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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers feel like outsiders in mainland cities, says survey

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... their prospects. The findings underscore the challenge facing the new administration in realising premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang's high-profile commitment to people-oriented urbanisation. The survey ... "The core of urbanisation is how to make these migrant workers urban residents and from the survey we see the migrant workers are not … wanting different levels of needs one by one," Wang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1170903/migrant-workers-feel-outsiders-mainland-cities-says-survey
  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 - China - SOCIETY

    Criticism over China's slow progress in granting rights to migrants

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 07:42pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... progress The mainland's actual urbanisation rate is far lower than the official figure as many migrant workers are still denied the rights and benefits enjoyed by urban residents, the Academy ... and benefits, it said. The academy put the mainland's true rate of urbanisation at 42 per cent, 10 percentage points lower than the official figure. About 390 million people are expected to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1293088/china-urbanisation-cost-could-top-650b-yuan-year
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Sounds like a solution? New loudspeaker invented to ease noise from elderly's public dances

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 12:36pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... public dancing was a product of the mainland's rapid urbanisation. Last month, in Wenzhou city, a residential committee spent 260,000 yuan (HK$320,000) on a "treble cannon" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1499010/sounds-solution-new-laser-loudspeaker-invented-ease-noise-elderlys-public
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... China," he said. "Every time I attend activities, I hope I can change some of their values by spreading Hong Kong's ways of doing things." ...

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

    That'll teach you! Jilted man buys hundreds of cinema tickets to prove to ex how wealthy he's become

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A man who was dumped by his girlfriend seven years ago has booked all the tickets at several IMAX screenings of the new  Transformers  film in a bizarre bid to prove to her how successful he has become, the Beijing Youth Daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1540882/man-donates-250000-yuan-worth-imax-cinema-tickets-bid-impress-ex
  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Hot and bothered students call off ‘naked run’ as university agrees to install air conditioners

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:00pm

    ... with the intense summer heat, students at the South China Normal University’s Shipai campus had planned for the event to take place tonight in an effort to persuade school authorities to install better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536808/hot-and-bothered-students-naked-run-called-university-agrees-install-air
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Government accused of inflating figures to justify more imported labour, as Post study finds its projections out by up to 40 per cent Question mark over 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. ...

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

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