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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Memoir chronicles voyage of self-discovery by saviour of abandoned orphans

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:11pm by ALISON DAKOTA SINGH

    ... Memoir of self-discovery by abandoned orphans' saviour Early one morning in Los Angeles in 1996, filmmaker Jenny Bowen came across a New York Times article headlined "US rights group asserts China lets thousands of orphans die". An account of China's state-run orphanages, the article featured a photograph of a thin, tiny girl with sunken cheeks. Moments ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art house: HK’s first Putonghua feature, Orphan Island Paradise

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 10:26pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff In the history of Chinese cinema, few Hong Kong productions represented the hopes and dreams of mainland filmmakers more eloquently than Orphan Island Paradise. ... formed an "orphan island" still free of Tokyo's direct intervention. Yet such was the sensitivity of expressing overtly anti-Japanese sentiment that director-writer Cai Chusheng ...

  3. Sport - Rugby

    Corporate teams help give Po Leung Kuk orphans new sports field

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 11:33pm by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Hong Kong rugby sides will raise cash for orphans to build artificial ground Corporate teams play in the name of charity A new name, a new venue and a new approach will add more bite to the annual Savills Corporate Sevens, which this year has eyes on giving orphaned children a new ground to play at in Yuen Long. The target ...

  4. Orphan

    Posted Aug 27th 2009, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Starring: Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Aryanna Engineer Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Category: III With Orphan, Jaume Collet-Serra has drawn condemnation ... unable to contend with Esther's wit and Daniel's wrath. While Collet-Serra is due credit for keeping tension at a low boil, it's the acting that brings Orphan up a notch. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CITY DIGEST

    City Digest, January 7, 2013

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wan Chai junction under water A fresh water pipe burst beneath Tin Lok Lane, Wan Chai yesterday leaving shops and households without water. The pipe, which was 21cm in diameter, burst at about 5pm. The busy junction of Tin Lok Lane and Hennessy Road was u ...

  6. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Art House: An Orphan's Tragedy takes a Dickensian twist

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Fonoroff

    ... Paul Fonoroff Paul Fonoroff Bruce Lee and Josephine Siao Fong-fong's appearances in An Orphan's Tragedy are undoubtedly today's chief selling points for this 1955 Cantonese ... had reached Hong Kong cinemas in 1948. Dickens' basic premise of a hardworking orphan (Bruce Lee as a young teen, Cheung Wood-yau as an adult) who mistakenly believes his anonymous ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    China to place ban on private orphan shelters

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 01:18pm by Ernest Kao

    ... The central government outlined a new ban on Monday barring unauthorised individuals and groups from running private shelters for orphans in China. “Adopting and handling abandoned infants at one's own [free] will is forbidden,” the joint circular, issued by seven government departments, said, adding that any orphans found would have to be reported to local residential committees ...

  9. Business - Money - PHILANTHROPY

    Shipping chief with a big heart for orphans

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Kate Whitehead Baby dumped at train station makes mark on Tim Huxley in support for mainland charity Shipping chief with a big heart for orphans Philanthropy is a very personal decision- ... of children's charity Half the Sky, it was holding a six-week-old orphan on the mainland that tweaked the heartstrings. Abandoned at a railway station, the baby had been brought to the charity's ...




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