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  1. Rocking out to girl power

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... friends felt after listening to their songs, has not shied away from tackling social issues like gender inequality. 'We care very much about social problems in Hong Kong,' explains Fung. ... countries can only dream of. Such inequality struck a chord with keyboardist Jimmy Fung Hing-chung of the two-piece band ISoFeel, which has joined a global charity to raise awareness about ...

  2. Social worker's trial for rape opens

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The founder of a children's home in Yunnan province who is accused of sexually assaulting two girls told one of them after raping her that if she did not co-operate he would kick her out, a court heard. Social worker Francis Lee Kwok-wah, 49, yesterday faced the first day of his trial on seven charges at the Court of First Instance. The younger girl was aged 11 ...

  3. John Yau

    Posted Aug 21st 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... 'So, here's this woman who is, you know, obviously highly qualified for a job, but never gets the full promotion,' he says. 'There was an inequality among men and women in terms ...

  4. Inquiry urged into social worker's case

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu A social workers' union has demanded the government appoint an independent inquiry into whether Secretary for Home Affairs Tsang Tak-sing applied pressure to remove a social worker. After a three-hour closed door meeting last night, members of the Hong Kong Social Workers' General Union decided to request an independent inquiry into the controversy involving ...

  5. The Massage King

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kong. Although stereotypes abound, the world he portrays isn't too far off the reality. The three mainlanders are caught up in and confused by the new riches- and growing social inequality ...

  6. If Hong Kong could elect a president, who would you nominate?

    Posted Jan 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has shown great determination to fight social inequities, such as the widening wealth gap. Besides, it would be interesting to see what a man who always opposes government policies would do ...

  7. Survival of the fittest

    Posted Jan 05th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Yuen

    ... Alvin Yuen Not all Hong Kong students get the same opportunities. Children from low-income families might be eager to learn but financial restrictions mean they do not get the same chances as students from more wealthy families. Even though the government provides nine years of free education, there are still many inequities when it comes to education. Cheng Yi-pang, 21, a physics ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - ETHICS

    Tackling the taboos of sex and desire in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH HODSON

    ... into account. The socially constructed ideas of what is "normal" are understood to affect perceptions of the body, identity and relationships as well. Insight is given into how both social "norms" and the negative effects of living in a patriarchal society impact various social groups, particularly homosexuals and women. Depression, another taboo subject, is touched on with regards ...

  9. Reluctance to seek help a factor in male suicides

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Twice as many men as women commit suicide in Hong Kong because they are reluctant to seek help for emotional problems, a counsellor says. Kathy Wong Shui-fong, a counsellor with more than 20 years' experience at the Fam ...

  10. Tse closer to London Games dream

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Disabled rider Natasha Tse Pui-ting further improved her chances of reaching next summer's London Paralympic Games with an impressive performance in the Hong Kong International Para-Equestrian Dressage Competition. Tse ...




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