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  1. Our shameful attitude towards women

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Catherine Ng

    ... divide in the public and private spheres persists in Hong Kong despite the city's economic successes. Less than 50 per cent of women are in the workforce, in contrast to over 70 per cent ... Catherine Ng There was an uproar from women's groups- and reprimands from government officials- after radio hosts Sammy Leung Chi-kin and Kitty Yuen Siu-yee asked the teenage ...

  2. The Teleportation Accident

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman Sceptre (e-book) Ned Beauman is the author of a well-received debut novel, Boxer, Beetle. His anticipated follow-up, The Teleportation Accident, is both inventive and more of the same. The action opens ...

  3. Blue notes

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robin Lynam Having enjoyed a sizeable hit with her last album- My One and Only Thrill, which made No 2 on the US jazz albums chart and No 42 on the Billboard 200- Melody Gardot might have been expected to stick with a winning formula, for one more CD at l ...

  4. Blue notes

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... nobility, going back to our incredible ancestors in pre-colonial Africa. 'I remember meetings when I was in elementary school about being strong as young black women, and I don't think ...

  5. Citizen Girl

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Diana McPartlin

    ... at least capture the disillusionment many young people feel when they join the workforce, particularly the link between attractive women and career success. But we don't know what Girl has ... a snarky expose about New York's elite upper east side families, based on their own experiences as nannies. This follow-up uses a similar tone for women in the workplace, but it's never ...

  6. Blue notes

    Posted Aug 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... this in the past- like when I started playing 25 years ago- I might have felt limited by the pool of available musicians. But now there are so many talented women whom I've been playing ...

  7. Adele

    Posted Mar 06th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jer Fairall (McClatchy-Tribune) Adele 21 Columbia The notion that Adele is both a dynamic and self-sufficient enough personality that the best course of action is to simply stay out of her way, is a lesson no one appears to have learned on sophomore relea ...

  8. Blue notes

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Robin Lynam Diane 'Deedles' Schuur is well known as a jazz singer and pianist, but few of her followers will know she started out singing country music. 'I did a country [single] when I was 17 years old,' she explains over the phone fr ...

  9. Women's education is crucial

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... male characters who are always active. Yet girls and women in developed countries are more educated and independent than in previous generations. They can hold their own in the workplace. It's women in developing countries who are usually more dependent on males. That is because they do not have a chance to be educated. They also often face discrimination and may be perceived ...

  10. Late diva's music lives on

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung This summer, the world lost a musical talent like no other. As tragic as it was, no one can truly say it was a surprise: let's be honest, Amy Winehouse's long battle with substance abuse was no secret. Addiction ultimately ended he ...




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