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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tributes paid to 'Uncle Six', the symbol of a generation

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:38pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of a generation Sir Run Run Shaw meant many things to many people, judging from the accolades that flowed in yesterday at a public memorial service in tribute to him. His passion for show business ... meetings. "Sometimes when our discussion had run on for too long, he would ask 'are we done?' because he wanted to take a stroll and have tea," Chan recalled. "I miss him ...

  2. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Chinese hit-and-run driver caught after 30km chase as radio listeners join police manhunt

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 01:41pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A hit-and-run driver who led police on a 30km chase across a central Chinese city was finally caught when members of the public helped to track him down. Nearly 100 people joined the city-wide manhunt in Zhengzhou, Henan province, after the driver of a brown BMW SUV knocked over a woman sanitation worker on a downtown expressway on Wednesday ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... with the Legislative Council panel on home affairs yesterday morning, the operators condemned the government's proposal to ban guest houses from being run in residential buildings that do not allow ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hopes of revival for dying trade of street hawking in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 06:46am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... such as a spouse or child. Mong Kok hawker Chan Kong-chiu, who works on Fa Yuen Street, began his hawker life in 1977 as a jau gwai- an "on-the-run" illegal hawker. The 62-year-old clothes seller ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Working poor' problem will plague Hong Kong for decades, professor warns

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 03:35am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com An entire generation of young people is stuck in dead-end jobs, and the problem of this ‘poor busy tribe’ will continue for 30 to 40 years ‘Working poor’ generation here to stay, expert says The problem of a generation of working poor will plague Hong Kong in the coming decades, the chief of a government-run welfare fund says. The warning comes ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Mistrust of police blamed for big drop in reported rapes, aid group says

    Posted Nov 16th 2014, 07:11am by SARAH KARACS

    ... forward- they fear they will be blamed and they worry about having to explain their story to a police officer," said Linda Wong Sau-yung, the executive director of the association, which runs ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Risky business: sex workers walk a blurred line in the streets of Wan Chai

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:10am by Lana Lam

    ... is and how much it is worth. Recent comprehensive studies of the city's sex trade are scant but in 1996, police estimated that triads in Mong Kok- who run a much more locally focused and tightly ... Prostitution is legal in Hong Kong but soliciting clients, running a brothel of two or more people or living off the earnings of sex work are all banned. Local support groups for sex workers include Zi ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Hot and bothered students call off ‘naked run’ as university agrees to install air conditioners

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:00pm

    ... our ‘run naked’ activity instead of staying and baking in the heat of our rooms,” he said. Although the student’s proposition seemed outrageous and sensational, he added a touch of decency ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Maid employment agency run by US sex offender under investigation in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:17pm by Phila Siu

    ... agency run by U.S. sex offender An employment agency run by a US-registered sex offender and former fugitive who says he can arrange for foreign domestic helpers in Hong Kong to work as hotel maids in Las Vegas has come under investigation by the Hong Kong government. The Labour Department says it has received a complaint against the agency, which is run by Steve Austin Conway- also ...

  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Apple's Tim Cook comes out as gay and hopes acknowledgement will help others

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 05:28am by AP

    ... Outfitters- wrote a piece for Time in which he talked about being an openly gay man for as long as he had been in business and running companies. Hanson is currently the CEO of luxury jewellery brand ...




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