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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... have used inside information to sell two flats before new housing stamp duties came in.   ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cardboard cops retired from Hong Kong's roads (they just weren't cut out for the job)

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Cardboard cops just not cut out for the job They were hailed as the crime fighters of the future- cardboard traffic cops who would be on duty tirelessly to keep a counterfeit eye on Hong Kong's errant motorists. But in the end, it seems they just weren't cut out for the job. Two cardboard cut-out police officers created for HK$10,000 and put on duty near ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    One in five women sexually harassed at work: survey

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 04:22am by Emily Tsang

    ... revealing uniforms, which made matters worse. "Their boss often tells them that the customers are always right and it is their duty to serve them, no matter what," Yu said. "So ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Complaints watchdog tells public to record rows with police

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... points from last year. Almost half of the 1,039 respondents mistakenly thought that "monitoring police behaviour or conduct" was one of the police watchdog's duties. In fact, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong's middle class most burdened by high housing costs

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen

    ... remained the top reason for savings, followed by travel, having children and further education. Earlier this year, the government doubled the stamp duty payable on properties costing HK$2 million or more, following its move last year to impose additional stamp duty of 15 per cent on corporate and non-permanent-resident buyers. Ng said the bank estimated the city's property prices would ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly Hongkongers may need to pay higher taxes to fund services for the city's fast-growing elderly population, government advisers say. That was one of the indications given by Marcellus Wong Yui-keung, one of five independent finance experts whose appointment to the Working Group on Long-Term ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    How does Taiwan sum up 2013? In a word: fake

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 04:48am by Angela Meng

    ... safety scandals, involving cooking oil, milk, rice and alcohol. The government vowed to set up a new task force to help stamp out such problems and moved to bolster oversight through amendments ...

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    From riots to autopsies: retired officers look back

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:03am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... for officers. But Pun said they were expected to carry out non-police duties, too. "In the '50s and '60s, we also handled death registrations, and sometimes we even had to do ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    No wasters in Miss Lee’s class

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 04:10pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... At lunch time each day, children who finish their full meal collect a stamp, which they can cash in at the end of the month for a gift. After everyone has finished, two green ambassadors carefully ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Children make their voices heard at launch of rights campaign

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Candy Chan

    ... facilities, playgrounds and children's hospitals. "Children would not only learn about their rights but also duties and responsibilities," Chow said. At the ceremony for the campaign ...




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