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  1. Wealthy, eligible singles galore

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of residents- 33.6 per cent- who have never married. That's about 30,000 men and 39,000 women. Eastern District has a slightly lower median monthly income, at $19,600, but it has 61,400 households with an income higher than $30,000 and more than 150,000 residents who have never married. Even though the number of women in the city aged 15 and over exceeds the number of men by close to 300,000, ...

  2. Squeezed out of the marriage game

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Paul Yip

    ... and in other countries in which most grooms tend to be older than their brides. To fully comprehend the marriage squeeze in Hong Kong- where many women will never find a husband- the age difference between brides and their older grooms needs to be taken into account. We begin by comparing the number of men in the 25-49 age group who have never married with the never-married women ...

  3. Girls, don't wait too long to get hitched

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... from 25.1 in 1981 to 29.4 in 2003 and 2004. The number of men and women remaining unmarried has been steadily rising. Between 1986 and last year, the number of women who had never married increased from 622,100 to 882,500. The number of men who have never married has increased from 847,100 to 926,600 during the same period. There has also been a striking increase in the number ...

  4. Single men outnumber single women

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Hong Kong men and mainland women. Only 3,392 Hong Kong women married mainland men. But in the 20-24 age group in the last census, there were 215,000 never-married men to 193,000 women ... Hing-wang yesterday. This is despite the fact that men are marrying mainland women in ever-increasing numbers. But while births of boys outnumber girls, overall there are more adult females than ...

  5. Free to be who you are

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... are, indeed, too rigidly defined in Hong Kong. The domestic sphere is still a female domain; 99 per cent of homemakers are women. And while 70 per cent of never-married men and women are in the labour force, the figures are very different for those who are or have been married. In the married cases, 75 per cent of men are working, compared with 45 per cent of women, suggesting that some ...

  6. The Jane Austen Book Club

    Posted Feb 27th 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Jocelyn, is in her 50s and has never married. Sylvia, her best friend from childhood, has learned that her husband is leaving her. Sylvia's lesbian daughter, Allegra, has just suffered a break-up. Prudie, a French teacher, is unhappily married. Bernadette, 67, has had multiple husbands. Grigg is in his early 40s (and surely in need of a wife, the women believe). Fowler is hilarious ...

  7. Chickens and ducks

    Posted Sep 04th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Matheson, eight never married,' says local historian Dan Waters. 'Two married after they left, and only one married here. Most of the rest took partners, known as 'protected ... has lived in Hong Kong since 1954 and 45 years ago married Vera Chan Waters, has spent decades scribbling notes at banquets and social events while studying cross-cultural relationships ...

  8. He's Just Not That Into You

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... although they'd like you to think they are. There are no mixed messages. If he's not asking you out, or not calling, or not having sex with you, or not marrying you, the truth ... they've never been too busy to call a woman they were really into.' He doesn't want to ruin the friendship: 'In the entire history of mankind that excuse has never ever been used ...

  9. Incentives may be offered to boost birth rate

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... is much easier to ask those who do not have babies to have one or two. So the emphasis should not be so much on married couples, but rather on the never-married.' Dr Yip said the government ... the tax allowance for third children and beyond could be considered. Mr Tsang said men going north to marry were not helping things, as there would be just 70 men for every 100 women by 2031. ...

  10. Rajasthan throws book at tourists

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am

    ... in their reception area to ensure all tourists take note. 'The English booklet is being translated into German, Spanish and Hebrew', he said. The guidelines say: Men should never touch women in public, even to help a woman out of a car, unless the lady is very elderly or ill. In Indian culture... men socialise with men, and women with women. Married couples in Asia do not hug, hold hands ...




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