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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 ...

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    Perfect balance: How Hong Kong's career women combine work and family life

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Liana Cafolla

    ... Liana Cafolla Hong Kong is ahead of Western countries in allowing women to combine family life with successful careers, writes Liana Cafolla Perfect balance What does it take for a woman to achieve success in Hong Kong's highly competitive work environment? Quite a lot, it transpires. Nevertheless, in a city that is uniquely supportive of helping women advance their careers, ...

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    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. Beijing should step in to stop Taishi violence

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the involvement of outsiders in providing villagers with legal advice and the publicity that the row has received in overseas media. Whatever the causes, violence against the villagers and others has ... the rule of law to take its course, violence has been used to suppress the villagers' demands for their village chief to be held accountable for the alleged misuse of village funds. Things ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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'. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. HK women aim to show China a trick or two

    Posted Jun 24th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay The Hong Kong women's team go to Shenzhen today, and top of their shopping list is a comprehensive victory over international cricket debutantes China. 'It is important for us to score a big win,' said Hong Kong captain Neisha Pratt. 'Although we have been training intensively for the past six weeks, we have not had any match practice against ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Dec 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and many are drug addicts. I have also recently heard something of the lives of another vulnerable group- Hong Kong-based women sex workers. In many cases, they, too, seem to have no confidence ... option. Bill Galvin, Shek Tong Tsui Brave stand by victim of violence It is clear that domestic violence is a problem, not just in Hong Kong, but also on the mainland. Kim Lee talked of being ...

  10. Anti-Wall Street protest reaches Asia's capitals

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Violence broke out in Rome, where riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at a small group of violent protesters who set a defence ministry annexe on fire. The 'Occupy Central' crowd ...




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