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  1. New population statistics shine a light on the city's Mrs Average

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... one in three residents there have never married. When it comes to women, one in five in Central and Western districts and Wan Chai are 25 to 34 years old. Men with the most educational ...

  2. Words of advice for a first-time femme fiscale

    Posted Jun 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In that 13-year period, the number of never-married women rose by 58.4 per cent and men by 16.7 per cent. ... to 2009, Hong Kong data shows the number of women defined as 'never married' increased by 58.4 per cent. Per Hong Kong household, women are as about as likely to be working as men. ...

  3. Brains, beauty and the single woman

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that in 2009, 985,500 of the city's 7 million people were women who had never married, compared with 753,600 in 1996 - a rise of more than 30 per cent in 13 years. In the same period, the number ... were still single. These women are part of a growing trend. According to the latest population census, between 2000 and 2010, the number of single women between 30 and 44 increased by 2.7 per ...

  4. A saintly nurse who changed the world

    Posted May 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to nursing. Birth Nightingale was born on May 12, 1820 in Florence, Italy. Her parents were British and very rich. She never married so she could devote herself fully to nursing the sick. She believed ... only for low-status women. Nightingale disagreed. She took a course in nursing and set up a group of women to tend to wounded soldiers in the Crimean war. Many soldiers who suffered battlefield ...

  5. Mothers of invention

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... educated and more career-conscious. An increasing number may never marry. According to the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore, the proportion of women in Hong Kong aged between 30 and 39 who have never married rose from 4.5 per cent in 1980 to 20.3 per cent in 2005. But a few independent women are deciding that their single status need not be a barrier to having ...

  6. Playboy Aquino can't see what the fuss is about

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... never married. Aquino's four sisters said they tended to act like a board of censors when it came to their brother's' numerous girlfriends. But a Palace aide said of their boss: ... ways. From his taste in cars, food and women and his fondness for guns, nearly every aspect of Aquino's private life has been dissected in excruciating detail. His girlfriends ...

  7. Iron Lady leaves her mark

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the nation's most challenging problems- fighting counterfeiting and product piracy. She never married, but Wu remains devoted to the nation following her retirement in 2008. ...

  8. Diva's valuables fetch HK$6.8 million

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... intended to wear them at her wedding, but she never married. Instead she wore them, with a wedding gown, at her last concert in 2003. She died that year of cervical cancer at the age of 40. ...

  9. Diva's jewellery hits auction block

    Posted Oct 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... and rose-cut diamonds weighing 16 carats. The lot is expected to fetch up to HK$700,000. 'She intended to wear it at her wedding,' Mak said. 'As she never married, she wore ...

  10. Six degrees

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Rachael Barker

    ... never married but the founder of the house of Chanel had many influential lovers, including, allegedly, the composer Igor Stravinsky... The Russian also had a troubled childhood, before going ...




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