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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    For older workers seeking stability, a small pension is better than nothing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... in about HK$8,000 a month. And with only HK$20,000 of savings in her bank account, it seems impossible to retire. In the household, Yu's husband, 62, makes the most money- about HK$10,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578672/older-workers-seeking-stability-small-pension-better-nothing
  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    700 million women abused by their partners, says World Bank report

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:06pm by AFP

    ... many with little right to protection, the World Bank says. The problem is worst in South Asia and Africa, where more than two women in five have experienced violence at the hands of a partner. In a sweeping new report, "Voice and Agency", the bank says such violence and other systematic disadvantages and deprivations endured by women are important factors in limiting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512857/700-million-women-abused-their-partners-says-world-bank-report
  3. Business - Money - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong has more millionaires than ever – but one in 10 are considering leaving the city

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:57pm by KANIS LI

    ... the desire to leave the city. Australia, Canada and the United States are the preferred destinations. The number of people with HK$1 million or more in liquid assets- in the form of deposits ... should be lower [than 9 per cent], but I don't think this is a high number," said Priscilla Ng, country marketing director at Citibank global consumer banking in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/article/1451539/hong-kong-has-more-millionaires-ever-one-10-are-considering-leaving
  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Anti-Defamation League study finds anti-Semitic sentiment pervasive

    Posted May 14th 2014, 08:27pm by AP

    ... of anti-Semitism in Laos, with just 0.2 per cent of the adult population expressing such views. The highest level of anti-Semitism was found in the Palestinian territories of West Bank and Gaza at 93 per ... to this country/to the countries they live in", was the most commonly accepted stereotype, with 41 per cent of 53,100 respondents surveyed across 101 countries and the West Bank and Gaza saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512124/anti-defamation-league-study-finds-anti-semitic-sentiment-pervasive
  5. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Bill Gates urges China's richest to give to charity in People's Daily article

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... older and start thinking about their legacy." Coutts, the wealth division of the Royal Bank of Scotland, counted 207 donations worth US$1 million or more in mainland China in 2012, worth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1499064/bill-gates-urges-chinas-richest-give-charity-peoples-daily
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jaw-dropping pictures taken from the very edge of Hong Kong's towers

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:24pm by Staff Reporter

    ... this year cavorting on the city’s skyscrapers. They will return next month to try their luck on the Bank of China Building and Two IFC, the city’s second-tallest building. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432668/jaw-dropping-pictures-taken-very-edge-hong-kongs-towers
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong as you've never seen it before: Daredevil duo scale city's highest buildings

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:28pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... March, we want to try to come back and climb the Bank of China Building and the IFC," he added. Watch: Two men climb the Shanghai Tower, and film it So far the pair have not heard anything ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432776/hong-kong-youve-never-seen-it-daredevil-duo-scale-citys-highest
  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Why famous people's body parts often end up in several places

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:36pm by The Guardian

    ... florins to "deposit the head of Beethoven in a certain place". But the composer didn't escape unscathed. During his autopsy, one doctor took his ear bones, locks of hair were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1337566/why-famous-peoples-body-parts-often-end-several-places
  9. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Zhejiang man gives lover 8.88m yuan in cash as engagement present

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:00pm by Chris Luo

    ... they had to inform the local bank two weeks in advance of the engagement so they could withdraw the money in fresh notes, the report said. The ceremony is very much a ritual as well as a show ... used to describe ‘wealthy-but-rustic’ people. Others tried to calculate the weight of the piles of cash, quantities only normally seen in the police-and-bank-robber films. The cash would weigh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1355148/zhejiang-man-gives-lover-888m-yuan-cash-engagement-present
  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Elderly in China agonise over whether to take reverse mortgages

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Kwong Man-ki

    ... reverse mortgages Like many elderly mainlanders, Zhang Yueqin has mixed feelings about the prospect of selling a share of her home to the bank for a monthly payment. On one hand, the 78-year-old ... may feel like the bank has undervalued their homes, particularly if housing prices continue to rise fast. "Regardless of the changes in property values throughout the term of payments, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1320275/elderly-china-agonise-over-whether-take-reverse-mortgages

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