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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Red card for soccer gamblers in jail

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Bets off for World Cup after cell raids … and inmates won't even see games Red card for soccer gamblers in jail Prisoners hoping to gamble ... included homemade mahjong and poker cards, chess pieces and- in a first- dice crafted from bread, senior superintendent Tse Ho-yin said. Officials say they will step up operations during the World ...

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    Hundreds join march against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... they collected. Our petition won't start until July 19, and we will use standardised forms and check people's ID cards." Chow, a former RTHK radio host, added that his group had no monopoly ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's watchdog for data privacy sees upsurge in complaints

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... breaches, including the for-profit sale of the personal data of Octopus card users. As a result, the privacy watchdog is feeling the strain of fielding an increasing number of complaints. ... The Octopus card fiasco in 2010 did not help, either. The card issuer was found to have sold the data of almost two million card users to third parties for a profit of HK$44 million, drawing ire from ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Bring children to pee in Hong Kong': Mainlander starts campaign after public urination clash

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 01:39pm by Stuart Lau

    ... pants, what do you want me do?" A scuffle then broke out and the parents tried to take the memory card from the camera of the young man filming the incident. State media had earlier ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversy over urinating toddler threatens to escalate as state media, angry net users weigh in

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 07:35pm by Tanna Chong

    ... the memory card from one young man’s camera. The husband and wife, both two-way permit holders, were subsequently arrested on suspicion of theft and assault respectively, Hong Kong police said. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Armless Cherie Yeung turns a tragedy into a life of inspiration

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... to cope with daily life, such as attaching an Octopus card to her sleeve so she could travel on her own. When she started swimming, which she does using only her legs, she was afraid she would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three in four want more rights for gays, survey finds

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

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Though Hongkongers tend not to approve of same-sex marriage, most back greater equality More rights for gays favoured, survey finds Most locals want gay and lesbian couples in the city to enjoy the same civil rights as their heterosexual peers, but marriage is still off the cards for now, new research from the University of Hong Kong shows. One ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cycling crusader hopes to get city moving on two wheels

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 10:15am by Annemarie Evans

    ... pay by Octopus. Then the harbour front would become an entity.” ...

  9. News - World - SOCIETY

    Abuse prompts Disney to scrap priority for disabled in queues

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... been able to get an assistance card since no proof of disability is required. Some families of children with epilepsy and autism criticised the change. Rebecca Goddard said her autistic sons, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds of well-wishers support bullied boy Lewang Limbu

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... children from the city's ethnic minority community presented him with a book containing more than 100 get-well cards from concerned individuals and school children. "Cheer up … you ... life," said the boy's foster mother in a get-well-soon card. Speaking at a press conference, Lewang mostly answered a simple yes or no to reporters' questions, but he became more ...




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