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  1. News - World - SOUTH AFRICA

    Babies' deaths underscore South African water supply problems

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:35am by AFP

    ... tap water contaminated by sewage have become a tragic symbol of South Africa's struggle to cope with a flood of people into cities designed under apartheid to cater to a tiny white ... by the City Press newspaper this month revealed 15 babies had died in a small town in North West province after consuming dirty water. E coli was again identified as the source of contamination. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556640/babies-deaths-underscore-south-african-water-supply-problems
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola death toll rises to 518 in west Africa

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Ebola death toll rises to 518 in West Africa The number of people believed to have died from Ebola in west Africa has jumped to 518, the World Health ... ministry reported two deaths since July 3, but no new cases in the past week, the WHO said, calling the situation in the affected region of West Africa a "mixed picture". Sierra Leone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550015/ebola-death-toll-rises-518-west-africa
  3. News - China - CRIME

    China's insatiable demand for ivory funds terrorism in Africa and Middle East

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:13am by Bryan Harris

    ... for ivory is fuelling violence and bloodshed across Africa and the Middle East, with militant groups such as al-Shabab and the notorious Lord's Resistance Army using the "white gold" ... supply leaving Africa. Based on seizures, Crosta believes the actual figure is close to 80 per cent. Earlier this year Operation Cobra II, an Interpol-led international crackdown on wildlife ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1547682/ivory-trades-role-funding-african-militants-highlighted-un-report
  4. Business - Companies - INVESTMENT

    Blackwater founder Erik Prince to help Chinese firms set up shop in Africa

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Blackwater founder to help firms enter Africa Erik Prince, the man behind controversial private security firm Blackwater, wants to "take the drama out of Africa" for Chinese firms eyeing the continent's trove of natural resources. Prince, who sold Blackwater in 2010, is now chairman of Frontier Services Group (FSG), which provides logistics, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1547629/blackwater-founder-erik-prince-help-chinese-firms-set-shop-africa
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese woman clings to hope lost sister is alive in North Korea

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 11:22pm by Reuters

    ... striking silly poses for the camera, was abducted by North Korea. "It was the late 90s when news drifted out that people from Japan had perhaps been taken to North Korea. I'd watch ... out they were thinking the same thing, but we were all too afraid to say it. We sat there in silence, thinking maybe she was in North Korea. The idea was incredible." In 2002, North Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556513/japanese-woman-clings-hope-lost-sister-alive-north-korea
  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Wet weekend in Hong Kong as Rammasun moves north

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Hongkongers can expect damp weekend as typhoon moves north causing chaos Rammasun leaves wet weather in its wake Wet weather is expected to continue to affect Hong Kong over the weekend as Super Typhoon Rammasun moves further away from the city. The Observatory downgraded the No 3 typhoon signal to the No 1 signal at 7.40pm yesterday. At midnight, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556499/wet-weekend-hong-kong-rammasun-moves-north
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea threatens to skip Asian Games after talks on inclusion falter

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 12:40pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Seoul Southern official says Seoul mystified by North's 'unilateral walkout' of talks on its participation North Korea may skip Asian Games hosted by South North Korea yesterday threatened to pull out of September's Asian Games in South Korea, blaming Seoul for the breakdown of talks to negotiate Pyongyang's participation. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556076/north-korea-threatens-boycott-asian-games
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Make Tianjin a Shenzhen of the north

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:28pm by WINSTON MOK

    ... and foreign companies. So there may be a limit to state-driven growth for Greater Beijing. The best bet may be to make Tianjin a Shenzhen of the north. Before 1949, it was economically much more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1555576/make-tianjin-shenzhen-north
  9. News - World - SHIPPING

    Was North Korean rustbucket stuck on Mexico reef sent to smuggle Cuba arms?

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:43pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Miami North Korean vessel aground on Mexican reef has similarities to one impounded in Panama New suspicions of Cuba arms smuggling A North Korean freighter has run ... days its transponder mysteriously fell silent, Forbes reported. It started working again on July 10, showing the ship was in Havana and then sailed north into the Gulf of Mexico, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555392/was-north-korean-rustbucket-stuck-mexico-reef-sent-smuggle-cuba-arms
  10. Magazines - Style - INSIDE SCOOP

    Valentino joins charity car tour to help children in Africa

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 11:15pm by EILEEN LIU

    ... million) for three humanitarian organisations- Shine On Sierra Leone, OrphanAid Africa and Sumbandila- to provide children and their families in Sierra Leone, Ghana and South Africa with health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1540345/valentino-joins-charity-car-tour-help-children-africa

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