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  1. How the law helped China progress

    Posted Jun 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... All developed countries in the world have effective birth control policies. Conversely, those with loose birth controls are often developing countries. The one-child policy was introduced in 1979 to curb rampant population growth. Without birth control, C ...

  2. Volunteers vow to rid mainland of trachoma

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Lions Clubs International yesterday announced an ambitious plan to eliminate trachoma from the mainland by 2016. The international volunteer organisation pledged ... provinces, to gauge how prevalent trachoma is on the mainland. Peter Lynch, executive director of the Lions Club International, said trachoma was believed to have been eradicated in many areas ...

  3. The fight against slavery continues

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessica So 'I'm not for sale' was the motto that 12 students from Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong have been spreading during a week-long visit to Singapore to raise awareness about human trafficking and modern-day slavery. The students were in the Lion City to meet individuals and groups concerned about the issue. They were also there to promote ...

  4. Police enlist minorities to counter rise in crimes

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... residents thought they were noisy,' he said. 'It is just like our Chinese lion dancing. It can be noisy too.' Wong said that all officers in Yuen Long had been told to provide Halal ...

  5. Playing a blinder against the bigots

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... English, I support England but there was no way I was going to Ukraine. Wearing this shirt, it would mean curtains,' says Barry, sporting a red Three Lions shirt with Rooney written ... we have heard about the racist and bad fans there, but we are here to support our team and have fun like everyone else.' Ryba (aka Fishman) and Leo 'The Lion'- two Polish fans ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... including setting up a residential training camp for discouraged youth, job cafes, a one-stop service centre for young jobseekers, and strengthening its vocational training system. Lion City pushes ... and lower wages. The Lion City is also considering devising a state pension scheme to provide people over the age of 65 with an income. The government has announced that it will increase its ...

  7. Child development scheme needs mentors

    Posted Aug 16th 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... that the money itself would not be much help in fighting poverty. 'We are not saying that children can break away from poverty just because of the money,' Mr Cheung told a Lions Club lunch ... future.' The Lions Club will mobilise at least 200 of its more than 2,300 members to provide mentorship and matching funding to the children in the pilot scheme. Mr Cheung said the government ...

  8. News - China - INCOME

    Guangzhou has highest average salaries for cities in mainland China

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... state-owned companies - took a lion's share of the total income earned by urban employees. Some research shows only 8 per cent of the employees are from these monopolised industries, ...


    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Community Drug Advisory Council Caritas Changing Young Lives Foundation End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation Medical issues Playright Children's Play Association Lions Kidney Educational Centre ...

  10. Drug firms under the microscope

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... increase thirtyfold from the factory gate to the consumer. The lion's share of profits is taken by pharmaceutical companies, sales people, hospitals and even doctors, the programme claimed. ...




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