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  1. Family ties

    Posted Jan 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Democratic Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong legislator Chan Kam-lam and his father-in-law, Tsang Sang, shared the Lunar New Year with reporters in Mr Chan's three-storey villa in Sha Tin. Mr Lam's wife, Tsang Wai-ming, and his father-in-law are elected representatives of Shap Yi Wat village, for the indigenous and non-indigenous villagers respectively. ...

  2. Brave villagers battle deadly disease

    Posted Nov 27th 2003, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... city. The village of Eyam lies deep in the countryside in the county of Derbyshire, almost 320km north of London. It is a remote and isolated community, where few people had even heard of London ... unwittingly released fleas carrying the plague. On September 6, Viccars dies. The plague has come to the peaceful village of Eyam. During the next three weeks, six more people die in the same part ...

  3. Villager threatens to set himself ablaze

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Angry residents confront demolition workers in a five-hour standoff An angry villager doused himself with kerosene and threatened to set himself on fire during a five-hour standoff between residents and workers sent to demolish their homes in Tuen Mun yesterday. The young man was among dozens of villagers who confronted more than 200 government workers and police in Fuk Hang Tsuen, ...

  4. Three HIV-positive villagers freed on 'medical parole', fate of fourth unknown

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Activists held after leading protests against closure of school for Aids orphans Three of the four HIV-positive villagers detained for almost a month in a holding centre in Henan province were released yesterday, but the fate of the fourth remains unknown. The Zhecheng county government did not give any reason for the release of the activists, but told villagers ...

  5. Revolutionary trip

    Posted Oct 31st 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... and exciting journey until the pair come across oppressed and poor indigenous people who suffer from diseases or are exploited by landowners. Director Walter Salles (Central Station) has done ... sharply to the black-and-white stills of suffering indigenous people. Bernal is brilliant as the young Che while De la Serna provides many humorous moments to a film that explores human suffering. ...

  6. Commune Inc milks Mao dream

    Posted Jul 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While China has rushed to embrace capitalism, a village of 13,000 decided 20 years ago to hang on to its Maoist past. Agnes Chen reports from what is now a prosperous tourist mecca ... to Nanjie village, central Henan- population 13,000 and ideology egalitarian collectivism- where a tidy profit is being turned on remembering Mao and living his dream. 'Mao's thought ...

  7. Batik push is style over substance, say critics

    Posted Dec 01st 2004, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Abdullah is respecting indigenous culture and giving prominence to a declining art form. But political rivals say it is just cheap rhetoric. 'Abdullah is politically weak and unable to make ...

  8. Man found wife's body 'a day after her death'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford A man unearthed the body of his slain wife from a shallow grave on a hillside near their village a day after she was strangled to death during a fight with two neighbours, ... recalling a conversation with a villager who told him she had seen another neighbour, Lau Chuen-fat, 43, covered with mud. Lau, the only defendant in the murder trial, told her he had got dirty ...

  9. Water warrior

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am

    ... full. Sitting outside his spartan office in Bikampura village, Mr Singh points to the lemon, bamboo and guava trees growing on the lawn where two magnificent peacocks strut: 'There ... Bharat Sangh (TBS), Mr Singh is India's best-known water activist. Mobilising poor villagers across Alwar, he and his volunteers reversed drought conditions created by decades ...

  10. Big growth brings deadly problems

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... in particular- Wuli village in Hangzhou's Xiaoshan Economic Development Zone- are literally paying for the growth with their lives. 'Wuli village is a symbol of what happens when the emphasis ... and along the banks of the Qiantang River, the 1,000-strong community is known as a cancer village, the label used for mainland population centres, usually near industrial areas, that have ...




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