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  1. Female leads of movie revealed

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun The female leads of Confession of Pain have finally been revealed. Media Asia said on Sunday that Shu Qi and Beijing actress-director Xu Jinglei, right, will star ... or knowing which role she would play. '[Director Andrew] Lau [Wai-keung] always said he would cast me in his films but I waited fruitlessly for years,' she said. 'So when he invited me ...

  2. Female success can turn into a singular affair

    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... hand, women are making more money and becoming more independent. But such improvement in fact affects her chance of getting married.' Film director Barbara Wong Chun-chun, who in 2001 made Women's Private Parts, an award-winning documentary about female sexuality, agreed. Wong said that, compared with other Asian countries, women in Hong Kong enjoyed the highest social status, ...

  3. Sisters first female-only undertakers

    Posted Sep 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Two Hong Kong sisters are to become the city's first women undertakers working solely on female bodies after graduating from a funeral academy in Shanghai last week. Wong ... It is the only institute on the mainland that offers professional training. Kung Sau Funeral Service in Hong Kong sponsored the sisters' training. Its director, Lok Kar Keung, said it was necessary ...

  4. 'There were 800 males to only 100 females'

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... to only 100 females. It was an exciting time to be at university. The Vietnam War was unfolding and we'd gone from country to rock 'n' roll as Tennessee was home to Elvis Presley. ... around me and maybe that is what a good education does. Mary Lee Turner is the executive director of the Asia Society in Hong Kong. She was talking to David Phair ...

  5. Directors' pay improves but still lags 10 years behind US

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... cent of listed companies worldwide had women on the board 32 years ago. Now, 84 per cent of them have female directors,' Mr Tsui says. 'Another difference is that 32 years ago, many ... Enoch Yiu Independent directors of Hong Kong listed companies are taking home twice as much pay as they were five years ago, though they still have a long way to go to catch up ...

  6. Beef's on the menu as the bodybuilders strut their stuff

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... preening themselves in the bodybuilding competition. The Al-Dana Sports Club on the outskirts of Doha has never seen the likes of these guys. Of course, it's men only because female bodybuilding was not included, undoubtedly because it was a step too far for our Islamic hosts. But there is a certainly hypocrisy at work here. Beach volleyball features similarly skimpily clad female ...

  7. All-women teachers group aims to fight for female rights

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong The first all-women teacher group has been set up in Hong Kong to defend and fight for professional rights of female teachers. Chairman Pauline Chow Lo-sai said the Hong Kong Women Teachers' Organisation, with more than 100 women teachers, aimed to raise the awareness of problems faced by female teachers, improve their status and organise seminars, workshops ...

  8. Many female teachers too busy to wed, raise family

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam More than a third of female teachers do not plan to have children and over 20 per cent do not want to get married, blaming their school workload as the major reason. About 1,120 teachers were interviewed between January and February by the Hong Kong Women Teachers' Organisation, and 72 per cent of the respondents were female teachers. Of them, 34 per cent said ...

  9. Emperor's cousin fuels female heir controversy

    Posted Jan 10th 2006, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to open up female succession. He says in an interview in a magazine which goes on sale today that the committee, which made its recommendation in November, should reconsider. He suggested ... conservative stance yesterday said that despite public support for possible female succession, the prince's intervention could yet kill off the proposal. 'Many of us conservatives feel very ...

  10. Number of female smokers soars 45pc

    Posted Oct 30th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Academic points to social change and tobacco firms' marketing strategies for the alarming increase The number of female smokers in Hong Kong has soared 45 per cent ... of female smokers jumped from 78,800 in 1998 to 114,300 last year, while the total male smoking population decreased by 6 per cent from 726,300 to 678,900. In eight years, there were 35,500 more ...




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