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  1. News - Hong Kong - FATHER'S DAY

    Divided family enjoys short reunion

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Celebrating their father, Ng family lament brother stranded on mainland Divided family enjoys short reunion As families across Hong Kong gathered to celebrate Father's Day yesterday, the Ng family were hoping that their temporary union will soon become more permanent. Present yesterday were Ng Sing, 43, his father, 81- who both live in Hong ...

  2. News - World

    Nelson Mandela's widow treated badly by his family, book says

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by AFP

    ... Mandela's widow was treated badly by members of his family as the peace icon was fighting for his life in hospital, excerpts from a memoir by his long-time aide have revealed. In a book likely to ruffle some feathers within the large Mandela family, Zelda la Grange, Mandela's personal assistant for 19 years, describes shabby treatment of Mandela's wife, Graca Machel, even ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Set up community service teams to help high-risk families

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:25am by LETTERS

    ... Set up community service teams to help high-risk families I am sure all Hongkongers were deeply saddened by the family tragedy in Sham Shui Po on June 4 ("Mother held after baby girl chopped to death", June 5). What it illustrates is the need to improve support services for high-risk families. The Hong Kong Social Workers Association has a number of suggestions to make. ...

  4. Surrogacy has long-term effects

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of 'family' is changing too. Just one generation ago, most Hong Kong children were raised by their parents. Now they are left to the helper. Divorce was frowned upon. Single mothers were unacceptable. ...

  5. Businessmen invest in their families as stay-at-home dads

    Posted Nov 01st 2010, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan For a society obsessed with wealth and success, few are blessed with the wisdom and opportunity to recognise the true value of family. But Matthew Taylor and Brett Rierson, both highly successful business professionals, have decided to put family first. They opted out of the marketplace and became stay-at-home dads in order to invest in something that will truly last: ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Song-dynasty relics in Kowloon City unlock one Hong Kong family’s past

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 01:22pm by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... a new chapter in his family’s history. For decades, members of the Chiu clan in Hong Kong have been researching their past. Many believe they are the descendants of the Song dynasty (960-1279AD) royal family, members of which are thought to have fled to Hong Kong during the dying days of the dynasty, and have been actively attempting to reconstruct the family’s history. The discovery ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: naked ambition

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:31pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... shenanigans, if any, but because their wives and children have emigrated, leaving them home alone. With family members holding foreign nationalities, it’s easier for luo guan to transfer their ill-gotten assets overseas. It is not uncommon for Communist Party officials to have immediate family members who hold passports not of the “glorious motherland” but of another country. However, ...

  8. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Malaysia Airlines' insurer initiates payments to MH370 victims' families

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Insurer initiates payments to victims' families Malaysia Airlines' insurer has begun paying the families of passengers on board flight MH370 US$50,000 each in initial compensation three months after the jet disappeared, a government official said yesterday. So far six Malaysian and one Chinese family had received the advance payment, ...

  9. Peter Lee surrogacy case referred to police

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The case of Henderson Land Development scion Peter Lee Ka-Kit, who was reported to have hired a California-based surrogate mother to give birth to triplet sons, has been referred to the police. The birth of the three grandsons to Henderson cha ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Reduce poverty to end families' reliance on child labour

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:12am by SALLY KO

    ... Sally Ko Sally Ko says consumers in well-off societies can exercise ethical buying With support, poor families need not rely on child labour Today is World Day against Child Labour and, ... to supplement the family income, thus creating a "child labour trap". But they also suggest that parents will usually withdraw their children from the labour market once household income ...




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