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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... but an additional profits tax- as groups such as the Federation of Trade Unions proposed- would not be required. The study was headed by University of Hong Kong academic Nelson Chow Wing-sun. "If ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... on top of her duties as the head of Diocesan Girls' School, as well as other commitments. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  3. 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

    ... little bit painful". The United States-made Brainport device for the blind translates information from a digital camera mounted on glasses into vibrations on the tongue. Users are trained ...

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

    Father who allegedly left learning disabled son, 11, in Singapore could face extradition

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:21pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Singapore could try father who allegedly abandoned his disabled son if not enough evidence exists here to launch prosecution Man accused of leaving boy may face extradition Hong Kong police are negotiating with those in Singapore over whether the father of an 11-year-old mentally disabled boy who was abandoned in the city-state last week should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563515/father-who-allegedly-left-learning-disabled-son-11-singapore-could
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversy over urinating toddler threatens to escalate as state media, angry net users weigh in

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 07:35pm by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com 'Pee-in-HK' call over picture furore State media weighed into the debate over a mainland child urinating in a Hong Kong street on Thursday, stating that both the youngster’s parents and those who so vocally objected to their actions needed to “raise their level of civilisation”. In a commentary published in its overseas edition, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495978/state-media-weighs-urinating-toddler-debate-story-shared-million
  6. 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

    ... the number of donors to dwindle to drastically low levels. Wacky billionaire Chen Guangbiao's recent "charity show" in the United States, where he offered 1,000 poor Americans free ... with the University of Hong Kong, has raised HK$150,000 from online donations for 24 students from universities on the mainland, Hong Kong and the United States. Lau cites statistics from studies in both ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  7. Business - Companies - SOCIETY

    Top US firms support gays, pressure states over same-sex marriage

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Dallas Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Starbucks give moral support for recognition of same-sex marriage Top firms support gays, pressure US states Support for gay marriage by companies as varied as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Starbucks is gathering steam to change policies in American states that bar same-sex couples from tying the knot. Two US Supreme Court decisions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1276364/top-us-firms-support-gays-pressure-states-over-same-sex-marriage
  8. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Are you addicted to your smartphone? You may need professional help...

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... percentage of Hong Kong's population also owns smartphones. In the United States, where there are similar concerns about the impact of smartphones on society, a 65 per cent penetration rate ... Hian, a consultant in the anaesthesiology department of Singapore General Hospital. "It is a commonly observed phenomenon that many people have their heads lowered and are now using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533017/psychiatrists-singapore-launch-effort-have-smartphone-addiction-recognised
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... Professor Simon Ho Shun-man, who took over as head of the Hang Seng Management College in March, said the college would offer practical help to any students arrested for taking part in civil ...

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

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... stated that judges were administrators and as such had a "basic political requirement" to love the country. It suggested judges had a responsibility to "correctly understand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march

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