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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Big Hong Kong firms shun phone app for 'gay-friendly' shopping

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com Small companies and global businesses sign up for Pink Dollar but larger local concerns fail to respond Big firms shun phone app for 'gay-friendly' shopping Some of Hong Kong's biggest companies have shunned a smartphone application that lists gay-friendly businesses. Global businesses and smaller local companies, however, have ...

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    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... O. Now, only two remain," said Cheng Kai-keung, 59, who started working in his family's factory as a child. Even as the craft disappears from fishing communities across the city, ... silver shrimp from local fishermen to provide stock for the whole year," recalled Cheng, who runs the Cheng Cheung Hing Shrimp Paste Factory founded by his great-grandfather in 1920. ...

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    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Lai's childhood friend Cheng Yau-fok sold his boat, which he had taken as far as Taiwan and even South Korea. He had been fishing for 30 years, spending up to four months of the year at sea. "The income is very unstable. Fishermen are very practical. We just want to make a living," Cheng says. Some fishermen now work from small boats and fish near the shore with gill nets, he ...

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    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... the amount can be lowered," Chow told RTHK a day after he presented the findings to the government-appointed Commission on Poverty, chaired by Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. Under ...

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    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... for employers to bear. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who chairs the commission, said it needed more time to study the report. Lam said she "could not commit the commission to any ...

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    Regina Ip makes some waves in movie debut

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... talented," she said. The film also features actor Nick Cheung Ka-fai, and actress and singer Sammi Cheng Sau-man. "I am their fan too," Ip said. Ip did not receive payment and said she did ...

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    Do more to lure foreign professionals: Carrie Lam

    Posted Jan 07th 2014, 03:14am by Edward Tang

    ... Edward Tang edward.tang@scmp.com Do more to lure foreign professionals: Carrie Lam Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor yesterday called on the professional sectors to do more to recognise overseas qualifications, to allow more workers to come to the city. Speaking at a forum on population policy, she said the next government would have to address the looming population ...

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    YouTube slap-attack boyfriend escapes charges over alleged assault of Post photographer

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Austin Chiu

    ... his girlfriend Cheng Yan-na who slapped him 14 times- allegedly pushed over and kicked photographer May Tse outside Kowloon City Court. Chioo, 23, had been leaving court with Cheng, 20, who ...

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    'Rules strangling supply of old people's homes'

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

    ... values and their profits. Sadly, it's part of the mindset of Hongkongers, too." Crystal Cheng Lai-ling, business director at the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, agreed a review ...

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    Public consultation on ageing population slammed by experts

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong, Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... not propose measures right away because we want to see if the public will agree on these directions," said Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, who leads the steering committee ...




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