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  1. Scales tip as women outnumber men

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong, Norma Connolly

    ... declined over the past 10 years and the proportion of women who never married increased from 28.9 per cent in 1996 to 30.7 per cent last year. The proportion of unmarried men was higher, at 34.3 ... than women in Hong Kong. A decade ago, the sexes were equal in number. Now, there are only 961 men for every 1,000 women. If foreign domestic helpers are included in the calculation, the figure ...

  2. Singled out

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Karen Pittar, Tara Jenkins

    ... the number of marriages has declined during the past 10 years and the proportion of women who have never married has increased to 30.7 per cent last year from 28.9 per cent in 1996. The proportion ... if you really want a relationship, then go for it. You only find out if these things work by giving it a go.' David, 42, has never married. He recently turned to an internet-dating service ...

  3. Have your say

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Rosary College Love knows no age barriers In Japan, many women date and marry men who are younger than them. In Hong Kong, women might date younger men but will never marry them because ...

  4. Surrogate dolls giving comfort and advice to old and lonely

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... however, with the old left alone and isolated. 'We first heard about Yumel and Neruru from a friend whose sister had never married and was getting older and lonelier,' said Rikako ...

  5. Probing dark corners of paedophiles' minds

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... about the efficacy of treatment, it found that among the 197 subjects studied, those who had never married and those who preferred boys to girls were more likely to be reconvicted.) That same ...

  6. Power grab

    Posted Mar 05th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in the blanks with the most appropriate compound adjectives. broken-hearted, freckle-faced, high-heeled 1._________ Janice said she'll never marry after her boyfriend dumped her. 2. ...

  7. In the key of Dee

    Posted Aug 30th 2007, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Afro Blue, Nina Simone's Four Women, Wayne Shorter's Footprints and Eugene McDaniels' Compared To What?. Bridgewater wrote thoughtful new lyrics for Footprints, retitled Long ... a voice in the music. Many of the Malian songs have a social or political protest theme, as do Four Women and Compared to What?, which was a protest hit for Les McCann during the Vietnam war. ...

  8. Women urged to make comeback

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Diana Danyi

    ... sector to look at new ways to attract and retain staff, including the re-engagement of women after maternity leave. Lehman Brothers, a leading financial services provider, launched its Encore programme in 2005 with the aim of re-engaging professional women who wished to return to the workforce after taking time off to have children, care for elderly family members or address other life ...

  9. Where are women when it counts?

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Old ways of thinking prevent women politicians taking an equal place in a man's world, writes Annemarie Evans Today, two experienced former civil servants will dominate the outcome of the Legislative Council by-election. In the United States, a senator from New York is a strong contender to become the next president. All three are women operating in a political environment where ...

  10. Women rule in monster trucks

    Posted Dec 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... an unlikely vehicle to smash the old stereotype that women are bad drivers. But mining bosses in Australia are realising that the growing number of women in charge of the industry's massive dump ... of hands at the controls. 'Mining companies are finding that women operate equipment in ways that make it last longer,' says Michael Roche, chief executive at the Queensland Resources ...




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