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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Frugal Hong Kong women rank 2nd in world as savers

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Females here are just behind their Singapore counterparts when stashing cash every month, a survey of 15 markets on savings habits shows HK women 2nd best savers in the world Hong Kong's women are the second-best female savers on earth, salting away more money than women anywhere else except Singapore, according to a global HSBC study on how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1184113/hong-kong-women-second-best-female-savers-world
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... The Oxford University chancellor also stressed the importance of maintaining the city's English ability, drawing a comparison with Singapore. He noted the outstanding English "at every level" in Singapore, saying Hong Kong could be "missing a trick commercially" if it did not keep up with its English standard. But Patten sang the praises of his former aide Anson Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1454320/chris-patten-flattered-nostalgic-hongkongers-who-miss-colonial-days
  3. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Boat cruises for pampered Singapore dogs

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Pampered dogs get theirsea legs on pet cruises The guests lean over the side of the boat to catch the morning breeze as their catamaran eases off from a jetty in Singapore. A typical cruise- except for the fact the passengers are dogs. "Actually, this is their third cruise," said Andy Pe, 43, the owner of two black Labrador retrievers, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1167388/boat-cruises-pampered-singapore-dogs
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Firms flourish by having women on top, survey finds

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Lana Lam

    ... The findings were part of global recruiter Randstad's eighth annual World of Work report, which covers Malaysia, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, India, Australia and New Zealand, that surveyed 14,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1424347/firms-flourish-having-women-top-survey-finds
  5. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Singaporeans 'world's least emotional people'

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Bangkok

    ... The Guardian in Bangkok Singaporeans 'emotionally challenged' Never mind its temperate balmy weather, low unemployment rate and high per-capita GDP- Singapore is the most ... the survey found that Singaporeans were the least likely to reveal experiencing any emotions at all. "If you measure Singapore by the traditional indicators, they look like one of the best-run ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1088626/singaporeans-worlds-least-emotional-people
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Graft-busters exchange tips in fight against corruption

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 05:23am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... participants from Australia, France, Indonesia Malaysia, Singapore and the United States; four were from mainland China and Macau. The agency arranged a one-week trip to Tianjin that featured a visit ... in which I feel Singapore can learn a lot from Hong Kong," David Lee Choon Khiang, a principal investigator from the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau of Singapore, said. The course ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368106/graft-busters-exchange-tips-fight-against-corruption
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Survey reveals scale of family unfriendly malls

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 02:34am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Developers seem to ignore the fact parents shop too, with few facilities for changing or feeding babies. Singapore is showing how it can be done Survey reveals ... Kong's shopping malls after a South China Morning Post survey found parents and children were not being catered for. Hong Kong is far behind Singapore on the issue, with its rival city preparing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338188/survey-reveals-scale-family-unfriendly-malls
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    British lawmaker to Beijing: Allow Hong Kong to rejoin Commonwealth

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY W.Y. FUNG

    ... of the handover. Rosindell said Hong Kong retained close links with Commonwealth countries such as New Zealand, Australia and Singapore and had strong reasons to stay in the circle. "Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1352736/british-lawmaker-wants-hong-kong-back-commonwealth
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    It’s true, Hong Kong’s a better place to live than five years ago, report says

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... a less habitable place in general, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said. Hong Kong scored full marks for education, compared with 83.3 out of 100 for Singapore, which was up two places ... with Vienna second and Vancouver third. Hong Kong scored higher than Singapore in four of the five categories. The city scored 92 for overall liveability, while Singapore scored 88.7. "There ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300174/its-true-hong-kongs-better-place-live-report-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hongkongers not nearly as happy as Asian rivals

    Posted Sep 11th 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Global ranking puts city at a 'respectable' 64 out of 156 - but Singapore comes in at 30 Hongkongers not nearly as happy as Asian rivals In the happiness stakes, it seems Hong Kong is falling behind old rival Singapore, according to the latest global UN survey. The city ranked 64th out of 156 countries in the World Happiness Report 2013, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1307853/hongkongers-not-nearly-happy-asian-rivals

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