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  1. News - Asia - FAMILIES

    American parents will be allowed to adopt Vietnamese children again

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... Vietnam's efforts to enhance its child welfare and intercountry adoption system," the State Department said in a statement. It named Dillon International and Holt International Children's Services as the American agencies newly authorised to facilitate adoptions in Vietnam. Nguyen Van Binh, director of the international adoption department at Vietnam's Ministry of Justice, ...

  2. News - World - Ebola

    UN announces Ebola mission, adopts resolution to fight outbreak

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 11:31am by Associated Press in New York

    ... world from the deadly virus UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday announced a new mission to fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa as the Security Council unanimously adopted ... world,” Ban told Security Council members in the rare emergency session called to address the growing international health threat. “Ebola matters to us all.” Ban explained the “unprecedented ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Adoption taboo must end, says Hong Kong mum who gave up baby and another who adopted

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com One went through the pain of giving up her daughter, the other through the joy of adopting: both say it's time for the community to talk The adoption taboo: a tale of two mothers Hong Kong's Chinese community must overcome a taboo surrounding adoption and be more open in discussing unplanned pregnancies. That's the plea from ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance

    China regulator revises internal control guidelines for banks

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 03:58am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Mainland banks told to improve controls The mainland's banking regulator has issued revised internal control guidelines for banks to ensure that appropriate risk management controls are adopted, while increasing penalties for any violations, the regulator said yesterday. The China Banking Regulatory Commission said in a notice published on its website ...

  5. News - China - TRAVEL

    Visa glitch leaves US family stuck in Guangzhou with adopted babies

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by WASHPOST

    ... adoption through the Chinese Childrens Adoption International (CCAI), a process that began 18 months ago. In February, they learned that two babies had been found for them. They travelled to Hunan ... The Washington Post Nortons and their adopted Chinese children are stuck due to State Department computer glitch Visa snag leaves US family in Guangzhou lurch After a long, bureaucratic 18 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong teachers learn how to give students an international perspective

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by Liz Heron

    ... the notion of global competence. Boix Mansilla has worked closely on interdisciplinary teaching methods with the International Baccalaureate Organisation, which adopted her framework ... This month's two-day conference, hosted by Victoria Shanghai Academy in Aberdeen, was attended by 254 teachers, including the entire VSA teaching staff, and drew educators from 22 other international ...

  7. Best interests

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... of their children now live. So should the youngsters- some in their late teens- be returned to their parents if the new investigation by Vietnamese authorities concludes they were, indeed, sold for adoption ... and however long the separation was, the children should be returned. But, with five years passed since the adoptions, he concedes the situation has become more complex. 'I believe in the basic ...

  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng finally denies old rumours he is ex-premier Zhou Enlai's adopted son

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 01:57pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com Ex-premier recalls family life in memoir but refutes speculation late premier took him in Li Peng denies Zhou Enlai adopted him Former premier Li Peng has revealed details about his family in his official memoir, but denies he was adopted by Zhou Enlai, one of the People's Republic's founders. "Some people have said I am Premier Zhou's ...

  9. News - World - SECURITY

    White House adopts new rules after identity of Kabul CIA station chief revealed

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:09pm by Agence France-Presse in Weston, Massachusetts

    ... Agence France-Presse in Weston, Massachusetts New procedures designed to protect the identity of security staff in foreign locations are to be adopted by White House staff following the inadvertent release of the name of the CIA chief in Kabul The White House said on Wednesday it had adopted new procedures on presidential foreign trips to avoid a repeat of the “inadvertent” release ...

  10. News - China

    China adopts a more hands-on approach to the conflict in South Sudan

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Reuters

    ... the diplomat said. The new line does not mean China plans to abandon its oft stated policy of steering clear of Africa's internal politics, but it is an indication of a gradual shift by Beijing ... of the International Crisis Group. She added that it might indicate "the way forward that we are going to see China being pushed" by the West and others. China has also given more than US$1 million ...




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