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  1. 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 ...

  2. Global citizens

    Posted Jun 09th 2005, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton Are the Taiwanese the orphans of Asia? The idea was first proposed 59 years ago in a novel about the island, but published in Tokyo, in Japanese. In it, the poor hero, Hu ... and finally insane. The Orphan of Asia remains the most famous novel ever written about the Taiwanese. The Kuomintang banned it- for a party claiming Taipei as the capital of the whole of China, ...

  3. HK government Pollyannas look on fictional bright side

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... with Tom Holland Surely there is no more irritating character in literature than Pollyanna Whittier. The heroine of a 1913 children's novel by Eleanor Porter, little orphan Pollyanna ... crutches. So horribly cheerful is Pollyanna, that when the little orphan is eventually run over by a car and loses the use of her legs, the reader finds it hard to suppress an involuntary cheer ...


    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... It focuses on Wah Ying-hung, an orphan who inherits his parents' martial arts skills and uses them to fight evil. The realistic style, skilful drawing, lively action scenes and plot were ...

  5. Death on five-tonne tip-toes

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It was an evening just like this, one year ago, when the children were orphaned. Their mother had succumbed to illness a few years earlier and their father looked after the girls with the help ...

  6. Film

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... (Amanda Seyfried) living in a village terrorised by a werewolf who falls for an orphaned woodcutter. CT Rio 3-D (I) (Cantonese and English versions) Animated comedy revolving around a domesticated ... Archive. A Son is Born Morality tale revolving around a child born out of wedlock who is abandoned by his rich father. In Cantonese. May 7, 4.30pm, June 26, 2pm, Film Archive. An Orphan ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Ben Kwok

    ... for painting with orphans? JP Morgan country head Mike Fung will lead 30 associates today in a 'Painting with Passion' programme at Hong Kong's oldest orphanage, the 127-year-old Po ...

  8. Calling the shots

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is. Most are either orphans or from rural Wa State. Outside Panghsang, the paved roads turn into dusty, potholed tracks and people live in wooden shacks rather than the ostentatious ...

  9. Bullion bull weighs into election campaign with gilt-edged advice

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... for surviving children to the welfare of dogs and cats. Few people know that there are special trustees who administer funds left for orphaned pets. 'Traditionally, Chinese people do not like ...

  10. Sweetening the deal

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the Taiwan Strait for the first time in nine years. The SEF will be able to set up offices in mainland cities. 'Before, we were orphans who had no one to represent us,' said Chao Wei-nan, ...




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