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  1. Magazines - Style

    Christine Fang: Social services professional inspired by her late father

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... using government language. This year, she became a member of the preparatory task force of the government's commission on poverty, chaired by Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. "We help ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine

    In India, caste system ensures you are what you eat

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... petrified that Dhasal might be offended that he ate huge amounts to compensate. By virtue of their monstrous poverty and dehumanisation, Dalits do possess their own distinct culinary traditions. ... objects to the "vegetarian fascism" of the ruling upper castes. The day Indian publishers start commissioning Dalit cookery books will mark a victory for the country's culinary ...

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    The original starchitect

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SS

    ... once said of Kahn (who incidentally lost out on a significant commission to Pei): “Three or four masterpieces are better than 50 or 60 buildings. Quality is better than quantity.” Today his ... story glides along the American dream of impoverished immigrant done good. The son of poverty- stricken Estonian parents, Kahn was born in 1901 on the island of Saaremaa. He arrived in America ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Friend or faux?

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Palin, 72, had walked the three kilometres to City Hall from the poverty-stricken district of Tondo in the sweltering July heat in order to hold Estrada to the campaign pledges he and his running ... receiving “commissions” and illegal gambling pay-offs do not qualify. In his Philippine Daily Inquirer column, former Supreme Court chief justice Artemio Panganiban described for the first time ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Taking liberties

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Gethin Chamberlain

    ... she says, but Sreenivas pocketed all the money. She called him, asking for her money. "Send five or six girls to Delhi and I will pay you commission," he said. So Takri gathered ... "This is my job. I know the Delhi placement agencies are bad but I am caught between the placement agencies and poverty. What can I do?" Not everyone is prepared to admit defeat, though. ...

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    International education

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH XU

    ... But to be honest, we expected Laos to be worse. “We believe that Laos can rid itself of its poverty by 2020,” he says, referring to the year in which the Laotian government has said it aims to leave ... about the project, says Wen: “National leaders want to realise this project, but lower-level officials are hesitant.” In December 2007, the Chinese National Development and Reform Commission ...



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