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  1. Public Eye

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Out on a limb over disability payments You never know when you'll lose a limb, but it pays to be careful about which one you lose. Dockyard worker Lee Shing-leung was silly to have used his right leg in trying to stop eight tonnes of steel rolling in ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697274/public-eye
  2. The greying of Asia

    Posted May 14th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... Michael Richardson Two developments this week highlight how populations in key Asia-Pacific countries are becoming older, and the challenges accompanying this trend. Indeed, it could ... the young to have at least three children. With women marrying later and having fewer children, only immigration is keeping the population above the replacement rate. In places like Japan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/455651/greying-asia
  3. News - Asia - Pacific

    Clinton in South Pacific with China in focus

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 03:15pm by Associated Press in Papeete

    ... Australia, New Zealand and the tiny nations scattered across the Pacific Ocean. US officials said Clinton will stress America’s commitment to the sprawling yet sparsely populated area. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1026981/clinton-south-pacific-china-focus
  4. The double-edged sword of 'Greater Tibet'

    Posted Mar 11th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Tibetan-populated areas into one single political entity comprising up to a quarter of the mainland's territory. Today's Tibet Autonomous Region largely corresponds to the area ruled by the 13th ... region cover all areas populated by Tibetans, Beijing refused to ratify the convention, and it was left unsigned. It has become the thorniest part of the Tibet issue ever since. Tibetans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672872/double-edged-sword-greater-tibet
  5. Coming to terms with being a global player

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on self-interest and alliances, which has seen it build ties to countries like Libya, Iran and North Korea. But the massive expansion of its expatriate population has forced a change in perceptions. ... to the 'last drop of blood'. After all, China in 2005 backed a UN policy calling on member nations to protect a state's population from war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739835/coming-terms-being-global-player
  6. Time to bring to an end the Heung Yee Kuk's privileges

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... with Jake van der Kamp In seeking to protect the legitimate traditional interests of indigenous villagers, the [Heung Yee] Kuk must be sensitive to the concerns of the broader population ... his advice to the kuk that it 'must be sensitive to the concerns of the broader population' certainly suggests that he thought it had not been. He thought the better of telling it so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646493/time-bring-end-heung-yee-kuks-privileges
  7. Premier Wen comes out in full support of GM crops

    Posted Oct 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of population, resources and environmental protection faced by a population of 1.3 billion in its modernisation process.' The interview's publication follows last week's Communist Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/656603/premier-wen-comes-out-full-support-gm-crops
  8. Tsuen Wan West rail terminus would serve all of Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sha Tin and Tuen Mun all have large populations. Since the high-speed train is a mass transit system, its clientele must not be limited to a small fraction of the Hong Kong population. Given ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/698493/tsuen-wan-west-rail-terminus-would-serve-all-hong-kong
  9. Haiti

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YP intern Winston Shi Full name: Republic of Haiti Capital: Port-au-Prince Date of independence: January 1, 1804 (from France) President: Rene Preval (elected in 2006) Population ... coffee, oils, mangoes, cocoa Issues: Poverty Haiti is the poorest country in the Americas. About two-thirds of the population are unemployed and the rest are paid very little. Some 80 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721530/haiti
  10. With penal code, nation is set for EU entry talks

    Posted Sep 28th 2004, 12:00am by Emilie Boyer King

    ... country with a projected population of 85 million people. Under the EU's voting system, Turkey would then bear the most weight in EU decisions. Adding this large and poor country ... and that the bloc could 'implode' if Turkey joined. This reflects the concerns of many Europeans. As Europe struggles to absorb its growing Muslim population, many worry bringing in Turkey ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/472197/penal-code-nation-set-eu-entry-talks

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