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  1. Letters

    Posted Sep 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ...-specific beauty or talent event in the world. Gender inequality is indeed an issue in Hong Kong that needs to be tackled. But what we need to focus on are real issues like access to education ... of the vehicle horn for anything other than emergencies. Randall van der Woning, Tai Po Focus on real gender issues I refer to the letter by Sandy Siu Wing-sum ('Female-only panel is wrong', ...

  2. letters

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the new Chief Executive should pledge to address gender inequality. Some people may complain that low-income women are a burden on us, but if they have suitable training and opportunities, ...

  3. Sex imbalance sees men in shorter supply

    Posted Aug 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... details the status of women and men in major economic and social spheres. The figures show that, excluding people over 80, the age group which manifests the worst gender inequality is 35 to 39. ...

  4. Faceless women and other damn itches

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Amy Cheung

    ... are not what we commonly recognise as feminist artists,' says Ma, who is also manager of 1a Space. 'They're not particularly interested in gender issues, either. 'What I want ... 'But the message behind my artwork applies to all sorts of constraints we have- they're not restricted to sexual inequality. 'Hong Kong women enjoy many opportunities that men enjoy, ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... my concern about sexual inequality in Hong Kong. I do not think that Hong Kong is lagging behind with regard to sexual equality, it is just that it is developing slowly in Hong Kong. Laws ... of the applicant's gender. A number of companies in Hong Kong have women in senior positions on their management teams. Therefore, I do not think it is fair to say that Hong Kong is lagging behind in sexual ...

  6. Helping Cambodian schools

    Posted Jan 18th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and become volunteers. 'Students play a great role in relieving global poverty and inequality,' said HIF member Elvis Kwong. 'Being a volunteer can be a life-changing experience. You ...

  7. Put the people first

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... At the highest level, rising economic inequality in the midst of continuing overall prosperity is something that needs to be addressed urgently. Although Hong Kong's gross domestic product has been growing at an average of 3 per cent in the past 15 years, and our GDP per capita reached a high of more than US$35,000, our poverty gap is widening. Throughout history, such inequalities have ...

  8. Missed opportunities

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Asians are known to be edgy talking about their monthly income and prefer to underestimate their financial standing rather than overestimate it. A study by global fund house Fidelity shows that people in Hong Kong are undervaluing their earning power and possibly missing out on investment opportunities amid rising income inequalities. The study, 'Rich Me? Poor Me?' designed ...

  9. The small-house policy is causing needless divisions in Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... population toil for their entire lives and often end up with less. Such is the monetary inequity of this policy. More damaging to our society is the division the policy creates. Individuals like me ...

  10. Measuring the quality of life in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... environmentalist Eric Bohm and social activist Sit Pui-yu. Sit, an activist for the elderly with the Society for Community Organisation, blames social inequality for marring people's livelihoods. ...




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