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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Departing couple photographs memories of Hong Kong- through MTR stations

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Memories are made of … MTR stations A departing expat couple has come up with a novel way to keep their memories of Hong Kong on track. Mark O'Leary and Aisling McDonnell, both Irish teachers aged 27, decided to take a light-hearted photographic look at 83 stations in the city's burgeoning MTR network. "There are 83 stations in the HK ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1518112/departing-couple-photographs-memories-hong-kong-through-mtr-stations
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... the city by the Hong Kong Institute of Education found life satisfaction to be lowest among locals, Chinese immigrants and cross-boundary students. South Asian students, about 90 per cent of them ... their personal relationships with the environment, the community and a “divine being”. Dr Celeste Yuen Yuet-mui, an associate professor at the institute’s department of education policy and leadership, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529329/chinese-students-hong-kong-unhappier-south-asian-classmates-study
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Alias hid fugitive past of American linked to agency at centre of probe

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:51pm by Phila Siu

    ... firm's website, he uses the name Steve Austin Conway, but the US Department of State refers to him as Earl Lynn Bagley- previously wanted for failing to register his sex offender status. When ... Association of America Limited, which is registered in Hong Kong as an employment agency supervised by the Labour Department. He is the same person the US State Department calls Bagley. "US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529176/alias-hid-fugitive-past-american-linked-agency-centre-probe
  4. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... lack of young people being born combined with a society that is, at best, deeply wary of permitting large-scale immigration. As authors Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer point out, combine a "perilously low birth rate and a society closed to immigrants, and what do you get? An old and tired nation." But until recently, Japan was so different. This was the nation that recovered from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Many Hongkongers urge cut in number of mainland Chinese immigrants

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of mainland migrants Hongkongers' negative view of mainland immigrants is underlined by a survey in which half the respondents say the number of migrants should be reduced. One academic says such attitudes could evolve dangerously into discrimination. The Institute of Education conducted random phone interviews in February with 1,024 adults about how they view mainland immigrants and found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1088517/many-hongkongers-urge-cut-number-mainland-chinese-immigrants
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Regina Ip's daughter recalls the pain of the spotlight

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 12:25pm by Tony Cheung

    ... returns to Hong Kong tonight. The incident has raised questions about journalistic ethics. To Yiu-ming, assistant professor at Baptist University's journalism department, argued reports were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1540862/cy-leungs-daughter-chai-yan-should-seek-help-her-family-regina-ip
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Prisoners being trained as taxi drivers to prepare them for life after release

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Jessie Lau

    ... inmates who took the Correctional Services Department's new taxi driver training course, during which inmates attended classes for 48 days before taking the test. "I worry about my ... said. For now, both courses are only offered at the Tung Tau institution. They are part of the department's voluntary vocational training programme, which offers more than 30 courses at 13 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534877/prisoners-drivers-seat-life-outside
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... departments and marriage registration institutions across the mainland prepared legal documents to end the marriages of about 3.5 million couples last year. More than 2.8 million of the couples – about 80 per cent – applied for their divorce in civil affairs departments while the remaining 685,000 took their divorce to the courts. Separately, on marriages, the bulletin revealed that 13.5 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535515/heartbreaking-news-nations-divorce-rate-rises-13-cent
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Poverty line set too low for people living alone: Oxfam

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

    ... balanced menus, compared prices of food retailers and recorded the minimum price for a meal. Based on the Census and Statistics Department's figures on the average proportion of food ...

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

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:49am by Phila Siu

    ... financial services and real-estate sectors," he said. He added that the actual manpower figures for 2005, provided by the Census and Statistics Department, were compiled according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534559/inaccurate-manpower-projections-cast-doubt-government-planning

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