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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Rules strangling supply of old people's homes'

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 06:37am by Olga Wong

    ... of old people's homes' The stringent planning rules for homes for the elderly have been blamed for the shortfall of care homes in the city, with claims that the regulations may now ... chairman Kenneth Chan Chi-yuk, referring to the city facing a big increase in its numbers of elderly. A Social Welfare Department spokesperson told the South China Morning Post that it would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1376304/rules-strangling-supply-old-peoples-homes
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Party mouthpiece People's Daily quacks about outbreak of ducks

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... yellow ducks to draw potential customers to their projects. In an editorial, the People's Daily condemned the imitators for betraying what it said was Hofman's message. The duck, ... has moved to meet demand. A firm, KK Inflatable, is selling ducks in multiple sizes, one of them even larger than Hofman's creation, on Taobao, China's biggest shopping website. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1252853/party-mouthpiece-peoples-daily-quacks-about-outbreak-ducks
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    People's Daily commentary remarks on re-education through labour

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... People's Daily commentary sides with woman sentenced to re-education through labour; may reflect resolve to reform controversial system The Communist Party's official mouthpiece ... daughter. The piece in People's Daily called for enhancing public faith in the rule of law. Its writer, Wang Shichuan, appealed for the court to issue a fair ruling in the case of Tang Hui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1215556/peoples-daily-commentary-remarks-re-education-through-labour
  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    People's Daily denounces Valentine's Day 'debauchery of decadent cadres'

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... of party members. A four-paragraph story in People's Daily said Valentine's Day had become a hatchery of decadent ideology, indulgent lifestyle, fraud and corruption for some party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1149676/peoples-daily-denounces-valentines-day-debauchery-decadent-cadres
  5. News - World - SOCIETY

    Why famous people's body parts often end up in several places

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:36pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Famous people often end up resting in pieces Who stole JFK's brain? It has been a mystery since 1966 when, three years after the president's assassination, it was discovered that his brain, removed during the autopsy, was ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1337566/why-famous-peoples-body-parts-often-end-several-places
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    People's sentiment towards city at 10-year low, index shows

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Public attitude towards officials remains steady but social sentiment sours, falling seven points People's opinion of city at 10-year low, index shows People are becoming more unhappy about the city, according to the latest reading of the University of Hong Kong's sentiment index, which has fallen to a decade low. The index, compiled by HKU's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1293641/peoples-sentiment-towards-city-10-year-low-index-shows
  7. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Singaporeans 'world's least emotional people'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... The Guardian in Bangkok Singaporeans 'emotionally challenged' Never mind its temperate balmy weather, low unemployment rate and high per-capita GDP- Singapore is the most emotionless society in the world, according to a new Gallup poll, beating ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1088626/singaporeans-worlds-least-emotional-people
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... generation and radiated to the mainland," said Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which runs the museum. But there was still no sign ... an assurance that controls over the flow of visitors would minimise the impact on other users of the building. He also highlighted the museum's importance as what is thought to be China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1487459/hong-kongs-goddess-democracy-statue-shines-light-tiananmen-square
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley the 'most ageist' place in America, investigation says

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... ageist place in the United States. The tech sector, according to an investigation by The New Republic, does not look kindly on less than perfectly smooth skin- and even twentysomethings are now ... it even more succinctly at Stanford while still a youthful 22: "Young people," he said, "are just smarter." The result, The New Republic reveals, is not just a college-style ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1465632/silicon-valley-most-ageist-place-america-investigation-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... of the New People's Party said the number of individual mainland visitors had seen double-digit growth over the past few years. The total number of visitors increased by 11.7 per cent from 2012 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1463328/public-want-controls-mainland-visitors-poll

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