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  1. 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

    ... Julian Ryall Japan: The Paradox of Harmony by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer Yale University Press 3.5 stars Julian Ryall A book, as we all know, should never be judged by its cover, but the image on the cover of Japan: The Paradox of Harmony is appropriate. And frightening. It is of up and down escalators full of young graduates- all straight ties and sober business suits- ...

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

    Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Phila Siu

    ... maids in the city reported that it was becoming increasingly difficult to hire Filipino helpers, as they were choosing factory jobs in Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, where they are paid more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588860/were-not-cheap-labour-says-maids-group
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Donor's plea to submit to a little pain to save a life

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans and Susanna Kemp

    ... for check-ups every six months but can look forward to fulfilling her dreams. "I want to go and travel the world," she says, "and Japan is at the top of my list." Sou has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586059/donors-plea-submit-little-pain-save-life
  4. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself aboard ship, navy admits

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:38am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself on ship Japan's navy has admitted that a sailor killed himself on board his ship after being persistently bullied by a superior, the latest incident to shed light on the country's little-discussed culture of hazing. Military police yesterday sent papers on the commanding officer to prosecutors, a naval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1583922/bullied-japanese-sailor-killed-himself-aboard-ship-navy-admits
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Rex Sham was so inspired by the robot cat Doraemon that he created his own- one that detects wildfires to stop them from spreading An engineer's fiery passion for robots Doraemon, the robotic cartoon cat from Japan, was the early inspiration for a young Rex Sham Pui-sum and the reason he got into robotics. On the day he discovered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586061/engineers-fiery-passion-robots
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... people aged under 40 in Hong Kong, Macau, Zhongshan city in Guangdong province and Ningxia autonomous region on the mainland, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Malaysia and Japan. Each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570790/hong-kong-youth-third-most-unhappy-10-region-survey
  7. 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

    ... 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 ... fourth was Singapore with 48.2 per cent; fifth was Japan with 42.6 per cent; and India was last at 26.6 per cent. "There have been a lot of studies linking diversity with an increase ...

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

    Essential survival tips for train commuters in Japan

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to Accomplishing Rail Commuting, was published in December and is selling fast. Trains arriving in the centre of Tokyo and Japan's other large urban areas are crammed with smartly dressed workers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1214062/essential-survival-tips-train-commuters-japan
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Red card for soccer gamblers in jail

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... they will be allowed to watch are Sunday's games between Italy and England; and Ivory Coast and Japan. Besides punishing inmates for betting, officers chose 223 prisoners between January and March ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530232/red-card-soccer-gamblers-jail
  10. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Women the answer to Japan's ailing economy

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 11:20am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo If Japan is to turn its economy around it must call on its women. As more older people live longer, the workforce that supports them gets smaller. The result ... month that women could rescue Japan’s chronically underperforming economy if more of them had jobs. A Goldman Sachs report in 2010 estimated that Japan’s GDP could jump by a staggering 15 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1088980/women-answer-japans-failing-economy

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