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  1. letters

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than just talk about saving the earth. Siu Wing-yan, Mu Kuang English School Women have the right to choose Women have traditionally stayed home to take care of their children and parents. I don't think women should have to do that. They have the right to work. These days, many women earn more than their husbands. They can make a productive contribution to the workforce. Women ...

  2. Mong Kok inferno mystery: why did firemen die while women survived?

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang How did two firemen die on the smoke-smothered roof of Cornwall Court while two women on the roof survived? This is the main question remaining after the inquest ... to the roof of the 15-storey building to find 14th-floor resident Ngan Yuen-wah and cleaner Szeto Sompan trapped in a corner amid illegal structures. The women survived crouching in a small gap among ...

  3. How much do we love animals? Two women show us how to count the ways

    Posted Jul 31st 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Can anyone resist cute and cuddly animals? Probably not. Two local animal-lovers are pursuing their affection for animals in different ways. Former marketing executive Jen Chan (pictured ...

  4. All eyes on China as new women's tour tees off

    Posted May 13th 2009, 12:00am by Al Campbell

    ... Tour, created by the China Golf Association to foster the development of the women's pro game, will play seven events in its inaugural season. The first six tournaments- Beijing, Yantai, ...

  5. Haven for distressed women helps them find their feet

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... dowry. Penniless and desolate, she lived with a friend for a while in Hong Kong. Her journey led her to SoulTalk Foundation's Loving Home, a refuge for women in emotional and relationship ... good use for women in personal and relationship crises.' SoulTalk Foundation's founder and executive director, Andrea Gutwirth, said: 'There are so many sad stories out there. ...

  6. Women reveal new side in the sexual revolution

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... There are lots of beautiful women on the internet.' Instead of using the internet to push for intellectual freedom or democratic ideals, some are merely seeking the freedom to post nude photos ... Chinese internet portal verifies that she is not alone. Several years ago, a fad of young women posing for revealing photos at commercial studios swept the nation's major cities. The internet ...

  7. Helping women, the main victims of the disaster

    Posted Apr 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New Oxfam research shows that the tsunami may have killed up to four times as many women as men: in some villages, up to 80 per cent of the deaths were of women, while in others, male survivors outnumbered female by almost three to one. Many men were fishing in the milder open sea when the tsunami struck, while women were at the high-impact shore, waiting to sell the morning ...

  8. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Hope flourishes among the despair of Sichuan quake five years on

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... women who lost children in the quake have given birth to another child or two. But parents fighting for justice for their only children, killed in collapsed school buildings, are still being ...

  9. Rising labour cost prompts move

    Posted Mar 08th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... It plans to increase the workforce gradually to 2,000. The Jiangxi operation represents a timely diversification for Lin's family-owned business from its production base in Tangxia, Dongguan, which is now down to barely half its original workforce of about 400. 'Even my security guards at the Dongguan factory were poached and have gone,' said Lin, who added that competition ...

  10. The proof that we can pull together in a crisis

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... The arguments and criticism that characterise the community most of the time were largely put to one side. Households, schools and the workforce adopted new routines and generally pulled together. ...




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