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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

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

    ... became scarce, he worked on delivery trucks and later he moved on to office jobs. Kwok didn't retire until 10 years ago, when he was 72 and his wife died. Now he lives in an old tenement ... contracts. The family's income is unstable- depending on how much work her husband can get- but averages around HK$8,000 a month. The family lives in a 100 sq ft subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po ...

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

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... I set it up to do." The Women's Commission was created in 2001, after the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women was applied to Hong Kong. Its role ... staffed, resourced and positioned to drive the integration of gender in legislation, public policies and programmes". It called for the commission to be "properly monitored ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
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    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... to buy a 400 sq ft flat in Kowloon," Terence Chong Tai-leung, associate professor in the university's department of economics, said. "Now they would have to stop eating and live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... Chef's Noodle, a Korean restaurant in Wan Chai which employs young offenders, is one of them. Roughly half of its employees have previous convictions for petty crimes and want to turn their lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inmates to take on cream of milk-tea makers in competition

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Learning how to brew up has changed our lives, young pair say Inmates to take on cream of milk-tea makers For most people, it's simply a matter of making a refreshing drink, but for two young offenders, brewing milk tea has transformed- perhaps even saved- their lives. "Everyone thinks people who come in here can't be saved," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569480/inmates-take-cream-milk-tea-makers-competition
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    PMQ accused of not opening its space to the community

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 05:28am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com PMQ 'not opening its space to the community' PMQ is not living up to its promise to rent space to organisations for community use, protesters said as about a dozen rallied outside the former police married quarters in Central yesterday. They said PMQ was not leasing space for organisations serving communities in the Central and Western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568557/pmq-accused-not-opening-its-space-community
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Blind Bin-Bin gets futuristic glasses to help him 'see' via pulses on tongue

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 03:11pm by Emily Tsang

    ... I can 'see' some images and sense their size and distance from me. It has allowed me to be more independent," he said. "Bin-Bin is very smart and lively, he should master ... of prosthetic eyes implanted six months ago. He appeared lively and in good spirits yesterday as he met reporters with his parents. He said it was "a little bit painful" to use the Brainport ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1568287/new-orientation-technology-offers-help-young-eye-gouging-victim-bin
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    NeoDemocrats call for end to multi-entry permits for Shenzhen residents

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by AMY NIP AND CALVIN LIU

    ... political group, the NeoDemocrats, wants to scrap multiple-entry permits for Shenzhen permanent residents in order to lower the demand placed on public resources from visitors. Yam said that since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562956/neodemocrats-call-end-multi-entry-permits-shenzhen-residents
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... and teacher said yesterday. “The government should do more by allocating resources to preserve the living heritages.” Ip applied to mainland authorities last year for Yip Man wing chun ... of Cheung Chau island, is excited that her clan's traditional dish, vegetable tea, is part of the city's living heritage. "It takes several days to prepare the dish, which has about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Welfare benefits not enough for rent

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by CALVIN LIU

    ... benefits not enough for rent More than half of those who live on welfare payments have to fork out money from their own pockets for rent as the government subsidy they receive is not enough, a survey has found. The survey, conducted by the CSSA Alliance, also found that more than 70 per cent of the 100 respondents polled were living in subdivided flats. Their average living area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559264/welfare-benefits-not-enough-rent

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