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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Parents feeling the pressure as students get ready to start school

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Arthur Chan

    ... as the summer holiday comes to an end and their children prepare to go back to school. Half of them also expressed worries that the curriculum may be too difficult for their children to follow. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581243/parents-feeling-pressure-students-get-ready-start-school
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... Chef's Noodle, a Korean restaurant in Wan Chai which employs young offenders, is one of them. Roughly half of its employees have previous convictions for petty crimes and want to turn their lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  3. 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

    ... Staff Reporter Study of 10 regions in Asia is sad reflection on the city HK's unhappy youth nothing to laugh about More than half of Hong Kong adults aged below 40 say they are not happy, a survey of 10 regions in Asia has found. On a self-rated scale of one to 10- with 10 being the top happiness level- some 52 per cent of locals gave a score of six or below. A score ...

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

    Welfare benefits not enough for rent

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by CALVIN LIU

    ... Calvin Liu calvin.liu@scmp.com Call for policy revamp after study finds most people on housing subsidy have to make up cash shortfall each month for small, subdivided flats Welfare benefits not enough for rent More than half of those who live on welfare payments have to fork out money from their own pockets for rent as the government subsidy they receive is not enough, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559264/welfare-benefits-not-enough-rent
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Kids now have more diverse dream jobs, poll finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... said the study showed pupils' ambitions these days had diverged from the traditional fields. In the 2004 poll, half the pupils aspired to become teachers, doctors and lawyers or to work ... Council last November, but it has not yet to be established more than half a year down the road. Suggested services include more public provision of extracurricular activities and career advice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557043/kids-now-have-more-diverse-dream-jobs-poll-finds
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Organisers hope recent issues boost march turnout Organisers of the July 1 march hope recent controversies will push turnout above the 500,000 of 2003, when the first large-scale handover day march was held. The Civil Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  7. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    That'll teach you! Jilted man buys hundreds of cinema tickets to prove to ex how wealthy he's become

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... of Extinction, to show his ex-partner what she was missing. Copies of receipts Wang posted online confirmed the tickets cost 250,000 yuan- about half his claimed monthly income. “I only want to say ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1540882/man-donates-250000-yuan-worth-imax-cinema-tickets-bid-impress-ex
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Poverty line set too low for people living alone: Oxfam

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 06:46pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Call to review minimum wage after study finds basic cost of living for one-member households is double the estimate of official poverty line Above the poverty line, still in poverty The government has drawn its poverty line for adults living alone at just half their actual cost of living, a leading charity says. Oxfam Hong Kong calculated the basic monthly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534810/oxfam-calls-minimum-wage-be-raised-hk35-hour
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should police firearms rules be made public in wake of fatal shooting?

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:53pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Fewer than half the chapters of guidelines for officers are public … with those on contentious matters like firearms kept secret Shooting leads to debate ... their own judgment as the relevant chapters of the Police General Orders are not available for inspection. Fewer than half the chapters are available online, while those that can be viewed may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1507336/complaints-police-killing-21-year-old-may-not-be-probed-police
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Complaints watchdog tells public to record rows with police

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... points from last year. Almost half of the 1,039 respondents mistakenly thought that "monitoring police behaviour or conduct" was one of the police watchdog's duties. In fact, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506921/complaints-watchdog-tells-public-record-rows-police

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