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  1. Drop your standards, singletons are told

    Posted Feb 09th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee

    ... pressure by not having a partner. According to the 2000 census, the number of Hong Kong women in their 30s or 40s who had never married almost quadrupled in previous 15 years. And in 2002, ... Hannah Lee Authors of a survey of single women say they shouldn't set their sights so high Lower your standards, look elsewhere, or prepare to live happily ever after without prince ...

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    Unlucky in love … or just left out of the market?

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Unmarried women on the mainland are more likely 'too successful' than 'too picky'- but that's not the case here, a study shows Unlucky in love … or just left out of the market? The number of never-married women has increased in both Shanghai and Hong Kong over the last decade. But while these so-called leftover women ...

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    South Korean artist may face suit for political spoof work

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Park's never-married daughter Park Geun-hye, who is the ruling New Frontier Party candidate for the December 19 presidential election, giving birth in a hospital maternity ward surrounded ... painting on behalf of not only Park Geun-Hye but also all women," he said, arguing the artwork denigrated "the most sacred moment in women's lives". Hong dismissed ...

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    Cecil Chao: The odd tale of the playboy and his lesbian daughter

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... married in France, where the law recognises gay partnerships. Cecil Chao has never married and kept a legion of girlfriends and mistresses over the decades. At the turn of this century, he claimed to have bedded 10,000 women. By contrast, Gigi, while prominent in high society, does not share his flamboyance. Cecil Chao has two other adult children, by different mothers. But father ...

  5. Young adults shun marriage

    Posted Jun 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and second highest for females, in all the surveys conducted during the past two decades. Yip said another study had found that 22 per cent of the city's women would never marry. 'If we ... this suggestion was backed by the survey. Some 42 per cent of the women and 36 per cent of the men said they did not want to walk down the aisle because they could not find an ideal partner. 'Many ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Rules of engagement for a modern woman

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in 1981 to 28.7 in 2010, while the proportion of 'never married' Hong Kong women rose 61.3per cent from 1986 to 2010, while that of men grew by only 16.2per cent. While the show may have ... Regina Ip Bride Wannabes, a recently concluded local reality TV show featuring five fearless women looking for husbands, was an instant hit. The Equal Opportunities Commission condemned ...

  8. Medal of honour

    Posted Sep 12th 2010, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... was injured in battle and transported home. Permanently disabled, he was unable to look after himself, so the brother he had bought went to live with him. Wu, who never married, died in the 1930s. ...

  9. Singled out

    Posted Mar 10th 2007, 12:00am by Karen Pittar, Tara Jenkins

    ... the number of marriages has declined during the past 10 years and the proportion of women who have never married has increased to 30.7 per cent last year from 28.9 per cent in 1996. The proportion ... if you really want a relationship, then go for it. You only find out if these things work by giving it a go.' David, 42, has never married. He recently turned to an internet-dating service ...

  10. Heligoland

    Posted Feb 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Heligoland by Shena Mackay Vintage $98 A fragmented, poetic novel that was shortlisted for the Whitbread Novel Award and the Orange Prize last year, Heligoland has little in the way of plot, but plenty of misty images and beautiful sentences. Rowena Snow is a lonely misfit. Born in Burma to a Scottish father and Indian mother, she has lost both her parents, never married ...




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