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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Forward steppe

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 10:47pm by MARIKA DEE

    ... than half of the national population are under the age of 30. Almost 25 years after the democratic revolution that ended the communist era, when Mongolia was a satellite state of the Soviet ...

  2. News - World - DISEASE

    Screening arriving air passengers for Ebola a waste of money, experts say

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:19am by GDN

    ... their populations, Khan said. But, he said, "the most proactive way is to decrease the many new infections in the source region itself". His is argument was reinforced on Monday when Nigeria ...

  3. News - World - DISEASE

    'Spectacular success story' as Nigeria declared free of Ebola virus

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 03:46am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Abuja World health officials hail 'spectacular success story' after six weeks with no new cases of deadly virus in Africa's most populous nation Relief as Nigeria ... populous nation, largest economy and leading energy producer, it would have been an ideal springboard for Ebola to spread across the country. The first case in Nigeria was imported from Liberia ...

  4. News - Asia

    John Kerry urges Asian nations to support fight against Islamic state

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:43am by AP

    ... to the Asia-Pacific region, especially its hopes for Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim-majority country and third largest democracy. On Ebola, Kerry is asking nations to boost ...

  5. News - World

    Mexico official: Stolen cobalt-60 found; says no risk so far to surrounding population

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 07:41am by AP

    ... MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico official: Stolen cobalt-60 found; says no risk so far to surrounding population. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    Government insists it will not cap population

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:14am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com No population caps, government insists The government made clear yesterday that it had ruled out capping the population and tightening the screening of one-way-permit applications. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told a public consultation on population policy that it was not the time for Hong Kong to cap numbers as the city was facing ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Visa system for migrant victims of crime depends on where they live in US

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 05:20am by Reuters

    ... a city with less than half New York's population. Oakland, California, has less than 5 per cent of New York's population, yet 2,992 immigrants were verified there during the same period. Sacramento, California, has a slightly higher population than Oakland, but verified just 300 crime victims. The federal data does not include the number of immigrants whose requests ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Monitor youths' mental health

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... was twice that of the general population, understandably prompting concern among the psychiatrists behind the annual telephone survey. There are no definitive answers, but the nature of the result ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Drugs may 'destroy Indonesia's youth', says top general in slap at China gangs

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by Bryan Harris

    ... and increasing drug use, the world's fourth most populous nation has long been an attractive and lucrative market for Hong Kong's triads and mainland Chinese syndicates. Much ... of the population- or five million people- by next year, up from 1.5 per cent in 2005. Hong Kong is also facing an unprecedented surge in the drug's popularity, although authorities continue to maintain ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Elderly care policies must match vision for population planning

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27am by LETTERS

    ... Elderly care policies must match long-term vision on population Hong Kong's population is ageing very rapidly. The recently released consultative paper on population policy indicates that by 2041, about one-third of our population will be aged 65 or above, and our labour force will be shrunk from 58.8 per cent to 49.5 per cent. Measures suggested to tackle these challenges include ...




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