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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    In a divided society, the choice of silence is ours to make

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:49am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu Alice Wu says everyone has the right to form their own opinion about events, then choose whether to speak up or stay silent amid the noise The fiercest calm As a community, perhaps the one thing we can all agree on is that Hong Kong is at a cross ...

  2. News - China Insider - HISTORY

    Chinese media commentary on Great Leap Forward death toll draws fierce online debate

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 04:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... an agrarian society to a Communist nation through industrialisation and collectivisation. Several studies released in recent years – none recognised by the Chinese government – have estimated ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A commentary on the Great Leap Forward published in official media has come under fire online after it said studies which concluded tens of millions of Chinese ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Law Society defends white paper on Hong Kong after harsh words from Bar Association

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 05:25pm by Tony Cheung and Phila Siu

    ... Tony Cheung and Phila Siu Law Society backs Beijing white paper on autonomy The Law Society endorsed Beijing's contentious white paper on Hong Kong yesterday as a "positive" document that reiterated the special administrative region's judicial independence and high degree of autonomy. The verdict of the society, which represents more than 7,400 solicitors, ...

  4. News - China Insider - CELEBRITY

    'Chinese celebrities must behave', state media say after director held for sex with prostitute

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 06:39pm by Chris Luo

    ... as “Chinese society has more stringent moral standards for celebrities”. “Exposing celebrities’ illegal conduct is a typical government method to deter the public from soliciting prostitutes,” said Li ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Chinese state media warned people in the entertainment industry to discipline themselves after yet another case of celebrity misconduct – this time of a famous ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Woes of opium addiction shape Chinese debate on legalising marijuana

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 03:56am by Cary Huang

    ... was "ignorant", it said. "We should never be made again to become the Sick Man of East Asia," the commentary said, referring to a humiliating description of Chinese society in the late 19th ... in China recently following a spate of arrests of celebrities on marijuana-related charges. The government's high-profile detention of about a dozen Chinese celebrities, including Hollywood ...

  6. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... by a mediator.   Survey shows split in BC society over teacher’s strike Chinese-speaking parents are far more likely to blame the teachers’ union than the provincial government for the ongoing school strike in British Columbia, according to a survey. The views revealed by the Social Insights poll last month put the Chinese community at odds with broader British Columbian society, which ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Breaking taboo on assets chat could help elderly

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... "These documents can definitely help … prevent unnecessary family disputes and arguments." City University law professor Rebecca Ong Yoke-chan said Chinese culture was a reason discussion ... be alleviated by educating the elderly on the legal protection they can get. Dr Jean Woo, head of the Chinese University's geriatric division at the department of medicine and therapeutics, said ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    High society

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Stuart Heaver

    ... Stuart Heaver Driven by the guile and adaptability of early Chinese traders, the Peranakan culture blossomed across Southeast Asia. And while it may have retreated in recent years, there are still plenty who consider themselves a part of the rich and refined group, writes Stuart Heaver High society More than 500 years ago, when skilled Chinese seafarers sailed across the Nanyang ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Scottish exercise of democracy becomes anti-democracy fodder in Chinese press

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 02:05pm by Chang Ping

    ... Chang Ping Chang Ping looks at how referendum on independence is being used to belittle Western governance Scottish exercise of democracy becomes anti-democracy fodder in Chinese press As part of the United Kingdom, Scotland has been administered in a way no worse than Hong Kong has under Chinese rule. Certainly, it has had more autonomy than the so-called autonomous regions ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Two new cases of officials using fake identities to hide ill-gotten wealth

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... using three different identities. Ren Jianming, deputy head of the Chinese chapter of Transparency International, a global anti-graft advocacy group, said there were various ways for officials ...




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