beijing and Hong Kong. There was also no repeat of the rowdy scenes that broke out a week earlier during a march in Tsim Sha Tsui, although a pro-Beijing ... was protesting at the rising numbers of mainland tourists in the city. "It's not that we don't want mainland tourists to come, but Hong Kong should also welcome tourists from ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jaw-dropping pictures taken from the very edge of Hong Kong's towers

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:24pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Thrillseekers Vitaliy Raskalov, 21, and Vadim Makhorov, 24, have taken photographs and videos atop some of the most famous landmarks on the planet, including the Eiffel Tower and the pyramids of Giza. The Eiffel Tower, the pyramids of Giza and now Hong Kong's high-rises. Daredevils Vitaliy Raskalov, 21, and Vadim Makhorov, 24, spent two weeks earlier ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... of the poll's 880 respondents agreed that the multiple-entry permit scheme for Shenzhen permanent residents should be scrapped. About 12 million Shenzhen residents visited Hong Kong last year, up from ... cities to visit Hong Kong without a tour group. More than two-fifths saw the scheme as beneficial, while 29 per cent saw it as detrimental. Despite the benefits, a majority of interviewees ...




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