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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Clashes, arson attacks amid festivities at Dhaka refugee camp kill nine

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Nine die in clashes, arson attack at Dhaka camp Clashes and arson attacks at a refugee camp in Dhaka killed at least nine people during festival celebrations ... of eight people [in the camp]. All are Biharis," fire service director Mahabubur Rahman said. Half a million Muslims of Indian origin have lived in refugee camps in Bangladesh since the 1971 ...

  2. News - Asia

    Bangladesh and Myanmar at odds over deadly border clash

    Posted Jun 01st 2014, 05:05pm by Reuters

    ... it said. Myanmar's foreign ministry said that incident last Thursday involved Myanmar troops and "two suspected armed Bengalis in yellow camouflage uniform who entered into Myanmar territory" in Maungdaw township. One was killed and the other fled into Bangladesh, it said. Many in Myanmar, including government officials, use the term "Bengali" to refer to Rohingya ...

  3. Singh's vision for elite universities falters as officials fail to deliver

    Posted Feb 07th 2009, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi Academics and civil servants in India tasked with creating 14 World Class Universities (WCU) by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are groping in the dark without a blueprint for action even as time is running out. Dr Singh wants at least a few WCU ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Ex-civil servant was 'taking a shower when Bangladeshi maid was assaulted'

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:57am by CHRIS LAU

    ... appeared to be a Bengali word. The court did not hear what the word meant. The defendant said she then took a shower to cool her head and think of appropriate ways to respond. After her shower, she ... the credibility of Au's evidence. He said Au had told the court that Raksona said a Bengali word to her but this had not been recorded in the witness statement. The defendant said she pointed it out ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Legco fence is no barrier to people's right to hold protests

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fence no barrier to right to protest Cities, like people, change. That is why a three-metre fence is being built around the east-side entrance to the government's Tamar ... and officials is understandable, legitimate protest in the area must not be curbed. The headquarters were designed with the theme of "door always open, land always green, sky will be blue, people ...

  6. News - World

    Donetsk People's Republic leader Alexander Borodai has his own style

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:22am by WASHPOST

    ... The Washington Post Leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic has his own style Scruffy fixer at heart of controversy In a diplomatic world of blow-dried coifs and pressed ... and eliciting global condemnation. As investigators sift through what happened and who did what, this relatively unknown and very unpolished leader of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    30,000 people quarantined in China after resident dies of pneumonic plague

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... plague last week. About 30,000 people living in the old town of Yumen in the northwestern province were not being allowed to leave the area to prevent any spread of the deadly disease, state broadcaster China Central Television said. The nine-day quarantine period ends tomorrow. All people, vehicles and objects have been banned from exiting the old downtown area of the city and another ...

  8. People’s Architecture

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 11:34am by Contributor

    ... Contributor In the world of architectural design, trends are transient and sometimes used as marketing buzzwords. But when buildings are built for people, they never go out of style. A lot ... sophisticated or unmanageable that it becomes unapproachable for people. Sometimes it even calls for a spark of ingenuity to carve new space out of nowhere.  Ho has designed the Hong Kong Federation ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    One million people visit Hong Kong book fair in record turnout

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:59am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Record turnout for festival of literature as readers snap up bargains Visitor numbers hit 1m as book closes on fair Helped by improved weather, this year's week-long Book Fair saw a record high turnout of more than a million people, up from 980,000 last year. An hour before the doors closed on the annual fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    People Power duo spy new filibuster option

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com People Power duo spy new filibuster option People Power's two lawmakers said yesterday that they planned to join more Legislative Council committees so ... pass bills and proposals that are good for people's livelihood." Meanwhile, Raymond Chan said they would explore the idea of a "mobile" version of the Occupy Central civil ...




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