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  1. 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. ...

  2. Growing trend of cross-border marriages leaves more HK women on the shelf

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the common age relationship for first marriages. Comparing the number of never-married men and women three years younger, the statistics show that in 1996, there was an excess of 9,400 woman ... Daniel Sin The number of cross-border marriages fell last year, but more Hong Kong women are staying single. Government statistics show a drop of 24.3 per cent in marriages between Hong ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Out and about

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... talk of arts 'hubs' and so forth spring to mind- Hong Kong has never been the kind of place to encourage or inspire literary or creative genius- and certainly not in English. One ... travelled independently in a number of countries and lived for a time in the United States. In 1920, she came independently to China, where she met and subsequently married James (Sheamus) ...

  6. The long road to liberation

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they married and that became their identity for life. It reflected the convention that their place was in the home. With few exceptions, women were rarely seen outside the household. They cooked, ... were never completely helpless and useless. It was the women who influenced how homes were run and how the household's hierarchy operated. As mothers, they made a powerful mark on how ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's gross domestic product by local married women workers would sink fast, as they would be forced back into the kitchen by a patriarchal system that allows women to work just as long ... substantially to Hong Kong's population. These families would require health care, housing and education and would have other social needs. There has never been any intention or agreement to give ...

  8. Tie contemplates future after loss

    Posted Aug 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The 33-year-old, who is married to Hong Kong player Tang Peng, has previously suggested she could quit the sport to raise a child. 'I have said I would only consider my future after the London ... assistance.' Tie, the world No 10, only had herself to blame as she put Hong Kong under pressure after losing the opening match to Dang Yeseo, a player to whom she had never lost before. After failing ...

  9. Mother's Day little comfort amid threat of cut to welfare

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... legislator Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung and the Caritas charity's Kowloon community centre. Mainland-born Ms Lee, who has parted from her husband whom she married in 1998, said the marriage had never been happy. She is now living with her two children and her elderly parents in a public-housing flat in Tuen Mun. 'I wish we could get a housing allowance so my 81-year-old father ...

  10. Make a park that will serve Hong Kong for centuries

    Posted Dec 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... marry mainland women are often unable to provide proper documents for them from the Hong Kong Immigration Department. Also, they blame the mainland medical system, saying that as the hospitals ... listed company. No one is sensationalising lapses in performance and I am angered by those who feel they should blindly support the airline in the face of recent incidents. I have never raised ...




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