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  1. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Pope Francis orders showers be provided at The Vatican for homeless

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 10:06pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse The chance meeting of a bishop and a smelly vagrant leads to order to provide facilities Pope puts in showers for Rome's homeless Pope Francis has ordered showers be installed for the homeless next to St Peter's Square after a street sleeper declared himself too smelly to eat with a bishop. In an initiative sparked by one of his closest aides' ...


    Posted May 05th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... on the street. Ah Tsai is one of almost 800 former vagrants struggling to re-enter society following the end of a Social Welfare Department (SWD) co-ordinated plan to help the homeless. Funded ... Settlement, the Salvation Army and Christian Concern for the Homeless Association- it involved the co-ordination of numerous outreach teams, emergency shelters and follow-up support services ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    More than 20 homeless people lose shelter under flyover in Yau Ma Tei

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com District office evicts more than 20 people from Yau Ma Tei space to make way for bins Homeless people lose shelter at flyover More than 20 homeless people have been driven out of an open space underneath a flyover after Yau Tsim Mong district councillors proposed moving rubbish bins to that area. A church-backed group helping ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CHARITY

    Elderly go hungry to aid homeless children

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 03:41am by Arthur Chan

    ... Arthur Chan arthur.chan@scmp.com Elderly go hungry to aid homeless children Some of Hong Kong's oldest and poorest once again proved age is no barrier when it comes to helping those whose needs are greater than their own. About 1,400 elderly people- some over 100 years old and many in their nineties- yesterday went without food for eight hours to raise funds to provide ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: homeless in Elmhurst

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by RONG XIAOQING

    ... Rong Xiaoqing in New York Rong Xiaoqing in New York Homeless in Elmhurst New York's homeless population is rising. More than 5,000 people are living on the streets and subways ... clashes. In the Elmhurst district of Queens, the Asian population jumped by 30 per cent from 2000 to 2010. The unsheltered homeless population in Queens has also been surging- rising 158 per cent ...

  6. News - China - REFORM

    Macau officials leave referendum homeless

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:14am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Macau officials leave referendum homeless Organisers of Macau's unofficial referendum on its chief executive election faced their first setback yesterday when the government refused to grant them a public space as a campaign base. And the next blow could well be a rejection of their pending applications for five public areas in order to conduct ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Homeless man charged with murder and rape of Hong Kong woman in Melbourne

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:14pm by Bryan Harris

    ... and murder of HK chef A homeless man charged with the murder and rape of a 32-year-old Hong Kong woman in a Melbourne park last week had a history of drug abuse, an Australian court heard ... in Eden, a coastal town 500km away in New South Wales. The California-born man, who is believed to have been living homeless on the streets of Melbourne for the past two months, was charged ...

  8. News - China - PHILANTHROPY

    ‘I kept my US$300,000 promise’: Chen Guangbiao defends himself after homeless debacle

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 06:38pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Chen Guangbiao today fought back at criticisms after his philanthropic luncheon for the homeless in New York devolved into heated arguments when the promised cash handouts were cancelled. Chen, ... shelter. That is the total amount he would have handed out to the American homeless, stated in a The New York Times advert he placed last week in which he promised US$300 in cash at the lunch ...

  9. News - World - PHILANTHROPY

    Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao sparks fury among New York's homeless after 'publicity stunt'

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 08:46am by AFP, Andrea Chen

    ... ended bitterly as hundreds of homeless people, who were promised US$300 in cash, left empty-handed-- and furious. The eccentric Chen, who made his fortunes in the recycling business, last week ... and invited guests to join him there. Several homeless people were asked to pose with Chen in front of the cart of cash while holding dollar bills. “He took photos with some of the guests holding ...

  10. News - World - ITALY

    Homeless squatters occupy Rome’s opulent Saint Mary Major basilica

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:06pm by The Guardian

    ... The Guardian in Rome As more than 100 homeless people bed down in one of Rome's most opulent churches, pope's commitment to the poor is put to the test SQUATTERS OCCUPY PAPAL BASILICA Pope Francis' avowed commitment to the poor and the homeless is being put to the test by a group of out-of-work, homeless people who have bedded down amid the gold leaf and opulent ...




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