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  1. 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 ... accelerated the process [of same-sex marriage being introduced]." While gay marriage remains a complex issue, Dormor said anti-discrimination laws were a "no-brainer". He reminded ...

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

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... To survive under the new law, Cheng moved his production line to the Guangdong cities of Yangjiang and Taishan, leaving only the final processing steps for himself and his wife at the family's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593980/tai-o-losing-its-taste-century-old-shrimp-paste-flavour
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... tourism' Proposed changes to hostel licensing laws threaten the survival of Hong Kong's guest houses and will affect tourism in the city, guest-house operators say. In a special meeting ... Affairs Bureau proposed plugging a loophole in the law that has seen about 200 guest houses receive licences from the government despite being situated in buildings that allow neither temporary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them
  4. 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

    ... and was only HK$3,920 until last year. When Lestari came to the city from Indonesia in 1999 she was paid only HK$2,000 a month, about HK$1,000 less than the amount she was supposed to get by law ... the same hourly pay and work eight hours a day only … so the Hong Kong government is lying when they say it cannot be done," Villanueva said. Hong Kong law requires helpers to live and work ...

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

    United by a common goal: 60 years separate Occupy Central's youngest and oldest volunteers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com More than 60 years separate the youngest and oldest volunteers with Occupy Central Generations apart, united by a common goal Retired taxi driver Benedict Ng ... again." Form Five student Wong, who aims to study law, said he was dissatisfied with the way some of his peers immersed themselves in study without regard to society. "However hard you study, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537158/united-common-goal-60-years-separate-occupy-centrals-youngest-and
  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chasing riches led China down the path of corruption, say party elders' children

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Andrea Chen

    ... its political system and the rule of law to prevent corruption, and that the leadership needed to introduce better policies instead of carrying out more revolutionary campaigns. "The ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586874/chasing-riches-led-china-down-path-corruption-say-party-elders-children
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided ... art, the unspeakable is given voice. In Sophia Law's new book, the history of the Vietnamese boatpeople who migrated to Hong Kong in the 1970s is brought to life. It balances historical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    This civil engineer's got the answers

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... as part of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations- the United Nations of engineering, as Chu calls it. Students of engineering can ask him anything they like, and he will either answer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585282/civil-engineers-got-answers
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Tensions between Hongkongers and mainland visitors were further exposed yesterday during a fiery debate over proposed changes to anti-discrimination laws ... and benefits for unmarried couples- the biggest concern of more than 100 people at the Central Library yesterday involved the treatment of mainlanders and migrants. Under current laws mainlanders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Veronica Shiu wins Miss Hong Kong title (thanks to 'one man, one vote' system)

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by SAMUEL CHAN, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the first runner-up, Erin Wong Cheuk-ki, 23, who received about 28,000 votes. Second runner-up was law degree graduate Katherine Ho Yim-kuen, 22. It was the third year that the TVB pageant had used ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582600/has-beauty-pageant-set-tone-2017

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