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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

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

    ... for the downward trend. Immigration figures show that between 2010 and 2013, the number of mainlanders overstaying their visas more than halved- from 3,381 in 2010 to 1,567 last year. "Frankly, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... Gannaban said: "Mr Ramscar left for the UK just after we had launched Mr Gay Hong Kong 2013. The sponsorship hasn't materialised since then and, we have been informed by Mr Ramscar, never ... Michael Morrill win Mr Gay Hong Kong 2013 last October. This week he will compete in Mr Gay World in Rome. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Peter Woo's charity helps equip less academic teens for work and life

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Staff Reporter

    ... and life Disadvantaged teenagers struggling with studies are set to be given a leg-up from a charity spearheaded by property tycoon Peter Woo Kwong-ching that seeks to equip them for challenges ... the luxury retail arm, Lane Crawford, while he remains chairman of the property unit, Wharf. Project WeCan focuses on character building, developing teenagers' communication skills ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Watchdog condemns 'secret photos' of breastfeeding mothers

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by Ernest Kao

    ... baby anywhere and at any time," the statement read. "The public should accept there is a need for mothers to do so." The commission called for service providers and property ... at work," Thompson said. A 2013 poll by the Department of Health, Hospital Authority and Unicef's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative found over 85 per cent of new mothers in the city breastfeed ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Dreams of home and marriage falling apart for Hongkongers

    Posted May 30th 2014, 04:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... injury and criminality. Other measured domains include education, civil society, political participation and environment quality. The sharp increase in property prices- especially those ... 152,400 in 2011 to 228,400 in 2013- more than the increase seen in the previous decade. The government received about 59,000 new applications from 2002 to 2011. But building of public housing ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Poverty line set too low for people living alone: Oxfam

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 06:46pm by LO WEI

    ... expenses for people living alone at HK$7,344 a month but the city's estimated poverty line for 2013 set them at HK$3,800. "The government's poverty line has underestimated the basic ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com About 3.5 million couples filed for divorce last year, with a fifth taking their case to the courts The mainland’s divorce rate has risen by almost 13 per cent, with 3.5 million couples filing for divorce last year, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said. In its 2013 Social Service Development Statistical Bulletin released on Tuesday, the ministry said ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Brooklyn gains popularity as name, but not for parents in the borough

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... More than 6,600 girls born in the US in 2013 were named Brooklyn, making it the 28th most popular girl's name ahead Samantha, Allison and Sarah, according to recently released Social ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Alias hid fugitive past of American linked to agency at centre of probe

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:51pm by Phila Siu

    ... fugitive Earl Lynn Bagley was deported to the United States from Manila, Philippines, and taken into federal custody last week," it says in a statement dated March 13, 2013. The statement said ...

  10. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Are you addicted to your smartphone? You may need professional help...

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... of the world's highest smartphone penetration rates, according to a 2013 report by media monitoring firm Nielsen. Some 87 per cent of Singapore's 5.4 million population own smartphones. A similar ...




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