• Saturday
  • April 19, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:26am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 41 - 50 of 63931 for family

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea proposes regular family reunions with North

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 12:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul The reunions used to be held roughly annually South Korean President Park Geun-hye made a formal proposal to North Korea on Saturday to hold family reunions regularly, uniting families separated since the 1950-53 Korean war, a sign Seoul is seeking to improve relations with the North. The reunions used to be held roughly annually, but until this February ...

  2. Business - Companies - FAMILY BUSINESS

    Centuries-old Japanese family-owned inn a model for succession

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 10:28am by MORTEN BENNEDSEN

    ... Morten Bennedsen Hoshi Ryokan, managed by members of the founding family since 718, shows how the hospitality company can be passed on for generations Centuries-old inn a model for succession In the picturesque Awazu Onsen district off the northwest coast of Japan is a small inn that is the world's oldest independent family firm. The Hoshi Ryokan was established in 718 ...

  3. News - China

    China to focus on family farms in drive to commercialise

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 06:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China to use large-scale family farms to battle inefficiency and dwindling workforce in agriculture sector China aims to set up more large-scale family farms as it tries ... to lease collectively-owned land, but the minimal returns earned from small plots forced millions to flee to the cities in search of work. Family farms, which keep family members at their core, ...

  4. News - China

    Families demand China's leaders take action to curb worsening air pollution

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 04:57am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... all else Families demand clean air Middle class families on the mainland are hoping political leaders meeting next week in Beijing provide something money can't buy- clean air. At first ... choose what to eat, but do I have a choice over the air we breathe? All I can do is to put an air purifier at home and buy my family many face masks- all kinds of face masks." Zhou's ...

  5. News - World - ASIANA PLANE CRASH

    Asiana Airlines fined for not helping San Francisco crash victims’ families

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:54am by Associated Press in Los Angeles

    ... and more than 180 people injured. US transportation officials on Tuesday fined Asiana Airlines US$500,000 for failing to promptly contact passengers’ families and keep them informed about ... days to contact the families of all 291 passengers, including relatives of three Chinese teenagers who died. In addition, a required crash hotline was initially redirected to an automated ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Family-friendly policies crucial if we want our children to be happy

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Family-friendly policies crucial Happiness is about joy, contentment and well-being; we know when we are happy, we know when we are not. It is therefore possible through ... research Professor Ho Lok-sang as a consequence of an inability to cope with stress. Close family ties are an integral part of a child's happiness. Research suggests that greater parental ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters shun products linked to Yingluck Shinawatra's family

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 04:05pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok But mobile phone company hit by return of SIM cards says family sold its shares in 2006 Protesters shun products linkedto Shinawatra Some Thai anti-government protesters followed the advice of their leader yesterday, shunning products of firms linked to the family of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and handing back mobile phone SIM cards. The protesters have ...

  8. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Separated Korean families hold tearful final farewells as reunions come to an end

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 03:07pm by Agence France Press in Seoul

    ... Agence France Press in Seoul There were poignant scenes at the North Korean resort of Mount Kumgang as families split by the partition of the country in 1953 ended reunions with tears and hopes for the future The joy of being reunited for the first time in decades turned to grief for North and South Korean families on Saturday as a rare cross-border visit ended, with participants ...

  9. News - Asia - KOREA

    Politics intrude at emotional Korean family reunion

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 06:42pm by AFP

    ... they hadn’t seen for 60 years, but several complained the moment was tainted by political indoctrination. On the second day of the first North-South reunion for more than three years of families ... in the same room. Photos were exchanged and lovingly pored over, including old black-and-white ones of the family when it was together as well as brand new colour pictures of husbands, wives, children ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Jailed US soldier who killed Iraqi family takes own life

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 09:32pm by AP

    ... and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and slaying her family. An autopsy concluded Steven Dale Green had committed suicide by hanging in his cell in Tucson, Arizona. Green, 28, of Midland, Texas, was a private in the 101st Airborne Division when he deployed to Iraq. In March 2006, he and three other soldiers went to the home of an Iraqi family in Mahmoudiya. There, he shot and killed three ...




SCMP.com Account