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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROTEST

    Villagers to protest against northern New Territories development

    Posted Aug 31st 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hakka snacks and local produce will be on sale to protest against new towns Villagers plan rustic protest in Admiralty Villagers affected by the northern New Territories development will bring a party- with traditional Hakka snacks and fresh local produce- to the government headquarters on Sunday to protest against the proposal. The government ...

  2. New Territories child mortality 'rivals Africa'

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau helene.franchineau@scmp.com Hong Kong may be a first-world economy but some areas of the New Territories have a higher child mortality rate than Johannesburg's. ... record than many developed countries, and some of those areas in the New Territories recorded low birth rates, the study shows how Hong Kong can be socially and economically segregated. ...

  3. New Territories West hospitals offer halal meals to patients

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Muslim patients in the four New Territories West hospitals run by the Hospital Authority can now choose halal meals. Halal meals are those prepared according to Islamic law. ... served at the four hospitals- Tuen Mun, Castle Peak, Pok Oi and Siu Lam. Vivian Wong Tze-kwan, co-ordinator for the Hospital Authority's New Territories West Cluster, said they had seen ...

  4. Population to expand most in New Territories

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The New Territories and Kowloon will continue to be the main areas of population growth over the next decade while Sha Tin will remain the most populous district, according ... in the New Territories will grow by 11 per cent to 3.96 million from 3.57 million last year. In Kowloon, the population will increase to 2.2 million in 2016, a rise of 10 per cent. Population growth ...

  5. Population continues to surge in the New Territories districts

    Posted Dec 31st 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The New Territories continued to experience population growth this year but Hong Kong island and Kowloon both had a drop in numbers, according to the Census and Statistics Department. The population in the New Territories increased by 63,900 to 3.523 million, according to data collected from May to August. The largest increases were in Yuen Long, Sai Kung ...

  6. Health fund vow for New Territories West

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The health chief has promised to spend more money next year on medical care for New Territories West, which receives the least funding of his budget and has just one ... more public medical services, Mr Wong said. 'Dr Chow said he would allocate an extra amount of money to New Territories West in the next budget.' New Territories West- including Tin ...

  7. Sex abuse cases high in New Territories West

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo New Territories West has recorded a high number of sexual abuse victims in the past 31/2 years, a study revealed yesterday. The Rain Lily Centre, the only crisis centre ... of cases were in New Territories West, with Yuen Long (8.35 per cent) topping the list of places in the district, followed by Tuen Mun (8 per cent). Kowloon East recorded 19 per cent of victims ...

  8. Virgin territory

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... With schools and parents skirting around the issue of sex, teens are turning to questionable sources for information, writes Sherry Lee WINDY WONG'S interests are those of a typical teenager and magazines such as New Monday cater to them. Their content is 'rich', says the 15-year-old. Busy and colourful, they're packed with entertainment gossip, fashion ...

  9. Report predicts Kowloon will have rapid population growth

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... PAGGIE LEUNG Updated at 5.34pm: Kowloon would experience faster population growth than the New Territories and Hong Kong Island over the next 10 years, a report published by the Planning ... million. It predicted Kowloon would make up about 31 per cent of the total population in 2013- compared with 30 per cent in 2003. In the New Territories, the population of new towns would increase ...

  10. Refugee crisis looming in Papua, says rights group

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... Fabio Scarpello in Denpasar Insurgency 'forces families to hide in forest and live on leaves' A leading non-governmental organisation has warned of an imminent humanitarian crisis in the remote Puncak Jaya region, in Indonesia's easternmost ...




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