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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

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    That'll teach you! Jilted man buys hundreds of cinema tickets to prove to ex how wealthy he's become

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:13pm by Chris Luo

    ... their home city of Nanjing to Beijing, after he was not able to afford to take her to the cinema. Now, after seven years of resentment, Wang has spent a quarter of a million yuan (HK$314,000) ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1540882/man-donates-250000-yuan-worth-imax-cinema-tickets-bid-impress-ex
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    United by a common goal: 60 years separate Occupy Central's youngest and oldest volunteers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Stuart Lau

    ... week Ng, a devout Catholic, trekked through the city alongside retired cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun to encourage participation in the unofficial plebiscite on universal suffrage that began ... airport, his first visit to the city he would later call home. He went to secondary school in Macau and upon graduation returned to Hong Kong, working various jobs before he began a 30-year career ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537158/united-common-goal-60-years-separate-occupy-centrals-youngest-and
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Controversial solicitor is no Lam to the slaughter

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Tony Cheung

    ... was criticised by university deans for proposing a common qualifying examination for solicitors to replace tests provided by the city's three law schools. And four months later he faced far greater ... the Law Society, as human rights lawyer Mark Daly, who sits on the constitutional committee of the city's largest lawyers' group, said the committee had not yet taken a stance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536410/controversial-solicitor-no-lam-slaughter
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:49am by Phila Siu

    ... The administration has been accused of overstating the city's manpower demand in order to justify approving more imported labour, while questions have been raised about the effectiveness of policies ... imports by inflating the number of construction workers the city needs," labour-sector lawmaker Tang Ka-piu, of the Federation of Trade Unions, said. Tang was concerned that an influx ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534559/inaccurate-manpower-projections-cast-doubt-government-planning

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