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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Shedding light on one man's life without sight

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by Jessie Lau

    ... employed, according to a government survey. Agnes Yuen Man-hung, a social worker from the Society for the Blind, said challenges such jobseekers face include finding an employer who is willing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1576256/shedding-light-one-mans-life-without-sight
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    New tax of up to 2.5pc proposed to fund HK$3,000 a month pension for all Hongkongers

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 07:07pm by Phila Siu, Shirley Zhao and Emily Tsang

    ... Every Hongkonger over 65- rich or poor- would get a pension of HK$3,000 a month without a means test under a scheme put forward yesterday. A long-awaited government-commissioned study said ... to do so in the future," he said. FTU lawmaker Tang Ka-piu said he welcomed any proposals as long as the elderly received HK$3,000 a month. But he believed an additional profits tax would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577784/study-recommends-monthly-hk3000-pension-tackle-elderly-poverty-crisis
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... with customers." The enterprise allows housewives such as 47-year-old To to work flexible hours and be productive in society, said Yuen So-ying, assistant manager of the hospital board's development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'Write pension policy for the sake of the people'

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... his Mandatory Provident Fund savings. "Of course we would welcome a universal pension scheme- as long as we don't need to contribute more than we do now and if there is no assets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577151/write-pension-policy-sake-people
  5. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong, by Sophia Law Suk-mun

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by Amy Russell

    ... Amy Russell The Invisible Citizens of Hong Kong: Art and Stories of Vietnamese Boatpeople by Sophia Law Suk-mun Chinese University Press The power of collective memory has long provided insight into historical events, and perhaps nowhere is this better expressed than through art and narrative. Where crisis and trauma have been experienced, artworks and stories find power. Through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574188/book-review-invisible-citizens-hong-kong-sophia-law-suk-mun
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Pink sees red as Mr Gay Hong Kong pageant turns ugly in sponsorship row

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:16am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Pink sees red: sponsorship row turns gay pageant ugly An ugly war of words has erupted over Mr Gay Hong Kong with a major sponsor announcing it is withdrawing funding in a dispute over naming rights just weeks before the annual pageant. Gay-friendly business network Pink Dollar, a long-time supporter of the six-year-old contest, has pulled out of a planned HK$40,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1575118/pink-sees-red-mr-gay-hong-kong-pageant-turns-ugly-sponsorship-row
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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