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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Middle-aged singles get public rental housing priority

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by FANNY FUNG

    ... be many people aged between 45 and 60 among the 130,000 non-elderly single applicants currently on the waiting list," committee chairman Stanley Wong Yuen-fai said after the closed-door ... and individuals on the waiting list, with 130,400 non-elderly single people. The authority could not give a figure for single applicants aged 45 to 60 but Wong said the government's Long Term Housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1616448/middle-aged-singles-get-public-rental-housing-priority
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Adoptees reaching out to Hong Kong birth parents

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... is now an award-winning artist based in Brighton, southern England, whose oil paintings are in exhibitions and collections across the world. She spent her early years at the Chuk Yuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1619565/people-adopted-babies-decades-ago-reaching-out-hong-kong-birth
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Around Lantau in 5 days: pair get set for charity swim

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SARAH KARACS

    ... will be a fresh challenge. "It will be an exceptional adventure," said Baillet, 44, who last year took a break from a career in banking to focus on long-distance sports and coaching, attaining ... promising to help coach him along the way. "There isn't much literature on long-distance swimming- and what we're doing is quite rare," Baillet said. He added that while Pye had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620064/around-lantau-5-days-pair-get-set-charity-swim
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tin Shui Wai theatre group gets in on the act of healing

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... things," he says. "I didn't want to sit at home all day long waiting to die because I didn't want to set a bad example for my children." Pang's elder son, 23, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620067/tin-shui-wai-theatre-group-get-act-healing
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters get ready to make dash for Hong Kong Marathon

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... race yesterday. "The Youth Dash will not only further develop their interest in long-distance running but also give them the opportunity to show the marathon spirit together with other ... student at Cheung Chuk Shan College in North Point, said she would apply as soon as the invitation letters arrived. "I've been longing to join the marathon for years," said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1617108/youngsters-get-ready-make-dash-hong-kong-marathon
  6. News - World - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley's latest job perk? Egg freezing

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:38pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Facebook and Apple are offering to reimburse workers for fertility-related treatments amid increased competition for top female employees Egg freezing is Silicon Valley's latest job perk Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617075/silicone-valleys-latest-job-perk-egg-freezing
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Artist Au Yeung Tung not shy to lay bare his views on Hong Kong politics

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 03:46am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... be a performance artist- as long as they come up with a thought at that particular moment." Au Yeung said he wanted to stage a nude performance as soon as he heard about Beijing's ruling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1604791/artist-au-yeung-tung-not-shy-lay-bare-his-views-hong-kong-politics
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Unable to speak, cerebral palsy youth finds a voice through photography

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 03:55am by SARAH KARACS

    ... "Because he was misdiagnosed, it took time for him to catch up with his peers," Kwok's teacher, Chung King-yuen, says. "But he's now at Junior Two- his progress is a big ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1585281/unable-speak-cerebral-palsy-youth-finds-voice-through-photography
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... facilities was about 80 per cent last year. The department said no facility was facing long-term overcrowding. Siu Lam Psychiatric Centre and Lai Chi Kok Reception Centre- which houses both convicts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586883/prison-population-hits-record-low-theyre-spending-more-time-remand
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Living dictionary' keeps family history, culture and language alive

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by ANNEMARIE EVANS

    ... contrast to their humble way of life. In 2012, Hau participated in a local eco-guide training programme in Long Valley, the largest agricultural wetland in Hong Kong. He is described ... Wai Tau these days, he wonders how long it will survive. He enjoys showing students and other visitors what life would have been like 100 years ago. As his knowledge of wetland ecology has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1586060/living-dictionary-keeps-family-history-culture-and-language-alive

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