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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Rewind, film: A Town Like Alice, directed by Jack Lee (1956)

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:12pm by James Kidd

    ... narrative. Jean returns to Malaya where she worked during the war in the hope of doing some good: she builds water wells for the women of a remote village. Asked if she will marry, her voiceover replies: "I shall never get married, not now, not since that day that changed my life … that day in Kuala Lumpur." The film cuts to the Japanese invasion of Malaya, which traps Jean ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong's divorce rate rises

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... exacerbated by the surplus of women in the city. More than 20 per cent of Hong Kong women over the age of 40 have never been married, Yip says, a consequence that he partly attributes ... women and children from broken marriages especially vulnerable. Divide and fall When Ah Lai finally signed her divorce papers in 2001 she thought it was the end of her abusive marriage. Instead, ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Single mainlanders are learning how to enjoy life on their own

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:41am by Andrea Chen

    ... are you going to get married?" The number of people aged 20 and above on the mainland who have never married has risen from 8.9 million in 2000 to more than 13.7 million in 2010, according ... To Sin-chi, from the University of Hong Kong, researched Chinese "leftover women" and found that single women with high disposable income enjoy a more glamorous lifestyle than their married ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Updike, by Adam Begley

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by GDN

    ... stories, and when he returned to the US, he joined the staff. Thanks to the magazine's lucrative sponsorship, he never had to worry about money again. Updike was already a father at this point: his wife, Mary, whom he'd married at 21, gave birth to their first child in Britain. Still only 25, he fled the bright lights for the small pond of Ipswich, near Boston. He would ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books

    E-/audiobook: non-fiction

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 11:11pm by Charmaine Chan

    ... could say about the third, a married man who was a former bad-boy boyfriend and someone she hooked up with again at 51. She had become his "wife", she realised, upon discovering he had ... mythologist Joseph Campbell, members of the Occupy Wall Street movement, and others. His book is the outcome of an interview with Jeremy Paxman in which Brand vowed he would never vote because ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Son names and shames father in paternity suit

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... and the Indian media refrains from any exposés. Typically, the women are from a lower social strata and when the relationship flags, they can be ditched without worry because the women would never admit ... of such cases," Agnes says. "Married women may have a child with another man for all sorts of reasons- they are separated but not divorced, or the husband is impotent or an invalid. If she and her ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    Read the winning entry in the RTHK-SCMP short story competition

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Irene Tsang

    ... Since I was the youngest, I never married because it was my job to take care of my parents in their old age. And then, after my parents died, there was no reason for me to think of getting ... I collect $3,480 from the building I clean and the government also gives me fruit money every month. I know I can sell paper for more money; other old women do that but I've never gathered ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health

    How an Indian woman tackled the taboo subject of menstruation

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 10:36am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... her education. "It was only after I got married and used to have pain and cramps that my husband began researching on the net how to help me. I realised I didn't really understand my ... about a woman's periods before marrying her. He was mortified to realise that Gupta, who suffers from cramps, had to endure intense discomfort every month. Even though Gupta is aware ...

  9. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS

    Brief Encounters: Lucia Tait

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:49am by Jing Zhang

    ... and I are getting married this autumn. I never planned to leave New York, but finding your soulmate brings a fresh perspective. My former clients were actually among my first friends in Hong Kong. As told ... comes back to a highly personal touch and the client trusting in your expertise on their behalf. Fit should be the first rule for anyone, men and women, whether shopping in designer boutiques ...

  10. Lifestyle

    Pressure is on young mainlanders to marry

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 05:44pm by Kathy Gao

    ... Kathy Gao kathy.gao@scmp.com Career-minded young mainland singles are in less of a hurry to get married these days, but many are under pressure to do so It's vow or never Your 30th ... and yet feel the pressure. A 2010 survey by the All China Women's Federation found that more than 90 per cent of male respondents believed women should marry before the age of 27, whereas ...




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