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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    Almost half of Europe's young adults living with parents, survey finds

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Almost half of Europe's young adults are at home with their parents, a record, survey shows Still living with mum and dad? You're not alone Almost half of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests- a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent. One of the most ...

  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    Even popular teens bullied at school, not just outcasts, says US study

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by NYT

    ... to them, and five they in turn had been mean to. They used that web of connections to draw their conclusions. Half the students were white and a third black. The average student was harassed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    1,400 homeless sleeping on Hong Kong's streets, double government estimates

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... with an average salary of HK$5,688. About half the respondents had attended high school. Constance Ching Wing-lok, project supervisor of the City-Youth Empowerment Project, which organised the study, said ...

  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Pritzker Prize for Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who builds in cardboard

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... for mortgages. With proportionately more affluent home buyers in the mix, new homes typically had more upscale features. Nearly half had four bedrooms (48 per cent), a third full bath was a popular ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Amy Nip and Tony Cheung Idea to divert mainland visitors to Lok Ma Chau is met with indifference from officials, while others say shopping centre won't solve the problem Border mega mall proposal a tough sell A proposal to build a shopping centre near the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint that will be half the size of Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City has received a lukewarm ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Most people both sides of the border oppose anti-mainlander protests, finds survey

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 12:51pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... to buy daily necessities. In the Global Times survey, about 1,000 Hong Kong residents and 1,209 mainlanders were interviewed between Friday and yesterday. More than half of the mainlanders polled ... reasons for the tension, according to more than half of the respondents from both Hong Kong and the mainland. The principle of "one country, two systems" drew differing stances. While 38 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Head of Women's Foundation wants to fight gender stereotypes

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by Lana Lam

    ... in such a half-hearted way?" asked Thompson, who was appointed to the Equal Opportunities Commission last May. She added that the Women's Commission's HK$30 million budget fell well below ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women still on outer edges in key industries

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:59am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... less than 10 per cent of staff at more than half the 57 companies surveyed are women. In the luxury sector, the proportion of senior management posts held by women is below the global average. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Firms flourish by having women on top, survey finds

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... employers and professionals. Nearly half of female human resource managers in Hong Kong said that having more women in leadership roles was a critical success factor for organisations. Meanwhile, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Toy guns with 'Diaoyu Islands are China's territory' on sale to Hong Kong children

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Thomas Chan

    ... vice-president of the Professional Teacher's Union, said. Shop owner Peter Chan said he bought about 40 of the mainland-made plastic pistols from a wholesaler recently, and half of them had been ...




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