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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

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

    ... prisoners. This prompted a controversial plan to build a HK$12 billion super prison on Hei Ling Chau, an island off southern Lantau, but it was scrapped in 2004 because of community opposition. ...

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

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

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

    ... in the South China Sea for generations. Originally from the Man Shan Islands in the Pearl River Delta, his great grandfather moved the family to Cheung Chau. As a child, Lai spent a lot of time at sea, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  3. 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

    ... residents say they fear for the future of their home city- but differ on what the people can do about it. The group contributed to a new exhibition, "Stories from Island East", documenting ...

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

    The 480 things that represent Hong Kong's culture: list unveiled after seven years' work

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:43pm by Denise Tsang, Johnny Tam, Olga Wong

    ... of Cheung Chau island, is excited that her clan's traditional dish, vegetable tea, is part of the city's living heritage. "It takes several days to prepare the dish, which has about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534746/cantonese-opera-dim-sum-and-diwali-hong-kong-lists-its-cultural
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Toy guns with 'Diaoyu Islands are China's territory' on sale to Hong Kong children

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Toy guns in Hung Hom take aim at Diaoyu claim Toy guns wrapped in packaging with the slogan "Diaoyu Islands are China's territory" spread ... a society's ideology. Tsang Kin-shing, a member of the Action Committee for Defending the Diaoyu Islands, said resorting to violence was not an appropriate way to deal with the dispute over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414265/toy-guns-sold-hung-hom-shop-take-aim-diaoyu-claim
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mainland passenger may be Hong Kong-bound with bomb, Taiwan warns

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:50pm by Lawrence Chung, Phila Siu and Danny Mok

    ... police are on alert after receiving the intelligence from the island's National Security Bureau. A source in Taiwan's airport police said the intelligence described the woman as being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526150/mainland-passenger-may-hong-kong-bound-bomb-taiwan-warns
  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media brings hope and frustration for Chinese activists at home and in exile

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by Staff Reporter

    ... the island's parliament, showed how the role of leadership among activists was changing. "People can easily launch a protest if they follow two principles: to understand the public's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1527643/social-media-brings-hope-and-frustration-chinese-activists-home-and-exile
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    South Horizons residents demand local shops, not a tourist mall

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 03:39am by Ernest Kao

    ... the city, but travel time from Admiralty will be cut to minutes when the 7km South Island Line opens next year. The mall is managed by Savills and owned by the Estate Dragon Group, a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. Tenants received notices from Savills last month that their leases would not be renewed later this year. "The landlord has never sent anyone to talk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1501948/south-horizons-residents-demand-local-shops-not-tourist-mall
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O villagers safe after fire, but where's the money to rebuild?

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Tai O villagers safe after fire, but where's the money to rebuild? A group of Tai O villagers are appealing to the government to help them rebuild their stilt homes that were razed in a fire last month. Now, all that remains of a cluster of houses on Kat Hing Street in the Lantau Island fishing village are some thin wooden pillars sticking out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1259363/tai-o-villagers-safe-after-fire-wheres-money-rebuild
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    From riots to autopsies: retired officers look back

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... at their time on the island. They say aside from the turbulence of the 1967 riots, their job is mainly about domestic disputes. "The more peaceful it appeared, the more worried we were," says Pun Fu-keung, who was stationed on the island twice in the early 1950s, and from 1961 to 1962. "While the Cheung Chau locals have always been very united when organising festivals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1390428/riots-autopsies-retired-officers-look-back

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