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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong's Leung backs down on Chinese patriotism lessons

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 08:14pm by AFP

    ... of one-party rule, equated multi-party democracy to chaos, and glossed over events like the bloody Tiananmen crackdown and the mass starvation of Mao’s regime. Lawmaker Anna Wu, who chaired a committee ...

  2. Schoolgirl spends summer helping Kenyan villagers

    Posted Aug 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... headed for the beach for their summer holidays, Shreena Thakore decided she wanted to spend her break helping people in an African country ravaged by starvation and death. After researching ... of cholera [from the muddy water] or, alternatively, starvation by that age. There is no use developing a bond with them that will only be broken after a short time. The death of a child is just ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Jul 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a tough guy, lest we forget. Hats off for keeping the public above the starvation line Is our government doing a good job? Yes, says labour and welfare chief Matthew Cheung Kin-chung because no one is starving in Hong Kong. That's what Cheung told The New York Times in response to Friday's mass protest. So now you know- starvation is the deciding factor our government uses ...

  4. A lesson learned in the Philippines

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the world go to bed hungry at night. Millions more face death through starvation. So we are, indeed, very lucky to be in a place like Hong Kong. We need to always remember these people and never ...

  5. Orphans' choir strikes a chord with pupils

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... three years ago, are orphans whose parents died from Aids, starvation or in war. Frank is one of the 1,500 children and widows who receive accommodation, food and education from Watoto. Each ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and starvation every year and have no schools to walk to. But this is not Hong Kong's problem, and never has been. As Mrs Chan says, we should consider ourselves lucky. Budget deficit, negative ...

  7. letters

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pui-yee, Hong Kong Chinese Women's Club College Let's put an end to starvation In Hong Kong, we can find restaurants and fast-food shops everywhere. There is so much food most of us do not give it a second thought. But there are many people who don't have enough to eat in other parts of the world. Starvation mainly occurs in poor places such as Africa. Crop failures and lack ...

  8. school news

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the members of the choir are survivors of wars, poverty or starvation in Africa and sadly lost their parents to conflicts or Aids. ...

  9. Enduring freedom will be Hong Kong's great legacy

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... Holocaust, the mass slaughter by the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia or the bloody record of the Chinese Communist Party during the Great Leap Forward that ended in starvation, the Cultural Revolution ...

  10. A royal flush

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... societies in Asia. And at various times it was British Hong Kong to which thousands of mainland Chinese fled, to escape anarchy, persecution or starvation- much of it attributable to a leader whom ...




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