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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    United States government urged to ask people about their state of happiness

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:31am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Gauge happiness, US told A panel of experts thinks the US government should be more in touch with Americans' feelings. By gauging happiness, there'd be more to consider than cold hard cash when deciding matters tha ...

  2. Business - Money - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong has more millionaires than ever – but one in 10 are considering leaving the city

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:57pm by KANIS LI

    ... the desire to leave the city. Australia, Canada and the United States are the preferred destinations. The number of people with HK$1 million or more in liquid assets- in the form of deposits ... there, followed by Canada (23 per cent), the United States (22 per cent) and Taiwan (22 per cent). ...

  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Even popular teens bullied at school, not just outcasts, says US study

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by NYT

    ... a surprise to people who presumed outcasts were the exclusive targets. The researchers, Robert Faris of the University of California, Davis, and Diane Felmlee of Pennsylvania State University in the United States, write that traditional views of bullying, reported by nearly a fifth of teenagers, tell less than the whole story. "For most students, gains in status increase the likelihood ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... The Guardian Even those in their 20s are turning to cosmetic procedures to appear more youthful 'Ageist' US tech firms drive staff to surgery Silicon Valley has become the most 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 ...

  5. News - World - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... In Italy, nearly four-fifths (79 per cent) of young adults were living with their parents. However, Germany, the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom saw decreases in their numbers over ... life." The data underscores the predicament of "Generation Y". Better educated than their forebears, they are condemned nonetheless to dimmer prospects than their parents' ...

  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... a fractured cheekbone, one witness says. The police were called but no one was arrested. The unspoken message delivered to the workers at the state-run construction site was that they should accept ... with the state, Pun explained. There is little incentive for local governments to enforce labour protection policies, she says, given local connections to construction companies. As a result, a highly ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... ordered thousands of loss-making state-owned enterprises to be shut. Zhu, dubbed "China's economic reform tsar", broke workers' "iron bowls" at state-run firms ... will create more jobs for better-educated people, such as scientists, engineers, and financial professionals. A service sector expansion will absorb more workers. "I'd expect some local ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... by the state-run Global Times was conducted about a week after scores of protesters booed and hurled abuse at mainland shoppers and passers-by in Tsim Sha Tsui. The chief of the anti-discrimination ... in perceptions was due to a lack of national identity in Hongkongers. He said more education was necessary. Chow said last week that the city could extend its anti-discrimination laws to protect ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... was responding to a call on Thursday by Zhang Dejiang, who heads the Communist Party's group on Hong Kong affairs. Zhang urged the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    I don't hate mainlanders- just their behaviour, TST protest organiser says

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:55am by Phila Siu

    ... of national education classes in schools in 2012. "I asked myself: I am a grown man, but had I ever done anything for the city?" He grew more concerned about events in the city, especially ... Leung Chun-ying, while the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office joined the condemnation. But Ronald Leung, who recalled being yelled at by mainland visitors when he worked ...




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