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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... provider's decision to sue a refugee rights group critical of its services. International Social Service Hong Kong- the charity to which the government outsources the provision of welfare ... over aid responsibilities from ISS-HK. With a wife and two young children, aged five and three, Muhammad Babul said he struggled to make ends meet with his monthly allowance of HK$1,500 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... response from the government, a lawmaker says. The idea was floated in an attempt to relieve downtown areas of the pressure brought by mainland shoppers, but the Tourism Board preferred to leave ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Macau at odds over responsible gambling

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... gamblers would not worry about being seen using them. Leong, of the Venetian, said the company was dedicated to fulfilling its corporate social responsibility, but it was not logical to ask people ... at odds over responsible gaming Questions have been raised over the effectiveness of a policy to reduce the number of problem gamblers in Macau, with a former gambling addict and an academic ...

  5. News - World - SOCIETY

    Even popular teens bullied at school, not just outcasts, says US study

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:13pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Social outcasts not the only target, and only the most well-liked don't suffer, US study finds Even popular teens bullied at school Only the prom king ... of victimisation and the severity of its consequences," they wrote in the Journal of the American Sociological Association. The aggressors, too, often "possess strong social skills", ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public want controls on mainland visitors: poll

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by Amy Nip

    ... Committee yesterday, both pan-democrat and Beijing-loyalist lawmakers lambasted the commerce and tourism chiefs for their sluggish response to the boom in visitor numbers. Michael Tien Puk-sun ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    1,400 homeless sleeping on Hong Kong's streets, double government estimates

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... was conducted by the Social Welfare Department in 1999. It now obtains its data from the Street Sleepers Registry, which counts street sleepers but ignores those living in shelters. Some 555 street ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Almost half of Europe's young adults living with parents, survey finds

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:11am by GDN

    ... of Europe's young adults are living with their parents, new data suggests- a record level of dependency that has sobering social and demographic implications for the continent. One of the most comprehensive social surveys of 28 European countries revealed yesterday that the percentage of people aged 18-30 living with their parents had risen to 48 per cent, or 36.7 million people, by 2011, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online contest gives social workers chance to win HK$200,000 in funding

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 03:10am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Social workers vie for project funding An online contest is allowing social workers and the public to decide which innovative community work projects will win hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding. "The March of Social Engineers" initiative received 360 proposals from social workers, which were put online for the public ...

  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Pritzker Prize for Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who builds in cardboard

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... a house. But he's always felt that architects need to play a broader social role. "After I became an architect I was very disappointed in our profession because we are mostly always working for privileged people, with power and money," he said. "So I thought architects needed to have more of a social role. I thought we could use our experience and knowledge ...




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