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  1. Proposal to raise retirement age dismissed as an old-hat trick

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Zhai The idea that people must work longer and retire with less is being used in several countries to rationalise cuts in benefits for the elderly, and the trend has hit the mainland. The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security announced two ...

  2. 'Here's my name card, you know my salary'

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that I was not careful enough in handling the matter. However, I never had any intention of seeking special treatment. I apologise for having caused any inconvenience to my colleagues and any possible ...

  3. Ethics and ethnicity

    Posted Jun 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adam Wright A few weeks after Barack Obama came out in favour of gay marriage, a photo montage appeared on my Facebook news feed comparing today's rabid opponents of such unions ... The only obvious difference between the pictures was that the modern one was in colour. The cowboy hats, the fluttering Stars and Stripes flags and the cruel, hard faces were present in both. ...

  4. My Dyslexia

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan My Dyslexia by Philip Schultz W.W. Norton & Co (e-book) Philip Schultz may be a Pulitzer Prize winner in poetry, but he reveals in his latest book that it's his ... for reading and writing. In My Dyslexia Schultz explains that he was 11 before he learned to read and was made to repeat a year in school. He still finds reading difficult. 'My mind doesn't ...

  5. 'Culture' is no defence for abusing women

    Posted Aug 25th 2010, 12:00am by Karmel Schreyer

    ... gloves and hat and, literally, poured tea. Eventually, gloves, hats and the pouring of tea went out of style, but there was always work to do. My point is, I grew up in a time and place where ... relic of days more barbarous than ours'. Soon Canada had its first woman senator. My father established the Governor General's Awards in Commemoration of The Persons Case to mark ...

  6. Farewell my concubine?

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Eimer Officials in Guangdong are planning a novel take on sex education classes. Instead of just imparting the facts of life to their pupils, they intend to hold special lessons in self-respect and self-reliance for young girls in elementary and mid ...

  7. 'I eat less to feed my growing kids'

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... cannot afford enough for the family of four. 'My children are growing and they cannot skip meat. I would rather eat less myself,' said the woman, who did not want to be named. ... to HK$10 for three. 'It doesn't seem right to buy fruit when I'm worrying about whether my family has enough to eat.' She has adopted strategies to make her money stretch ...

  8. My Queer Valentine

    Posted Jul 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cabaret show celebrating homosexuality starring Rick Lau (left). Tony Taylor directs. In English. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$180, HK$150 (members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251 ...

  9. My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead

    Posted Feb 22nd 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead edited by Jeffrey Eugenides Harper Perennial, HK$104 I have always had a problem with Jeffrey Eugenides. From the moment I misread his name as Jeffrey Eugenics to the moment I read his enormously overrated The Virgin Suicides, he has rubbed me the wrong way. In many ways then, My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead: Great Love Stories from ...

  10. 'I paid my taxes - why can't I get fruit money?'

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... the 63-year-old said. 'I paid a lot of taxes when I worked. Now it is my turn to receive the old age allowance, the government suddenly wants to change the long-time policy. It is really very frustrating. 'As a former police officer, I have served Hong Kong society and the government all my life with my hard work. I think I totally deserve to have the old age allowance, but now ...




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