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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College education without involvement in issues like Occupy Central a waste, college chief claims Students right to join in protests, says academic ... disobedience as part of Occupy Central, although he did not rule out disciplinary consequences. He recalled joining protests for better education policies while studying from 1970 to 1974, and later ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... consider mainland China, while 21 per cent were contemplating a move to Taiwan. Australia, Canada and Britain were also on the list. The biggest worry in retirement was inflation, and having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the index. Other areas of dissatisfaction included opportunities for development, public spending on education and the rule of law, each of which was down by about 5 per cent from the first ... in government-funded tertiary education and environmental quality were all up about 6 per cent. Lee said young people were feeling more assertive about their influence in society, which was "definitely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:49am by Phila Siu

    ... manpower estimates The accuracy of the government's manpower projections have been called into doubt after the South China Morning Post found that previous projections were well off the mark. ... in 2005. It turned out that figure was underestimated by 38 per cent. The 2007 projections for people with a lower-secondary and upper-secondary education were overestimated by 18 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534559/inaccurate-manpower-projections-cast-doubt-government-planning
  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... rise with modernisation. What happened in China is a good example,” she said. Li said rural people were less tolerant of divorce, which was often seen as a scandal. Many women were forced ... these days were also more likely to be able to support themselves rather than having to depend on their husbands. But Li said that even given the rate at which marriages were dissolving in China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535515/heartbreaking-news-nations-divorce-rate-rises-13-cent
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four parents against gay rights, finds poll by conservative Christian group

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... were atheists and 22 per cent Christians; 70 per cent were secondary-school graduates and 23 per cent had received higher education. More than 72 per cent disagreed with a suggestion children ... are normal and beautiful". Chan said that the education systems of Western countries gave homosexual values an equal status to heterosexual values. But Hong Kong's government should make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542006/three-four-parents-against-gay-rights-finds-poll-conservative
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... countries, which show that individuals accounted for 73 per cent of the sources of giving in the US in 2011, but only 32 per cent of givers. In China in the same year, only 32 per cent were individuals, while corporations, which accounted for only 5 per cent of givers in the US, gave 57 per cent in China. "In China, people know very little about NGOs," says the 24-year-old. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Beijing launches new bid to ‘civilise’ residents ahead of Apec summit

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:47pm

    ... includes China and the United States, will see leaders from more than 20 countries and economies descend on Beijing in November. In 2008, Beijing residents were told by authorities not to wear more than three colours, not to shake hands for longer than three seconds nor match white socks with black shoes, in a government etiquette-education campaign to prepare the capital for to host ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529198/beijing-civilise-citizens-ahead-apec-summit
  9. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... at Japanese education and corporate culture for the past quarter-century. But seldom has the crisis Japan faces been more stark. And seldom has it been put into such worrying perspective ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Help educate mainlanders in good manners', minister urges after 'urinating' row

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 01:11pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... don't shame them, says Greg So Commerce secretary Gregory So Kam-leung today urged Hongkongers to help educate mainlanders in good manners rather than pointing accusatory fingers at them, ... misbehaviour in the city, but to show respect and help educate them in good manners. In an article carried by six Chinese-language newspapers today, So clarified remarks he made last week that urged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1499825/hongkongers-urged-show-mainland-visitors-respect-and-be-understanding

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