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  1. 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 ...

  2. Rohingya still dream of fleeing poverty

    Posted Feb 07th 2010, 12:00am by Azizur Rahman

    ... Shaikh Azizur Rahman The boats that once brought Rohingya to an uncertain fate on Thai shores have stopped sailing. But the poverty and the persecution that spurred their journeys ... to break the cycle of poverty that afflicts his ethnic group. Then last year, just after he had saved enough for the voyage, Saifullah heard the stories of how Thai authorities were capturing ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... trolley population need to be separated. Immigration departments on both sides of the border need to do something so that people who are not involved in this trade do not need to join a line ... by friends that having an Apec [business travel] card is useless, as even the lines marked for foreigners on the Chinese side are filled by traders. Both sides need to get together and solve ...

  4. Tougher line urged on South China Sea

    Posted Jul 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Greg Torode The country's leading foreign affairs and military experts yesterday called on Beijing to take a tougher approach to mounting tensions in the South China Sea ahead of a key regional summit in Cambodia this week. Ch ...

  5. The real life lessons to teach about China's economic model

    Posted Aug 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of China's economic model. But I bet the line they take will run something like this: 'Over the last 30 years, China has achieved an unparalled economic revolution. 'The unique combination ... China's unique economic model has raised more than 400 million people out of poverty, without doubt the greatest economic and social achievement in human history.' Presented like that, ...

  6. Container lines freeze bookings

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com European exporters face having their shipments to Asia disrupted for up to six weeks after a raft of container lines stopped accepting cargo bookings this week in an effort to clear a backlog of freight at European ports. Maersk, the world's largest container line, together with French rival CMA CGM, confirmed they had frozen cargo bookings ...

  7. Reform ball back in Congress' court

    Posted May 19th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... has glossed over it by setting modest standards of income of 18 rupees (HK$2.84) in urban areas and 12 rupees in rural areas to mark the poverty line, by which measurement only 28 per cent ... fall below the poverty line. India particularly lags China in education. This means that the strength of a growing labour force is a potentially crippling weakness. Fewer than 20 per cent ...

  8. World's best riders line up for HK Masters

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Alvin Sallay alvin.sallay@scmp.com Olympic champion Eric Lamaze and European star Kevin Staut will be among the world's top 25 riders to compete in the Hong Kong Masters- Asia's first international five-star showjumping event in March. The world ...

  9. Silent crisis

    Posted Mar 12th 2010, 12:00am by Ben Allen

    ... fallen victim to the extreme weather conditions. It is important that everything is done to help alleviate the hunger and severe poverty faced by the Mongolians. With about a third of Mongolia's population living below the poverty line, the people need urgent help from the international community. You, too, can show that you care by contacting Unicef Mongolia, UNDP Mongolia, ...

  10. Tourism and heritage do not have to be in conflict

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that tourists are predicted to bring this year, Siem Reap remains one of the poorest parts of Cambodia, with more than half of all families living below the poverty line. Four villages in 10 have ...




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