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  1. Inexperienced HK women looking to learn fast against Asia's best

    Posted Sep 01st 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay A young and mostly inexperienced Hong Kong could not have asked for a tougher initiation into the international arena when they come up against Japan in their opening game at the sixth women's Asia Cup starting at King's Park today. The last time Hong Kong played Japan, at the Asian Games in Doha last December, it ended in a 9-0 rout. Luckily those battle scars ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Planned joint maritime security exercise shows Asean can lead

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 06:35pm by MARK VALENCIA

    ... Asean centrality in security architecture for the region. Asean, formed in 1967 as a pro-West capitalist bulwark against the spread of communism, emphasising enhanced economic co-operation, ...

  3. Magazines - Style

    Women thrive on passion to fuel professional goals

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... and chief executive of e3Reloaded, a consultancy that specialises in employer branding and employee communications, is one of many women choosing passion over procrastination, stepping out with firm intentions- often against the odds. For many, this passion keeps them climbing the ladder to success. It may mean ruffling a few feathers or breaking the mould. "There are many reasons ...

  4. HK women yet to have their day

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Today is International Women's Day. What sets it apart from Mother's Day- apart from the fact that it has not been commercialised- is that it does not just honour women's traditional family role, and it is not just for one day a year. Rather, it seeks to advance women's equality and empowerment the year round. You could be forgiven for being unaware ...

  5. News - China

    Beijing considering new South China Sea air defence zone, says Japanese report

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 10:30pm by AFP

    ... requiring foreign fishing vessels to obtain permission to enter its waters, which it defined as the bulk of the sea. In December, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned China against any move ...

  6. Nerves hit HK women

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Runs and running between the wickets were two elements sorely lacking in Hong Kong's opening encounter in the women's Twenty20 competition yesterday as Bangladesh ... of the teams fancied to win the gold medal, but to be all out for 25 was lamentable. According to International Cricket Council statistics, the lowest previous international women's Twenty20 total ...

  7. Women's cricket team squander a golden opportunity, captain says

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... again,' Wong said. 'Only 16 months ago, we were on top of the world after winning on the last ball against Thailand in the ACC Women's Twenty20 Championship. Now we're pretty much ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong lacked the 'hunger to win' and squandered a golden opportunity to secure a rare Asian Games team medal, women's cricket captain Connie Wong Ar-yan ...

  8. News - China

    Positives and negatives affect South China Sea dispute

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 03:59am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... of the Sea outlining its case against China's so-called "nine-dash line", under which it claims most of the South China Sea. The tribunal is then expected to send a draft memorandum ...

  9. An ugly portrait of a silent killer

    Posted May 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Partner abuse statistics are shocking. The leading cause of morbidity for women aged 19 to 44 in Britain is domestic violence, according to the UK Domestic Violence report in 2005. The 2006 Hong Kong Women's Commission Report 'Women's Safety in Hong Kong: Eliminating Domestic Violence' adds that domestic violence is 'chronically under-reported'. ...

  10. Police break up brawl at rally against helpers

    Posted Aug 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com Dozens of police officers yesterday broke up a brawl during a rally in Victoria Park against domestic helpers who are involved in a court fight ... Yan-lung openly appealed for calm amid the highly divisive debate, police arrested 15 men and four women, aged 17 to 42. Sixteen people were later released on bail, but the rest refused ...




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