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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Congress Standing Committee's tougher-than-expected framework for electing Hong Kong's chief executive by universal suffrage in 2017. Organisers of the Occupy Central movement plan ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Artist Au Yeung Tung not shy to lay bare his views on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... food to show disgust at marchers opposing Occupy Central, Au Yeung Tung always manages to grab attention. And the 36-year-old activist and performance artist says he'll continue his ... clothes for the protest. He stripped off outside government headquarters in Admiralty on September 1 at the same time as Li, Basic Law Committee chairman, was inside, giving a press conference. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

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

    ... criticism after he joined the chorus condemning Occupy Central, saying its civil disobedience plan was without legal grounds and that the notion of "peaceful violence" was just ... the Law Society, as human rights lawyer Mark Daly, who sits on the constitutional committee of the city's largest lawyers' group, said the committee had not yet taken a stance ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    'Beijing mulls treating elderly in neighbouring cities'

    Posted May 05th 2014, 12:20pm by Li Jing

    ... registration, boosting the figure still higher. Two other cities in Hebei – Langfang and Boading – announced details in March of plans to strengthen their infrastructure as part of central government ... at the end of last year, making up 14.9 per cent of the population, according to Yan Qingchun, an official with China National Committee On Ageing. The number is estimated to surge to 300 million ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    China to place ban on private orphan shelters

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The central government outlined a new ban on Monday barring unauthorised individuals and groups from running private shelters for orphans in China. “Adopting ... to local residential committees or police in a timely manner. The circular was issued by the ministries of justice, civil affairs and justice as well as the National Health and Family Planning ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Child agency urged after UN slams lack of action

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... rights which it signed almost 20 years ago. The report by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child raised concerns that the Hong Kong government had ignored a Legislative Council call in June ... secretary of the Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights since 2001. Wong is spearheading this afternoon's launch of the "1.1 Million Children" campaign at the Tsim Sha Tsui ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Experts unsure about law that orders mainlanders to visit elderly parents

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... will help. The amendment, controversial when first proposed by the National Committee on Ageing at the beginning of 2011, was passed following reports that many elderly people were being neglected or abused by their children. An 81-year-old woman in Tianjin told China Central Television that she wanted to die before last year's Chung Yeung festival- a day when Chinese traditionally pay ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - SOCIETY


    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... invited to tea at Sevva restaurant in Prince's Building in Central to celebrate the launch of its Absolue line of products. Among the guests were models Balia Chan and Janel Ma, singers Candy ... Montblanc's CEO for the Asia-Pacific. Also in attendance were Hong Kong Committee for Unicef chairwoman Judy Chen, and special guests Karen Mok and Canto-pop figure Mark Lui. Mok and Lui signed ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public consultation on ageing population slammed by experts

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong, Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... not propose measures right away because we want to see if the public will agree on these directions," said Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who leads the steering committee ... Law. The application should also be maintained for family reunion purposes," Lam said. A former head of the Central Policy Unit, Leo Goodstadt, said support services such as hospital beds ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Mainland elderly still rely largely on family, not pensions

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... was revealed at a joint forum held by a United Nations group and a central government agency on the eve of yesterday's "Double Nine", or Chung Yeung, festival- a day traditionally ... At Monday's forum, hosted by the UN Population Fund and the China National Committee on Ageing, the UN's China representative, Arie Hoekman, said the elderly population in China would increase ...




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