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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... heritage may be the one that got away It's a hot summer's day, and Lai Tai-sing is sitting on the deck of his fishing boat at the Cheung Chau typhoon shelter. The 46-year-old fisherman ... in June. But they could well be on the way out. "It is a sunset industry. We are the last generation of fishermen," Lai says. Watch: Meet Hong Kong's last generation of indigenous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

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

    ... facilities was about 80 per cent last year. The department said no facility was facing long-term overcrowding. Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre and Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre- which houses both convicts and those on remand- are the exceptions. The Siu Lam centre holds 275 people although it is built for just 261. The Lai Chi Kok centre, which can hold 1,484, is full. ...

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

    200 make a cool start to weekend for charity

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Arthur Chan

    ... said Francis Wong Yau-shing, who founded the group with colleague Lai Tat-ming. The group had previously come together to hand out goodie bags to needy elderly people, and is planning more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581878/200-make-cool-start-weekend-charity
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... for life," said one tearful participant, Eleanor Yuen Chan-lai. "I'm most angry about how the MTR handled the situation. This could've been avoided, but they did not value life." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... accustomed to living under the rule of law." Regardless of their age, the couple said they feel they must fight for a "freer" Hong Kong for the next generation. But Lai Yuk-yee and her ... these things." Lai and Wong have no children, and live in a Kornhill flat filled to the brim with toy models of buses collected over decades. "We are old. Let's live every day that is still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... Kun Lai-kuen defended her organisation, saying it had been working quietly at a more grass-roots level and was constantly meeting people. "There are people with more urgent needs; we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter Law Society president Ambrose Lam San-keung has found himself at the centre of controversy for his endorsement of Beijing's white paper on "one country, two systems", but this is not the first time his remarks have drawn fire. Lam, a solicitor since 1988, succeeded Dieter Yih Lai ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536410/controversial-solicitor-no-lam-slaughter
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    At Hong Kong's Death Cafe, it is love and life that is on the menu

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Christy Choi

    ... professor Cecilia Chan Lai-wan, who helped organise the Hong Kong incarnation of the Death Cafe movement, which started in London in 2011. Its mission is to "increase awareness of death ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532994/hong-kongs-death-cafe-it-love-and-life-menu
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Families may be spared moving ashes of loved ones from unlicensed columbaria

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 06:30pm by LO WEI

    ... also feared that temples with columbariums that had just a few niches before 1990 but turned commercial after 2000 might try to get exemptions. Lai Hau-yan, a spokesman for the Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535622/families-may-be-spared-moving-ashes-loved-ones-unlicensed-columbaria
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers take new view of old certainty- death

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:03am by Johnny Tam

    ... know what it will be like and how to prepare for it and react when it comes," he said. Professor Cecilia Chan Lai-wan, head of the department of social work at the university, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528160/hongkongers-take-new-view-old-certainty-death

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