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  1. 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 ...

  2. Sleeping rough

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Sara Yin Thomas David Finland loves McDonald's, especially the one in Sham Shui Po. But not because of the food, it's because the manager lets him sleep there overnight. 'Most managers ask you to leave, but the ones in Sham Shui Po and Tai ...

  3. A mattress, a blanket and a pot of noodles- the cold comforts of Christmas in the company of strangers

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng The room resonates with the sound of snoring. It is only 10.30pm, but most of the men are huddled with blankets over their heads. A few night owls read newspapers and smoke. They don't talk. They don't even know each other. Welcome to ...

  4. Rock-bottom

    Posted Nov 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Young, educated people are tipped to join the ranks of the homeless. Can the government do anything to help them become productive again, such as using the much-criticised retraining fund? Write to us. ...

  5. Photographer's book follows the plight of street sleepers

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Through the lens of news photographer Lei Jih-sheng, there is frame after frame of street sleepers striving hard to make ends meet, sitting helplessly outside the Cultural Centre in Tsim Sha Tsui or busy cooking in the spaces they call home. I ...

  6. Helping hand for the needy

    Posted Oct 01st 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Li, Wong Hung

    ... Wong Hung-sang became a social worker by accident, but he hasn't looked back since, writes Andrea Li THE POOR IN Hong Kong would be worse off if it wasn't for Wong Hung-sang. For the past two decades, he has tirelessly championed the cause of th ...

  7. Love Heart Home is where the heart is for drifters

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Every morning in a remote village in Shandong province, dozens of neighbours are woken by the national anthem and shuffle off to a local square to perform morning exercises. Led by local villager Li Junmin, the group jog and stretch together bef ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Winter Games set for their own torch trauma

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... City Views Vancouver The Olympic torch relay protests in London, Paris and San Francisco last week had an air of familiarity for Vancouver residents. Well before the recent unrest and subsequent crackdown in Tibet, the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics were ...




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