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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Ethnic minority youth find comfort in a more accepting Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:14am by Lana Lam

    ... forming an exhibition that opens today at Polytechnic University. A second intake has already started. One of those graduating today is Hong Kong-born Nepali Rabin Chetri, 16. Speaking fluent ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Barriers remain, but students being groomed for future leadership roles say Hong Kong is becoming more multicultural and accepting Ethnic minority youth find ...

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

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

    ... in Hong Kong is likely to be double that of previous government estimates, a City University study has found. The university, with the help of three other community organisations, puts the figure ... locations, including temporary shelters and 24-hour restaurant chains. The university also surveyed 323 homeless people and found 40 per cent were supporting themselves through low-paying jobs, ...

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    Hong Kong's Goddess of Democracy statue shines light on Tiananmen Square tragedy … for now

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 03:05am by Stuart Lau

    ... the Beijing original built by students 25 years ago. "I hope to attract both Hong Kong students and mainland visitors so that the truth about the June 4 massacre can be passed on to the next generation and radiated to the mainland," said Lee, chairman of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China, which runs the museum. But there was still no sign ...

  4. Business - Money - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong has more millionaires than ever – but one in 10 are considering leaving the city

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 02:57pm by KANIS LI

    ... to HK$3.1 million as new millionaires joined the pool with smaller holdings. The survey, carried out by the University of Hong Kong, found more than 500 millionaires among the 4,046 adults ... Kanis Li kanis.li@scmp.com Survey finds the older and richer the millionaire, the higher the desire to leave Hong Kong More HK millionaires … and emigrants The number of millionaires ...

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    Young mainland women 'marrying elderly Hong Kong men to get residency'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:56am by Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo

    ... permits to live in Hong Kong, Law's world fell apart. After months of abuse, including public humiliation, he was divorced, lost custody of his son, then three, and was evicted from his 150 ... Lam said he believed the main reason mainland women married elderly men in Hong Kong was to get residency in the city and seize their flats. In similar cases his welfare agency handled, most ...

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    Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... Kong people want controls on the influx of individual mainland visitors, a university survey shows. Results of the poll by the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies at Chinese University were ... of the poll's 880 respondents agreed that the multiple-entry permit scheme for Shenzhen permanent residents should be scrapped. About 12 million Shenzhen residents visited Hong Kong last year, up from ...

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    'I think of her as a mother as well': Hong Kong-born British man searches for long-lost nanny

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:04am

    ... to find her. Watch: Hong Kong born British man searches for his long lost nanny “I think of her as a mother as well,” Grew, now 65, says. “[My birth mother] was a good mum, but she was doing ... now lives in the Guangdong coastal city of Jiangmen, after having moved from place to place for the large part of his life, and frequents Hong Kong for work. “At least find out where she is, ...

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    Pro-Beijing group starts petition welcoming mainland visitors to Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:03pm by Ernest Kao

    ... for their numbers to be curbed. The Voice of Loving Hong Kong collected signatures from tourists and locals near a Mong Kok transit point for mainland tour groups. The group’s chairman, Patrick Ko Tat-bun, ... at showing tourists that Hong Kong is a city of “sincere, hospitable and loving people...who are more than happy to help visitors where necessary”. The rally comes a weekend after “anti-locust” ...

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    Few turn up for protest in Hong Kong against mainland Chinese tourists

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:45am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... last week was condemned by officials in Beijing and Hong Kong. There was also no repeat of the rowdy scenes that broke out a week earlier during a march in Tsim Sha Tsui, although a pro-Beijing ... was protesting at the rising numbers of mainland tourists in the city. "It's not that we don't want mainland tourists to come, but Hong Kong should also welcome tourists from ...

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    Hong Kong as you've never seen it before: Daredevil duo scale city's highest buildings

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 09:28pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Duo who'd rather scale IFC After cavorting about on the roofs of 15 skyscrapers in Hong Kong, including the 78-storey, 374metre-high Central Plaza in Wan Chai, two daredevils from Ukraine ... weeks at the beginning of the year climbing Hong Kong's towers before heading for Shanghai. GALLERY: See the breathtaking photographs from the top of Hong Kong's tallest buildings ...




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