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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    Australian Parliament drops plan to segregate veil wearers in public gallery

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... or coats reaching mid-thigh- an ensemble often denounced by conservatives as "bad hijab"- instead of a traditional chador that covers the whole body. A senior cleric of Isfahan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620740/australian-parliament-drops-plan-segregate-veil-wearers-public-gallery
  2. 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

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Conservative Christian group finds traditional views are heading for conflict with the young and liberal; but research method is questioned Poll: ... by a conservative Christian group indicates. But the Society for Truth and Light said a more liberal trend was noted among younger parents which could eventually lead to conflict with traditional values. ...

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

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

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

    ... except for gillnetting, longlining, handlining and cage-trapping, in order to conserve the seabed to create a sustainable fishing industry. Around 1,400 vessels are affected, and Lai's ... savings," says Lai, who usually makes about HK$10,000 to HK$20,000 a month. A trawling ban was also introduced last year, in the name of conservation, which forced out fishermen using that method. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by ANNEMARIE EVANS

    ... as they have been for hundreds of years. Hau has been nominated by the Conservancy Association for the heritage preservation category of the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards. "I finished Form Two ... by the Conservancy Association as a living dictionary of local village culture and dialect. "Hakka and Wai Tau language are my first languages," says Hau, but with fewer and fewer people speaking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586060/living-dictionary-keeps-family-history-culture-and-language-alive
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... "This month and the next, we will be setting up a pilot site with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department in Tai Mo Shan," Sham says. If the department approves Sham's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586061/engineers-fiery-passion-robots
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... leaves.” Dr Joseph Ting Sun-pao, a member of the committee advising the government on intangible cultural heritage, urged the government to draw up conservation plans, including designating funding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Auctioneers turn to new variety of gems to meet demands of mainland buyers

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Diamonds may be a Hongkonger's best friend, but mainlanders' diverse tastes are prompting auctioneers to turn to less traditional gems Time to shine for new variety of gemstones White diamonds remain in demand among conservative Hong Kong buyers despite a recent dip in the global market, but auctioneers are also offering a wide variety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1518864/auctioneers-turn-new-variety-gems-meet-demands-mainland-buyers
  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ivory keys on replica piano hit sour note with conservationists

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Ivory keys on replica piano strike sour note It is undeniably impressive with its intricate woodcarving, abundant gold leaf and stunning miniature paintings in the style of Watteau, but should a grand piano produced in 2013 have real ivory-to ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1256689/ivory-keys-replica-piano-hit-sour-note-conservationists
  9. News - China - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... says Laurence Brahm, an international lawyer and economist based in Beijing who advises the Ministry of Environmental Protection on green policies. "The whole process of energy ... and Steel, who added that it might be a "very conservative estimate". Researchers have warned that with factories at overcapacity, an ageing population and difficulties in boosting labour ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1438770/migrant-workers-rural-residents-paying-price-cleaner-future
  10. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... consultant told the magazine he recommended anyone over 40 used a professional photographer for their LinkedIn profile pic, "so they exude energy and vigour, not fatigue". More alarmingly, ... not to be named. "At some point in your career, the things that made you desirable- flexibility, adaptability, the time and energy and drive to stay abreast of new developments and just work, work, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1465632/silicon-valley-most-ageist-place-america-investigation-says

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