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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

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Study of 10 regions in Asia is sad reflection on the city HK's unhappy youth nothing to laugh about More than half of Hong Kong adults aged below 40 say ... people aged under 40 in Hong Kong, Macau, Zhongshan city in Guangdong province and Ningxia autonomous region on the mainland, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Malaysia and Japan. Each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570790/hong-kong-youth-third-most-unhappy-10-region-survey
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Protecting gay people from discrimination is essential if the city is to realise potential, British diplomat tells LGBT rights symposium Expats 'put ... diplomat said yesterday. British consul general Caroline Wilson made the comments on the sidelines of the city's first international symposium on LGBT issues, jointly organised by the Equal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581871/expats-put-hong-kong-lack-gay-rights-law
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    200 make a cool start to weekend for charity

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Arthur Chan

    ... Arthur Chan arthur.chan@scmp.com 200 make a cool start to weekend for charity A group of colleagues yesterday came together to take part in the city's biggest Ice Bucket Challenge yet, as 200 people doused themselves in iced water to help take donations for local motor neurone disease patients to HK$23 million. Calling themselves the MF Group, the 200 insurance company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581878/200-make-cool-start-weekend-charity
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... working closely with City University and Chinese University to educate students about the harmful effects of alcohol. A University of Science and Technology student questioned the ban. "We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581516/hong-kong-universities-urged-ban-alcohol-sales-campus
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... debate would be needed before the city shrank the payouts to elderly people, lead researcher Professor Nelson Chow Wing-sun of the University of Hong Kong said. "In the worst-case scenario, ... schemes, including Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, were slashed by 13 per cent. And the public accepted it." On criticism of why the proposal encompassed the city's rich, Chow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1578366/proposed-hk3000-monthly-pension-could-be-lowered-tough-economic-times
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    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    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
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... of the people". Full-time mother Chen Yiping is one of the city's many housewives who are excluded from most retirement protection and social benefit plans. "If it meant a bigger contribution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Shedding light on one man's life without sight

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Jessie Lau

    ... Jessie Lau jessie.lau@scmp.com Visually impaired waiter has to feel his way around, but he proves highly useful in his job Shedding light on one man's life without sight Whenever Calvin stumbles as he tries to feel his way around the city's bustling streets, he is immediately greeted by scores of impatient pedestrians. "You have millions of people behind you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576256/shedding-light-one-mans-life-without-sight
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... Brian Yap brian.yap@scmp.com Why city’s quality of life is getting worse, starting with inability of the average household to afford to buy even the most modest of homes 14 years to save for a flat- just don't eat Hongkongers' ability to afford a home has hit a new low amid growing dissatisfaction over the government's performance and pessimism over press freedom. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat

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