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  1. Salvation Army's clothes pile wearing thin

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Fewer second-hand garments are available as other charities and freeloaders seek donations to sell The Salvation Army's supply of free second-hand clothes is drying up as more charities collect clothes, which they sell to fund their services. Despite increasing calls for donations, the amount collected each month by the Salvation Army has dropped by almost 40 ...

  2. Philippine army on notice to keep out of politics

    Posted Mar 08th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... of politics with last week's arrest of three senior officers for allegedly trying to destabilise the government. The officers have been accused of recruiting low-ranking army reservists ... is not the first. The presidential office made a similar claim last month following the arrest of five mid-ranking officers who staged a televised protest against the government. The army captains demanded ...

  3. Salvation Army's poverty relief project helps village's Aids victims

    Posted Oct 06th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... last year to embark on a poverty alleviation project. It was a little different from the Salvation Army's relief programmes in seven other provinces. The Henan project carries an underlying, bigger mission- to help the village's Aids patients, who make up a tenth of its 3,000 population, to stand on their own feet. Puisi Chan, the Salvation Army's country programme ...

  4. Made in HK: 'wash-free' clothing

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... with the stains because bacteria cause the smell. 'I think this will help people who work outdoors, on the roadside, in sports or in the army, stay fresh for a long time,' said Walid Daoud, ...

  5. India to free Briton who air-dropped arms to militants

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hotel. Wai and Davy are believed to have hired Bleach, a former soldier in the British army, to deliver arms to the militant Anand Marg (Path of Bliss) sect, which has its headquarters ...

  6. Willing, able and free

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... of an increasing army of volunteers who, some say, are symbols of Hong Kong's growing social consciousness and community spirit. According to the Agency for Volunteer Service, which refers willing ...

  7. India set to free British gun-runner

    Posted Jan 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hotel. Wai and Davy are believed to have hired Bleach, a former soldier in the British army, to deliver arms to the militant Anand Marg (Path of Bliss) sect, which has its headquarters ...

  8. Tung and ministers to raise funds at free variety show

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ministry and the central government liaison office in Hong Kong. Admission is free and up to 35,000 seats will be available in the 40,000-capacity stadium. The show will run from 2.50pm to 5pm. ... charities involved in relief operations: the Hong Kong Red Cross, Oxfam, World Vision, Unicef and the Salvation Army. Hongkong Post will use its PayThruPost service to collect donations from ...

  9. Free speech intact but threatened by street actions

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am amazed at the nonsense being bandied about regarding the alleged loss of free speech in Hong Kong. For 40 years I have been outspoken in the local press and it has always been one ... and friends call their 'democratic army' on to the streets. It is reminiscent of the student lead-up to the Tiananmen Square revolt in 1989. What is causing tension is that the Democrats ...

  10. Free, willing and able

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... happened to them. I feel like I am an archaeologist finding out the secrets behind them.' But Wong is no archaeologist. He is a member of an increasing army of volunteers who, some say, ... their time for free, the agency says 18,334 volunteers are registered- nearly a four-fold increase from 4,746 in 1996. A recent University of Hong Kong study indicates that 12 per cent ...




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