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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College education without involvement in issues like Occupy Central a waste, college chief claims Students right to join in protests, says academic ... disobedience as part of Occupy Central, although he did not rule out disciplinary consequences. He recalled joining protests for better education policies while studying from 1970 to 1974, and later ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Kids now have more diverse dream jobs, poll finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... is campaigning for a Children's Commission to be set up to better protect young people's interests. A motion to "expeditiously set up a commission" was approved by the Legislative ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557043/kids-now-have-more-diverse-dream-jobs-poll-finds
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Businesses urged to join poverty commission

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee colleen.lee@scmp.com Commission’s first meeting calls for more involvement but fails to draw a poverty line Business urged to join poverty commission Members of the Commission on Poverty have called for business to be more involved in its work to, as one put it, help "teach people how to fish". The view was expressed at the commission's first meeting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1102536/businesses-urged-join-poverty-commission
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... the government's reluctance to bring in a universal pension scheme is partly to blame. The survey is conducted every two years by the University of Hong Kong, and commissioned by insurer MassMutual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the index. Other areas of dissatisfaction included opportunities for development, public spending on education and the rule of law, each of which was down by about 5 per cent from the first ... in government-funded tertiary education and environmental quality were all up about 6 per cent. Lee said young people were feeling more assertive about their influence in society, which was "definitely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... the English Schools Foundation and the Securities and Futures Commission, also receives the silver star. "I have not thought about getting an honour and so I was taken by surprise. I see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four parents against gay rights, finds poll by conservative Christian group

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... were atheists and 22 per cent Christians; 70 per cent were secondary-school graduates and 23 per cent had received higher education. More than 72 per cent disagreed with a suggestion children ... are normal and beautiful". Chan said that the education systems of Western countries gave homosexual values an equal status to heterosexual values. But Hong Kong's government should make ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542006/three-four-parents-against-gay-rights-finds-poll-conservative
  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Video-gamers not 'losers', study finds

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:24am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... that Americans spent US$13.5 billion on gaming last year- there has not been a lot of hard data on hand. Until now. The results of a new study commissioned by the video-game-streaming network Twitch ... actually tend to be more social, more successful and more educated than the non-gaming population. They're a particularly valuable group of people but... difficult to reach Matt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1528230/video-gamers-not-losers-study-finds
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Crunch time for new pension plan, says Professor Nelson Chow

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Crunch time for new pension plan, says researcher Hongkongers must decide now whether they are prepared to pay for a new retirement plan, an expert appointed to study the issue said yesterday. Commissioned by the government last year, Professor Nelson Chow Wing-sun and his team have spent a year making detailed calculations on six proposals- including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543209/crunch-time-new-pension-plan-says-professor-nelson-chow
  10. 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

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