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  1. Thrillers and tear-jerkers line up

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... discovering that his mother abandoned him out of poverty, he plots his revenge. Beijing My Love Kim Jae-won (of Romance and My Love Patzzi) returns in this tale of romance in which he plays the son ...

  2. Stand-up comedian fluffs his lines with propaganda chiefs

    Posted Aug 18th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... was praised as 'devoted to moral and artistic qualities' by a staff member at the China Association of Poverty Alleviation and Development after he donated 100,000 yuan to the Gansu mudslide ...

  3. Defiant rappers challenge hard-line Islamic mores

    Posted Feb 17th 2008, 12:00am by Anuj Chopra

    ... in Iraq, and prostitution. Mana, another female rapper from Tehran, is famous for Rebellion, a song on poverty and runaway girls in Iran. Underground bands from Iran now perform concerts ... we adhere to their red lines, rap will be ruined. So most of us just throw up our hands and say, 'Oh, forget it!'' Although defying authorities, most rappers steer clear ...

  4. Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... William Wadsworth Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson Profile Books American academics Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson blend history, economics and politics into big, readable books. Their 2005 collaboration, the 432-page Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy, generated keen academic debate; ...

  5. Actress not afraid to get her hands dirty in poverty fight

    Posted Jul 22nd 2010, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin When local actress-model JuJu Chan Yuk-wan took part in the Miss United Nation International Pageant in the US last year, she told the audience she wanted to help in the battle against poverty. Although it sounded clich?d, Chan followed through when she got back to Hong Kong- she participated in an RTHK reality show that had her living in a Sham Shui Po cage home ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    6,000kg of fireworks arrive in Hong Kong, ready to light up Victoria Harbour

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 12:58pm by Christy Choi

    ... Year fireworks for 17 years. Government official boarded the barges on Tuesday to check on the explosive cargo. With 300,000 people expected to line the harbourfront on Saturday, the second day ...

  7. Photos capture the city's poor

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui A photo album of children living in poverty has been published to raise funds for the Society for Community Organisation (SoCO). According to SoCO, 350,000 children in Hong Kong live below the poverty line. Hunger, lack of clothing and restricted learning opportunities- all features of third-world countries- are also found here in our affluent society. The photo album, ...

  8. The truth about poverty

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the issue of hidden poverty in Hong Kong. The film focuses on five poor families during the Lunar New Year. Although they come from different backgrounds, they all share a similar fate and humble ... 'this is just on the surface'. Poverty has not gone away. It is just being blanketed and hidden. We are often ignorant to the emotional and physical hardships that many welfare recipients ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Paul Smith brings a touch of the sea to his innovative, but practical, autumn-winter line

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by VICTORIA KUNG

    ... Victoria Kung victoria.kung@scmp.com Paul Smith brings a touch of the sea to his innovative, but practical, autumn-winter line The spacious Galerie Perrotin in Central was transformed ... special-edition pairs of classic John Lobb styles have been produced in bright turquoise and blue. Paul Smith also worked with Barbour to create a line of durable but stylish outdoor coats for men ...

  10. Learn at your leisure

    Posted Oct 28th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... to sing and record to create a memento CD. Boutique luxury cruise ship company Silverseas Cruises has lined up best-selling suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark as guest speaker on a 16-day, ... it will be an extraordinary odyssey, covering 60 destinations in 25 countries. Emmy award-winning journalist Dan Rather, historian Geoffrey Blainey and marine biologist George Losey are among the speakers lined up. ...




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