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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Flushed out: civil servant is author of toilet guide

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:47am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Crusader trying to spread HK values to the mainland endures online taunts of 'traitor' Flushed out: civil servant is author of toilet guide ... crowded streets, sky-high rents, widening gap between rich and poor and crumbling rule of law have apparently all given him cause to weep. Hui- a pseudonym he uses due to the fact he is a civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1505282/flushed-out-civil-servant-author-toilet-guide
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Former civil servant Rachel Cartland muses on a city driven by fear

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Former civil servant's book Paper Tigress recalls a challenging career and she laments that the city is gripped by anxiety over freedom and Beijing's intentions Musing on a golden age corroded by fear Rachel Cartland was just 22 old and fresh out of Oxford University when she arrived in Hong Kong in 1972 as one of only two female expatriate civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424344/former-civil-servant-rachel-cartland-muses-city-driven-fear
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Another group of about 10 people from Pro Family HK protested against a proposal to widen the definition of marital status to include cohabitation and civil unions- both heterosexual and same sex- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    For older workers seeking stability, a small pension is better than nothing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... children were willing to do so for the sake of their future. "I am really looking forward to this. I have contributed to society for decades, and I am not getting any social security benefits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578672/older-workers-seeking-stability-small-pension-better-nothing
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Academic behind proposal to pay HK$3,000 to every elderly Hongkonger says the amount could be reduced if it proves unsustainable Pension scheme 'can be flexible' A proposed HK$3,000 monthly pension for each Hongkonge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang Official suggestion to Commission on Poverty is for a universal system with no means test Pension plan would give all over-65s HK$3,000 a month Every Hongkonger over 65- rich or poor- would get a pension of HK$3,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... little and I don't spend. But is it too much to ask for a decent life? We have, after all, contributed to society," he said. After the government-commissioned report detailing six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Shedding light on one man's life without sight

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Jessie Lau

    ... employed, according to a government survey. Agnes Yuen Man-hung, a social worker from the Society for the Blind, said challenges such jobseekers face include finding an employer who is willing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576256/shedding-light-one-mans-life-without-sight
  9. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided insight into historical events, and perhaps nowhere is this better ex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Pink sees red: sponsorship row turns gay pageant ugly An ugly war of words has erupted over Mr Gay Hong Kong with a major sponsor announcing it is withdrawing funding in a dispute over naming rights just weeks before the annual pageant. Gay-fr ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row

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