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  1. Letters

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they are vulnerable to being accused of breaching state security. I am an archives consultant and believe now is the time to pass legislation in Hong Kong on the management of government records and archives ... and freedom-of-information legislation during his or her tenure of office? The answer to this question is the real test of how committed they are to serving Hong Kong. Don Brech, Causeway Bay Important archives may ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says if Hong Kong is to stay ahead, it must lead Asia, if not the world, to rise to the challenges of our time- and population ageing is an issue ripe ... throughout East Asia? That applies as much to the mainland as anywhere: ending the one-child policy will make scant difference to the fertility rate because urbanisation will have a counterbalancing ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Charity helps adoptive families and adoptees in Asia

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... family relocated to Hong Kong four years ago, she soon became an active member of Adoptive Families of Hong Kong (AFHK), the only charity in Asia that connects adoptive families, adoptees ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... into the role of chief executive candidate Leung Chun-ying in the 2001 design competition for the West Kowloon arts hub. Leung, who was on the jury, is alleged to have failed to declare a conflict ... roles in the nation's bloody struggle for independence from Indonesia in 2002. The president of Asia's newest and poorest nation plays little role in policy but is vital in projecting ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Handover graffiti project questioned by street sleepers

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Street sleepers were forced out by government subway art project for handover anniversary Bureau's graffiti a sore point for homeless In an unusual move, the Home Affairs Bureau has used an anti-establishment art form- graffiti- to promote pro-Beijing messages on the handover anniversary. The graffiti was painted on a purpose-built wooden hoarding ...

  6. Europe feels the pain Asia once endured

    Posted May 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com How strange! Markets across Asia plummeted on news of Francois Hollande's election victory in France and of the punishment Greece's mainstream parties suffered at the hands of voters for their austerity measures. The election results are a clear rejection by ordinary people of spending cuts and belt-tightening. These austerity measures ...

  7. Law must step in to stop Asia's maid abuse

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for overtime and defined working hours. The problem is spread across Southeast Asia where, according to the Singapore-based Task Force on Asean Migrant Workers, 900,000 women from Cambodia, Indonesia, ...

  8. Rising Asia is letting its women fall behind

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Astrid Tuminez and Vishakha Desai From burgeoning China to dynamic Southeast Asia, this region boasts rising wealth, rising confidence and rising leadership. Yet, Asia's breathtaking ... to address the region's challenges. Unfortunately, few women make it to the top as leaders in Asia, and social norms continue to undervalue girls and women, as evidenced in ongoing sex selection ...

  9. Sound bites

    Posted Aug 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Next month will see at least seven arts biennales/triennials opening across Asia. Which one will you be going to and why? Local artist anothermountainman (aka Stanley Wong Ping-pui, right) says: 'I've decided to go for the Shanghai Biennale and Guangzhou Triennial. [They] represent Chinese perceptions for arts. It's important for me, as a Chinese artist, to see how ...

  10. Corporate lawyer tackles Shanghai's hip hop scene in film

    Posted Jul 11th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... culture for a documentary called Follow Your Heart - China's New Youth Movement about old-school rapping in Shanghai. It airs across Asia on Channel V tomorrow at 8.30pm. 'I really wanted to do stories that are relevant to Asia and are important social stories,' Jepson said. 'I also wanted to focus on Asian youth - when I say youth in Asia, people think ...




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