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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    Financial meltdown in 2007 blamed for 13,000 suicides in North America and Europe

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 09:19pm by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Great Recession that started in 2007 is blamed for 13,000 suicides in North America and Europe Suicide toll of financial meltdown The Great Recession ... on Wednesday in the British Journal of Psychiatry, reveals that in the US, the suicide rate was rising even before the subprime loan crisis sent global financial markets into a tailspin. But data from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530990/financial-meltdown-2007-blamed-13000-suicides-north-america-and-europe
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and enhancing the city's status as a global financial centre. "Not everybody … is able to realise their potential in a situation where you've got rights … not being protected, and people ... Opportunities Commission, the European Union and Chinese University's gender research centre. Asked if the fact the city has no legislation against discrimination on the grounds of sexual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... retiring elsewhere Forty per cent of Hongkongers would consider leaving the city when they retire, believing they would be financially better off elsewhere, a survey has found. And one scholar says ... Financial Group. Researchers polled 508 people aged 20 to 55 in April on their attitude to retirement. Respondents gave an average rating of 5.5 out of 10 to the question of whether they were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Planning for a baby? That'll be HK$5.5m

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... a publicly funded education, the cost plummets to HK$980,000. In contrast, when a child goes to university overseas, the cost rises to HK$6.87 million, said the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583164/planning-baby-thatll-be-hk55m
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... at the Chinese University and was jointly organised by the Equal Opportunities Commission, the European Union's local office and the university's gender research centre. Hong Kong has yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581239/activists-urge-lawmakers-stand-against-anti-gay-prejudice
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Terrorist whisperer' Noor Huda Ismail helps rehabilitate Islamic militants

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Lana Lam

    ... in Indonesia have few options, said Professor Greg Barton, international director of the Global Terrorism Research Centre at Monash University, where Ismail is studying for a doctorate. Some Indonesian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580206/terrorist-whisperer-noor-huda-ismail-helps-rehabilitate-islamic
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    For older workers seeking stability, a small pension is better than nothing

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:00am by Phila Siu

    ... don't know." The proposed plan's qualification age is 65. Yu works at a Tai Po shopping centre for HK$30.20 an hour- just 20 cents more than the statutory minimum wage. The job brings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578672/older-workers-seeking-stability-small-pension-better-nothing
  8. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... centres. They were collected between 1988 and 1991 as part of a project called Art in the Camps run by UN-funded non-profit Garden Streams. Art, here, is a process that allows refugees to deal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... nuanced network of relationships that greases the gears of Hong Kong's businesses." He said the 2014 contest would be partially sponsored by a London-based financial services company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hongkongers get in a good mood. Financial stress causes the most emotional anxiety, with debt and a reduction in salary cited as their top two sources of unhappiness. The chamber called on the Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570790/hong-kong-youth-third-most-unhappy-10-region-survey

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