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  1. An Ordinary Man- An Autobiography

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb An Ordinary Man- An Autobiography by Paul Rusesabagina, with Tom Zoellner Penguin, HK$105 'Facts are almost irrelevant to most people,' writes Paul Rusesabagina in An Ordinary Man. 'We make decisions based on emotions ...

  2. Photographer's book follows the plight of street sleepers

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Through the lens of news photographer Lei Jih-sheng, there is frame after frame of street sleepers striving hard to make ends meet, sitting helplessly outside the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui or busy cooking in the spaces they call home. I ...

  3. The Devil Came on Horseback

    Posted Jun 03rd 2007, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Devil Came on Horseback by Brian Steidle Perseus, HK$200 Mass murder in the name of God or national or ethnic superiority has a long tradition. It stretches back to before the birth of Mohammed or Jesus. 'Over centuries,' Sudan ...

  4. Order prevails

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am

    ... of the Gutters', in the Vatican, the US and many other countries, according to Sister Nirmala, who succeeded Mother Teresa as superior-general of the humanitarian mission six months before her death. ...

  5. High-rise homeless just lucky to be alive after freak plane crash

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Petti Fong

    ... Petti Fong Vancouver Newlyweds Vivian and Chris Chong almost lost everything- and they feel lucky. The couple lived on the eighth floor of the Richmond high-rise tower in Vancouver that was hit by a light aircraft recently, and are among more than 170 res ...

  6. Three Cups of Tea- One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Three Cups of Tea- One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Penguin, HK$120 In February, Three Cups of Tea was awarded the 2007 Kiryama Prize for best non-fiction. The p ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elderly homeless warned of impending cold snap The Social Welfare Department yesterday reminded the homeless elderly to take precautionary measures because cold weather is forecast for the weekend. Those in need can call the department's hotline, 234 ...

  8. Grains of hope

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer As a child growing up in Australia in the 1960s, the topic of global hunger came up every other night at the dinner table. A reluctant vegetable eater, I was constantly being reminded by my mother about the world's starving children so ...

  9. Walk to help children

    Posted May 16th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More than 300 people took part in a walkathon to raise funds for malnourished children in poor regions around the world. Co-organised by Clariant, a multinational chemical company, and the United Nations, the walk aimed to raise public awarenes ...

  10. Donate to the poor and the hungry

    Posted Apr 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Have you ever joined a 30-Hour Famine? Our school's students and teachers take part in a similar activity every year. We donate HK$20 and get a piece of bread for lunch. This year, our school will make a donation to help cancer patients. There are mi ...




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