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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Wealth tax idea worthy of debate

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... unrest. Singapore's move focuses attention on our top 1 per cent. After all, six of Asia's reputedly 10 richest people live or have close ties in this city. Through disparate acts, ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... throughout East Asia? That applies as much to the mainland as anywhere: ending the one-child policy will make scant difference to the fertility rate because urbanisation will have a counterbalancing ... and inter-generational health of East Asia. It's time for our top officials to show some "superior intelligence". Philip Bowring is a Hong Kong-based journalist and commentator ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Falling crime rate a Hong Kong success to celebrate

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... blackmail and assault. What this tells us is that, although Hong Kong is not totally free of violent crime, it is a remarkably safe place to live in. Comparable communities in developed Asia, like Japan, Korea and Singapore, also have markedly lower crime rates than most Western societies. One theory I have heard is that social pressure plays a role. According to this idea, people in Asia ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dogs help 'hidden youths' regain their confidence in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... people in the East Kowloon area. "The changes are so great," said social worker Steven Lai Lap-hin, who works with hidden youths. "It's difficult to build that language ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Suicide prevention starts with stronger community bonds

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... in the following two years. In addition, many empirical studies found that a lot of suicides were the result of impulsive behaviour, especially in Asia. Hence, we advocate restricting access to means ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Charity helps adoptive families and adoptees in Asia

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... family relocated to Hong Kong four years ago, she soon became an active member of Adoptive Families of Hong Kong (AFHK), the only charity in Asia that connects adoptive families, adoptees ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Janette Pepall: An adoption pioneer

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... children with disabilities during the 1990s, and now provides training for people dealing with children at risk. A warm, motherly woman from Melbourne who has five adopted children from across Asia ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Gay rights activists decry Cecil Chao's husband bounty for lesbian daughter

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU, Jennifer Ngo

    ... debate about sexual equality, Lam said it would be "inappropriate to comment on entertainment news". Yesterday saw the opening of Pink Season, the largest LGBT festival in Asia ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Handover graffiti project questioned by street sleepers

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... and they do this. What's the point of these pictures?" she said. Annar, 39, has lived in the subways between Queen's Road East and Happy Valley racecourse for six years after she lost ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nail bar blues

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... in recent years. In both Europe and North America, the faces on the other side of the salon table are almost all those of young Vietnamese migrants, many of them freshly arrived from Asia ... what many youngsters can earn in a week in rural Vietnam- the human tide from East to West is unlikely to ebb.     REACHING FOR THE STARS The spread of Vietnamese-run nail salons around ...




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