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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    June 4 museum: 800 sq ft and a plan to 'change society'

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... and a plan to 'change society' It may be one of the smallest museums around, but the curator of the world's first June 4 memorial exhibition is confident it can have an impact far ... 4 incident was distorted by the Chinese government, and that the student movement should be vindicated," Lam said, adding that the floor was intended as a "civic space" for debate. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat sees Hong Kong society turning sour

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com 'Abalone king' Yeung Koon-yat says hard work may not be enough for today's young people Chef sees a society turning sour Food has always ... different English translations, Forum and Fulum share the same Chinese characters. Forum's writ lists more than 40 restaurant names it says infringe its registered trademarks. Sitting ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Bring children to pee in Hong Kong': Mainlander starts campaign after public urination clash

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:39pm by Tanna Chong and Chris Luo

    ... Tanna Chong and Chris Luo Campaign urges Chinese to 'familiarise' Hongkongers with humans' natural functions after clash in Mong Kok An online campaign has been launched to urge mainland Chinese parents to take their children to Hong Kong next week and let them urinate in the streets to familiarise locals with "natural functions". The idea came as state ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Anti-Chinese feelings in Thailand high as influx of tourists angers locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chiang Mai The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand’s top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese ... manned by Mandarin-speaking volunteers who direct Chinese tourists to a line of vehicles for guided tours. Individual visitors are banned, and a sign in prominent Chinese characters requesting ...

  5. News - China - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    Chinese civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong releases book amid likely court rebuff

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:38am by Angela Meng

    ... for me," Xu wrote, adding that at 14, he swapped his dream of becoming a Nobel Prize-winning biologist for one of public service. "That winter I realised what our society needs is truth, ... to fight for a better society." ...

  6. News - China

    Xu Zhiyong's fight for a freer society

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:24am by Verna Yu

    ... movement because they saw a worrying trend: connections being built among citizens from a broad strata of Chinese society, including lawyers, scholars, rights activists and petitioners. "The ... for a freer society Xu Zhiyong said that he wasn't afraid of jail. "For the world to become a better place, someone has to pay a price," Xu said in a phone interview in late November ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong lawyers to gain permission to advise mainland Chinese clients

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the Law Society's new president has announced. Ambrose Lam San-keung described the new arrangement as a "breakthrough". He said details would be formally announced by mainland authorities within the next two months and would involve Qianhai special economic zone and Shenzhen. The development follows two years of campaigning and research by the Law Society. "We ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Society says its exam offers uniform testing

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 04:46am by Stuart Lau

    ... said. He said the three law schools- at the University of Hong Kong, Chinese University and City University- employed different examination papers, while the society's planned examination, ... the PCLL, fellow Law Society member Stephen Hung Wan-shun said students who failed the PCLL could also take the CEE if they wanted to become solicitors. Chinese University Professor Christopher Gane ...

  9. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news-round-up- April 23, 2014

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:09am

    ... prices to slump |Source: Caixin Society Chinese labour camp whistleblower escapes, vows to pursue lawsuit |Source: Radio Free Asia The spectre of June Fourth |Source: ChinaFile Thousands of bus ... Treaty. Second group of Chinese nationals detained in Vietnam |Source: Radio Free Asia Vietnamese authorities arrested 21 illegal migrants from China on the same day as a gunfight between border ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    I wouldn't be where I am today without education, Michelle Obama tells Chinese students

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 01:01pm by Teddy Ng

    ... abroad. “As my husband [US President Barack Obama] has said, we respect the uniqueness of other cultures and societies,” she said on Saturday. “But when it comes to expressing yourself freely ... near the wall. Her tour, which the White House has said is cultural rather than political in nature, allowed her to spend more time with Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan. Obama and her family ...




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