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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Elderly get help to prevent suicides

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... With the elderly accounting for 36 per cent of suicides, it prompted concerns that those aged over 60 were particularly vulnerable to self-harm. "Long-term illnesses, poor family relations ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560646/elderly-get-help-prevent-suicides
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... 80-year-old Leung Shing-hong. Leung arrived in Hong Kong in the 1940s. He has vivid memories of mainland immigrants living in hillside squats under the threat of landslides and fires, long queues ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... 50 per cent of respondents were also anxious about their health, while more than 20 per cent feared their lifespan would be unusually long. The average estimate of cash needed to support ... Chow and his team submitted a report to the government last month on six proposals for a new retirement scheme after a year-long study. He said the survey results showed Hongkongers were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    CY Leung’s wife Regina hits out at ‘cold-blooded’ coverage of daughter’s plight

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 08:45pm by Ada Lee, Stuart Lau and Tony Cheung

    ... and public interest surrounding "Hong Kong's first family". "She has been a public figure for so long. She should know how the media operate here." Former security minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546743/chief-executives-wife-regina-leung-hits-out-media-over-coverage
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... "They tend to donate during major disasters but there is a lack of long-term, society-wide donation. "Maybe they feel that an individual doesn't have the power to do anything." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Trainer Brian Cha aims for another sporting record- by shooting hoops

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Stuart Lau

    ... with the syndrome, who usually grow exceptionally tall and have long fingers and toes, suffer heart and lung problems. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542613/trainer-brian-cha-aims-another-sporting-record-shooting-hoops
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... the authors do not sound at all upbeat about the future of Japan. Personally, I can only hope they are wrong- but I fear they are correct: Japan's long-term future has rarely looked so bleak. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Chinese students in Hong Kong unhappier than South Asian classmates: study

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 06:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... their personal relationships with the environment, the community and a “divine being”. Dr Celeste Yuen Yuet-mui, an associate professor at the institute’s department of education policy and leadership, ... living standards alone,” she said. Yuen stressed that this should serve as a wake-up call for educators and parents to help youths integrate education about spirituality and values into school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529329/chinese-students-hong-kong-unhappier-south-asian-classmates-study
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Inaccurate manpower projections cast doubt on government planning

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:49am by Phila Siu

    ... and underestimated by 17 per cent, respectively. Education-sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said that the inaccurate forecasts meant that the government might not offer enough, or might offer too many, courses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534559/inaccurate-manpower-projections-cast-doubt-government-planning
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Families may be spared moving ashes of loved ones from unlicensed columbaria

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 06:30pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Proposed law to regulate mushrooming columbariums driven by ageing population will have exemptions, says government Bill won't disturb ashes of long dead ... procedures or face criminal liability. Eddie Tse Sai-kit, convenor of a concern group on illegal columbariums, welcomed the government's proposal but thought the grace period was too long. He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535622/families-may-be-spared-moving-ashes-loved-ones-unlicensed-columbaria

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