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  1. Photographer Ike Eichensehr brings a little bit of Eden to HK with orphanage fund-raiser

    Posted Nov 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... P. Ramakrishnan Temperatures soared as models wearing devilish angel-wings welcomed guests to the Angels for Orphans gala dinner and auction on Friday night. At the event, Hong Kong-based ... to the charity Angels for Orphans. 'A lot of the models I've worked with over the past decades have been involved in some way with Angels for Orphans,' said Eichensehr. 'It's ...

  2. The orphans of Manchukuo

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to return to. Parents who fled abandoned their children or gave them to Chinese families: 4,000 of these became the 'Japanese orphans'. Of the Japanese farmers who had settled ... IN THEIR NEW RURAL families, the orphans grew up as Chinese, speaking Putonghua, going to local schools and hiding their origin for fear of persecution. During the Cultural Revolution, many destroyed ...

  3. Stories of unusual orphans reveal a shocking surprise

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Millen Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children By Ransom Riggs Published by Quirk Books ISBN 978 1 594 744761 The world of youth fiction can be an exciting place if you like surprises, because you never know what is around the next corner. J ...

  4. Rugby takes root in villages for Sri Lankan orphans

    Posted May 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... His eyes are unsmiling. It is easy to picture 14-year-old Suman Nathan holding an AK-47 instead of a rugby ball. While the rest of the kids shout in joy and enjoy their first brush with the game, it seems to be serious business with this orphan from Jaffna. If things had turned out differently, Nathan might have ended up a child soldier with the rebel Tamil Tigers, defeated two ...

  5. Tributes to HK hero, fears for orphans he saved

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that after the quake it had received many donations but they gradually tapered off. The Yushu orphanage had 22 orphans when the quake hit and took in the 32 more whose parents were killed. The cost ... are better than they were in Yushu. Another thing: the orphans have been slowly recovering from the depression of the quake, Azhou said, 'but any news related to quakes will still easily bother ...

  6. Soweto orphans sow seeds of hope

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... on the case for 24-hours straight. The pair has no criminal past. In fact, they have no documented past of any description. As orphans in Soweto, there was no proper paperwork to obtain passports. ...

  7. Charity, manga-style

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by James Whittle

    ... James Whittle While many of us got some wonderful Christmas gifts from our families, the less fortunate may have had to depend on the kindness of strangers. One kind person left orphans ... to last a child throughout primary school. They will be given to 10 orphans who are starting school next year. While it's usual to donate toys and clothing to needy children, school supplies ...

  8. Volunteering is done by the book at Cathay Pacific

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... The stories of the volunteering works of 38 Cathay Pacific Airways employees are told in a book entitled Flying High with 38 Hearts of Gold. Many of the 38 were at the book's launch at Cosmos Books, Wan Chai, on Wednesday. Dennis Owen, from Cathay North America marketing, told of the orphans he and his wife saw in Vietnam when they adopted 10 years ago. 'I remember walking ...

  9. 33 Postcards (Film)

    Posted Dec 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau Mei Mei (Zhu Lin) is an orphan living in China. Since her childhood, she has been sponsored by Dean Randall (Guy Pearce), a zoo ranger from Australia. Randall regularly sends Mei postcards telling her about his family and country. Mei studies hard to learn English so she can read the postcards, hoping that one day she'll meet him and be able to talk to him and his ...

  10. Inspired out of Africa

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... acting as volunteers for a programme that supports orphans and women in the war-torn nation. There have been civil wars in Uganda since the 1980s. Poverty and famine are commonplace as a result ... children were orphaned. In keeping with Watoto's slogan 'Raising Future Leaders', the objective of the trip was for the students to serve, care for and build up Uganda ...




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