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  1. Is a longer life a better life?

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Elizabeth Snouffer healthpost@scmp.com A long life may not necessarily be a better life for some elderly folk, local experts say. Isolation is a problem, with about 20 per cent of senior citizens in Hong Kong living alone, says Professor Paul Yip Siu-fai of the department of social work and social administration at University of Hong Kong. Dr Edward Leung, president of the Hong ...

  2. Living life on the run is a mistake

    Posted Jun 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... can realise that we must stop sometimes to enjoy the small pleasures of life. Kathy Chow Cheuk-lam, Maryknoll Fathers' School From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Kathy. ...

  3. Radicals and unionists to make life tricky for government

    Posted Sep 09th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The administration could face a tougher battle in lobbying newly elected lawmakers to support government policies as the legislature becomes more fragmented with the strengthening of radical groups and the increased number of unionists. Partie ...

  4. Glimpse of life at the top

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and shared his work and life experiences with his protege. Khezar said he was thrilled by the flurry of activity at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. 'With people rushing back and forth, the trading ...

  5. Rights pioneer opts for farm life

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... others with her charisma has vowed never to give up her life-long fight for social justice. 'When you are at the periphery, you are at the best angle to experience God,' the 55-year-old said. 'What I want to do now is to continue living out my Christian calling through a simple life.' For the past seven years, Dr Wu has been director of the Hong Kong Christian ...

  6. Ex-Xinhua head in HK jailed for life for spying

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chen Yu-lin, formerly a division chief of Xinhua in Hong Kong, has been sentenced to life in prison on the mainland for espionage. Chen, 53, was convicted by the Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court. Chen's lawyer would not provide details of the charges against his client, a Hong Kong resident and British passport holder, lest it jeopardise the appeal process. He said only ...

  7. Slice of Life

    Posted Apr 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... in Hong Kong. World leaders wished US president Ronald Reagan a speedy recovery after the attempt on his life. They were dismayed at the implications of the attack. Heads of state and governments ...

  8. slice of life

    Posted Jun 01st 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1989 May 30: Hong Kong supporters of the democracy movement in China were contemplating how to spend or distribute the $26 million which had flooded in to help student demonstrators ...

  9. slice of life

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Compiled by Virginia Maher From the South China Morning Post this week in 1954 This week 50 years ago, one woman enjoyed huge coverage. Her name was Beatrice Church and she was the first woman to stand in an election in the colony. Mrs Church, an 'ad ...

  10. Run for your life

    Posted Feb 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A group of budding long-distance athletes set off on a circuit of the track at Hong Kong University's Stanley Ho Sports Centre yesterday. The youngsters were taking part in 'Marathon 101 PE Day', one of a series of initiatives backed by the ...




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