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  1. 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 milk tea have made it on to the final list of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. They are among 480 "items" of "intangible cultural heritage" that the city ... and whether they are threatened with extinction," she said. How many have you heard of?   Click here to see the entire Hong Kong cultural heritage list  Yeung Choi-fung, a Hokkien native ...

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

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

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

    ... isn't the only one; milk tea was named by the government in June as one of the city's 480 official items of intangible cultural heritage. Ah Yung, who is also serving time for possessing ...

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

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

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

    ... the 82-year-old said. "And I worked every day after fleeing to Hong Kong in 1981." Kwok lost everything in the Cultural Revolution and came to Hong Kong "the moment Deng Xiaoping opened up ... he said. "Then I used a lot of money on medical care for my wife, who contracted a number of illnesses during the Cultural Revolution when she was left starving, among other ...

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

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... a province of the mainland. "Of course we are Chinese too," Tam adds, "but after all, Hongkongers are very different from mainlanders. We have developed our own culture and have become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Phila Siu

    ... diversity of perspective. And when you have that diversity, you create better products. "If you have a group of people where it is homogeneous in their background, culture … they are not going ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557312/hong-kong-ranks-third-number-women-workplace-says-study
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    ‘Hong Kong is becoming like the mainland’: Author Bi Feiyu urges city to preserve its culture

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:20pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Mainland author sees city growing less civil and urges its people to keep on setting good example 'Don't let HK culture fade away' A leading mainland writer has urged Hongkongers to stay vigilant to prevent the city's hard-earned culture from gradually fading away. Bi Feiyu, one of China's best-known authors, said he had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1502052/author-bi-feiyu-tells-hongkongers-maintain-citys-culture
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... at Japanese education and corporate culture for the past quarter-century. But seldom has the crisis Japan faces been more stark. And seldom has it been put into such worrying perspective ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    United by a common goal: 60 years separate Occupy Central's youngest and oldest volunteers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Stuart Lau

    ... consequence for the participants- is nothing to fear. Cells are nothing new to him. A Hong Kong resident, he was locked up during the lawless Cultural Revolution when he went to visit his ailing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537158/united-common-goal-60-years-separate-occupy-centrals-youngest-and
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give your children a shock! HK government's bizarre advice to parents in Victoria Park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:05pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... by many as a slipping of standards, not least in the Leisure and Cultural Services Department which produced the signs. Visitors to the park are advised that there should be "no ... post-handover. A Leisure and Cultural Services Department spokeswoman said on Monday it had been notified by a member of the public on June 5 about an error on the signage, which she said was a result ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528834/sign-times-its-no-surprise-locals
  10. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Mirror of Love, by Joachim Chu Chee-kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 11:52am by Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    ... or cultures". It is only a short jump, he states blithely, from abortion to world war. Other of his comments grate even more. In the same sentence Chu groups together "homosexuals and transsexuals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1531578/book-review-mirror-love-joachim-chu-chee-kong

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