Nixon’s Hong Kong ‘lover’, Charlie Chaplin’s grave and a strike over toilet breaks: headlines from four decades ago

Published: 19/04/2018
Nixon’s Hong Kong ‘lover’, Charlie Chaplin’s grave and a strike over toilet breaks: headlines from four decades ago
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Unbelievable as it might sound, women factory workers in Hong Kong had to fight for toilet breaks and the government had to overhaul moneylending laws to curb a rising trend of public servants borrowing money from finance companies, both of which made an interesting read four decades ago this week. April 16, 1978 • A 49-year-old man asked the California Supreme Court to hear his argument that

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