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  1. Post leads the way for human rights awards

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter The South China Morning Post gained eight awards in the 11th Annual Human Rights Press Awards yesterday, more than any other publication in Asia. The Far East Economic ... are for regional publishing and broadcasting excellence related to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading the Post's tally was China features writer Didi Kirsten Tatlow, who won a general ...

  2. Age-old fantasy with enough twists to keep it interesting

    Posted Oct 14th 2007, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... elf called Yorsh lives in a bleak time where fear and desolation cloak the world. Human beings and elves cannot live together and one is destined to destroy the other. Elf society is civilised and literate. This frightens the less civilised humans and a struggle begins. Only one race will survive. As human grip on the world increases, the elves are rounded up and put into prison camps. ...

  3. Send in reviews of interesting books you have read

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I recently read a great book, The Old Man and The Sea. It offers many valuable insights. In one passage, the author says that every day is a new day, and while it is better to be lucky, you should be prepared so that if good luck comes, you are ready to g ...

  4. China's human rights are everyone's affair

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of influence. It is understandable, therefore, that many Chinese find it offensive when western countries criticise China today on human rights grounds when those nations showed little or no consideration for the human rights of Chinese in the 19th and 20th centuries. And it is also true that the human rights situation has improved greatly since the time of Mao Zedong . Thus, for example, ...

  5. HSBC invests in 'human capital' for success

    Posted Oct 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an attractive place to work for women as well as for men, we are able to increase the quality of our human capital, which ultimately translates into business success.' The commitment to diversity ... within the bank and raise health awareness among staff through various initiatives, such as interest classes and workshops,' Ms Au said. 'We Care' promotes employees' ...

  6. Find a common interest and make more friends

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are naturally outgoing and seem to have little trouble making friends. But for the shy it can be tough. A good way to meet new people is to find those who are interested in the same thing as you. Try ...

  7. The human cost

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... economy. My mother seems to know much more about the price increases than I do. Fu Mengzhuo, a private company employee in Beijing The CPI is going even higher than interest rates if you count taxes on interest. I think it's up to the central government to do something and we ordinary guys can do nothing but watch. Personally, I have eaten less meat, especially pork, since last ...

  8. Tourism's ugly links to human trafficking

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be the last thing on their minds. But human trafficking is exactly that- and this illegal and inhumane industry has many links to the tourist trade. Around the world, an estimated 600,000 to 800,000 ... these countries risk racking up high costs for local communities. World Vision and Uniap (the UN Inter-Agency Project on Human Trafficking in the Greater Mekong Sub-region) commissioned a study ...

  9. On a human scale

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by James Rose

    ... call. The errors of humanity hang heavy in the air in downtown Kigali, capital of Rwanda. There's a ripple in the eyes of the locals, an inexorable atmosphere of death amid the living. You ... tattooed on her forearm. Kigalis, however, present an African savoir faire that can lift the mood to highlight the majesty of human resilience. Kigali is also a developer's dream. Established ...

  10. Trainees need care and human touch

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... and the human touch.' The management trainee programme has been running since the hotel opened in 2004. Both graduates and people with work experience apply from all over the world, but everyone ... interests me.' His goal is now to work in the hotel's security department and realising this has given him a clear direction in life. Another trainee, Wilson Ng Chung-kin, has ...




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