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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

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Sign of the times? It's no surprise to locals When in the park with your children, have you ever thought about creeping up behind them as they happily 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 ...

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

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1335950/poet-heart-who-harbours-love-his-city
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Elderly get help to prevent suicides

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Elderly get help to prevent suicides Months ago, by mixing purple, green and blue cleaning fluids, 63-year-old Ms Yiu concocted a suicidal solution for her woes. Fortunately, the timely arrival of a friend thwarted her attempt to take her own life. Now, Yiu is part of an elderly outreach programme set up by social workers from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560646/elderly-get-help-prevent-suicides
  4. 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. ... and implement the Basic Law". Yeung urged police to close all six lanes outside Victoria Park so the protest flow would be smoother, but police have only promised to close three lanes and the tram ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542690/organisers-hope-recent-controversies-push-attendance-july-1-march
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Online community still unhappy with proposed changes to copyright law

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:31am by LO WEI

    ... The bill would also establish a "safe harbour" for online service providers so their liability for copyright infringement on their platforms would be limited- providing that, once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530313/online-community-still-unhappy-proposed-changes-copyright-law
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Star Ferry captain serves harbour travellers for three decades

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 01:59pm by Olivia Rosenman

    ... environment, all day long you breathe fresh, sea air,” he says. Chan is nostalgic when he thinks back on his early days with the company. “Back then it was the main way across the harbour”, he says. ... you breathe fresh, sea air Chan Tsu-wing Passenger numbers have plunged since the Star Ferry’s peak days. The cross harbour tunnels and MTR crossing now offer a much faster, albeit less ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1320557/star-ferry-captain-serves-harbour-travellers-three-decades
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

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

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

    ... thing in Hong Kong to a large-scale zoo. Entry is free for the Zoological and Botanical Gardens on the northern slope of Victoria Peak, but it houses only a small variety of monkeys, birds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493526/call-animal-instinct-hong-kong-schoolchildren-want-zoo
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Beloved North Point beef offal stall calls it a day

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by Amy Nip

    ... It's hard to find this elsewhere," he said. Two elderly people crossed the harbour to pay their last visit to the shop in remembrance of good old times buying snacks outside North Point ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1459777/beloved-north-point-beef-offal-stall-calls-it-day
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Lok Ma Chau mega mall plan gets lukewarm response from officials

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 01:52pm by AMY NIP AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Amy Nip and Tony Cheung Idea to divert mainland visitors to Lok Ma Chau is met with indifference from officials, while others say shopping centre won't solve the problem Border mega mall proposal a tough sell A proposal to build a shopping centre near the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint that will be half the size of Tsim Sha Tsui's Harbour City has received a lukewarm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442548/lok-ma-chau-mega-mall-plan-gets-lukewarm-response-officials

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