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  1. News - World - DISEASE

    Training camp tries to ensure safety of frontline Ebola workers

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 08:30pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in London Training camp reveals steps doctors must take to wear and remove eight-piece protective suit Behind the mask of the frontline Ebola workers Inside the eight-piece ... the suit off, which can take 30 minutes. On a fallow field behind a logistics warehouse in Brussels, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) runs a training camp for medical staff heading to Ebola hotspots ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Pan-democrats make grab for Legco chairmanships as reform bargaining chip

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by Peter So

    ... on political reform by controlling their expenditure proposals," the Labour Party's chairman, Lee Cheuk-yan, said. Pan-democrats will outnumber pro-establishment lawmakers by six ... a majority are from the pro-establishment camp," Alan Leong Kah-kit, convenor of the pan-democrats' weekly meeting, said. "The only way that we could hope to put things right would ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - FITNESS

    Unleash your inner animal: Bear Camp is Hong Kong's latest fitness craze

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 03:35pm by Charley Lanyon

    ... colony but Bear Camp, Hong Kong's newest fitness craze: a functional strength and conditioning session that Hong Kong athletes say gets good results quickly. Bear Camp is a kind of circuit training, a series of exercises separated by 45-second rests and uphill sprints. The exercises are what set Bear Camp apart. They borrow heavily from the world of the Strongman competition and use ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: class cutting

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by Jason Wordie

    ... if you were neither – translated into personal safety. Appearing bourgeois immediately marked you out for class vendettas, struggle meetings, labour camps and worse. But if you dressed like ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    Re-education camps may close, but stigma endures

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 11:11pm by Keith Zhai

    ... close, but stigma endures For Ren Jianyu and others released from labour camps, the Communist Party's decision last week to abolish its notorious "re-education through labour" system provides little comfort. They are relieved to know others may be spared the pain of being sent to a labour camp without trial, but worry the move will do little to help them rebuild ...


    Home And Away: Football fans should take a stand for abused workers in Qatar

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 11:21pm by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Shameful conditions endured by migrant labourers working on facilities for World Cup 2022 are little more than modern-day slavery Fans should show Qatar red cards to support workers The Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians stall at the British Labour Party's annual political conference in Manchester this week was a breath of conversational fresh ...

  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    'I dig fields for 8 hours a day’: US man jailed in North Korea describes hard labour

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 04:58pm

    ... recently sentenced by North Korea to six years of hard labour says he is digging in fields eight hours a day and being kept in isolation, but that so far his health hasn't deteriorated. Under ... in May for leaving a Bible at a sailor's club, is expected to be tried in court soon. Kenneth Bae was sentenced in 2013 to 15 years of hard labour. Last week, Robert King, the US special ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Champions of Beijing's camp losing public opinion war on political reform

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:38pm by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng says out-of-touch officials and the likes of Robert Chow have not only failed to persuade people, they are adding to the strife Champions of Beijing's camp ... that opportunists such as Robert Chow and Wong Kwan-yu lead the anti-democratic movement says a lot about the calibre of the rest of their camp. As the proverb goes, in the country of the blind, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    2,000 police to guard flashpoints while students and government meet

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Clifford Lo, SAMUEL CHAN, Chris Lau and Peter So

    ... with fellow workers who bonded on internet sites after seeing students beaten by police on Friday night. Yeung said that at the peak, 30 workers with no political ties joined him camping overnight ... selfish and reckless, and totally unacceptable to the public". Pan-democratic lawmakers Fernando Cheung Chiu-hung of the Labour Party and Claudia Mo Man-ching of the Civic Party stood between ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    British Labour leader Ed Miliband shifts to the left ahead of May poll

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:27am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manchester Britain's Labour leader promises to make wealthy pay for improved health care Miliband shifts to the left as he looks to poll Opposition Labour party leader Ed ... in generations. We are ready." Narrowly ahead of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party in opinion polls, Miliband faces a tough task to win the May poll. Experts say Labour, which ...




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