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  1. 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 ...


    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 - 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL WELFARE

    Death row dogs: 80 rescue animals face being put down after Hong Kong charity made homeless

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by Hazel Knowles

    ... Hazel Knowles Appeal for help as charity loses kennels, leaving 80 dogs' lives on the line The rescue dogs on death row These are three of the 80 dogs that could be put down in 22 days' time unless the charity that cares for them finds a new hom ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Prevention is best cure for city's hidden crisis on homelessness

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 04:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Homeless deserve greater help There is no more visible sign of the gap between hong Kong's rich and poor than the sight of a street sleeper bunking down for the night ... people who sleep rough, unable to afford rent and sometimes even food. But while the number of Ferraris and Lamborghinis is known, the scale of homelessness cannot be given with certainty. While ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    1,400 homeless sleeping on Hong Kong's streets, double government estimates

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com CityU study finds twice as many street sleepers as government estimates Homeless numbers 'double government estimate' The number of homeless people ... at 1,414- far higher than the government's last citywide tally of 674 made more than 15 years ago. The eight-month Homeless Outreach Population Estimation project involved a count at 180 ...

  10. News - World - WEATHER

    Six dead, 10,500 homeless after flash flood hits Solomons capital Honiara

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Honiara Death toll from record rains set to rise, with no news yet of situation beyond islands' capital Solomons floods leave six dead, 10,500 homeless Flash flooding killed at least six people and left 10,500 homeless in the Solomon Islands' capital, Honiara, yesterday, with another 30 missing and the death toll set to rise, officials said. ...




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