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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 Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... standards, education and gender equality. Chinese amply discuss China's many problems of inequality and inequity, problems that will not be solved through authoritarian rule. The example ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. 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. ...

  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. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong party boss Hu Chunhua keeps his cards close to his chest

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... it could best be described as salt and pepper, with plenty of white mixed in with the grey. Hu needs to focus on improving the development of civil society and reducing social inequality ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Law to be more user-friendly

    Posted Jul 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Law drafters are aiming to make Hong Kong legislation more accessible to the public by adopting a simpler and gender-sensitive writing style. The effort ... pushed for the changes. The department published a guidebook on clear and gender-sensitive drafting earlier this year. Under the new style, 'he' will not be used in place ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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