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  1. Pitch in to prevent tragedy

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Hong Kong children always complain about too much homework and too many tests and extra-curricular activities. But these so-called hardships pale in comparison to the fact that a child dies of hunger or disease every three seconds in Africa. ...

  2. Villagers in last-minute court plea

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Au Shiu-kum regards Tsz Tin Village, where she lived for 30 years and raised four children with her husband, as her home. But now, aged 76, not only has she been forced to move as the government takes back land for development, she has to resettle into a ...

  3. Happy end to Net fad for beggar

    Posted Apr 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai Brother Sharp, a homeless man in Ningbo, Zhejiang, captured the fancy of millions of mainland internet users early this year. Many called the 34-year-old, whose real name is Cheng Guorong, the country's coolest man. Cheng sport ...

  4. food crisis

    Posted Jun 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 What triggered the food crisis in the Sahel region? a. floods b. an epidemic among livestock c. drought d. pests 2 Why has aid come in so slowly? a. Officials underestimated the seriousness of the si ...

  5. Cherish your food

    Posted Feb 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The financial crisis, coupled with rising food prices, is really hurting the poorest countries in Africa and Latin America. According to official estimates, more than a billion people are undernourished. If developed countries do not help, more people wil ...

  6. Growing pains

    Posted Mar 21st 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Jose Ramos Horta, the president of East Timor, is finalising plans for the country's first professional bicycle race with advisers over an afternoon drink at the Hotel Esplanada's pleasant upstairs bar, which boasts expansive ...

  7. Private collection to raise 100 roofs

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Who: Among the humanitarians were Stephanie Yee, Claire Chiang, Claro Cristobal, Ivan Tam and Rick Hathaway. ...

  8. Teachers to rally for Zhao Lianhai

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... People's Congress Standing Committee, said yesterday she hoped the decision by Zhao's family to apply for medical parole for Zhao would shorten Zhao's detention on humanitarian grounds. ...

  9. PLA likely to send more ships for UN food aid escorts

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... China will have to send more warships to the Gulf of Aden after agreeing to provide armed escorts for UN humanitarian shipments that help feed millions of refugees in Somalia, military ... proposed last week to let the People's Liberation Army Navy escort UN humanitarian aid vessels to Somalia. Zhang Deshun , the recently retired former deputy chief of staff of the navy, ...

  10. Vivian Chow still walks the walk after nearly 25 years in showbiz

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am

    ... couldn't be worn except for a few days in February. The 42-year-old baby-faced actress said she'd been wearing Aigle's boots on her humanitarian trips recently- most notably her May trip ...




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