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  1. 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. ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... an elderly friend the impertinent question: 'Why have you never married?' I have never forgotten her brief and succinct answer: 'Well dear, the available were never desirable ... Growing role of women is important The article by Vishakha Desai ('Symbols of change', December 27) describes the rise of women leaders in several Asian countries and predicts ...

  3. How firms gain from women directors

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Enoch Yiu White Collar has always supported listed companies appointing more women to their boards. Now, a Credit Suisse study has shown that companies with more women directors can ... Overall, it showed that there were more women on board nowadays, with 59 per cent of constituent companies in the MSCI All Country World Index having at least one woman on board at the end of last ...

  4. Hong Kong women live the longest

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Women in Hong Kong can expect to live longer than anyone else in the world after surpassing their Japanese counterparts for the first time. Figures from last ... in the long-delayed report of the government's Steering Committee on Population Policy in May. The report issued yesterday, titled 'Women and Men in Hong Kong', also showed that women were ...

  5. Gang busted for trafficking women to Congo

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandy Zuo Police busted a prostitution gang that kidnapped women from remote counties in the south of the mainland before taking them to Congo, the Ministry of Public Security said yesterday. It said on its website that an investigation team, made up of police from Sichuan, Guangxi and Fujian provinces and spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Security, saved 15 Chinese women ...

  6. Women flock to PLA open day

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Irene Jay Liu

    ... anniversary of International Women's Day. About 6,000 visitors got a glimpse of military life, from the mundane to the ceremonial, on the compound. In sleeping quarters, sailors patiently ... Women posed for pictures, straining under the weight of the long-range rifles on display. Soldiers smiled and propped up babies on motorcycles as parents snapped away with cameras. ...

  7. Nearly half of women gamble often

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Almost half of Hong Kong women gamble often, a survey has found. The poll of 1,488 women and girls found 48 per cent were regular gamblers, up 13 percentage points in three years. The Industrial Evangelistic Fellowship's Rehabilitation Centre for Problem Gamblers survey found 2 per cent were pathological gamblers. ...

  8. Women say researchers pay scant attention to their problems

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani Hong Kong suffers from a serious lack of research on the status of women and girls in the territory and the issues affecting them, the Hong Kong Women's Foundation has found. Research conducted by the foundation between 1999 and 2004 on 16 topics identified in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women revealed ...

  9. Writing Women in Modern China

    Posted Sep 25th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Compiled by Tim Cribb Writing Women in Modern China Edited by Amy D. Dooling Columbia University Press, $191 Confucianism seems to be gaining ground again in mainland China since the launch of modernisation in 1976, winding back the advances made by women since 1949. Similarly, the feminist movement in the west, which spearheaded an almost parallel drive for equality, has ...

  10. Not much sympathy for the unfairer sex

    Posted May 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... stereotyping and its impact on men. We poor guys build our self-image and esteem on earning more than women and keeping them in their place. The thing is, we have problems finding our own place ... the opposite sex. Except, of course, we do. It's still a man's world in Hong Kong. Take a look at the number of women on the boards of public bodies and listed companies. The government has ...




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