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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Mainland Chinese parents of gay children rally for LGBT rights at Hong Kong forum

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:15am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... rights movement. Social pressures to conform are so strong that sexologist Liu Dalin estimates that 90 per cent of gay and lesbian mainlanders will get married. A speaker from Guangxi, who calls ... living in rural areas- did not pursue divorce for fear of social stigma. "The point is to stop shaming gay husbands," she said. "Parents need to support their children instead ...

  2. Lifestyle

    Hong Kong's Pink Season a time for the LGBT community to reach out

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by CHARLEY

    ... being out and comfortable. It is an out movement," he says. In Hong Kong, the lives of LGBT people may be improving, but there is a long way to go towards true social equality and equal ... the artists and creators remain, contributing their individual creative vision to the vibrancy of Hong Kong all year round. The LGBT movement is changing across the globe, becoming more public ...

  3. Business - Companies

    Occupy movement creates marketing nightmare for luxury brands

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:05am by Peter Guy

    ... of their elders' Hong Kong refugee legacy, they want what they deserve. And they want it now- at internet, social media speed. Occupy's yellow umbrella is the symbol used to galvanise people ... broken out. The youth of Hong Kong is now self-aware of what is truly important to its future livelihood and unlikely to be part of this social-climbing circus of envy. Hong Kong's youth ...

  4. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Leung needs wow factor to defuse umbrella movement

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:29am by Howard Winn

    ... not occurred. The government's apparent strategy of trying to wait this out until public support for the movement ebbs away has had some success. But this strategy has put pressure on the police. ... and social issues that have fuelled the dissatisfaction of many people in Hong Kong and that show up in surveys such as the Baptist University's Hong Kong transition project and have ignited ...

  5. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Books by writers sympathetic to Hong Kong and Taiwan student movements available 'while stocks last'

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 05:47am by Staff Reporters

    ... News spread quickly on mainland social media on Saturday that the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television had verbally ordered publishers to stop publishing books ... Kong's Occupy Central sit-ins and Taiwan's "sunflower" student movement earlier this year. Sources from three independent publishers in Guangxi, Beijing and Tianjin, confirmed ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Students will "waste four years in college" if they fail to take part in social movements and keep quiet about controversial issues, the new president of a management school says. ... as a teacher. And he urged students to do the same. "I took part in social movements when I was a student and I now also encourage my students to take part," said Ho. "If they don't ...

  7. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Hong Kong's craft beer movement takes a big step forward

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:56am by Charley Lanyon

    ... years. Moonzen is built on a concept which Raphael refers to as "beer goodness", a holistic approach to brewing and beer drinking that takes into account health, social responsibility ... example is his Belgian ale made with manuka honey and Chinese green tea, which he claims sells like "hot pancakes". Hong Kong's craft beer movement is largely defined by three ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    The role of social media in Occupy protests, on the ground and around the world

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 05:52pm by DANNY LEE

    ... headquarters – known as Civic Square – on September 26, through the early days of the demonstrations up to September 30, more than 1.3 million messages about the city were posted, the social media company said. During that period the protests were among the most talked about events in the world. “We’ve seen progressive new ways to connect [on social media], serving the needs of something ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Life during the Occupy movement: Profiles of Hongkongers

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:26am by Staff Reporters

    ... movement, Mok said: “It's a very good campaign. Hongkongers are highly disciplined." But he urged organisers to form a committee to prioritise future action. “[The organisers] are afraid ... and that she supports his decision. He slept on the street in Causeway Bay on Sunday and Monday. "I’ve been following the movement closely since it started, and all this time I’ve been thinking ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Hongkongers abroad play a key role in Occupy movement

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 03:49am by FLORENCE LEE

    ... participants in the movement as they watch the "suffering" on the news. Persuasion, then, is achieved as the protests expand their reach. The protests went viral on a whole range of social ... Florence Lee Florence Lee says non-violent campaigns succeed with onlookers' backing Hongkongers abroad play a key role in Occupy movement Studying abroad, and not being physically ...




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