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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Women can't have it all but they can still make good life choices, feminists say

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 11:32am by Kate Whitehead

    ... inside," says Spar. When children enter the picture, women still take on the bulk of the childcare and home care, and tend to pull out of the workforce in much higher numbers than men. ... is not contributing financially as she used to and the man is the sole provider. That puts different pressures on him," says Spar. Her advice to women who are considering leaving the workforce ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong's divorce rate rises

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... women and children from broken marriages especially vulnerable. Divide and fall When Ah Lai finally signed her divorce papers in 2001 she thought it was the end of her abusive marriage. Instead, ... to the feminisation of poverty... women are more prone to poverty because of their family status Si-si Liu, Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres Ah Lai is just one of thousands of women in Hong Kong who ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cost limits expansion of small-class teaching

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 05:16pm by Linda Yeung

    ... workforce, they have to face challenges and resolve unforeseen problems. "They cannot just sit still and take orders. Our founders, the Jesuits, also emphasise whole-person development," ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Researchers in United States debunk theory that wearing bras causes cancer

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:18am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... those rumours on the internet and we had the data to examine this in a scientific way", said Lu Chen, a researcher at the facility who led the team. It compared 1,044 post-menopausal women with the two types of cancer with 469 women who did not have the disease. The women were asked about their bra-wearing habits. The reasoning behind the cancer myth is that a bra, particularly one ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Professional women still face old ways of thinking in the workplace

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 10:31am by Elaine Yau

    ... policy to help women remain in the workforce. "Females bring more sensitivity and understanding to a workplace. Their presence can complement their male colleagues," he says. "The overall work participation rate drops for women who are of marriage and childbearing age. Once they leave the workforce, it's difficult for them to rejoin the labour market. Overseas ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Spring-summer 2015 trends from London

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 01:20pm by Jing Zhang

    ... and cerulean blue. Paul Smith (above) Smith's roots are in menswear, and the mannish, tailored silhouette always underpins his women's collections, as well. This season, his look- worked ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION

    Book review: Death Fugue by Sheng Keyi

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Kit Gillet

    ... solace in the arms of a multitude of young, attractive women. Once a year he heads out in search of his lost love, one of the protest's leaders who disappeared during its bloody conclusion. ... fails to hit the mark. The story switches between the different time periods and so we see the young Yuan surrounded by impassioned protesters, the older Yuan chasing women, and the Yuan trapped ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST

    Road Test: essays offer perspective of women without children

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:44am by Cici George

    ... lady" or "somebody's mother". The cultural pressure for women to reproduce is abundantly clear The cultural pressure for women to reproduce is abundantly clear. Julie Halston ... to eschew children for careers. Since the writers are in creative professions that can be unstable and demanding, they face more of an either-or when it comes to having children than women in other ...

  9. Lifestyle - ETIQUETTE

    Stop being so rude! Etiquette coaching on the rise in Asia

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:42pm by Mark Sharp

    ... on at the table?' For both, it's definitely a no. If you're going to pick your teeth, you have to cover your mouth, but I would definitely say go to the bathroom. "And I've seen women ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Woody Allen balances the drama and the humour with his latest Europe-based film

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Richard James Havis

    ... like, right? A nervy, psychologically unstable misanthrope with an acerbic wit, an overactive intelligence, a distaste for religion and a predilection for younger women. After all, we've ... defensive, far more confidently crafted, and far more trusting of women," says British publication The History of the Movies. Allen's US audience, which was never high outside of the major ...




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