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  1. Sport - Golf - US Women's Open

    Eleven-year-old from Hong Kong family is youngest ever qualifier for US Women's Open

    Posted May 20th 2014, 02:11pm by Noel Prentice

    ... of American golf. Lucy Li is our medalist for @usopengolf women's sectional at Half Moon Bay. 11 years old. Wow! #roadtopinehurst pic.twitter.com/TMrrDV1DEO — Ryan Farb (@FarbPGA) May 20, 2014 ... as the youngest competitor in a US Women’s Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina on June 19. “I can’t believe it,” said Hong Kong national team coach Brad Schadewitz. “She’s crushing records left, right ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan issues warning to Obama over 'comfort women' debate

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 12:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan warns Obama on 'comfort women' issue Japan warned the issue of its wartime system of sex slavery was not a "diplomatic" subject, after US President Barack Obama on Friday called it a "terrible" violation of human rights. Katsunobu Kato, deputy chief cabinet secretary, said Japan was aware of the suffering ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Xi's 'southern tour' speech shows why women's rights must advance

    Posted Feb 04th 2013, 12:00am by Chang Ping

    ... of talent by saying "no one was man enough". Xi's comment should not only be rejected by women's rights groups, but should also rightly embarrass his peers in politics who have ... their minds and blinds them to the fact that they are opposing autocracy with autocratic thinking, and are in fact hoping to benefit from patriarchy. Campaigners for women's rights have been ...

  4. New curbs on ads for baby milk formula

    Posted Nov 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com Beijing is considering tightening restrictions on sales promotions and advertising for baby formula designed for infants younger than six months as part of a campaign to increase breastfeeding. A draft plan on the ma ...

  5. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    April Powers- women's tour is minting new talent

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 09:29pm by Doug Ferguson in Charlotte, North Carolina

    ... part of her early teens playing on the PGA Tour. Wie, still the most transcendent figure in women's golf, bounced back by winning two weeks later in her native Hawaii. It was her first win ... birthday. And she capped it with a six-foot birdie putt on the final hole at Lake Merced to hold off Women's British Open champion Stacy Lewis. "Stars drive sports," Whan said. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    A good man is hard to find: China's 'leftover women' look for love abroad

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by ISOBEL YEUNG

    ... Isobel Yeung Well-educated, Chinese singletons in their late-20s or older- branded 'leftover women' by a chauvinistic society- are looking further afield for husbands who ... Shanghai Women's Activity Centre. Responsible for attracting more than 25,000 singletons to the city's annual Matchmaking Expo, Zhou accuses women of demanding too much- reminding them ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong women 'being kept in slave-like conditions in Sydney brothels'

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by Bryan Harris

    ... (HK$109,000) study-visa fee, Seage said. Similar exploitation happens in Hong Kong, women's rights group Zi Teng says. The Hong Kong police had not replied to questions as of press time. ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Women's control of their own wombs the first step to health

    Posted May 29th 2013, 12:00am by MELINDA GATES

    ... Melinda Gates Melinda Gates says their empowerment will also lift the family fortunes Women's control of their own wombs the first step to health In development, there are lots ... the basics are in place, the only limit is women's ambition for the future. Melinda Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Abe shows his pragmatic side with decision on 'comfort women' apology

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 07:10pm by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching Frank Ching says Shinzo Abe's decision not to revise Japan's apology to 'comfort women' goes a long way to mending damaged relations Pragmatic side Prime ... are disappointed." There were other incidents involving Abe's right-wing appointees. For example, Naoki Hyakuta, an ultraconservative novelist who was appointed a governor for NHK, the state ...

  10. 'Women's Games' strikes a right hook for equality

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... competed in every event. It's also the first time every country has sent women athletes, which has led some to dub London 'the Women's Games'. Countries such as Brunei and Saudi ... measures it had taken to promote women's rugby. The IRB officials were caught with their pants down. The sport didn't have a women's world championship or anything of equal stature. ...




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