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  1. Three Cups of Tea- One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Reviewed by Tim Cribb Three Cups of Tea- One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin Penguin, HK$120 In February, Three Cups of Tea was awarded the 2007 Kiryama Prize for best non-fiction. The p ...

  2. Local filmmakers out of frame

    Posted Sep 06th 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Does this tell us something about our standard of creativity? While more than 150 Hongkongers were among 3,000 from across Asia invited to submit videos for the Discovery Channel's 5 Takes travel series, only two made it to the semi-final ...

  3. Christians' tsunami aid criticised

    Posted Apr 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the Indonesian government that the work of humanitarian aid groups in Aceh will be evaluated- and a list drawn up of organisations allowed to stay in the predominantly Muslim region- has raised concern ... undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief co-ordination- has repeatedly advised Christian NGOs against seeking conversions. The warning sparked an outcry from more well-established ...

  4. Celebrate this Christmas with recycled decorations

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Centre from December 17 to 23. Enrolment costs $HK50 per entry. All proceeds will be donated to Christian Action's Social and Humanitarian Services. As well as the competition, Christian ...

  5. Death-row clemency stirs anger

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... it was for humanitarian reasons and part of her move to clear the national penitentiary, where 1,280 inmates are crammed on death row. She also pardoned and ordered freed 37 inmates over 70. Henry Chua, founding ...

  6. Guru expounds on virtues of education

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Nearly 1,000 Hongkongers took time out from their hectic schedules to listen to Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's message of peace and harmony last night. The head of the Art of Living, an educational and humanitarian foundation, led a public celebration of wisdom and joy at the invitation of the Hong Kong Institute of Education's Centre ...

  7. A Buddhist solution for Myanmar's woes?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by James Rose

    ... is as time-sensitive and as smart as Myanmar's Buddhists. James Rose was an adviser to a UN special ambassador working in the area of humanitarian relief ...

  8. Falun Gong four 'were not barred because of religion'

    Posted Sep 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the watch list was highly reliable, but those listed might be allowed into Hong Kong for 'compelling reasons', such as on humanitarian grounds. In explaining the list, he said ...

  9. N Korea's cruel denial of religious freedom

    Posted Sep 29th 2008, 12:00am by Doug Bandow

    ... Koreans or Korean-Americans, many of whom are associated with faith-based humanitarian relief efforts, is still deemed a more severely punishable political offence,' said the commission. ...

  10. Letters

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

    ... by washing their dirty linen in public. Quiet behind-the-scenes diplomacy has usually been the most effective means to resolve conflicts and to discipline those that violate humanitarian values. ...




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