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  1. Tsang let the Gini out of the bottle

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has, perhaps, finally understood where he failed. The grilling and humiliation the retiring chief executive suffered in the legislature last week marked a sad ending to a public career spanning more than four ...

  2. Man arrested for dousing wife's face with acid

    Posted Mar 08th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Clifford Lo

    ... poured acid on his wife's face while she was sleeping. An investigator said the woman woke up in agony and saw her husband standing next to her holding a glass bottle. She fled to a neighbour's flat for help. The mainland-born victim had apparently swallowed some of the acid and vomited blood before police arrived, the investigator said. Officers seized a glass bottle, which ...

  3. City Briefs

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... turn to their families in times of trouble. The party urged the government to educate people on the importance of the family. Falling bottle hits woman Police are investigating a case in which a 22-year-old woman was injured by a glass bottle falling from a high-rise building in Tai Kok Tsui. The bottle hit the woman's foot as she was walking in Tai Kok Tsui Road on Friday night. She ...

  4. More hitting the bottle when times get tough

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A university researcher says his new survey reveals it's time for a programme devoted to dealing with alcohol abuse Nearly 10 per cent of working-age Hongkongers use alcohol to cope with problems such as stress and depression, a survey has ...

  5. Realities that may finally shatter the glass ceiling

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The glass ceiling faced by women should have been raised much higher by now, if not obliterated. Better birth control liberated them long ago. Expansion of higher education has equipped them with better qualifications and skills, boosting their job prospects. The growth of the services sector at the expense of manufacturing in advanced economies- the demand for more brains ...

  6. Glass ceiling lower for HK women

    Posted Sep 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The glass ceiling is a lot lower in Hong Kong. Women are under-represented in senior management positions in city firms, especially when compared to Western countries. They make up 53 per cent of the workforce but hold only 29 per cent of leadership positions, according to Census and Statistics Department figures released yesterday by The Women's Foundation. ...

  7. letters

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... this event very useful. I started the day by interviewing am optometrist in Shau Kei Wan as I was doing a project related to glasses. The optometrist gave me his professional advice on choosing and wearing glasses, and tips on protecting the eyes. It was the first time I had interviewed a professional adult. I was very nervous at first, but I soon relaxed. After the interview, my group mates ...

  8. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tseung kwan o woman beaten with bottles A 45-year-old woman was beaten on the head with glass bottles by two young men as she walked near Ming Kok House of Ming Tak Estate in Tseung Kwan O about 6.50am yesterday. She was treated at hospital and discharged. She told police she did not know the motive for the attack. executives account for majority of fraud cases Sixty-six per cent ...

  9. Beyond the glass ceiling

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... the so-called 'glass ceiling' is yet to be seen, but it is an indication of the progress women in the workplace are making, in Norway at least. A small group of women in Hong Kong are also ...

  10. Despite more women breaking the glass ceiling, many are trapped in poverty

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... Rosheen Rodwell Even as more women in Hong Kong penetrate the corporate glass ceiling, an increasing number are at the same time falling into laborious jobs with low pay, the head of the Equal Opportunities Commission has warned. A recent report released by the International Labour Office found that there was a persistent gap in status, job security, wages and education between ...




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