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  1. Pamela Umali

    Posted Jun 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Filipino vocalist sings jazz favourites by Natalie Cole and Diana Krall, ballads and swing classics. Mon-Fri, 7.30pm-8.15pm and 10pm-12.45am; Sat, 9.45pm-1.30am. Champagne Bar, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2584 7818. Until Jul 3 ...

  2. Barber's arresting lyrics set her apart from the smooth

    Posted Dec 05th 2004, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Robin Lynam Living as we are in the Norah Jones-Diana Krall 'smooth jazz' era, it isn't easy for a talent such as Patricia Barber's to get a hearing. She shares a label with Jones, and also sings and plays the piano, but there the rese ...

  3. The rights and wrongs of Women's Day

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is always good to see efforts being made to promote equality between the sexes. And on the eve of International Women's Day, examples are not hard to find. Many ... for women. The concept car was exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show last week. This might be seen as a bold step intended to bring a little balance into the male-dominated motor industry. But take ...

  4. Sky is the limit for Hong Kong women

    Posted Mar 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong women may soon be reaching for the heavens. From next year, the mainland will begin training women for space missions and applicants from the city are welcome. Full report- C1 ...

  5. Career women thin on ground

    Posted Apr 11th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Image-obsessed Hong Kong women would rather be slim than successful in their jobs, while mainland women put their careers above their looks, researchers have found. Mainland women also diet for different reasons, citing the need to boost their confidence as the main reason, while for Hong Kong women it is a means to being more beautiful. Thirty per cent of more than ...

  6. Guangdong divorces skyrocket as women gain independence

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui The number of divorced women in Guangdong tripled in the 1990s as women became increasingly concerned about personal welfare and happiness, a new study has found. The study, ... family structure in recent years, and women were now paying more attention to pursuing their own welfare and happiness than before. Mr Zheng said financial independence played a key role ...

  7. Project to nominate women for Nobel Prize

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai One hundred women from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan will be nominated for next year's Nobel Peace Prize, in an effort to draw attention to the roles played by ordinary people. The group organising the push also wants to make the institution less male-dominated. The women's nomination is part of a movement that aims to remedy the fact that the daily work ...

  8. Women hit out at broken policy promises

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Elaine Wu

    ... Carrie Chan and Elaine Wu The chief executive has been accused of failing to improve women's rights as promised in his policy address. Wu Mei-lin, a spokeswoman for the Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities who protested outside the Central Government Offices with about 30 others to mark International Women's Day yesterday, said Tung Chee-hwa had made no attempt ...

  9. Female judges to hear women's cases

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... involving women, children and senior citizens. The Women's Collegiate Bench is made up of seven judges who will hear cases involving domestic violence and others in which the rights of women ... the director of women's issues at the court in Shandong province. 'For example, we have found that female victims are generally shy about telling male judges about the details of spousal ...

  10. Long hours take toll on white-collar women

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... white-collar workers. According to a recent survey by CBP Career Consultants in Shanghai, 28 per cent of 2,200 women surveyed in the first quarter of the year said they felt 'highly stressed', an increase of 7 per cent from a comparable survey last year. About 40 per cent of the surveyed women said they felt 'pressure'. Many working women said their private life had ...




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