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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    4 million may need humanitarian aid in Syria

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press at the United Nations The United Nations is warning that the number of people inside Syria needing humanitarian aid could rise sharply from 2.5 million now to 4 million by early next year if the civil war grinds on at its current deadly pace. John Ging, operations director for the UN humanitarian office, said the UN is also projecting that a failure to end ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mainlanders keen to volunteer abroad, says medical charity chief

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... in humanitarian work is huge on the mainland and the number of Chinese volunteers seeking to work abroad is bound to rise, says the president of a big international aid group. Dr Unni Karunakara, head ... other fields- were keen to be involved in humanitarian aid abroad and were well informed about aid issues outside the mainland. Karunakara addressed capacity audiences at Peking ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    Annan reveals little of his personality

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Autobiography Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan Penguin Three Stars Charley Lanyon Interventions: A Life in War and Peace by Kofi Annan Penguin Charley Lanyon Interventions: A Life in War and Peace is at turns enlightening and wilfully ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN calls for millions more in donor aid to Myanmar

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 02:19pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon The United Nations says millions of dollars more in humanitarian aid is urgently needed to help more than 110,000 people displaced by violence in Myanmar’s strife-torn Rakhine state. Myanmar’s UN humanitarian co-ordinator, Ashok Nigam, said late on Wednesday that donors had already pitched in US$27 million, but that an additional US$41 million was needed ...

  5. Talking points

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Asean eyes on Chinese minister's visit to Singapore Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (left) visits Singapore today and tomorrow in a trip that will be closely watched by other ...

  6. They were cleaned out

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam Nine homeless people are suing the government. They say government workers threw all their belongings away during a clean-up. The judge has asked them to see if they can reach an agreement with the government before the case comes to court agai ...

  7. Street sleepers urged to seek settlement

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Nine homeless people suing the government were urged to seek an out-of-court settlement yesterday at a preliminary hearing into the case. Adjudicator Brian Mak urged the claimants and the Secretary for Justice to try to nego ...

  8. News - Asia

    Briefs, October 20, 2012

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... the current ruling party in the 1990 election. AP   US$3m in aid for Myanmar minorities TOKYO- A philanthropic group closely linked to the Japanese government will give US$3 million in humanitarian ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Jerome Lau hears verdict on indecent assault charges The District Court delivers its verdict on charges of indecent assault and criminal intimidation against businessman Jerome Lau Tin ...

  10. A safety net ripped apart

    Posted Feb 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Mabel Sieh The issues Getting the budget wrong The government has been wrong about its budget forecast- twice. When it thinks it has a budget deficit, there is instead a surplus. Critics say the underestimation is troubling. 'How does the ...




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