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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Joining social movements part of education, academic says of Occupy Central

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Students will "waste four years in college" if they fail to take part in social movements and keep quiet about controversial issues, the new president of a management school says. ... as a teacher. And he urged students to do the same. "I took part in social movements when I was a student and I now also encourage my students to take part," said Ho. "If they don't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542693/joining-social-movements-part-education-academic-says-occupy-central
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... because of Hong Kong's privileged position in trade compared with China in the 1950s to 1970s. In response to demand, Tai O shrimp paste makers started to export their product to London ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593980/tai-o-losing-its-taste-century-old-shrimp-paste-flavour
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Parents feeling the pressure as students get ready to start school

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Arthur Chan

    ... annual study on how the start of the school year puts pressure on students. The shift in the focus from students to parents of middle and primary school pupils was mainly a response to the rising ... "Students start memorising the multiplication table before primary school," said Hsu Siu-man, a social worker and supervisor at the federation. To keep up, almost 80 per cent of the respondents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581243/parents-feeling-pressure-students-get-ready-start-school
  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    Social media contest invites controversy with violence against children theme

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 09:24am by WU NAN

    ... of "spare the rod and spoil the child" remains entrenched in mainland parents, if a cartoon competition on a social network is anything to go by. Douban.com recently invited readers to submit tongue-in-cheek captions for a cartoon strip, which it called "Mum, beat me once more!" that features a mother slapping her daughter. The contest attracted more than 1,000 responses in the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393690/social-media-contest-invites-controversy-violence-against-children-theme
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... on the MTR Corporation to take responsibility and avoid a repeat of the case. They gathered dressed in black at Sheung Shui MTR station, where the dog was first spotted, before proceeding like ... The dog's death has sparked a petition signed by more than 90,000 people, and a protest outside MTR Corp headquarters. Anger over a matter that, to some, might seem small could indicate wider social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  6. 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

    ... of a middle-class family, which it puts at between HK$30,000 and HK$59,999. The calculations reveal the wide differences in expenditure on children between Hong Kong's social classes, noted Dr Chung Kim-wah, assistant professor of applied social sciences at Polytechnic University. He fears it may make relative poverty in the city even more pronounced. "Parents in Hong Kong have ...

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

    Fewer prisoners ending up back in jail, thanks to increased help

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... difficult." Since then, the government has worked to improve the system, he said. "As far as schools and employers are concerned, I know the CSD and Social Welfare Department have done a much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586878/fewer-prisoners-ending-back-jail-thanks-increased-help
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... the trend. "The penal population depends on a number of social, economic, demographic and crime factors and the changing trend cannot be fully accounted for without an in-depth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Corporate charity helps kids find their own paths

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in Wong Tai Sin, where the resident children tend to be referred from social services. "This is sometimes as a result of domestic abuse," Ko said. The company holds fun days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585280/corporate-charity-helps-kids-find-their-own-paths
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

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

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com The Food Expo is showcasing the work of seven social enterprises Helping the hands that feed you To Yin-fun is busy selling packets of Chinese medicinal herbs at a stand at Hong Kong's Food Expo in Wan Chai. The herbs were sorted and packed by her under a Yan Chai Hospital social enterprise in Tsuen Wan that hires housewives on a part-time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you

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