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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Pink sees red: sponsorship row turns gay pageant ugly An ugly war of words has erupted over Mr Gay Hong Kong with a major sponsor announcing it is withdrawing funding in a dispute over naming rights just weeks before the annual pageant. Gay-friendly business network Pink Dollar, a long-time supporter of the six-year-old contest, has pulled out of a planned HK$40,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... political disputes and failed policies in recent years have left them feeling worried for their grandchildren, one of whom will begin studying law later this year. They voted in Occupy ... husband Wong Sai-ying disagree. "There are too many disputes," said Wong, 78, a retiree from a bus company. "Politics is not something we should be involved in, we cannot understand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... Mak Hon-kai, disputed those figures, saying he spends just HK$5,000 a month. "Of course, that means we live a very simple life, maybe eating out at McDonald's," Mak said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dreams of home and marriage falling apart for Hongkongers

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... disputes without criminal or violent elements- also rose. "Having a roof over one's head and having good familial support are considered essential in a society and basic for human beings, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1521380/dreams-home-and-marriage-falling-apart
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversy over urinating toddler threatens to escalate as state media, angry net users weigh in

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 07:35pm by Tanna Chong

    ... patience towards the mainland Chinese,” the state-run newspaper said. The dispute erupted on Sai Yeung Choi Street when the parents allowed their child to relieve himself by the road, leading ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1495978/state-media-weighs-urinating-toddler-debate-story-shared-million
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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