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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Former civil servant Rachel Cartland muses on a city driven by fear

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Former civil servant's book Paper Tigress recalls a challenging career and she laments that the city is gripped by anxiety over freedom and Beijing's intentions Musing on a golden age corroded by fear Rachel Cartland was just 22 old and fresh out of Oxford University when she arrived in Hong Kong in 1972 as one of only two female expatriate civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424344/former-civil-servant-rachel-cartland-muses-city-driven-fear
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Swimmers brave cold to make dash and splash into 2014

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:06pm by Darren Wee and Christy Choi

    ... the race for his 30th year. He walked up the jetty on crutches. American expatriate Jeffrey Chasnov, 52, came third in the men's open category. After the competitive participants completed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1394756/swimmers-brave-cold-make-dash-and-splash-2014
  3. News - World - SOCIETY

    Russian expat's London wine shop caters to rich

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:21am by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in London Russian expatriate taps into an elite market in London, home to wealthy Chinese and more multimillionaires than anywhere else on earth Tycoon raises the bar for fine wine Yevgeny Chichvarkin does not agree that spending £120,000 (HK$1.53 million) on a bottle of wine is an absurd extravagance. "Why?" asked the Russian owner of luxury wine store ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1391986/russian-expats-london-wine-shop-caters-rich
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats' costs are down but Hong Kong is still No 10 in Asia

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 03:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Kong has become a little bit cheaper for expatriates to live in, relatively speaking. It dropped one place to become the 38th most expensive location in the world for expatriates- although ... for expatriates and ensure their purchasing power is not compromised. In Asia, Hong Kong was cheaper than Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo, which ranked first for the second year in a row. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1254800/expats-costs-are-down-hong-kong-still-no-10-asia
  5. News - World - SOCIETY

    Danes still world's happiest people

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 05:13am by AFP

    ... a British expatriate who has written a book on his adopted home. Danes also have a knack for denying unpalatable truths, he said. “They have the highest level of private debt in the world... ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1354011/danes-still-worlds-happiest-people
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Canine carer Sally Andersen to the rescue

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 04:46pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Sally Anderson has 500 dogs under her care as the founder of Hong Kong Dog Rescue Most of Hong Kong’s visitors arrive by plane or train, but Briton Sally Andersen came by yacht after sailing from Taiwan with a friend. That was 1984. Andersen, like countless other expatriates who’ve come to these shores, was staying for six months before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1325780/canine-carer-sally-andersen-rescue
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    King and Country shop angers with Nazi figurines

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com French expatriates outraged at Pacific Place shop selling merchandise including a Hitler figurine, but owner says it's about history Nazi toy soldiers stir ... swastika behind him, has raised eyebrows. A French expatriate recently asked the South China Morning Post to investigate why the shop is selling "Nazi memorabilia", calling it "a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1071926/king-and-country-shop-angers-nazi-figurines
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Ikea at last cracks China market, but success has meant adapting to local ways

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... behaviour in China is very different," says Zhang, shrugging at the mayhem around him. The Chinese approach to Ikea has long intrigued expatriates and domestic internet users alike, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300942/ikea-last-cracks-china-market-success-has-meant-adapting-local-ways
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More refugees get medical bills waived

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... should support torture claimants and asylum seekers when mainlanders and other expatriates were not entitled to waivers of non-emergency services. "The UN [still] owes us a lot of money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1259374/more-refugees-get-medical-bills-waived

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