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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkongers get in a good mood. Financial stress causes the most emotional anxiety, with debt and a reduction in salary cited as their top two sources of unhappiness. The chamber called on the Hong ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No need to criminalise stalking, say legislators

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by KC NG

    ... for infringing on media freedom, legislators say. Members of the Legislative Council's constitutional affairs panel saw a need to tackle specific problems such as debt collection, but believed ... by their former spouses. Why doesn't the government come up with legislative measures to protect them?" Some debt-collecting companies use triad-linked thugs to recover arrears. Their tactics ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Families, friends cut ties with those drowning in debt

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com People with money problems tend to stay away from friends and family Debt weighs heavy on ties with others, survey finds Half of all people who are heavily indebted ... were in debt and the other half were bankrupt. Most were middle aged. Their main reason for getting into debt in the first place was simply to make ends meet, the survey found. Half of those ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Almost half of Europe's young adults living with parents, survey finds

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... is not exclusive to the debt-laden Mediterranean rim. The figures show large rises in the number of stay-at-home twenty-somethings in countries such as Sweden, Denmark, France, Belgium and Austria. ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    15pc of mainland Chinese now over age of 60, official says

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 04:35am by Angela Meng

    ... most aged society within just 20 years. Rapid growth of the elderly population will lower gross domestic product growth per capita and capital accumulations, and increase government debt ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Photographer's documentation of street sleepers shows havoc 'beautifying' projects can bring

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:46am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and they have to apply for the social security. "I'm not a slob," said Ah Kong, 59. "I'm a person who's willing to work hard. I have no drug addiction, debts or criminal ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    New Yorkers shred bad memories of 2013 on Good Riddance Day

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 03:04am by Reuters

    ... in his note for the shredder that he was saying goodbye to "horrible debt and people who betray". The shredding practice on Good Riddance Day was inspired by a Latin American tradition ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Danes still world's happiest people

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 05:13am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Copenhagen Security, generous welfare and a practical streak make up for debt, dark winters and dying young Every reason to be glum, yet Danes still the happiest ... a British expatriate who has written a book on his adopted home. Danes also have a knack for denying unpalatable truths, he said. “They have the highest level of private debt in the world... ...

  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chinese Americans protest across US over Jimmy Kimmel's 'kill Chinese' skit

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... in which a six-year-old boy said "kill everyone in China" when asked by Kimmel how the US should pay back the country's US$1.3 trillion debt to China. Kimmel responded: ...

  10. News - China - SOCIETY

    Dire manners and 'uncivilised behaviour' of tourists is harming China's image, admits VP Wang Yang

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of some tourists are not high yet." As people get richer, foreign holidays are ever more popular. Destination countries, including debt-laden European states, have been easing visa ...




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