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  1. Unmarried couples should be fully represented in courts and society

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to feature in the 2011 Population Census. They don't seem to feature too much in the judicial system either as Hong Kong fails to provide comprehensive protection to those who don't marry ... to quit', July 3). They've worked out you don't have to be married to fall in love and have a family with someone. So why, once again, does Hong Kong lag behind with social change? Over 20 ...

  2. Is Hong Kong taking care of animal rights?

    Posted Jun 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... behind other developed societies in protecting animals from cruelty. Moreover, constant review of the legislation is necessary to enhance animal welfare, she adds. Hong Kong also does not have ... Charmain Li, Melody Cheung Charmain Li, 17, Sha Tin College The sight of pampered pooches being carried around by their owners is common in Hong Kong. Yet, how many of us care ...

  3. The plight of Hong Kong's dolphins

    Posted Jun 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chinensis). Numbers have dropped sharply. Who? Who raised the alarm? The Hong Kong Dolphin Conservation Society did. The charitable society was formed in 2003. Its website says it is the only society ... opened at Hong Kong International airport. The society's chairman, Samuel Hung, says plans to build a third runway would increase ferry traffic and place further strain on the dolphins. ...

  4. Sky-high venue for society crowd to celebrate Japanese beauty brand's anniversary bash

    Posted Sep 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Vivian Chen The newly opened sky100 observation deck on the 100th floor of the International Commerce Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui opened its doors for a VIP gala dinner last Friday to celebrate Japanese beauty brand Cle de Peau Beaute's 10th anniversary in Hong Kong. The crowd wasn't the venue's usual touristy pack but rather well-heeled tai-tais and society people ...

  5. Post scoops 16 prizes in annual Newspaper Society awards

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post has scooped 16 prizes at the Newspaper Society of Hong Kong awards - a quarter of the total up for grabs - improving on last year's haul. Reporters Fox Yi Hu and Dan Kadison won the best scoop award for an investigative series on Hongkongers receiving fake degrees from a US diploma mill that sold degrees across the world. Sarah Monks, ...

  6. Animal cruelty has no place in civilised society

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Hong Kong with provisions for dogs and other pets. However, just as a society is judged by the way it cares for its elderly, sick, disadvantaged and underprivileged, the depth of its compassion ... it was an affront to the sensibilities of a civilised society. The magistrate rightly described the case as serious and disturbing, and observed the absence of any hint of sympathy from the pair. Sadly, ...

  7. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)

    Posted Jan 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Where? Hong Kong Centre, 5 Wan Shing Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Why? Over 9,000 unwanted, abandoned, sick or injured animals are collected by the SPCA every year. Many of them are kept ... and that the weather in Hong Kong is not suitable for some dogs, like Huskies. People at the SPCA are very friendly, and I have made many friends.' ...

  8. Dead pets society

    Posted Oct 14th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... affection as their children, or even as surrogate offspring. Dr Pauline Taylor, executive director of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, says Hong Kong is catching up ... the deceased pets' saliva. Ada Yau Yau, who in 1994 founded Hong Kong's first pet funeral service- the Goodbye Dear Pets Cremation Centre in Kwai Chung- says business was slow at first. Five ...

  9. hong kong politics

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Chan

    ... tasteless b. a good example for children c. very well-organised d. old-fashioned 3 Leung Kwok-hung said protests were especially common in a ... a. dictatorship b. communist society c. materialistic society d. civic society Word Power Match the words with their meanings below 1 smash 2 condemn 3 hurl 4 displeasure 5 unruly a. unhappy; annoyed b. rebellious; difficult to control c. throw ...

  10. Generous-spirited Hong Kong icon dies aged 96

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan The wife of the late Lawrence Kadoorie, who founded electricity utility business CLP and the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, has died at the age of 96. Hong Kong-born Muriel Kadoorie, nee Gubbay, married in 1938 and had two children, Rita and Michael. Her husband was knighted in 1974. He died in 1993 aged 94. The University of Hong Kong awarded her an honorary doctorate ...




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