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Paul Yip

Scholars offer to work together on counting rally turnouts

An attempt to put a definitive figure on the number of protesters in the July 1 rally has been proposed by two statistics experts - but they have accused march organisers of snubbing them.

Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 4:14am

Marriages put on hold

Young adults are hesitant to get married and have children because they are not able to find suitable partners and worry about finances, results of a new survey show.

The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong polled 1,223 people, aged between 18 and 27, from October to December last year for the Youth Sexuality Study 2011. The survey is conducted every five years.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Immigration proposal sparks debate

An academic's controversial proposal to allow mainland parents of Hong Kong-born babies into the city to boost the local workforce has renewed debate over the government's say in who can immigrate under the one-way permit scheme.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Economic and social woes may spur suicides

Hong Kong's suicide rate is in danger of rising this year, after years of decline, because of the pressure-cooker effect of a slowing economy and social inequality, the head of the city's leading suicide prevention body warns.

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Graduates confident of future

As job market conditions improve, last year's graduates are looking for better jobs than those they settled for when the market was depressed last year, and students graduating this year are optimistic about their prospects.

19 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Difference of opinion regarding future fertility rate

I refer to the report headlined 'Population prediction 'too high due to fertility rate blunder' ' (South China Morning Post, November 26).

Your readers may have been led to think there is a serious flaw in the present set of population projections, therefore, the report requires clarification.

3 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Difference of opinion regarding future fertility rate

I refer to the report headlined 'Population prediction 'too high due to fertility rate blunder' ' (South China Morning Post, November 26).

Your readers may have been led to think there is a serious flaw in the present set of population projections, therefore, the report requires clarification.

3 Dec 2001 - 12:00am