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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cross-border schoolchildren could face mental health issues, says expert

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... children 'face mental anguish' Two in every five children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents may grow up maladjusted if they are made to cross the border daily for classes or live away ... on family policies. He referred to his own research papers from 1995 to 2011 which he said showed that anxiety, behavioural problems, learning difficulties and other mental health issues afflicted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338322/cross-border-schoolchildren-could-face-mental-health-issues-says
  2. 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

    ... An academic at the University of Hong Kong, Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai, counted numbers along the route in Wan Chai and concluded that about 103,000 people marched. Civil Human Rights Front convenor ... in the northeastern New Territories, and Beijing's white paper asserting control over Hong Kong. "We expect a lot of people in the protest, and we hope there would be more than 500,000 ...

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

    Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Women outnumber men in local workforce: study Hong Kong ranks third out of six Asian locations in a gender diversity survey that looked at women in the workplace. Community Business, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing corporate social responsibility, polled 32 multi-national companies in Hong Kong, the mainland, India, Japan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557312/hong-kong-ranks-third-number-women-workplace-says-study
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chinese students in Hong Kong unhappier than South Asian classmates: study

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Survey indicates link between neglect of spiritual health and dissatisfaction with life, says education institute Chinese students in Hong Kong are more ... said the survey underscored the negative effects of the neglect of spiritual health in Hong Kong, and it’s relationship with life dissatisfaction among Chinese youth in the city. She said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529329/chinese-students-hong-kong-unhappier-south-asian-classmates-study
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - SOCIETY

    The issue of breastfeeding in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by TARA JENKINS AND KAREN PITTAR

    ... The natural way to your baby's health It's natural, healthy and best for baby- so why does breastfeeding in public create such a furore? The volatile issue hit the headlines in Australia ... embarrassed at an international club in Hong Kong last year, when a staff member tapped her on the shoulder and suggested she might be more comfortable breastfeeding her baby in the toilet. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150949/issue-breastfeeding-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... and milk tea have made it on to the final list of Hong Kong's intangible cultural heritage. They are among 480 "items" of "intangible cultural heritage" that the city ... the making of snake wine and kung fu. The list also reflects the diverse nature of Hong Kong's population, including items such as Bangladesh's International Mother Language Day, the annual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... the government's reluctance to bring in a universal pension scheme is partly to blame. The survey is conducted every two years by the University of Hong Kong, and commissioned by insurer MassMutual ... Professor Nelson Chow Wing-sun, of the University of Hong Kong, said he was not surprised by the survey. "We are seeing frequent rises in transport fares and higher home prices ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... are losing the youth: survey The administration is being urged to reach out to Hong Kong's disaffected young people after a survey showed their unhappiness is mounting on issues from government ... base of 100. Respondents rated their mental health as better- up by about 10 per cent- and perceived a drop in youth crime. Their views of economic conditions, participation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong companies turn to 'laughter yoga' to soothe stressed workers

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Laughter yoga is a surprise hit with companies that want to soothe stressed-out employees Firms getting into funny business Companies in Hong Kong ... Ogilvy, HSBC, Citibank, the MTR Corporation, the Hospital Authority and even the Hong Kong Police. HSBC wanted to help its staff cope with the stressful lay-offs of recent years. A company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1503788/hong-kong-firms-get-funny-business-laughter-yoga
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cardboard cops retired from Hong Kong's roads (they just weren't cut out for the job)

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Simon Parry

    ... eye on Hong Kong's errant motorists. But in the end, it seems they just weren't cut out for the job. Two cardboard cut-out police officers created for HK$10,000 and put on duty near ... of the replica policemen would have been used across Hong Kong, police said at the time, although a taxi drivers' union warned that once motorists got used to the sight of bogus cops, they would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532995/cardboard-traffic-cops-prove-theyre-just-not-cut-out-job

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