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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    China's university graduates stumped over jobs, life and politics

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 04:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... or "lower-middle" class demographic. A dismal outlook on employment and life among post-80s and 90s youths tied in rather fittingly with an increase in sociopolitical awareness. More than half of all those ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Sex attacker warned he may face life in jail if he does not correct his behaviour

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Sex attacker warned he may face life in jail A convicted sex attacker who preyed on teenage girls must correct his pathological behaviour during his 15-year jail term, or he will be locked up for life, a court warned yesterday. Mr Justice Wally Yeung Chun-kuen, of the Court of Appeal, issued the warning to Au Wing-kit, 26, who was convicted ...

  3. Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Louise Rosario Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China by Cheris Chan Oxford U Press Marketing Death is a detailed study of how life insurance companies ... and 45 domestic ones nationwide. Life insurance accounted for only a small share of the industry. After 1949, insurers gradually disappeared, denounced as products of capitalism. In the late ...

  4. Life experience in their teens

    Posted Jun 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Penny Wu Summer jobs can be great. Not only can they offer us a chance to learn some useful skills but they also help us get valuable life experiences. Just ask junior reporters Cameron ... sense of responsibility which is a very valuable trait. 'At some point in life, we are going to be [in a position] which requires a great deal of responsibility, and we will need to gain ...

  5. An incomplete life at home or on the road

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Raymond.li@scmp.com Children who follow their migrant parents to cities have little chance of getting a complete education but their lives back home under the care of their grandparents could be far worse. The plight of rural children- many of ...

  6. Devoting her life to helping the poor

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Sze Lai-shan moved to Hong Kong from the mainland at the age of 11. Not knowing a word of Cantonese, or even being able to list the 26 letters of the English alphabet, she found living here a struggle. However, thanks to her exceptional effor ...

  7. HK beats odds with 8th highest life spans in world

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Hongkongers now boast one of the highest life expectancy rates in the world, though a move to Macau could add on another two years. In the latest World Factbook annually published by the CIA, Hong Kong came in eighth in the world with an average life expectancy of just over 82 years. The average life span for Hong Kong men was 79 and 85 for women. People ...

  8. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself by Harriet Ann Jacobs (read by Jean Barrett) Audible, Inc (audiobook) Audiobook lovers will cheer the release ... Barrett, who reads convincingly in an ever-so-slightly southern accent. Moving as a historical record of slavery and a piece of feminist writing, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is also ...

  9. Seeing life in a new way

    Posted Dec 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... on society, to discover their potential in life. He also spends time helping poor people and orphans on the mainland. 'I am blessed to have people supporting me like angels throughout my life ... and living a cynical life.' Tang believes he can gain insight without sight. 'In the dark, you have a clearer picture of the abilities of yourself, and of others, which you do not notice ...

  10. School life is happier if you're South Asian

    Posted Nov 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of satisfaction with school life, giving a rating of 4.5. South Asians were also happier about family life, with a satisfaction rating of 4.64, compared with 4.23 for local Chinese pupils and 4.26 for those from the mainland. They also had higher self-esteem than the two Chinese groups. The survey found that pupils with religious beliefs were more satisfied with various aspects of their life ...




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