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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Beloved North Point beef offal stall calls it a day

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com North Point shop serves up its last dishes of the strong-tasting stew Beloved beef offal stall calls it a day About 300 people queued up outside a much-loved beef offal shop in North Point yesterday to bid farewell to one of their favourite street fares. It was the last day of business for Block 13 Beef Offal, located on Shu Kuk Street next to Cantonese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459777/beloved-north-point-beef-offal-stall-calls-it-day
  2. News - World - SOCIETY

    Even popular teens bullied at school, not just outcasts, says US study

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by NYT

    ... the researchers used data from more than 8,000 students in 19 schools in the US state of North Carolina about their five closest friends and five students who had "picked on or were mean" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1464156/even-popular-teens-bullied-school-not-just-outcasts-says-us-study
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Canny Kim-like street vendor cooks up a storm

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 04:14pm by Zhang Hong <a href=hong.zhang@scmp.com>hong.zhang@scmp.com</a>

    ... Zhang Hong His identity has to remain secret- unless you buy a few more sticks of barbecue Business has been smoking for a barbecued-meat vendor in Shenyang city, Liaoning province since he started cultivating his greatest business asset – an uncanny resemblance to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. The vendor, who prefers to keep his identity secret, cut his hair ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1453225/canny-kim-street-vendor-cooks-storm
  4. News - World - SOCIETY

    Parents say life with children is not always better, surveys show

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... "Our results for the world as a whole, as well as for Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and South Asia are consistent with the most common finding in the literature- that those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405615/parents-say-life-children-not-always-better-surveys-show
  5. News - World - SOCIETY

    New Yorkers shred bad memories of 2013 on Good Riddance Day

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 03:04am by Reuters

    ... Tlali, 39, who was visiting from South Africa. "I think after I do this I will feel relieved." Gabby Trofa, 19, a college student from Aston, Pennsylvania, had a different goal. "I ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1392601/new-yorkers-shred-bad-memories-2013-good-riddance-day
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four want more rights for gays, survey finds

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by Lana Lam

    ... and that one bedroom was enough, our application was rejected," said Morrill, 35. Holning Lau, a law professor from the University of North Carolina who co-authored the report, said he hoped ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1397743/three-four-want-more-rights-gays-survey-finds
  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Model Thando Hopa helping to defeat prejudice against albinos

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Johannesburg

    ... all eyes were on Hopa again. This time she was striding confidently down the catwalk and earning accolades as South Africa's new face of fashion and "fashion's new colour". ... I was open to it. SA fashion week was an overwhelming experience, a different world altogether with so much creativity," Hopa said. One in 4,000 people in South Africa has albinism. They suffer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1075118/model-thando-hopa-helping-defeat-prejudice-against-albinos
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Rising suicides off Tsing Yi bridges raise alarms

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 04:51am by DANNY LEE

    ... the North and South bridges, which have pedestrian access. Another 37 bodies- suspected suicide cases- had been recovered. The minutes of a working group on suicide prevention, spearheaded ... police and suicide-prevention groups have been working to set up free emergency telephone hotlines on the North and South bridges and have installed banners displaying a number for people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1387939/rising-suicides-tsing-yi-bridges-raise-alarms
  9. News - World - SOCIETY

    Swaziland lawmakers urged to avoid divorce to respect king with 13 wives

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mbabane Avoid divorce to respect king, Swazi MPs told Swaziland's Senate chief said lawmakers should not divorce to avoid embarrassing the country's polygamous king, who has declared that only death can undo marriages. Gelane Zwane, leader of the upper house in Africa's last absolute monarchy, said lawmakers should set a good example ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1369813/swaziland-lawmakers-urged-avoid-divorce-respect-king-13-wives
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    2008 financial crisis led to surge in suicides, international study finds

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... than expected took their lives. The study covered 54 countries from Europe, America, Asia and Africa, comparing suicides in these countries in 2009 with the expected numbers based on suicide ... higher in 2009 than in 2007, while there was a 94 per cent rise in North America. The US suffered the most from this trend, the study shows, with almost 2,500 excess suicides, the highest of any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1311915/2008-financial-crisis-led-surge-suicides-international-study-finds

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