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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with the robot attached, allowing it to be transported into high-temperature fires and smoke to collect data. "Forest fires cause 30 per cent of our carbon emissions," Sham says. "Most ...

  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    Brooklyn gains popularity as name, but not for parents in the borough

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Brooklyn name too close to home for some parents Brooklyn is now one of the most popular baby names in the United States- but not in the New York borough itself. Over the past two decades, Brooklyn as a name for girls has surged from No 912 to the top 30 in each of the last three years. Some credit soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria, ...

  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Video-gamers not 'losers', study finds

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:24am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... and conducted by noted social researcher Neil Howe (the man credited with coining the term "millennial") offer an entirely new picture of the gaming community. The study suggests that gamers ...

  4. 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

    ... Yang said. The internet has been credited with spawning and spreading a number of social and political movements. The Arab spring in the Middle East and North Africa may not have been possible ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... biggest carbon emitter. "Over the past 10 years the accepted view within government circles was that high growth ensured employment and social stability. This is now being questioned," ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Rising suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by DANNY LEE

    ... bridges or otherwise- was the preferred method of suicide. Hanging was employed in 25 per cent of cases while one in 10 people burned charcoal and died through carbon-monoxide poisoning. "If ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Families, friends cut ties with those drowning in debt

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... said banks and finance companies did not provide enough information on how they calculate credit interest. Many were not well educated, and did not understand their financial statements, said ... interviewees saw themselves as failures. Kwok said the survey demonstrated the need for more credit management education and consultation services to be made available for the poor and financially ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's middle class most burdened by high housing costs

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... respondents also preferred using credit cards to cash to chalk up reward points for discounts and coupons.   ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    We love our neighbours, but only if they're like us

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, Jennifer Ngo

    ... drug addicts, and those of different religious backgrounds, and asked to choose. I also think this example doesn't give Hong Kong people enough credit. There are a lot of things that Hong ... less common against those who look different, he said. "I also think this example doesn't give Hong Kong people enough credit. There are a lot of things that Hong Kong people are more ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Woman strangles son, 10, then hangs herself

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... and needed to attend regular medical consultations. In September, she burned charcoal in an attempt to kill herself through carbon-monoxide poisoning. Medical social workers from the department ...




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