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  1. Goldman 'best firm for women'

    Posted Oct 29th 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... added that 'nearly 50 per cent of our workforce here [in Hong Kong] is women... and nearly over a third of our managing directors in Asia are female'. The event- organised ... Dan Kadison Goldman Sachs received the 'best company for women' award during an annual ceremony in Central yesterday. Paul Bernard, a Goldman Sachs managing director, said his ...

  2. Honouring outstanding achievements

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Neil Runcieman

    ... they rise up the ranks, are not as well represented as men are in the workforce. There's more work to be done, both in organisations and also individually, with women who can aspire ... It's a time to relax and put the challenges and issues of the day to one side. Not so in the sixth Hong Kong Women of Influence (WOI) Awards, presented last Friday at the Four Seasons Hotel ...

  3. Relief for women- half a century on

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Who hasn't experienced the misery of having to wait in line to answer the call of nature from time to time? For women, the experience may be even more frustrating. Inadequate female ... rules to ensure more toilets for females will be built in the future. Hong Kong women are already lucky that their urge for more toilets is finally shared by officials in charge of planning. ...

  4. 2 women die, hit by cars in Yuen Long and Central

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A pedestrian was killed and two women injured when a motorist apparently stepped on the wrong pedal and rammed them with his car in Yuen Long yesterday. ... probably panicked after the collision, wrongly stepping on the accelerator,' an investigator said. The car mounted the pavement, hit three women, then a shop gate. One of the women, 58, ...

  5. Women, as you see them

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Adult section First prize: Girlfriends. 'I asked the girls to lie on my bed and imagine they were crazily in love with each other.' Photo: Marie Yip Wai-shan Second prize: Prepare for Pun Choi Dinner. Photo: Wong Chi-keung Third prize: The Happy ...

  6. Rising tide of volunteers celebrate their most successful beach clean-up

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Yvonne Lai In its 11th year, the Hong Kong International Coastal Clean-up Challenge was bigger than ever. This year, the number of volunteers swelled by a third from last year, as did the amount of trash collected over the six-week initiative. At the chal ...

  7. Cross-dresser fined for visit to women's toilet

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu A man dressed as a woman who was caught in a women's toilet in a Kowloon Bay shopping mall last year was fined HK$2,000 yesterday. Cheng Wing-kin, 27, a former Hong Kong ... women. A suspicious security guard called police. Magistrate So Wai-tak cited a favourable probation report in fining Cheng. ...

  8. Stanley and the women- a family at war

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jan 5 Dear Daisy, So many times I have discussed with you the way to distribute my estate. But suddenly I found... [shares being transferred] without my consent and knowledge. I have tried to call you and contact you through SMS and your secretary... howe ...

  9. Leading women's light dies at 106

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Professor Lei Jieqiong, one of the drafters of Hong Kong's Basic Law and a prominent advocate for women and children's rights on the mainland, died in Beijing ... sided with the Communists after 1945. Lei was a key founder of the pro-Communist China Association for Promoting Democracy, and became one of the most active women in the top political circle. ...

  10. A day to remember why mothers are special

    Posted May 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... population having to be supported by a proportionately smaller young workforce. But it also means, sadly, that we will have fewer mothers to honour on this one day of the year. The low birth rate in turn reflects the priorities of a society in which young people- particularly women it seems- are increasingly putting personal freedom and economic security before marriage, and young marrieds ...




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