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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give your children a shock! HK government's bizarre advice to parents in Victoria Park

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 09:05pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... play with friends and giving them the fright of their lives? That's what Hong Kong's government is advocating if new signs spotted in Victoria Park are anything to go by- thanks ... they indeed were "unsupervised" by the mistake, as the city's English-language signs often contain errors. "It's not uncommon, though I don't see it every day- maybe once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1528834/sign-times-its-no-surprise-locals
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Half a million people could take part in Hong Kong's July 1 march, organisers say

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee

    ... at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay and ends at the pedestrian area in Chater Road, Central. Last year, organisers said 430,000 people marched, although police said 66,000 took part at its peak. ... as in 2003," he said, referring to the huge protest that derailed national security legislation. Beijing outlined its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the city in its white paper, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Elderly Hongkongers see only trouble ahead for their hometown

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Elderly Hongkongers whose lives feature in new exhibition see only trouble ahead for a city that has been transformed in their lifetimes 'Aged 80, I've never been so pessimistic for the future' They have seen Hong Kong transform from a city of squatter camps into a vibrant metropolis. Now in their sunset years, a group of elderly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  4. 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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets city's top honour Media and tobacco tycoon Charles Ho Tsu-kwok, who backed failed chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen and made a scathing attack on eventual winner Leung Chun-ying, is one of only two people to win the city's top award in the latest honours list. The other recipient of the Grand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong ranks third in number of women in the workplace, says study

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Phila Siu

    ... 57.5 per cent of junior-level staff in workplaces; 45.7 per cent of the middle level; and 29.4 per cent of senior-level workers in the city. The 2011 report, showed women made up 51.62 of staff ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557312/hong-kong-ranks-third-number-women-workplace-says-study
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hongkongers anxious about their finances believe they would be better off on the mainland or in Taiwan once they stop working, survey finds 40 pc consider retiring elsewhere Forty per cent of Hongkongers would consider leaving the city when they retire, believing they would be financially better off elsewhere, a survey has found. And one scholar says ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Kids now have more diverse dream jobs, poll finds

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by MICHELLE TOH

    ... Michelle Toh michelle.toh@scmp.com Children's dream jobs now more diverse: poll The aspirations of the city's young people are shifting from traditionally sought-after occupations like doctors and lawyers to more diverse careers such as artists, journalists and entrepreneurs, a study has shown. The survey of more than 1,120 pupils from Primary Three to Form Three ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557043/kids-now-have-more-diverse-dream-jobs-poll-finds
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give my family breathing space, says Leung Chun-ying after daughter's ordeal

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... was "going through something". However, she did not link what had happened to her father's high-profile job as the city's leader. The chief executive said: "What Chai-yan needs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542675/give-my-family-breathing-space-says-leung-chun-ying-after-daughters
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Crunch time for new pension plan, says Professor Nelson Chow

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 05:06am by LO WEI

    ... bringing in a universal pension. The proposed schemes, to be unveiled in a report submitted to the government today, are based on official projections for the city's rate of ageing, inflation, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543209/crunch-time-new-pension-plan-says-professor-nelson-chow
  10. News - World - SOCIETY

    Brooklyn gains popularity as name, but not for parents in the borough

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Brooklyn name too close to home for some parents Brooklyn is now one of the most popular baby names in the United States- but not in the New York borough itself. Over the past two decades, Brooklyn as a name for girls has surged from No 912 to the top 30 in each of the last three years. Some credit soccer star David Beckham and his wife, Victoria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535205/brooklyn-gains-popularity-name-not-parents-borough

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