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  1. Mainland couples ignore traditional preference for boys

    Posted Jul 12th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh For many mainland couples, it doesn't seem to matter anymore whether their newborn is a boy or a girl. After the one-child policy was introduced more than 30 years ago to curb population growth, many parents wanted their only child to be a ...

  2. Singer brings a note of cheer to underprivileged children in Yunnan

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen There's no question about Sandy Lam Yik-lin's vocal ability, and now she wants to be the voice of underprivileged children in Yunnan, too. The 43-year-old singer (and mother of a ...

  3. Mother who killed baby will get treatment

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com A mainland woman who attempted suicide after strangling her infant daughter was yesterday sentenced by the Court of First Instance to an indefinite stay in a mental institution. Lin Jun, 35, was also ordered to receive inp ...

  4. Gas-fitter blows a gasket over Poms ads

    Posted Dec 24th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... Billy Adams An upset Englishman who was offended by Australian companies calling his countrymen 'Poms' has pledged to take his complaint to the United Nations, claiming the word is as racist as 'nigger' or 'wog'. Gas-fitter D ...

  5. Balance of Power

    Posted Aug 01st 2004, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... Diana McPartlin Balance of Power by Richard North Patterson Pan $90 Gun violence in America is a subject of daunting complexity, spanning politics, law, medicine, public health and culture. In Balance of Power, Richard North Patterson uses a fictional sto ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... If the ventilation is not good, or if it is too hot, they may die Sha Tin veterinarian Stanley Browning on Cathay Pacific's decision to ban flat-faced dogs and cats from all flights It is not fair, it is not open Artist Ai Weiwei's wife Lu Qing, ...

  7. Victim may be police officer

    Posted Apr 30th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police are investigating whether a 44-year-old woman who committed suicide in her car near her Quarry Bay home yesterday is a police officer. A sticker from Crime Kowloon West Headquarters was found on the Mercedes Benz, in which the body of the woman, surnamed Chow, was found at 4.45pm along with burned charcoal. The car was at Grand Plaza Apartments in Kornhill Road. ...

  8. Asian societies need a lesson in tolerance

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Any general statements about West and East are bound to be little more than cliches and stereotyping. Still, it may not be inaccurate to say tolerance as an ideal and practice is much more cherished and encouraged in Western socie ...

  9. Quotes of The Week

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Our dorm is as hot as hell. I don't think the capitalists will heed the call of 'One World, One Dream' and give us an air conditioner. But as a Chinese citizen I think we should watch the opening ceremony, however uncomfortable it is. Wang ...

  10. Inmate critical after suicide attempt

    Posted Dec 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Staff saved a 31-year-old inmate who tried to commit suicide in his cell at Stanley Prison yesterday. The man, surnamed Liu, was found hanging from a bed sheet tied to a bar on the window of his cell at about 6am. He was given first aid by staff before being sent to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, where he remained in critical condition last night. The prisoner ...




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