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  1. Single point of contact

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie Women's and gender studies programmes have been an academic growth industry in recent years throughout the world, and Hong Kong has been no exception to this trend. Recent studies of Chinese women have documented the lives of sworn spinsters and other single women who decided- for various reasons- to live separate existences from men, adopt ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, November 29, 2012

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... 5.6 million visitors. 10 mainland women nabbed in vice raids Police and immigration officers arrested 10 mainland women yesterday after carrying out raids on four flats in Yau Ma Tei, allegedly used as brothels. The women, aged between 22 and 57, were detained for breaching their conditions of stay. Two more voters jailed for giving false address Two people were sentenced ...

  3. A storied silhouette

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... women clad in figure-hugging Chinese dresses. But like bat-winged junks on the harbour, safari suits and rickshaws, the trademark cheong-sam has largely vanished. The dress was only widely worn ... liberation of women that followed the establishment of the Republic of China, in 1912. It's worth remembering that the cheongsam was as much a status symbol as a fashion choice. Coolie ...

  4. Artistic celebration of the female form

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung Today is International Women's Day, and you'll probably see and hear a lot about women being strong-willed, independent and having the same status as men in society. What you probably won't hear quite so much about are women being feminine, adorable and agreeable. Carol Lee Mei-kuen, one of the partners of TOO ART Gallery in Wan Chai, says ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this year. The boy attended the Hong Kong and Kowloon Kaifong Women's Association Wan Tsui Kindergarten in Wan Chai, where he lived. Man perished after he and wife tossed into sea The body ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 17 arrested in hotel drug bust Police arrested 13 men and four women, aged between 23 and 28, for drug possession in an operation at a hotel in Jaffe Road, Wan Chai, at about 3am. About 70 tablets of Ecstasy and 24 grams of ketamine were seized. ...

  7. Mystery surrounds drunken expat's four-storey fall

    Posted Oct 26th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A drunken man was injured in a mysterious four-storey fall from a Wan Chai short-stay hotel after he checked in with five young women early yesterday. The 42-year-old Briton arrived at the Victoria Hotel in Jaffe Road with the women at 3.25am, a hotel receptionist said. The man appeared to be drunk and was carried by the women into one of two second-floor rooms ...

  8. Retail therapy for a real cause

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... basic education- for two days a week. Their shifts are from 12.30pm to 7pm, but the days are flexible, allowing the women to work when convenient and still have time to take care ... manager of St James' Settlement. 'In the past, women had brand-new purchases that were too valuable to donate to charity,' Cheung said. 'Now they are donating to us because we ...

  9. Disco Divas

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The retro-chic Kassia Women's Choir stages a programme of old funky favourites, including Let's Get Physical and We are Family. Today, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, $180 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2575 3931 ...

  10. Glamour Puss

    Posted Jun 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Kassia Women's Choir perform a one-hour selection of fun and sassy songs with a theme of glamour and romance. Wed and Thu, 8pm. HK Academy for Performing Arts, Drama Theatre, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai. $160, $180 HKTicketing. Inquiries: 2575 3931 ...




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