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  1. Taleban feeding on poverty and prejudice

    Posted Apr 24th 2007, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... attempts to drag the country back into the dark ages. As you leave the Afghan capital, both sides of the road are lined with newly built compounds housing the United Nations, the Election ...

  2. Manila to get US$434m in aid from US agency

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... directly to anti-poverty measures, including a 'conditional cash transfer' programme for 2.3 million families- or half the 4.6 million families living below the poverty line, Department ...

  3. Sitting on a gold mine, forced to live in abject poverty

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Joshua Kucera

    ... Joshua Kucera in Iga Barriere Congolese often say their country is the richest in the world, given the vast amounts of gold, diamonds, oil, timber and other resources it contains. But like the rest of Congo's resources, the gold of Iga Barriere, abou ...

  4. Opportunity to help the world

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... money allocated to weapons development and spend it on tackling world poverty and international aid? Corrupt dictatorships would dwindle and die, and social disorders would be put right if the world's citizens worked hand in hand. Poverty, illness and terrorist attacks would become a thing of the past. It's all a matter of opportunity cost. Jason Ng is a student at King George ...

  5. An underclass taking the opportunity to vent

    Posted Aug 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gwynne Dyer I don't call it rioting, I call it an insurrection of the masses of the people. It is happening in Syria, it is happening in Clapham, it's happening in Liverpool, it's happening in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, and that is the nature ...

  6. Security vacuum makes for a tinderbox

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... of international peacekeeping troops. More than 30,000 people remain displaced and sporadic violence continues. One gang member was beheaded two weeks ago. Recent history and poverty are at the roots ... the subsistence line of US$0.55 per day. Political manipulation and the proliferation of methamphetamine use have added further explosive ingredients to the mix, already worsened by widespread ignorance ...

  7. Protesters were out of line

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing in response to the article '113 arrested after anti-budget protesters clash with police' (South China Morning Post, March 7). In my opinion, the protesters behaved in an inappropriate and unauthorised manner. Not only did they cause ...

  8. Top trio head Sri Lanka line-up

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Veterans Jeewatha Kulathunga, Indika De Seram and Nuwan Zoyza will lead the charge for 2007 champions Sri Lanka at the Hong Kong Sixes at Kowloon Cricket Club from October 31-November 1. Kulathunga, who will captain the side, and De Seram b ...

  9. Designers polish images with diamonds

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Fiona Ng, Vivian Chen

    ... Bao-bao, but the belle of this ball was Sudanese supermodel Alek Wek who flew in from New York. The African beauty is now moving into handbag design with her own line called Wek 1933, ... activities- but Wek, once a poverty stricken refugee of her country's civil war, understands it's all part of one big global village. 'You have to be in touch whether it's Europe, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A nuclear world is not a safer world

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... concerns can arise as a result of demographic trends, chronic poverty, economic inequality, environmental degradation, pandemic diseases, organised crime, repressive governance and other ... must address basic human needs. Chronic poverty erodes security. Let us dramatically cut spending on nuclear weapons, and invest instead in social and economic development. Ban Ki-moon is UN ...




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