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  1. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Shenzhen woman's sudden death on commute triggers debate on emergency aid training

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 12:02pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Could better training on emergency first-aid for the public have saved the life of a young woman who suddenly collapsed on her way to work? A debate broke out ... minutes after she collapsed. Yet after a fellow subway passenger found her and notified staff, who then called the police, nobody performed any emergency first-aid procedures. Instead Liang had ...

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    Thousands of Yinchuan residents mobilise to find four-year-old girl’s hearing aid

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 02:17pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Thousands of citizens have mobilised in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region to help a four-year-old migrant girl find her lost hearing aid. The girl was born with sensorineural hearing loss and was only able to hear for the first time at the beginning of the year after her parents saved enough money to buy her a pair of expensive hearing aids ...

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    Ex-banker helps Aids villages build a solid foundation

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 05:14pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans annemarie.evans@scmp.com Chung To supports thousands of children from China affected by Aids It has been 15 years since former investment banker Chung To set up the Chi Heng Foundation. Since then 16,000 children from central China whose lives have been adversely affected by HIV/Aids have had the chance of an education. The foundation currently supports 9,000 ...

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    UNHCR axes all aid for HK refugees in budget cuts

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com UNHCR axes all aid for HK refugees in budget cuts In a shock move, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Hong Kong (UNHCR) has announced that it will cut all financial aid to recognised refugees living here. There are 132 people with official refugee status in Hong Kong. Each one receives HK$500 from the UNHCR per month. ...

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    Farmer cuts off his own feet after being unable to afford frostbite treatment

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... with the aid of artificial limbs thanks to follow-up treatment and remedial care. ...

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    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... over aid responsibilities from ISS-HK. With a wife and two young children, aged five and three, Muhammad Babul said he struggled to make ends meet with his monthly allowance of HK$1,500 ...

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    Bill Gates urges China's richest to give to charity in People's Daily article

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Charity Ranking survey of 135 countries conducted by the Charities Aid Foundation. It measured the percentage of people who donate money, volunteer or have helped a stranger. With the exception ...

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    Chris Patten 'flattered' by nostalgic Hongkongers who miss colonial days

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Tanna Chong

    ... level" in Singapore, saying Hong Kong could be "missing a trick commercially" if it did not keep up with its English standard. But Patten sang the praises of his former aide Anson Chan ...

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    Criminal gangs 'crippling children and forcing them to work as beggars'

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 07:29pm by Chris Luo

    ... away by officers who said aid stations under the Civil Administration Department were responsible for issues relating to begging activities. An official of Guangdong provincial police ...

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    Blind runner takes it all in his stride

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:29am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Blind runner takes it all in his stride Finishing a marathon is challenging enough as it is, but for one runner, it is a matter of faith. "I literally put my life in his hands every time I run," says blind runner Wong Yiu-tong, referring to Ng Kam Yiu, who guides Wong with the aid of a rope. Failing eyesight brought on by a hereditary ...




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