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  1. Business - Money

    Investments of passion driven by art

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 10:06am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... year, compared to a paltry 377 in the UK and 426 in the US.     Investments of Passion Driven by Women Asia Pacific is also emerging as a growing market for pricey cars, with China and India driving the growth in sales. And a large percentage of these are being bought, and driven by, women. Of the 300 Porsches sold in Singapore in the first half of 2011, a third were bought by women ...

  2. News - Business - MANAGEMENT

    Mainland Chinese women top the world in holding senior business roles, survey shows

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Survey shows more females in China hold senior roles than those in other economies Mainland women 'top the world' as business leaders Mainland women 'top world' as business leaders Mainland Chinese women topped the world in terms of holding senior business management roles, beating Hong Kong and other advanced economies ...

  3. Sport - China - TENNIS

    Li Na 'most influential player of the decade', says former great Chris Evert

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 11:50pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore Winner of 18 grand slam titles says the China star has had a huge global impact in boosting the game Li Na 'most influential women's player of decade' ... for the end of year championships in Singapore and women's tennis in Asia. Something would be wrong if she didn't get into the tennis Hall of Fame Chris Evert  "Yeah, I'd vote ...

  4. News - China

    Deadly demographics: Women face grim odds in male-heavy societies like China, India

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com The Delhi gang rape points to the dangers and violence inherent in societies where men outnumber women, a problem that besets China as much ... raping and killing her. The gruesome Delhi rape of December 16 has forced a long-delayed conversation on the safety of women in India, where a rape occurs every 30 minutes. TrustLaw, a free legal ...

  5. News - China - GENDER

    Chinese women post nude photos online to fight domestic violence

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Women post provocative photos of themselves online to challenge people's prejudices and demand a law against violence in the home Nude campaign in fight against domestic abuse Advocates for women's rights across China are publishing nude photos of themselves as part of a growing online movement pushing for the speedy enactment ...

  6. Leading women ponder the political glass ceiling

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com A panel of leading local women discussed the 'glass ceiling' that limits women's roles in Hong Kong politics, touching on Margaret Thatcher ... are really relevant to our conversation,' said Su-Mei Thompson, director of The Women's Foundation (TWF), which organised the panel at the British Council in Admiralty. TWF is a charity ...

  7. Two women reflect nation's highs and lows

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Two women were at the forefront of attention on social media last week, and the contrast between the two- one celebrated, the other deeply pitied- has prompted reflection on the state of modern China. A widely circulated microblog entry on Sina Weibo, posted by famous internet user 'Pretend as if in New York' said: 'We can send a female ...

  8. Style guru has his eye on women's collection

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong, however, had his mind on Valentino's other collection- for women. 'Although this season's menswear is very nice, I've always been more of a fan of the brand's ... to find something from the women's knitwear collection to wear for the party. He picked out a women's olive cardigan with dark mink fur panels. 'They found it for me in women ...

  9. Women have come a long way

    Posted Feb 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In ancient days, women were forced to bind their feet at a young age because people at the time believed that small, delicate feet represented beauty. Parents forced their daughters to bind their feet, thinking that it would help them get a good husband. But the women experienced great pain in the process. This tradition reflects sexual discrimination in ancient China. ...

  10. Zhang's chic shop changes rural women's lives

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nu shop in a hip Beijing hutong sells products made by rural women and other social enterprises across China. What was your life like before you founded Brand Nu? I graduated from a technical ... who is interested in Chinese women's literature. Wu is the daughter of famous female literary figure Bing Xin. She is also the founder of NGO Rural Women, which is dedicated to helping ...




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