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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Migrant workers, rural residents paying the price for a cleaner future

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 04:38am by Victoria Ruan

    ... Victoria Ruan in Tangshan, Hebei Migrant workers and rural residents bear the brunt of Beijing's policy to close polluting factories and clean the environment Paying the price ... last November when the Tangshan government razed its major blast furnace. The city also destroyed other small steel plants deemed major polluters after Beijing demanded that industry become ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Party mouthpiece People's Daily quacks about outbreak of ducks

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... after imitations of an artwork in Hong Kong landed in several mainland cities. Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's 16.5-metre-tall yellow inflatable has been a sensation in Hong Kong and the mainland since its installation in Victoria Harbour a month ago. Property developers in several cities- among them Hangzhou, Wuhan and Tianjin, have rushed to install similar, albeit smaller, ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters get ready to make dash for Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... respectively, at the Wan Chai Sports Ground and end at Victoria Park in Causeway Bay. Kwan said he hoped the participants would join the 10km or half-marathon races when they turned 16, the minimum age ... to secondary schools across the city yesterday and would-be contestants need to register through their schools. Each school can nominate up to five participants. Dorothy Li Tsz-yau, a 14-year-old ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Call it animal instinct, Hong Kong schoolchildren want a big zoo

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 02:36pm by Shirley.Zhao

    ... Shirley.Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com More than 90pc of pupils want to get closer to wildlife in the city, study finds Animal instinct? Kids want 'real zoo' Children in Hong Kong say they want a "real zoo" in the city. While this may not be a great revelation, a new study has confirmed that 90 per cent of primary school pupils yearn for an affordable, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    A poet at heart who harbours a love for his city

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 03:54pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Kong government, she also had some money saved up, which she handed to her son to use for legal challenges to save Victoria Harbour. Winston Chu Ka-sun didn’t set out to be a lawyer. He still ... and his notebook for his other passion – other than Victoria Harbour – of writing poetry. Chu received death threats and notes sent to his wife threatening rape, as he spent years scouring over ...

  8. News - World - SOCIETY

    Ivory keys on replica piano hit sour note with conservationists

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... which took three years to make and celebrates the German firm's 160th anniversary. It is based on designs by the company's founder. The original was made for Queen Victoria ... available for purchase on a restricted basis." The piano is now in the Forbidden City in Beijing, where it is thought it will find a customer. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lesbians from mainland China revel in Hong Kong's freedom

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU, Christy Choi

    ... social events for lesbians and bisexual and transsexual women. "Women find out about our events on Facebook and organise groups to come to Hong Kong together, often staying in the city ... Victoria Park to Central yesterday, up from 2,500 last year, Chan said. They strutted their way down Hennessy Road wearing tutus, tights and all manner of rainbow-hued clothing. Singer and actress ...



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