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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World loses by not tapping women's potential

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:00am by WOMEN'S FOUNDATION

    ... highlight women's vast untapped economic potential. When women's labour is underutilised- because they face discrimination in the markets or in societies- effectively preventing them from ... there is at least one legal difference that can hinder women's economic opportunities. That's a pretty large indictment. When it comes to giving women entrepreneurs the chance to expand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1069620/world-loses-not-tapping-womens-potential
  2. Women's forum seeks single hunks to go under the hammer

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Kimberly Chou

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak, Kimberly Chou and Phoebe Cheng. Guys, ever wondered how humiliating it would be to be treated as a piece of meat; to be ogled at, wolf-whistled at and harassed merely as a sex object? Well, here's your chance! The Hong Kong Women's Forum is gearing up for another bachelor auction for their annual charity dinner. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608381/womens-forum-seeks-single-hunks-go-under-hammer
  3. Refund for mainland women 'too small'

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Hospital Authority board has endorsed a proposal by which mainland women who have prepaid HK$39,000 for an obstetric package in public hospitals can get a refund of HK$20,000 if the pregnancy is terminated before they check in. The decision ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608650/refund-mainland-women-too-small
  4. Leading retailer seeks specialist in women's clothes

    Posted Jul 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... store would like to hire a buyer- women's wear. Already a well-known player on the local shopping scene, Lane Crawford recently celebrated a new chapter in its 154-year history with the opening of its 82,000 sqft flagship store at IFC. Whoever takes on this post will be responsible for the selection of the women's wear merchandise mix and for identifying and balancing key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507527/leading-retailer-seeks-specialist-womens-clothes
  5. Laws target police and social stability

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Police would not be able to hold people aged below 18 or above 70, pregnant women or mothers of infants aged below one. Meanwhile, the amendment to the laws protecting women's rights outlaws ... as a 'historic move' to protect women's rights. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/514001/laws-target-police-and-social-stability
  6. Trendy women overturn the stereotypes

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some revealing facts about women's spending, particularly in Hong Kong. Hong Kong women are the biggest shoppers, the most intensive users of the internet and the most addicted to modern ... says the evolution of women's role and status and growing female spending power have radically changed Hong Kong's traditionally male-dominated marketplace. It says companies should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519553/trendy-women-overturn-stereotypes
  7. Discount divas

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the addition of big names such as Lanvin (right; men and women';s), Polo Ralph Lauren, Bally, local accessories label Rabeanco and Vivienne Tam, to name a few. This month also sees the anticipated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/605584/discount-divas
  8. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Hong Kong needs to do more to counter pregnancy discrimination

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... prevalent. In a 2011 survey by the Women's Commission, nearly three-quarters of respondents said that the situation remains stubbornly the same where employers would not hire pregnant women. ... should give their pregnant employees the same opportunity to be judged on their performance. Unevolved thinking only squanders our women's talent, and surely that benefits no one. Lam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1018665/hong-kong-needs-do-more-counter-pregnancy-discrimination
  9. Briefs

    Posted Jul 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... agriculture, tourism, life, cars, women's wear, estates and health care. About 40 conferences will be held. Some 50 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions are expected to participate. The expo ... will comprise a low-carbon industrial centre, research and development centre, commercial facilities and apartments. It plans to attract low-carbon businesses. Subway project right on track ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/973849/briefs
  10. HK$7b extra enough for the elderly, says adviser

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to spend HK$44 billion on social welfare and women's rights in 2012-13. 'An extra HK$5 billion to HK$7 billion will be enough,' Wong said. 'It can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999920/hk7b-extra-enough-elderly-says-adviser

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