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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law Society elects Stephen Hung as president as Ambrose Lam resigns

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:40pm by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Ambrose Lam confirms he will step down after vote of no confidence Law Society elects Stephen Hung as president A criminal lawyer more vocal about trade than politics has replaced the embattled Ambrose Lam San-keung as president of the Law Society. The council of the society yesterday elected Stephen Hung Wan-shun, who has served as vice-president, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577280/law-society-elects-stephen-hung-president
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    No place for hateful finger-pointing in a truly civil society

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:01am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu is troubled by the incivility on display of late in Hong Kong, which has less to do with a peeing toddler than the reactions to it Uncivil society The call of nature has ... misconstrued as condoning unlawful, unhygienic and inconsiderate behaviour in public. Must we tolerate the intolerant? John Rawls, in A Theory of Justice, concludes that a just society must tolerate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1504279/no-place-hateful-finger-pointing-truly-civil-society
  3. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Ambrose Lam courted triumph, controversy as Law Society leader

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Law Society head's comments on Beijing's white paper followed change of attitude on Occupy Central and success in Qianhai economic zone Ups and downs and U-turns of Ambrose Lam When Ambrose Lam San-keung was re-elected president of the Law Society in May, few would have predicted that a month later he would be at the centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573742/ambrose-lam-courted-triumph-controversy-law-society-leader
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Rising political intolerance is threatening Hong Kong society

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:03pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says the increasing intolerance in Hong Kong politics is dividing society and could cause long-term damage Growing rift Hong Kong has never been so intolerant. There have always been anti-gay voices; conservatism and the influence of religion-based schools and pressure groups like the Society for Truth and Light have made that inevitable. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1566228/rising-political-intolerance-threatening-hong-kong-society
  5. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    3 in 10 Chinese citizens do not speak Putonghua, says Education Ministry

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... major dialects used by ethnic Han Chinese. Notable traditional examples include Cantonese, Hokkien, and Wu. Other minority ethnic cultures in China also have their own dialects, which in various ... in their daily lives. “Putonghua as an official dialect is playing an increasing role in maintaining society’s coordinated operation and enhancing social welfare,” the ministry’s statement said. As part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1598040/3-10-chinese-citizens-do-not-speak-putonghua-says-education
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Xu Bing's Asia Society retrospective demonstrates conceptual thinking

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 10:39am by John Batten

    ... John Batten It Begins with Metamorphosis Asia Society Until August 31 This mini-retrospective at the Asia Society is the brainchild of one of China's most cerebral and challenging ... transformation of materials. Xu came to prominence in the early 1980s with a self-developed written "language" whose form and layout looked like traditional Chinese but, in what may have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1557001/xu-bings-asia-society-retrospective-demonstrates-conceptual
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Chinese will develop better travel etiquette in time

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:17am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Travel manners will come in time First-time overseas travel can be daunting, particularly if it is to a place with an unfamiliar culture. Explosive mainland Chinese tourism ... societies. In one hotel in the Maldives, they are jokingly called "CN"- referring not to the abbreviation for China, but to cup noodles, the cheap food they bring with them to eat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1597604/chinese-will-develop-better-travel-etiquette-time
  8. News - China Insider - CELEBRITY

    'Chinese celebrities must behave', state media say after director held for sex with prostitute

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 06:39pm by Chris Luo

    ... as “Chinese society has more stringent moral standards for celebrities”. “Exposing celebrities’ illegal conduct is a typical government method to deter the public from soliciting prostitutes,” said Li ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Chinese state media warned people in the entertainment industry to discipline themselves after yet another case of celebrity misconduct – this time of a famous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1593948/chinese-celebrities-must-behave-state-media-says-after-director
  9. A business mind: making a sponsorship marketplace for university societies

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:50am by CHRIS LAU

    ... societies, and I was impressed by the creativity among the students,” she recalls. Some wanted to start an art project, while others hoped to put together a sports event, she says, although none ... and funding to achieve their dreams,” says the founder of Launchpilots, a startup which now serves more than 500 university student societies across the Greater China Region. “We’re a sponsorship ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1555244/business-mind-making-sponsorship-marketplace-university-societies
  10. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... by a mediator.   Survey shows split in BC society over teacher’s strike Chinese-speaking parents are far more likely to blame the teachers’ union than the provincial government for the ongoing school strike in British Columbia, according to a survey. The views revealed by the Social Insights poll last month put the Chinese community at odds with broader British Columbian society, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593861/chinese-parents-clash-striking-canadian-teachers

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