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  1. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    That'll teach you! Jilted man buys hundreds of cinema tickets to prove to ex how wealthy he's become

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A man who was dumped by his girlfriend seven years ago has booked all the tickets at several IMAX screenings of the new  Transformers  film in a bizarre bid to prove to her how successful he has become, the Beijing Youth Daily  reports. The young man, surnamed Wang, said on his Weibo microblog that he was dtiched by his girlfriend, who then moved from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1540882/man-donates-250000-yuan-worth-imax-cinema-tickets-bid-impress-ex
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should police firearms rules be made public in wake of fatal shooting?

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:53pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... on police gun rules Monday's fatal shooting of a man by two police officers and the use of pepper spray on protesters on Sunday has renewed a debate on whether the force should make more of its ... "operational matters that, if made generally available to the public, may adversely affect the police response to incidents". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507336/complaints-police-killing-21-year-old-may-not-be-probed-police
  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Everyday Sexism website a global hit, much to British founder Laura Bates' surprise

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... home one night by a man from her bus, she didn't think much of it. Such incidents seemed to be part of living in London. But the writer said several similar situations followed within ... of collective action and made people feel courageous," she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557017/everyday-sexism-website-global-hit-much-british-founder-laura-bates
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Phila Siu

    ... to be thinking out of the box." In the previous study done in 2011, Hong Kong companies reported that only 45.34 per cent of the workforce was female. The latest survey also found that women made up 57.5 per cent of junior-level staff in workplaces; 45.7 per cent of the middle level; and 29.4 per cent of senior-level workers in the city. The 2011 report, showed women made up 51.62 of staff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557312/hong-kong-ranks-third-number-women-workplace-says-study
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds join march against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the methodology employed by the Voice of Loving Hong Kong also came under fire, when Ko admitted that not all of those signing its petition had been made aware the group planned to hand their names ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553520/hundreds-join-march-against-occupy-central
  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

    ... "They tend to donate during major disasters but there is a lack of long-term, society-wide donation. "Maybe they feel that an individual doesn't have the power to do anything." ...

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

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of an arrogant and inflexible bureaucracy, and stifled discussion and solutions to difficult issues, and it's clear this is a recipe for disaster. Even in their conclusions and suggested remedies, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets city's top honour Media and tobacco tycoon Charles Ho Tsu-kwok, who backed failed chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen and made a scathing attack on eventual winner Leung Chun-ying, is one of only two people to win the city's top award in the latest honours list. The other recipient of the Grand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list
  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

    Give my family breathing space, says Leung Chun-ying after daughter's ordeal

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Jeffie Lam jeffie.lam@scmp.com Leung pleads for space after daughter's ordeal Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has asked the public to give his family breathing space after one of his daughters admitted cutting her wrists. Leung made the call yesterday after returning from a visit with his wife to Britain, where their two daughters and son study. Their elder daughter, 22-year-old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542675/give-my-family-breathing-space-says-leung-chun-ying-after-daughters

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