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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Uygur-Han Chinese couples offered 10,000 yuan a year to marry in Xinjiang county

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 06:16pm by Andrea Chen

    ... a Turkic-speaking Muslim people, make up a large minority of Xinjiang's population. On top of the cash rewards, Qiemo has promised education and health care subsidies to the couples and their children. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1583806/xinjiang-county-offers-10000-yuan-reward-uygurs-who-marry-han-chinese
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Planning to have a baby in Hong Kong? That'll cost you HK$5.5m

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... a publicly funded education, the cost plummets to HK$980,000. In contrast, when a child goes to university overseas, the cost rises to HK$6.87 million, said the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583164/planning-baby-thatll-be-hk55m
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Veronica Shiu wins Miss Hong Kong title (thanks to 'one man, one vote' system)

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by SAMUEL CHAN, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Samuel Chan and Shirley Zhao It had a public poll and screening, but would C.Y. look this good in a cape? Has beauty pageant set the tone for 2017? It may not seem quite the place to make a political statement, but TVB's Miss Hong Kong Pageant last night gave the city a taste of how democracy could look in 2017. A "one man, one vote" system allowed the public to pick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582600/has-beauty-pageant-set-tone-2017
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tamar's protest square stays behind hoardings

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Square" by protesters, was previously open to the public and has been the stage for mass protests and sit-ins in recent years- including the anti-national education rallies in 2012 and last ... to the complex. A government spokesman said at the time that it was not a public recreation area and the fencing was deemed necessary to "withstand potential security threats".   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581532/tamars-protest-square-stays-behind-hoardings
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Wives, Husbands, and Lovers

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Wives, Husbands, and Lovers edited by Deborah Davis and Sara Friedman HKU Press China's sexual revolution has been every bit as dramatic as its economic one, argues ... the effect the mainland's social and economic changes are having in the bedroom. Wives, Husbands, and Lovers: Marriage and Sexuality in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Urban China takes a broad look, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1579129/book-review-wives-husbands-and-lovers
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... the recommendation said. Projections show that the pension pool would collect less money than it pays out beginning in 2026, under the proposal drawn up by the government-commissioned team. But a public ... schemes, including Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, were slashed by 13 per cent. And the public accepted it." On criticism of why the proposal encompassed the city's rich, Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... China". He had started his own garment business in the 1940s with a sewing machine bought by selling the family cow, and, once in Hong Kong, he found work in the garment factories. As factory work ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... showcase is to enhance public awareness of their role in the community- and help them find new customers, says the department. It received a government allocation of HK$150 million in the 2011/12 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... [on the streets] for 14 years to save enough money for a flat." The housing affordability ratio first plunged into negative territory in 2010, at minus 0.85. Public perception of press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat

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