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The Media Elite

HK's rich hesitate to have babies

A majority of Hong Kong's highest earners, childless or otherwise, do not plan to have any children in future, a survey commissioned by the South China Morning Post shows.

Tuesday, 10 April, 2012, 12:00am

Public satisfaction with economy hits new low

People's satisfaction with the economic, social and political conditions in the city have all fallen to their lowest levels since the University of Hong Kong began tracking the issues two years ago.

3 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Voters promise big turnout for election

The poll is being seen as a barometer for strength of public's democratic hopes

Voters are promising to turn out in record numbers to vote in the district council elections on November 23, according to a university survey.

Three out of four people polled said they planned to vote.

14 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Modern notions of sex hard to conceive

A survey on what motivates men and women in Hong Kong to have sex has found that the most obvious reason - to have babies - is by far the least popular.

20 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Wide support for Tung address, says survey

The Policy Address drew wide public support but doubts remain over civil service reforms, a survey has found.

31 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Confidence in future dips as more people plan to emigrate

Public confidence in the future, and satisfaction with the Government, took a dip last month, a survey has found.

And the number of people planning to emigrate has reached its highest level for 12 months. Nine per cent said they had planned or taken action to emigrate, up from six to seven per cent between July and March.

1 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Interest in study priority

First-year students of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) selected their course of study primarily because they were interested in the subject, results of a survey for the 1997-98 academic year revealed.

24 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Almost a million will vote: survey

Close to one million people are expected to vote in the first Legislative Council elections.

A poll commissioned by the South China Morning Post indicated between 33 and 35 per cent of the 2.79 million-strong electorate would vote.

The exact figure would be between 920,000 and 976,500.

9 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Public faith in dollar peg as confidence falls

ONLY seven per cent of people think Hong Kong should break the dollar peg, although confidence in the economy and personal finances have both fallen sharply since the summer, according to an opinion poll carried out for the Sunday Morning Post.

The poll, by Asian Commercial Research, showed that 71 per cent thought the peg should be kept and 22 per cent expressed no opinion.

7 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Most oppose new voting system

Satisfaction with the political situation rose significantly in August, but the introduction of proportional representation for next year's election faces strong opposition, according to an opinion poll conducted for the South China Morning Post.

Fifty-one per cent of those questioned said they would prefer the first-past-the-post system used in the 1995 vote.

1 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Public optimism grows - survey

Public confidence in political, economic and social conditions in three years' time has surged, according to a poll.

Just over 25 per cent of respondents in the University of Hong Kong survey conducted last month said they thought the political situation would be better in 2000.

21 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Gloom on future sets in, says poll

MORE people are taking a gloomy view of how the political and economic situation will develop in the next three years, according to a poll by the Hong Kong University's Social Science Research Centre.

In the poll, 35.5 per cent of respondents said the economic situation would worsen in the next three years, while only 19.7 per cent were positive.

10 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Democrats would win decisive, but short-lived, victory: poll

THE United Democrats would repeat their 1991 landslide victory if a Legislative Council election were held tomorrow, according to a poll commissioned by the South China Morning Post.

28 Mar 1994 - 12:00am