Society & Politics

Society & Politics

The Fight to Save Street Art

  • 2013-10-14

Street performers campaign for the right to chase their dreams, legally.

Society & Politics

Working mothers' struggle: Lack of support in the workplace hampers breastfeeding

  • 2013-10-14

  As government tries to promote breastfeeding by banning advertising for formula milk, practical problems faced by working mothers trying to breastfeed their babies go unresolved.

Society & Politics

Give Society Back its Lost Grain of Rice

  • 2013-10-14

To most people, tons of rice is no different from stacks of money. But for Mr Leung Yat-shun, growing rice is all about sharing and bringing joy to everyone.

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Ethnic minority children struggle to learn Chinese

  • 2013-07-21

Inadequate provisions for teaching Chinese as a second language to South Asian students strip them of access to higher education

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Homeless and new immigrants barred from food banks

  • 2013-07-21

Strict rules say recent arrivals and needy with no proof of residence connot benefit from government-funded programmes

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Organic by deception

  • 2013-07-21

A lack of legislation to regulate what can be called organic has laid bare legal loopholes to be exploited. The organic label is what I treasure most. Without regulation, people cannot have enough confidence in organic food. -MR. SHEA SHEUNG KWONG, owner of Chun San Yuen Organic farm

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Our long-ago friends

  • 2013-03-20

Guide dogs are resuming their helping roles in the city

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War of identity

  • 2013-03-20

Growing social discontent is powering up HongKongers' battle against a Chinese identity

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Upbeat numbers for mainland exchange

  • 2013-03-18

Study tours to motherland with full-blown subsidy schemes have been drawing students like magnet

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SPCA: animals need more than just dogcatchers

  • 2013-03-18

Animal rights group wants law-enforcement powers