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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    Pritzker Prize for Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who builds in cardboard

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:45pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York Japan's Shigeru Ban wins the Pritzker Prize for innovative designs that use everyday materials in humanitarian efforts around the globe Top accolade for the Cardboard Architect The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Film pays tribute to city's big sisters

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... in Habits, features a series of personal accounts from the Maryknoll Sisters, who have dedicated their lives to humanitarian work in the city since they arrived here decades ago. Sister Jeanne ... fought for social justice and provided humanitarian services to people from all around the world. In Hong Kong, the Maryknoll Sisters built homes for refugees, hospitals for the sick, and schools ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More refugees get medical bills waived

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... A front-line staff member at a public hospital said he agreed that emergency services should be provided to those of different nationalities for humanitarian reasons. But he did not see why taxpayers ... learnt that they had the right to apply for them. The Social Welfare Department said the government could offer assistance to refugees and torture claimants on humanitarian grounds. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Putting a face to Hong Kong's asylum seekers

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Exhibition uses masks to convey the pain of outsiders who exist in limbo while they wait for their humanitarian claims to be processed Putting a face to city's asylum seekers The eyes in the mask painted by Shirley, a Sri Lankan asylum seeker, are surrounded by black. The dark, sombre band, she says, signifies her depression and lack of a future ...

  5. Lifestyle - SOCIETY

    Society - June 14, 2013

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle life@scmp.com Society Causes for celebration Four truly selfless people were honoured at this year's The One International Humanitarian Award gala, held last week at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile. Finalists for the award, which carries a US$100,000 prize for their cause, were Christina Noble, Enrico Sala, Valerie Ann Taylor and Dr Cynthia Maung. The award's ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Teaching was always passion for Maryknoll nun

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 04:51pm by Ruby Leung

    ... and Central and South America. They are dedicated to humanitarian pursuits and serve as teachers, nurses, doctors, social workers and advocates of youth issues and women’s rights. ...

  7. News - China - SOCIETY

    People's Daily commentary remarks on re-education through labour

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... in October 2006 forced into prostitution and sexually violated her daughter. She was released nine days later on "humanitarian grounds" after reports triggered national outrage, including ...



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