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    Adoptees reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... and sociable personality". Sussex grew up in a largely white area south of London and said she was shy until she started to excel in sports and art. She said adoptive parents in Britain were ...

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    Generation O: Hongkongers increasingly 'overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed'

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... or rely on alcohol as a result." Respondents who admitted not having a healthy or active lifestyle cited reasons including a lack of time due to work, a lack of personal motivation ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Jockey Club staff under fire for 'trying to refuse entry to blind man with guide dog'

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 04:02am by Hazel Parry

    ... to their stations." Under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance it is an offence for someone to refuse services or entry to a blind person accompanied by a guide dog at any place open to the public. Scott ...

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    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... time, suspects are spending significantly more time on remand compared with three years ago. In 2008, the average time a person spent in remand was 60 days. This jumped to 80 days in 2010, ...

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    Donor's plea to submit to a little pain to save a life

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans and Susanna Kemp

    ... Annemarie Evans and Susanna Kemp Donor's plea to submit to a little pain to save a life Donating bone marrow hurts. That's a fact. What isn't true is that it is in any way detrimental to one's health. Gryphon Sou, bone marrow donor, would like to emphasise that. Because sometimes there is just a one in 10,000 chance of providing a bone marrow match for a person ...

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    Unable to speak, cerebral palsy youth finds a voice through photography

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by SARAH KARACS

    ... achievement." Kwok has been nominated by the Professional Teachers' Union for the Spirit of Hong Kong Awards 2014 for overcoming personal adversity. "We appreciate his determination, ...

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    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... orientation might put expatriates off working here, Wilson said: "Speaking personally, I've been aware of people in the community, or who have previously been in the community, who've ...

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    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... Pak-chun. To help prevent alcohol addiction among youngsters, the project team has also created an iPhone and iPad application called "eBACCalc", which estimates a person ...

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    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... is the impact on public finance," Lam said. "Of the four proposals that do not have a means test, there will be sustainability problems by 2041. The money coming into the scheme will be less ... billion. "That is obviously a huge burden for public finance," Lam said. Commission member Frederick Fung Kin-kee, of the Association for Democracy and People's Livelihood, said ...

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    'Terrorist whisperer' Noor Huda Ismail helps rehabilitate Islamic militants

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Lana Lam

    ... the bombing was Hasan. "I thought to myself: how can a normal person get involved in such things?" he said. "It was a watershed moment." The experience is part of the reason he has ...




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