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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Same-sex marriage will have to be addressed, says anti-discrimination chief

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... in countries including New Zealand and France and by the UK government for England and Wales. These were in addition to a recent US Supreme Court decision that same-sex marriage must be reinstated ...

  2. Business - Companies - SOCIETY

    Top US firms support gays, pressure states over same-sex marriage

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Dallas Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Starbucks give moral support for recognition of same-sex marriage Top firms support gays, pressure US states Support for gay marriage by companies as varied as Goldman Sachs, Microsoft and Starbucks is gathering steam to change policies in American states that bar same-sex couples from tying the knot. Two US Supreme Court decisions ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Rule of law more important to Hongkongers than democracy: poll

    Posted Oct 31st 2014, 04:33am by Ng Kang Chung

    ... and freedom" as the most important. Political scientist Dr Chung Kim-wah, of Polytechnic University, shared similar views to Zheng. "While most of us agree that Hong Kong's democracy ... of "an erosion of the rule of law" and "going down a slippery slope towards a state of lawlessness" after protesters vowed to ignore court injunctions against their occupation ...

  4. News - China - SOCIETY

    Heartbreaking news: China’s divorce rate jumps 13pc as more choose to untie the knot

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 01:36pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com About 3.5 million couples filed for divorce last year, with a fifth taking their case to the courts The mainland’s divorce rate has risen by almost 13 per cent, ... – about 80 per cent – applied for their divorce in civil affairs departments while the remaining 685,000 took their divorce to the courts. Separately, on marriages, the bulletin revealed that 13.5 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Alias hid fugitive past of American linked to agency at centre of probe

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:51pm by Phila Siu

    ... firm's website, he uses the name Steve Austin Conway, but the US Department of State refers to him as Earl Lynn Bagley- previously wanted for failing to register his sex offender status. When ... Association of America Limited, which is registered in Hong Kong as an employment agency supervised by the Labour Department. He is the same person the US State Department calls Bagley. "US ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    YouTube slap-attack boyfriend escapes charges over alleged assault of Post photographer

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by Austin Chiu

    ... Post photographer outside court, citing insufficient evidence. The decision, made after seeking the Department of Justice's advice, led to concerns about whether frontline journalists were ... his girlfriend Cheng Yan-na who slapped him 14 times- allegedly pushed over and kicked photographer May Tse outside Kowloon City Court. Chioo, 23, had been leaving court with Cheng, 20, who ...

  7. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ugandan women wearing miniskirts face fines and prison under draft law

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:17pm by GDN

    ... of bringing in a miniskirt bill," says Asano. "It violates our rights. If they refuse to let us wear miniskirts, why should the guys be able to wear little shorts?" Human rights lawyer ... doesn't provide for how short a miniskirt should be, so in a court it's one thing a lawyer would have a field day challenging." ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Three mainlanders arrested after latest DCHL protests

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 03:10am by Andrea Chen

    ... arm when handcuffed. One protester shouted: "Arrest us all if you dare. We've lost all our money to a big fat liar and we don't want to live any longer." Another yelled: ... month. But at the meeting, DCHL representatives showed them a court order banning protesters from getting close to the offices instead, a Zhuhai man who attended the session said. Angry former ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong British Army veterans: 'We have become the forgotten soldiers'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by FANNY FUNG

    ... that we were from Hong Kong and have also served in the UK army, he didn't believe us," said Roger Ching Yuen-ki, chairman of the British-Chinese Soldiers' Benevolent Association, ... for British passports as test cases. However, association vice-chairman Ho Sui-tong said they were unlikely to take the cases to court as the chance of winning a lawsuit was also considered slim. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chungking Mansions a study of life lived in the raw

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in Kowloon City Court accused of raping a mainland student at the Rhine guesthouse on the 13th floor of Block A just after midnight. The suspect, Mohammad Farhan, 26, who rents a room in the rabbit ... don't need to sell in the building at all. Our regular customers know where to find us," he said. A few mamasans patrolled the street outside, offering a "full" massage for HK$800 ...




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