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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Should it be illegal to call someone 'locust'? Protection for mainlanders dominates law debate

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Amy Nip

    ... The equal opportunities watchdog was asked whether using the word "locust" to refer to a mainlander would be a punishable offence. Possible legislation to protect mainlanders and migrants ... are not protected against "racial" discrimination, but the commission has suggested expanding the definition. The suggestion has raised speculation that using insulting words ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570269/it-discrimination-say-locust-protection-mainlanders-dominates-debate
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    A poet at heart who harbours a love for his city

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 03:54pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... for 19 years. In 1995 he founded the Society for the Protection of the Harbour, with himself as chairman and Christine Loh Kung-wai as his deputy. The now environment deputy was then a legislator ... Island in 1996. Chu and Loh subsequently got the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance enacted. Chu and the society would take the government to court several times, winning most times, though ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1335950/poet-heart-who-harbours-love-his-city
  3. 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

    ... the grinding time and made the mixture smoother." Traditional skills and constant adaptation to changes in society have sustained the business until now. But Cheng is pessimistic about its future. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1593980/tai-o-losing-its-taste-century-old-shrimp-paste-flavour
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Body upgrades nearing reality, but only for the rich, 'Sapiens' author says

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by GUARDIAN

    ... is raised more seriously by Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli historian, in his book, Sapiens. In it he sees trouble, with enhancements accessible only to the rich leading to a society more unequal than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1591777/body-upgrades-nearing-reality-only-rich-sapiens-author-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fishing heritage may be the one that got away

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com Many local fishermen are struggling to survive in a changing industry, let alone preserve skills and traditions passed down for generations Fishing heritage may be the one that got away It's a hot summer's da ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592493/fishing-heritage-may-be-one-got-away
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Protecting gay people from discrimination is essential if the city is to realise potential, British diplomat tells LGBT rights symposium Expats 'put off HK' by lack of gay rights law A lack of protection for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people is deterring talented workers from moving to Hong Kong, a top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... programme had seen 319 graduates, 242 of whom are still in business. Since 2010, Sham's company has developed a close working partnership with the Guangdong Academy of Forestry to protect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586061/engineers-fiery-passion-robots
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong guest-house owners say new licensing rules will run them out of business

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:20pm by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Guest house operators attack proposal to ban them from offering rooms in residential blocks, but flat owners welcome the plan Tighter hostel rules 'may hit tourism' Proposed changes to hostel licensing laws threaten the ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1590847/operators-guest-houses-say-planned-new-licensing-rules-will-run-them
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's domestic helpers 'should be paid HK$4,500 a month'

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Helpers push for wage rise amid government review, saying city is not the draw it once was because pay hasn't kept pace with living costs We're not cheap labour, says maids' group Domestic helpers in the city ar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588860/were-not-cheap-labour-says-maids-group
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Disabled groups defying the odds to dance to a different tune

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hip-hop dancers who are deaf, a pianist with only four fingers and a blind saxophone player are among artists in campaign for the disabled Defying the odds to dance to a different tune "Deaf people can do anything.& ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589490/disabled-groups-defying-odds-dance-different-tune

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