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  1. 88 quake orphans approved for adoption in Sichuan

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The Sichuan authorities have started adoption procedures for children orphaned by the May 12 earthquake, state media said yesterday. Only 88 children out of 532 have been ... the adoptions to mainland applicants to reduce the problems associated with orphans adjusting to new environments and the need for counselling. Mr Chen said broadening the process would depend on how ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Modern demands gradually make reporting in China more bold despite censorship

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 04:25am by Cary Huang

    ... confirmation came in another news report on Friday. It said China's first lady, Peng Liyuan, attended the opening ceremony of a summer camp for Aids orphans in the resort town. Again, hardly ...

  3. Orphaned siblings take in lost dogs

    Posted Mar 04th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Hotel for Dogs is based on a novel of the same name by Lois Duncan. Andi (Emma Roberts) and Bruce (Jake T. Austin) are two orphaned siblings who find themselves in a foster home with a strict 'No pets' policy. This is a disaster for them, as they are unable to be with their beloved dog Friday. Searching for a place for Friday to stay, they stumble upon ...

  4. Drink, eat and be merry to help Cambodian orphans

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. The local charity Angels For Orphans obviously doesn't believe in spreading itself too thin. The group, started by seven female friends in the city who wanted to help orphans around the world, has on its plate four fund-raisers from tonight to Monday. The reason for such a busy long weekend? 'Basically, ...

  5. Aids orphans take 10km race in their stride

    Posted Feb 09th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Five Aids orphans from central provinces were among the thousands taking part in the 10km race. The young men from Anhui and Henan all finished in less than an hour ... with only one parent or completely orphaned. Most of the children are not infected with HIV. Xiao Leizi, 23, from Henan province, studies business administration at Zhengzhou University. 'The ...

  6. Aids orphans need love and care,says singer

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... meet friends and need love and care,' Koo said. 'The children are always discriminated [against] and teased by others. Yet, they are totally innocent. They have been orphaned because ...

  7. Dancers step up to help Aids orphans

    Posted Mar 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... Miranda Yeung Four groups of professional dancers delivered energetic performances last Saturday at the Olympian City Mall in an effort to help Aids orphans on the mainland. Organised by Chi Heng Foundation of Hong Kong and Community College of the City University of Hong Kong, the performance was part of the Aids Orphans Project. It featured four local dance schools- Billy ...

  8. Hundreds of Beijing couples clamouring to adopt orphans

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Peter Simpson

    ... Peter Simpson Adoption hotlines in Beijing were in meltdown from calls made by couples offering to care for Sichuan's quake orphans, officials said yesterday. Ever since adoption ... The Ministry of Civil Affairs said yesterday that 70 children had so far been classed as orphans. Within hours of the quake, Mr Wu's department began working with the Sichuan Provincial Civil ...

  9. Judge offers orphan hope of staying in HK

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford and Peter Brieger Umar Khatab, the 13-year-old orphan the Immigration Department demanded be returned to Pakistan after his father died, may be allowed to remain in Hong ... Umar stay. 'This is a young boy. He's 13 and has been in Hong Kong for a while. Now he's an orphan. The boy seems to get on with his family and his brother says he can support ...

  10. Art therapy an outlet for Aids orphans

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... is among a collection by 18 Aids orphans from Anhui province on show at a gallery in Wan Chai. It was painted by 13-year-old Xiao Yu, who often visits the graveyard where her father and several ... They are more sensible than the kids of the same age in Hong Kong,' she said. Ms Lee and helpers taught the 18 Aids orphans from Fuyang county how to use watercolours, pastels and Chinese ink ...




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