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  1. News - World - SECURITY

    US Secret Service seeks social-media monitor to identify online sarcasm

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Secret Service advertises for a quick way to tell if the millions of messages monitored on social media are real threats or just ill-advised jokes U.S. spies seek a program to help detect sarcasm The US is looking to buy software that can identify sarcasm on social media so that it can distinguish between actual threats and ill-advised jokes. United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1526045/us-secret-service-seeks-social-media-monitor-identify-online-sarcasm
  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore activists warn of surging xenophobia as foreigners take the blame for social ills

    Posted May 28th 2014, 03:07pm

    ... workers and expatriates are increasingly the target of “xenophobic” attacks on social media, Singapore’s leading activists groups warned on Wednesday. There is evidence of the “widespread use of racist, aggressive and militarised rhetoric” against foreigners on social networks, said a press release issued by 12 independent groups including Maruah, Singapore’s main human rights group. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520339/singapore-activists-warn-surging-xenophobia-foreigners-take-blame-social
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: forcing the issue

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 11:52pm by Jason Wordie

    ... As the public mood deteriorates, PLA deployment in the face of civil unrest is looking ever more probable, writes Jason Wordie Forcing the issue As predicted, Hong Kong’s longheralded ... beyond breaking point. Former chief secretary Anson Chan Fang On-sang recently wrote about the possibility of “serious social unrest”, and Wang Guangya, director of the Hong Kong and Macau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1536060/then-now-forcing-issue
  4. News - Hong Kong - TOWN PLANNING

    Money, not a social mission, seems to be driving Urban Renewal Authority

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:26am by Olga Wong

    ... profit before society? The Urban Renewal Authority's move to scale down its commitment to small projects initiated by building owners begs the question: does the authority value its social ... to strengthen social responsibility, the public now has choices. Owners can initiate redevelopment by inviting the URA to step in, or ask the authority to act as an agent and identify a developer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1517744/ura-ditching-its-social-mission-money
  5. MBS stresses importance of social responsibility

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:20pm

    ... doing research into environmental concerns and the use of natural resources. And a director of social responsibility was appointed in January to drive the school’s agenda on all relevant issues ... the range of broader challenges faced by the business community and society at large, setting an example in areas like ethics, diversity and social responsibility. “We have committed to contributing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1513429/mbs-stresses-importance-social-responsibility
  6. It's a widespread social issue, not a racing issue

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... to prevent drug positives- it is a widespread social issue, not specifically a racing issue. The club's main roles are in education, about the dangers of drugs and the risks to health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/724808/its-widespread-social-issue-not-racing-issue
  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Sociologist wades into Occupy movement and other issues

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 02:00pm by Mischa Moselle

    ... Mischa Moselle mischa.moselle@scmp.com Sociologist Frank Furedi wades into issues from democracy to modern child-rearing with Mischa Moselle Psychology of protest Sociology professor Frank ... are meaningless and that we live in a culture of fear and low ambitions that puts a drag on society's ambitions. He was recently at a conference on understanding social protest and contestation, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1521922/sociologist-wades-occupy-movement-and-other-issues
  8. News - China - COMMUNIST PARTY

    Academics at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences assessed on ideological purity

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 04:36am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com Ideology should be the main test for Chinese Academy of Social Sciences academics Think tank warned to toe party line Scholars working for the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) should be judged mainly on their loyalty to communist ideology, the People's Daily has said, in yet another warning for the think tank's academics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1551464/academics-chinese-academy-social-sciences-assessed-ideological-purity
  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Tony Abbott mocked on social media over 'cringe-worthy' photo

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Abbott mocked over 'cringe-worthy' photo Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been taken to task on social media for tweeting a "cringe-worthy" photo of himself with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe posing by a giant tyre. Abbott travelled with Abe on Wednesday to Western Australia, where they visited Rio Tinto's West Angelas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1551375/tony-abbott-mocked-social-media-over-cringe-worthy-photo
  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    New fashion trends point towards 'social superhero' designs

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Fashion trends point towards 'social superhero' Fashion designers are looking to make political activism wearable and forecasters predict an increasing awareness of social problems will be reflected on next year's catwalks. New trends, described as "social superhero" and "data divination", were among the emerging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549164/new-fashion-trends-point-towards-social-superhero-designs

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