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  1. Wedded to misery

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for more than 40 years, it turned out, was a homosexual. 'I never felt loved, no matter how good I tried to be,' said Cui, a gracefully dressed 67-year-old with short, crew-cut hair. ... that obliges them to take whatever comes along, for the sake of their families,' Zhang said. Cui said she knew her husband for eight years before they wed in 1978, but homosexuality ...

  2. Officials get dressing-down for dressing up

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Local politicians yesterday cut their ties to pieces and vowed to dress down this summer as they called on the government to take climate change seriously. Their protest came as green activists staged a parade in Causeway Bay to raise awareness of global warming. They attacked senior government officials who continued to dress formally at public functions, even ...

  3. Disney parks urged to tout pro-gay policy

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... including those celebrating same-sex relationships- as long as no vows are exchanged. Now gay groups in Hong Kong are faulting the theme park for not promoting its non-wedding ... of fostering a safe, welcoming and respectful environment for all our guests, as well as in accordance with Hong Kong laws,' she said. Hong Kong Disneyland has offered the wedding celebration ...

  4. A Polish wedding turns into a wake

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Peter Simpson Half of the happy couple's relatives had slipped away from a wedding reception to crash the small Warsaw bar to cheer on Polska. 'Wszystko jest mozliwe,' ... to Honduras. The wedding party left the bar as funeral mourners. 'Actually, we Polish knew this was going to happen. We were not good enough from the start,' said the weary Milcotaj. It takes ...

  5. Wedding bells ringing for money rather than love

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... The survey also found that there was a big gender gap in terms of attitudes to having a 'nude wedding'- tying the knot without first buying a house and car, and holding a minimal registry office ceremony that did not involve a banquet or wedding rings. While some 75 per cent of male respondents said they felt it would be acceptable, just 38 per cent of women were willing ...

  6. No wedding for W

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a woman. But Hong Kong only allows couples who were men and women at birth to wed. High Court Judge Andrew Cheung Kui-nung said he was sorry for W, but that he could not change the law ...

  7. Windows dressing

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bien Perez Microsoft, the world's largest software company, has put Bill Gates back to work in its global campaign to reconnect with consumers. The firm's recently retired co-founder joins comedian Jerry Seinfeld in a series of quirky television ...

  8. From bars to jobs to wedding studios, gays and lesbians battle ignorance

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but the Hong Kong government refuses to allow British nationals to register for civil partnerships at the consulate in the city. The couple visited a wedding photographer in Tsim Sha Tsui that summer. ... a studio in Hong Kong that would take photos, though it was not a wedding specialist. With the couple's consent, the company used their photos as samples. They would be shown to other lesbian ...

  9. Wedding day bells of sorrow

    Posted Jan 17th 2010, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry It must be one of the saddest wedding albums in the world. From its pages, the brides stare out, their youthful features frozen in joyless, bewildered gazes while the grooms have the look of men grimly determined to enjoy a happiness bought at great cost. The wedding pictures- given to a women's charity by escaped victims of forced marriages- paint a deeply ...

  10. Minority groups dress to impress

    Posted Mar 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Congress yesterday, as minority groups dressed to impress. All of the mainland's 55 minority groups are represented at the meeting, from Tibetans and Mongolians to the Muslim Hui and shamanistic Ewenki, and almost all come dressed in traditional clothing. That usually generates a frenzy of interest from photographers and cameramen, who can literally fall over themselves to capture ...




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