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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers feel like outsiders in mainland cities, says survey

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... their prospects. The findings underscore the challenge facing the new administration in realising premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang's high-profile commitment to people-oriented urbanisation. The survey ... "The core of urbanisation is how to make these migrant workers urban residents and from the survey we see the migrant workers are not … wanting different levels of needs one by one," Wang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1170903/migrant-workers-feel-outsiders-mainland-cities-says-survey
  2. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Wives, Husbands, and Lovers

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Wives, Husbands, and Lovers edited by Deborah Davis and Sara Friedman HKU Press China's sexual revolution has been every bit as dramatic as its economic one, argues ... the effect the mainland's social and economic changes are having in the bedroom. Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Urban China takes a broad look, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579129/book-review-wives-husbands-and-lovers
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Criticism over China's slow progress in granting rights to migrants

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 07:42pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... progress The mainland's actual urbanisation rate is far lower than the official figure as many migrant workers are still denied the rights and benefits enjoyed by urban residents, the Academy ... and benefits, it said. The academy put the mainland's true rate of urbanisation at 42 per cent, 10 percentage points lower than the official figure. About 390 million people are expected to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293088/china-urbanisation-cost-could-top-650b-yuan-year
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... China". He had started his own garment business in the 1940s with a sewing machine bought by selling the family cow, and, once in Hong Kong, he found work in the garment factories. As factory work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Blind Bin-Bin gets futuristic glasses to help him 'see' via pulses on tongue

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:11pm by Emily Tsang

    ... the technology in a year or two." The horrific attack on Bin-Bin last August shocked China and the world. A woman lured the boy away from his family, drugged him and dug his eyes out. Relatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568287/new-orientation-technology-offers-help-young-eye-gouging-victim-bin
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... consider mainland China, while 21 per cent were contemplating a move to Taiwan. Australia, Canada and Britain were also on the list. The biggest worry in retirement was inflation, and having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Sounds like a solution? New loudspeaker invented to ease noise from elderly's public dances

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 12:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... public dancing was a product of the mainland's rapid urbanisation. Last month, in Wenzhou city, a residential committee spent 260,000 yuan (HK$320,000) on a "treble cannon" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1499010/sounds-solution-new-laser-loudspeaker-invented-ease-noise-elderlys-public
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... rise with modernisation. What happened in China is a good example,” she said. Li said rural people were less tolerant of divorce, which was often seen as a scandal. Many women were forced ... these days were also more likely to be able to support themselves rather than having to depend on their husbands. But Li said that even given the rate at which marriages were dissolving in China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535515/heartbreaking-news-nations-divorce-rate-rises-13-cent
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... countries, which show that individuals accounted for 73 per cent of the sources of giving in the US in 2011, but only 32 per cent of givers. In China in the same year, only 32 per cent were individuals, while corporations, which accounted for only 5 per cent of givers in the US, gave 57 per cent in China. "In China, people know very little about NGOs," says the 24-year-old. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... China," he said. "Every time I attend activities, I hope I can change some of their values by spreading Hong Kong's ways of doing things." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central

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