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  1. 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 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... that?" asked Andreas Raptopoulos, chief executive of Matternet, a start-up that's exploring ways to employ drones in developing nations for humanitarian purposes. "Why don't you ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... there are 49 authorised IB schools in Hong Kong offering different combinations of its DP, MYP and PYP programmes. Academic rigour is important, but the IB's humanitarian values are everything dr ... domains. Hill says: "Academic rigour is important, but the IB's humanitarian values are everything." life@scmp.com ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 09:55am by Linda Yeung

    ... and training in humanitarian response to disasters in Asia-Pacific (CCOUC) will continue to operate for at least five more years, after an agreement was signed by the two universities. Based in the JC ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Fuel of dreams

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by Kylie Knott

    ... trying to cram a message down someone's throat Katherine Yip  It's the sort of thinking you'd expect from someone with a career that spans humanitarianism (her charities have ...

  6. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Hillary Clinton receives inaugural Michael Kors Award

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Abid Rahman

    ... and passionate humanitarian. So for the former first lady, senator, and secretary of state, receiving the first Michael Kors Award, given in conjunction with the seventh annual Golden Heart Awards, ... with this award that means so much to me. She is a dedicated and enormously effective humanitarian whose commitment to community service encompasses the whole planet … She has improved millions of lives ...

  7. Lifestyle - Cityseen

    Twilight's Caius and Esme Hong Kong bound for franchise premiere

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... Vivian Chen vivian.chen@scmp.com Twilight pair HK bound for premiere FilmAid Asia flew Peter Facinelli to Hong Kong last year for the Twilight saga finale, Breaking Dawn- Part 1. This year, the humanitarian organisation is bringing two cast members of the vampire fantasy film series to town for the premiere of the franchise's final instalment. Jamie Campbell Bower, who ...

  8. Lifestyle - SOCIETY

    Society - June 14, 2013

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle life@scmp.com Society Causes for celebration Four truly selfless people were honoured at this year's The One International Humanitarian Award gala, held last week at the Holiday Inn Golden Mile. Finalists for the award, which carries a US$100,000 prize for their cause, were Christina Noble, Enrico Sala, Valerie Ann Taylor and Dr Cynthia Maung. The award's ...

  9. Lifestyle

    Solar fridges designed for medical use help save lives in remote villages

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... and accessories. Designed to work in up to 43 degrees Celsius ambient temperatures, the three solar fridges are found worldwide, usually as part of a vaccine drive by NGOs and humanitarian organisations ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: Wind Wizard, by Siobhan Roberts

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... for "edge-of-your-seat" reads. A later section on preparing for disasters in developing economies gives the book a nice narrative arch: Davenport as revolutionary wind-engineering maverick turned humanitarian ...




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