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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Trips to mainland China eye-opening experiences for many Taiwanese

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Cross-strait exchanges help dispel urban myths Rapid cross-strait exchanges have helped dispel some urban myths and misunderstanding about the mainland and its people in the eyes of some Taiwanese ... Shanghai," she said, lamenting that so many Taiwanese have backward views of the mainland, despite it becoming one of the world's top economic powers. Cross-strait exchanges have increased ...

  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    Australian study finds that musicians die earlier than general population

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:28pm by AFP

    ... stars from North America and Europe who became famous between 1956 and 2006. That research found then that the musicians' mortality increased relative to the general population over time ...

  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Students divided by Taiwan Strait have lot in common

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Tongxin, a cross-strait specialist at Renmin University. "The cross-strait post-90s generation is more practical and has its own thinking." ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley's latest job perk? Egg freezing

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Facebook and Apple are offering to reimburse workers for fertility-related treatments amid increased competition for top female employees Egg freezing ... to US$20,000 worth of reproductive-related costs, over the course of employment. Apple's similar perks will start next year. Freezing eggs involves removing a woman's eggs and cooling them ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... relatively well-off tenants and free up more flats. Under the "well-off tenant policy", public tenants whose incomes exceed certain thresholds are required to pay more rent. Those whose ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... staff of security who know little about seeing eye dogs," Li said. A spokeswoman for the Jockey Club said the club observed all legal requirements relating to discrimination against ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Corporate charity helps kids find their own paths

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... or low-income families, public relations manager Erica Ko Wai-chun said. A year ago, the firm set up the Path to Adulthood- UAT Youth Cultivation Scheme to do even more to help the young people of Hong ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Planning to have a baby in Hong Kong? That'll cost you HK$5.5m

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Kim-wah, assistant professor of applied social sciences at Polytechnic University. He fears it may make relative poverty in the city even more pronounced. "Parents in Hong Kong have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Unable to speak, cerebral palsy youth finds a voice through photography

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by SARAH KARACS

    ... student, he'll be the one showing them the ropes," Chung says. Relations elsewhere are not always as harmonious. "People can be unpleasant," his mother says. "We went ...

  10. 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

    ... cent. Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation of Restaurants and Related Trades, said big companies with annual profits of more than HK$10 million should pay additional profits taxes. Wong ...




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