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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online community still unhappy with proposed changes to copyright law

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by LO WEI

    ... proposal. The government has been trying for eight years to strengthen copyright laws to offer more protection for copyright holders online and meet international standards, but has faced opposition ... notified of a breach of the law, they took steps to remove the offending work. In cases of criminal liability, courts would consider economic loss to the owner based on whether the work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530313/online-community-still-unhappy-proposed-changes-copyright-law
  2. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    11 arrested for tomb-raiding and selling women's corpses for 'ghost marriage' rituals

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 02:28pm by Chris Luo

    ... before it was eventually sold to the family of a dead bachelor in neighbouring Hebei province for 38,000 yuan, the report said. The suspects were accused of stealing corpses, a criminal offence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1628204/shandong-police-arrest-11-over-dead-bodies-sold-ghost-marriage
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... off HK' by lack of gay rights law A lack of protection for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is deterring talented workers from moving to Hong Kong, a top diplomat said yesterday. British consul general Caroline Wilson made the comments on the sidelines of the city's first international symposium on LGBT issues, jointly organised by the Equal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Australian Parliament drops plan to segregate veil wearers in public gallery

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... counter-terrorism laws and police in recent weeks conducting major terror raids amid fears of an attack on home soil by radicalised Australians. The country was one of the first nations to join the United ... in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India, with the abusers claiming they were punishing women for sullying their family honour by committing indecent behaviour. Under Islamic law in force since the 1979 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1620740/australian-parliament-drops-plan-segregate-veil-wearers-public-gallery
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... times since 2009. Founded that year by the Hong Kong branch of the NGO International Social Service, it is made up mainly of housewives, retirees and low-income workers who have gone through ... of International Social Service Hong Kong, says she started the troupe because of her love of theatre and musicals. She never expected the group would turn out to be so helpful for people in pain. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620067/tin-shui-wai-theatre-group-get-act-healing
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Adoptees reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... a UK-based former social worker who worked for the International Social Service said publicity in 1959 drew great interest from potential adoptive parents in Britain. "Towards the end ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1619565/people-adopted-babies-decades-ago-reaching-out-hong-kong-birth
  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley's latest job perk? Egg freezing

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:38pm by AP

    ... the procedure, and expects law firms to do the same. Copperman said Apple and Facebook were ahead of the game in offering to cover the procedure, both as a recruitment and retention tool and from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617075/silicone-valleys-latest-job-perk-egg-freezing
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Anti-stalking law: is it time to give up pursuit?

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Ada Lee

    ... on Monday. The Law Reform Commission suggested in October 2000 that stalking should be made a criminal offence as existing civil and criminal law did not address it. But the proposal met strong ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Controversial legislation that has been under discussion for 14 years may need to be shelved due to lack of consensus, lawmakers hear Stalking law: time to give up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529635/anti-stalking-law-it-time-give-pursuit
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Artist Au Yeung Tung not shy to lay bare his views on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... clothes for the protest. He stripped off outside government headquarters in Admiralty on September 1 at the same time as Li, Basic Law Committee chairman, was inside, giving a press conference. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604791/artist-au-yeung-tung-not-shy-lay-bare-his-views-hong-kong-politics
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... hits record low Prison chiefs are struggling to explain why the number of criminals and suspects locked up in Hong Kong's jails has fallen to fewer than 9,000, a record low. At the same ... their own part so the police, immigration, correctional services and the judiciary each do their own thing and, in many cases, it's not very well joined up." According to the International ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand

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