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  1. Chan helps Kennedy relive Classic glory

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... Unus Alladin Noel Kennedy turned back the clock yesterday as he partnered youngster Ken Chan Ken-che to glory in the pairs competition at the Hong Kong International Bowls Classic- 19 ... first success in the event since David Tso and George Souza Jnr swept to victory in 1994. It was also 42-year-old Kennedy's first pairs triumph since 1988 when he teamed up with Mark ...

  2. Magazines - Style

    Perfect balance: How Hong Kong's career women combine work and family life

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Liana Cafolla Hong Kong is ahead of Western countries in allowing women to combine family life with successful careers, writes Liana Cafolla Perfect balance What does it take for a woman ... price on family life or childcare responsibilities, Hong Kong offers an altogether more guilt-free experience. One successful woman who has blended the two is Esther Ma Tin-wai, chief executive ...

  3. Letters

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Heritage is rapidly disappearing I agree with Sarah Li ('History disappears from street', April 22) regarding the demolition of the historic residences on Kennedy Road ... the grand banyan trees that used to grace the front yard of the old Li family mansion. Sadly, the Hong Kong government will not stop private developers from destroying our history. These buildings ...

  4. Families need to feel at home in HK

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The surest sign of the health and well-being of a city lies in whether couples want to raise a family there. Hong Kong's extremely low fertility rate has seemed confirmation that we are failing the family-friendliness test. Any lingering doubts have been laid to rest by a recent South China Morning Post survey that unequivocally confirms the belief. Authorities have long been ...

  5. Hong Kong puts bigger families in a tight financial and social squeeze

    Posted Apr 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to enter the system. Fourth, the working culture in Hong Kong is not family-friendly. Most of us work at local Hong Kong companies. My wife finds it impossible to cope with the volume of work, ... for a family with two children. The cost just spirals upwards exponentially. My family of five plus two helpers live in a 1,400 square foot flat, something considered a luxury setting. Even then, being ...

  6. Families eschew public transport for private cars

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'Often, families want to take their children for weekend shopping in Hong Kong before seeing them off at the airport.' It is illegal for cross-border vehicles to carry passengers for money, ...

  7. Winds of change in industry

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... especially for those with families and children, Ms Kennedy said. 'The short and inflexible maternity leave in Hong Kong in comparison to other countries, such as Britain, also prompts women ... Kennedy, said: 'Hong Kong sees a higher percentage of women involved in the construction industry compared with countries such as Britain, Australia and the United States, especially ...

  8. Striking a balance: Family and the law

    Posted Oct 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... supportive husband and family'. Do you find women play a different role from their male counterparts in managing a team of lawyers? The role is the same but women tend to have different ... This can be a challenge for mainland companies. Given you have a husband and two teenage children, how do you balance your work and family life? Hong Kong women are lucky to have domestic helpers ...

  9. You don't need a long-haul flight to get something out of a family trip

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... This year, my family and I spent our summer holiday in Macau. But instead of doing the rounds of the casinos, we went to museums on our three-day trip. Many of the museums are informative ... is considered a destination too humble for a middle-class family's summer trip. Others choose to take their families to Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Malaysia... and even ...

  10. Families opt for holiday instead of feast at home

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in outbound travel is also affecting the catering industry, which says business is falling off as many families skip the traditional Mid- Autumn dinner in the city for feasts further afield. 'Mid-Autumn is supposed to be a day for family gathering and reunion. But many people nowadays choose to go on holiday instead of having dinner with their families to celebrate this special ...




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