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  1. Lifestyle - Books - ETHICS

    Tackling the taboos of sex and desire in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH HODSON

    ... Ethics Sex and Desire in Hong Kong by Petula Sik Ying Ho and A. Ka Tat Tsang HKU Press 4 stars Hannah Hodson Sex and Desire in Hong Kong by Petula Sik Ying Ho and A. Ka Tat Tsang HKU Press   Hannah Hodson Subjects many of us are familiar with but dare not speak about are challenged in this refreshingly candid anthology. Petula Ho Sik-ying, a professor at the University of Hong Kong ...

  2. Payout for tour dispute raises legal issues

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Hong Kong, but this is not something that's impossible to follow up,' Liu said. But lawmaker James To Kun-sun, chairman of the security panel, said the case was impossible to pursue ... it was rare for an agency to offer a cash settlement. Wong Wai-wing, chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Registered Tour Co-ordinators, said that agencies should wait until after the Travel ...

  3. Lover of Cornwall Court hero issues writ

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com The long-time, live-in girlfriend of a married fireman who died fighting the Cornwall Court fire in Mong Kok in 2008 has begun a battle for compensation with fire chiefs. In a writ filed to High Court, Lo Sau-lan, who describe ...

  4. June 4 play reveals role played by Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... centring on sensitive political issues was a tough business in Hong Kong because it was difficult to rent the more affordable performance venues run by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department ... Cheung Man-kwong and Reverend Chu Yiu-ming play themselves in the drama Beliefs Soar, which includes a storyline about the Hong Kong-based operation that helped dissidents flee overseas via Hong ...

  5. Close battle over equality issue

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei CCC Ming Kei College and YWCA Hioe Tjo Yeong College met in the fifth round of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition. The motion was: 'Hong Kong isn't doing ... a teaching consultant at the University of Hong Kong's Faculty of Education, and Stephen Farmer, an English teacher from Pui Yak Canossian College, as adjudicators. Hioe Tjo Yeong said Hong Kong ...

  6. Medical groups pick favourites for top post

    Posted Sep 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who was ultimately picked, Poon hoped he would be considerate about the working conditions of all staff members, like his predecessor, Solomon. Association of Hong Kong Nursing Staff chairman ... authority staff acknowledge Cheung's relatively long experience in hospital management. Leung specialises in public health and was the founding controller of the Department of Health ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CINEMA

    Fund fails young movie makers, says Hong Kong film community amid calls for overhaul

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... to further their filmmaking careers," said Winnie Tsang Lai-fun, managing director of film company Golden Scene. "It also helps a new generation of Hong Kong films maintain their international exposure, so that the world knows what Hong Kong cinema is up to. You can't keep talking about Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan or other well-established names," added Tsang, also a member ...

  8. TV images failed to prepare HK health team for the 'shocking' reality

    Posted Jun 10th 2008, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun As shocking as they were, the television pictures from the earthquake zone did not prepare members of a Hong Kong health team for the grim reality they found when they arrived ... county between May 19 and 27. The team was impressed by the resilience of the villagers. 'Our compatriots in Hong Kong have come to see us, too. You must have travelled a long way,' ...

  9. Reluctance to seek help a factor in male suicides

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... According to the World Health Organisation, the suicide rate per 100,000 of population in Hong Kong is 19 for men and 10 for women. Wong said many men went to the centre only because their wives ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Twice as many men as women commit suicide in Hong Kong because they are reluctant to seek help for emotional problems, a counsellor says. Kathy Wong ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report, 'Girls reaching puberty before the age of 10', which appeared on page 3 on July 13, wrongly described Alvin Chan Yee-shing as the chairman of the Education Committee of the Medical Council. Dr Chan is, in fact, a co-chair of the Health Education Committee of the Hong Kong Medical Association. ...




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