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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... the sentiments- as shared by locals who waved the colonial flag when he visited the Maritime Museum on Thursday- reflected a "strong sense of attachment" to the core values the colonial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454320/chris-patten-flattered-nostalgic-hongkongers-who-miss-colonial-days
  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    The wages of fear: how the mainland's migrant workers are exploited

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 04:24am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo in Beijing jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Migrant workers are easy prey on the mainland, where disputes are often settled by hired thugs The wages of fear No one had ever seen the men in the white gloves before. The workers at a Beijing construction site had been told they would be paid that day, after months of waiting. Instead, a bus rolled up and several men poured out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1450123/construction-workers-pay-price-chinas-rush-development
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Young mainland women 'marrying elderly Hong Kong men to get residency'

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 11:56am by Samuel Chan and Clifford Lo

    ... elderly men who sought its help last year. "In the beginning, the couple had disputes over trivial matters," assistant executive director Roy Lam Man-chiu said. "She then complained ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442501/young-mainland-women-marrying-elderly-hong-kong-men-get-residency
  4. 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

    ... the idea of militarism, a former education-sector lawmaker says. "It is extremely dangerous to link [a toy for children] to a territorial dispute and even war," Cheung Man-kwong, ... 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
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    From riots to autopsies: retired officers look back

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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com From riots to autopsies: retired officers look back As Cheung Chau police station celebrates its centenary this year, its retired officers are looking back 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 ...

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

    Swaziland lawmakers urged to avoid divorce to respect king with 13 wives

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by AFP

    ... lawmakers, especially female ones, "that when in this position, being embroiled in messy divorce disputes embarrasses the appointing authority", referring to the king. Mswati, 45, has been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369813/swaziland-lawmakers-urged-avoid-divorce-respect-king-13-wives
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mother of Anita Mui slams 'disrespectful' auction of late star's belongings

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... the validity of her daughter's will after Mui's death and has been embroiled in lawsuits to date. Yesterday, Tam said she would never regret spending her savings on her dispute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1329733/mother-anita-mui-slams-disrespectful-auction-late-stars-belongings
  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Elderly Sichuan woman sues children for not taking care of her

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press Dispute triggered by law requiring offspring to provide emotional support, but can love be legislated? Elderly woman sues children for decent care As the daughter-in-law rolled open the rusted doors to her garage, light spilled onto a small figure on a straw mattress. A curious face peered out. It was that of Kuang Shiying's 94-year-old mother-in-law, Zhang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1331111/elderly-sichuan-woman-sues-children-not-taking-care-her
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teacher Alpais Lam wants protection after death threats

    Posted Sep 05th 2013, 02:45pm by Ernest Kao, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... information to assist with the investigation. A video of Lam swearing at police during a rally in Mong Kok went viral online in July. She had been upset at how the officers handled a dispute in which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1303928/teacher-alpais-lam-wants-protection-after-death-threats
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Planned protest outside teacher Alpais Lam’s school gets flak

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... deed, saying she had been upset by the way the officers had been handling a dispute in which an anti-Falun Gong group obstructed the Falun Gong's activities. Falun Gong is banned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300771/planned-protest-outside-teacher-alpais-lams-school-gets-flak

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