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  1. Sport - Rugby

    Equality for women on and off the field at Dubai Sevens

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... was overlooked and Dubai will host the inaugural event in the IRB Women's Sevens Series this weekend. While the men turn out in the second leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, the fairer sex, too, ... of 12 women's teams and 16 men's teams will make up for a lot of rugby bodies in this sun-baked city- whose governing body the United Arab Emirates Rugby Association was yesterday ...

  2. Business - Money - BOARDROOM

    HKEx calls for more women and wider age spread on company boards

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com Stock exchange operator says there should be a diverse composition and wider age spread HKEx calls for more women on board The operator of the Hong Kong stock market has proposed that listed companies must have more diverse representation on their boards, because the present boards have too few women representatives and are mostly composed ...

  3. Business - Money

    Investments of passion driven by art

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 10:06am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... year, compared to a paltry 377 in the UK and 426 in the US.     Investments of Passion Driven by Women Asia Pacific is also emerging as a growing market for pricey cars, with China and India driving the growth in sales. And a large percentage of these are being bought, and driven by, women. Of the 300 Porsches sold in Singapore in the first half of 2011, a third were bought by women ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Survey finds one-third of women suffered sex crime on MTR

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Assaults go unreported by victims, who fear disrupting passengers and say police do little I in 3 women fallsvictim to sex crimeon MTR, poll says More than a third of women surveyed by a rape crisis organisation say they have been victims of a sexual crime while either travelling on board an MTR train or passing through a station. But none alerted ...

  5. News - World - RELIGION

    Church heads for critical vote on women bishops

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 02:00pm

    ... New York Times in London Two decades after it supported the introduction of women as priests, the Church of England began three days of deliberations on Monday that will include a critical vote on the ordination of women as bishops – a notion that still splits its members into rival camps. The church is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion, a Protestant denomination ...

  6. Business - Companies - MANAGEMENT

    Women still struggling to get into HK boardrooms

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu enoch.yiu@scmp.com HKEx's bid to narrow gender gap welcomed, but forget about quotas Women still struggle to get on board Business backsequality, but not with quotas Women ... than the 20 to 40 per cent seen in the Western world. In fact, 40 per cent of Hong Kong-listed companies, including Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing itself, have no women directors at all, ...

  7. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Raffle ticket years ago opened the door for Stacy Lewis

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by APSPT, Doug Ferguson

    ... of women's golf. And it's a reminder to Lewis that whenever she asks that familiar question- "Why me?"- the answer no longer is grounded in self-pity, but in sheer amazement. "I ... her main goal- becoming the highest-ranked American in women's golf- and achieved another one that she didn't think possible at the start of the year the way Taiwan's Tseng ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR RIGHTS

    Survey finds exploitation of women in product promotion industry is rife

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Most surveyed say they lack legal protection and are often asked to help out with shop work Women product promoters complain of exploitation More than 90 per cent of women working as product promoters in shops feel they are being exploited by their bosses and store operators, according to a labour association's survey. The Women Workers' ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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