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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam and Olga Wong Egg tarts share intangible heritage list with some very strange bedfellows It's no surprise that Cantonese opera, egg tarts, pineapple buns ... the making of snake wine and kung fu. The list also reflects the diverse nature of Hong Kong's population, including items such as Bangladesh's International Mother Language Day, the annual ...

  2. 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

    ... "Every parent cares about their children … and parents would exhaust every effort to help and protect their children if they are in trouble." Chai-yan told a Chinese-language newspaper she ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... on the society's response to Beijing's requirement that chief executive candidates be "patriotic". "I already explained it in Cantonese, sorry about that," Lam replied. When ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Lost generation' to tell UN that segregation in Hong Kong ruined job prospects

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... in September with two classmates as Hong Kong's first locally trained and accredited social workers. Andrews, who grew up in Hong Kong, speaks fluent English and Cantonese but cannot read or write Chinese. He went to a secondary school designated for ethnic minorities where he was forced to choose French as his second language. Interaction with the Chinese students was minimal. "The ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give your children a shock! HK government's bizarre advice to parents in Victoria Park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:05pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... they indeed were "unsupervised" by the mistake, as the city's English-language signs often contain errors. "It's not uncommon, though I don't see it every day- maybe once ... of our official languages," he said. "Such careless mistakes should be easy to avoid." But the carelessness would not be too detrimental to the city, he added, as "few people ...

  6. News - World - SOCIETY

    Internet destroying our relationships, says author of Men are from Mars

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 09:41pm by AFP

    ... also lead to sex addiction. Gray, whose books including the original 1992 classic have been published in 50 languages and sold 50 million copies, is also worried about feminism, which he blames ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media brings hope and frustration for Chinese activists at home and in exile

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by Staff Reporter

    ... to adapt to the new technological landscape has been challenging; many have elected not to learn the "language" of the internet. "I even can't contact some of them via ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers facing an era of change as mainland reforms pick up steam

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Oliver Chou

    ... by the university's party secretary, he said. Chen lamented the prevailing abusive language used on social media by the discontented among the mainland's grass roots, which he said could develop ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Departing couple photographs memories of Hong Kong- through MTR stations

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by DANNY LEE

    ... snapped with a phone in his hand- used to mimic the Cantonese word for hello- wei- and Tai Koo MTR became Tycoon. However, Shau Kei Wan MTR and Hung Hom MTR eluded the couple's creative ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    One in five women sexually harassed at work: survey

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by Emily Tsang

    ... at 28 per cent. Other harassers were staff senior and junior to victims. Most of the cases involved what the report described as "non-verbal sex cues" or body language. Others included ...




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