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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

    ... policy for the sake of the people' For Kwok Chih-yin, a pension would mean less penny-pinching- but more importantly more dignity. "I've worked virtually my whole life," ... China". He had started his own garment business in the 1940s with a sewing machine bought by selling the family cow, and, once in Hong Kong, he found work in the garment factories. As factory work ...

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

    Bill Gates urges China's richest to give to charity in People's Daily article

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Bill Gates has called on China’s richest to be more charitable in an article in a Communist Party newspaper, amid an ongoing effort by the world’s ... in the domain of business and even more meaningful!” Gates currently runs the US$40.2 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which has been working in China, the world’s second-largest economy, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1499064/bill-gates-urges-chinas-richest-give-charity-peoples-daily
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. News - China - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com People's Daily commentary sides with woman sentenced to re-education through labour; may reflect resolve to reform controversial system Sympathy ... the punishment of the men who raped and enslaved her 11-year-old daughter. The piece in People's Daily called for enhancing public faith in the rule of law. Its writer, Wang Shichuan, appealed ...

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

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

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

    ... it had turned into a "breeding-ground" of corruption and debauchery for a minority of party members. A four-paragraph story in People's Daily said Valentine's Day had become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1149676/peoples-daily-denounces-valentines-day-debauchery-decadent-cadres
  7. 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
  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Apple's Tim Cook comes out as gay and hopes acknowledgement will help others

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:28am by AP

    ... and innovation and knows it can only flourish when you embrace people's differences". Cook, 53, succeeded Apple founder Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple in 2011. Apple has been an outspoken champion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1628671/apples-tim-cook-comes-out-gay-and-hopes-acknowledgement-will-help-others
  9. 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
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Generation O: Hongkongers increasingly 'overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed'

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... are seeing is the emergence of what we are calling Asia's Generation O- a demographic that is overworked, overstressed and generally overwhelmed," Sun Life Hong Kong chief executive Wim ... month. Researchers drew their findings from more than 5,000 people aged 25 to 55 in Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Only 22 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617225/hongkongers-are-overworked-overstressed-and-overwhelmed

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