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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: homeless in Elmhurst

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Rong Xiaoqing in New York Rong Xiaoqing in New York Homeless in Elmhurst New York's homeless population is rising. More than 5,000 people are living on the streets and subways ... clashes. In the Elmhurst district of Queens, the Asian population jumped by 30 per cent from 2000 to 2010. The unsheltered homeless population in Queens has also been surging- rising 158 per cent ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Home of the 93rd: Mae Salong

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm

    ... their new home, they turned to opium in order to survive and fund their continuing armed struggles, gaining a dubious reputation as major drug traffickers. Later, the population turned to tea ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... and India. In 2010, the World Bank estimated 25 per cent of people in Nepal were living below the poverty line. "With [a] poor population, abysmal infrastructure facilities and six- ...

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    High and mighty: Colorado

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Rob McGovern

    ... the healthiest folk in the union. They are also strangely obsessed with elevation. The state's many small mountain towns all have signs informing visitors of their altitude and population- in that order. Ask a Coloradan the population of their town and they'll probably get it to within a few thousand or even a few hundred, but ask them the elevation and their answer will be within ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... replace the helper later and get more illegal fees." FOREIGN DOMESTIC WORKERS make up about 3 per cent of Hong Kong's population. Last year, there were about 320,000 helpers, of which 50 ... it adheres to the rule of law and there are good laws in place, they just need to be enforced transparently," he says. "Hong Kong has a wonderful, educated population who can understand ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Cover-up at Kai Tak? Allies 'caused Hong Kong plane crash that killed 19 to assassinate British investigator'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:10pm by Julian Ryall

    ... would trigger unrest among the defeated population. Wild, though, began to hear increasing allegations concerning the involvement of the emperor in the infamous Unit 731, which for 13 years ... food contaminated with pathogens, knowing the local population would eat it. Pens and walking sticks were reportedly smeared with viruses that would be passed on to anyone who picked them up. ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: counter action

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by Jason Wordie

    ... as Western medicine – long viewed with suspicion – gradually gained acceptance among the broader population. Lax (or non-existent) government regulation on many drugs meant prescription-only ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Friends in need: the struggle to save Beijing’s stray cats and dogs

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by LISA GAY

    ... districts exploded at some point in the past decade, but she's fuzzy on when exactly. Peng believes the rise in the stray-cat population happened sometime in the early 2000s- and theorises ... are hiding their dogs." Some of the big dogs Barden helped rescue from the truck are still living at his shelter. Because they can't be adopted by people living within the most populated ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 10:53pm by AAYUSH NIROULA

    ... to astronomer Thorvald Thiele, before publishing several books on fish populations. She was later hired by the Carlsberg Laboratory, an institution dedicated to biochemical research founded by brewery ... Later in life he would become a pacifist, advocating understanding between the indigenous population and the settlers. He died in prison, having been jailed in 1886 for taking part in a peaceful ...

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    Quenching the thirst of China’s Yao minority

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm

    ... minority, the Zhuang, who account for about 32 per cent of Guangxi’s population, the Miao, Dong and Yao all call the autonomous region home. These “nationalities” have essentially been swallowed up ...




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