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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Women's Commission has become about 'cocktails and receptions', blasts Anson Chan

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:44am by Christy Choi

    ... is to advise government bureaus and departments on ways to rid themselves of sexist policies, such as the small- house policy which grants all male indigenous villagers land rights, to conduct research ... way they see fit." She said the commission had been working in conjunction with other women's groups in petitioning for better after-school child care for working parents. Some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570256/anson-chan-says-womens-commission-isnt-advancing-lot-hong-kong-women
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    14 years to buy a flat: Quality of life in Hong Kong going down, shows survey

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... This is indicated by the Chinese University's latest quality of life index, released yesterday. The index lists the housing affordability ratio for last year at minus 4.91, down from minus 3.49 ... [on the streets] for 14 years to save enough money for a flat." The housing affordability ratio first plunged into negative territory in 2010, at minus 0.85. Public perception of press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573019/14-years-save-flat-just-dont-eat
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sad city: More than half of Hongkongers under 40 say they are unhappy

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Staff Reporter

    ... member of pro-government group Silent Majority, who oversaw the survey, said that some social policies such as construction of public housing takes time before the public can feel the effect, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570790/hong-kong-youth-third-most-unhappy-10-region-survey
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Legal sector plans march to protest against Beijing’s ‘worrying’ white paper

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:22pm by Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung

    ... Ada Lee, Jeffie Lam and Tony Cheung Silent protest planned as show of support for independent judiciary and rule of law Lawyers to march over Beijing's white paper Legal professionals will march next week, for only the third time in Hong Kong's history, in opposition to Beijing's white paper outlining its "comprehensive jurisdiction" over the city. This emerged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535578/legal-sector-plans-march-protest-against-beijings-worrying-white
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Participants in Occupy Central 'should not underestimate legal consequences'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 01:55pm by Stuart Lau

    ... of his political appointees signing the controversial anti-Occupy petition. Some spoke of youngsters who join Occupy “losing their future”. Man described such warnings as “alarmist”. “Many people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1564144/participants-occupy-central-should-not-underestimate-legal
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds join march against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... signatures from the public- but its petition has been rejected by a fellow pro-Beijing group. The Voice of Loving Hong Kong claims more than 2,500 joined its march yesterday from Paterson Street, ... opposing the civil disobedience movement. It had planned to pass the signatures to the Alliance for Peace and Democracy, a fellow pro-Beijing group also planning a protest petition against Occupy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553520/hundreds-join-march-against-occupy-central
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Welfare benefits not enough for rent

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by CALVIN LIU

    ... Calvin Liu calvin.liu@scmp.com Call for policy revamp after study finds most people on housing subsidy have to make up cash shortfall each month for small, subdivided flats Welfare ... "The Hong Kong government should revisit the current situation for CSSA tenants renting private housing," said Chan Tai-sing of CSSA Alliance, a group of organisations campaigning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559264/welfare-benefits-not-enough-rent
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... of the newspaper that is passed around at the aged-care home." The exhibit runs until July 26 at Lincoln House, Taikoo Place. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  9. 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

    ... in the northeastern New Territories, and Beijing's white paper asserting control over Hong Kong. "We expect a lot of people in the protest, and we hope there would be more than 500,000 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
  10. 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

    ... have used inside information to sell two flats before new housing stamp duties came in.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list

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