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  1. Discover a Richer Life

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... to find parts of it appealing. Those, however, searching for a balm in response to a call for help from their hearts are likely to feel short-changed. A pity, then, that it doesn't explore ...

  2. A Thing Or Two About Curtis And Camilla

    Posted Jan 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... woman, Camilla. She's out of his league and soon dumps him, leaving him to spend the rest of the book wallowing in self-pity. Fowler bravely lays bare male emotions, but it's more ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    European response to Syrian refugees ‘pitiful’, says Amnesty

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... to resettle is truly pitiful,” he added. He called upon EU leaders to open their borders, provide safe passage to those seeking refuge, and refrain from “unlawful push-back operations” currently being ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Scholarism protesters have taken over from 'Long Hair', more's the pity

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 04:37am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Young activists are so humourless Move over, "Long Hair" Leung Kwok-hung, it's time to retire. Young political activists are taking over the streets. They have proved far more willing to storm police barricades, scu ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pity India's children who suffer for the greed of adults

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... Amrit Dhillon Amrit Dhillon says mismanagement is ruining the midday meal scheme Pity India's children who suffer for the greed of adults India is a country where the best ideas rot because of venality. The latest casualty is the midday meal scheme- fine in conception, noble in purpose but often pathetic in execution, as it was last week when the children at a village school ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Pity the Malaysian expat

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 10:03am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com I’m so glad we work in Hong Kong. Flicking through Malaysia's The Expat magazine, I’m not sure how we survive up here without a magazine dedicated to safeguarding our interests. It’s filled with helpful articles ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - SEE/HEAR

    Arts preview: mores the pity

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by XXX

    ... Ai Lau WHITE NIGHT Haverland   In her Cantonese adaptation of the best-selling Japanese novel, White Night, a dark tale of murder and family secrets, director and stage actress Shirley Tsoi Wan-wa seeks to focus more on cultural influences than the indivi ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Honour Tang Siu-pun with euthanasia debate, not pity

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Honour Mr Tang with debate, not pity There is something indecent about even talking about Tang Siu-pun, the quadriplegic and euthanasia advocate who died on Sunday ... him see the light or God or hope or … in one case, Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Disneyland- for a man in his mid-30s! Pity is easily mistaken for generosity. All the attention, though, did help ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: Pity the Billionaire by Thomas Frank

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by Nicholas Lezard

    ... Nicholas Lezard Pity the Billionaire: The Unlikely Comeback of the American Right by Thomas Frank Vintage The title and subtitle of Thomas Frank's book give you a pretty good idea of what to expect: a horrific catalogue of the tea party's hijacking of populist outrage at the crash of 2008, when audiences were invited to save their pity and their sympathy for the very ...

  10. A bigger voice for China; pity it won't speak freely

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China's growing influence in international groupings such as the G20 summit that finished yesterday in Seoul is further evidence of the nation's arrival as an important power on the world stage. In the space of three decades, a once closed and i ...




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