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  1. News - China

    China's formula to reduce poverty could help developing nations

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... countries China's formula to reduce global poverty China has earned a reputation as the world's factory, exporting everything from cheap toys to high-end electronics. But it can now offer an even more valuable export- its formula for reducing poverty. World Bank figures show that some 600 million Chinese have been taken out of poverty in the past 30 years. UN World Food Programme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1202142/chinas-formula-reduce-poverty-could-help-developing-nations
  2. News - China Digest

    The Post's daily China news round-up- July 8, 2014

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:28am

    ... Elliot Sperling, a friend and supporter of Ilham Tohti, said he was pulled out of line by passport inspectors after his arrival at Beijing airport and questioned for an hour and half concerning ... in Gansu |Source: Caixin Evidence of corruption is found in state-owned enterprises, the mining industry and use of poverty relief funds. German Chancellor Merkel in China Factory's energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-digest/digest/1549372/posts-daily-china-news-round-july-8-2014
  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Howard Baker, America's 'Great Conciliator' and admired across party lines, dies

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Great Conciliator admired across party lines Howard Baker, a former United States Senate majority leader and presidential contender known for his ability ... as the 'Great Conciliator' that won him admirers across party lines, over multiple generations, and beyond the state he called home," Obama said. Years after retiring from the Senate, Baker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1542007/howard-baker-americas-great-conciliator-and-admired-across-party-lines
  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 8, 2014

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by LETTERS

    ... standard of living. Those people who live below the poverty line can get help in the form of welfare and subsidies. There is also help available to those elderly citizens who have to live alone. ... that has been neglected north of the border and it is something that the central government needs to address. Before the economic reforms, many people lived in poverty. Moral education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1549233/letters-editor-july-8-2014
  5. News - World - RELIGION

    Pope Francis dodges questions about whether he'll raise women's status in church

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:27pm by GDN

    ... "an ultra-radical line", following Lenin "in his diagnosis of capitalism and imperialism as the main reason why world war broke out a century ago." The pope replied: "All I will say is that the communists stole our colours. The flag of the poor is Christian. Poverty is at the centre of the gospels. The poor are at the centre of the gospels." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543746/pope-francis-dodges-questions-about-whether-hell-raise-womens-status
  6. News - Hong Kong - POVERTY

    Children's rights group gives Hong Kong black mark

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... the association operates, said Leung Chun-ying had taken some steps towards poverty alleviation since he took office. "[Leung] has taken a little action but has no big policy," Soco community organiser Sze Lai-shan said. She noted that the present administration admitted there was poverty in the city, while the previous one said only that there was a wealth gap. "Leung has promised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1116874/childrens-rights-group-gives-hong-kong-black-mark
  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung's annual report of the government's work criticised for 'hiding evils'

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by Tony Cheung and Gary Cheung

    ... parts, including the economy, poverty alleviation, housing, administration and constitutional affairs. It mentioned the government's unveiling of the first official poverty line in September ... and fighting poverty, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday as he announced the release of an annual report covering his second year as leader. But it failed to impress lawmakers from across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539927/leung-chun-yings-report-criticised-hiding-evils
  8. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China likely to take firm line in Asean talks on code of conduct for South China Sea

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 11:10pm by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Priority will be defending territorial interests in dialogue on code of conduct in disputed waters China expected to take firm line in Asean talks China will act assertively at a regional meeting to discuss a code of conduct for the South China Sea amid rising tensions with its Southeast Asian neighbours over disputed waters, observers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1539931/china-likely-take-firm-line-asean-talks-code-conduct-south-china-sea
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - FOOD & WINE

    Trendy eateries and a new MTR line: Why Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau may be the next hip neighbourhoods

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:34pm by JANICE LEUNG HAYES

    ... Text: Janice Leung Hayes Aberdeen and Ap Lei Chau don't usually spring to mind when deciding where to go for dinner. But restaurateurs predict these areas will soon become the next culinary hot spot and are moving in to set up shop. The most obvious reason is because the MTR's new South Island Line is slated to open next year, but that's not all. Daphne So, manager ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1540131/trendy-eateries-and-new-mtr-line-aberdeen-and-ap-lei-chau-are-set-be
  10. Business - Companies - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's new iPhones head for assembly lines next month: sources

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 02:37am by BLOOM

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Two models, including a 5.5-inch version, will enter mass production next month, sources say New iPhones head for assembly lines Apple's suppliers will begin mass production of new iPhones in China next month, according to people familiar with the plans of the US smartphone giant. Apple was ramping up on two bigger-screen iPhones, said the people, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1539913/apples-new-iphones-head-assembly-lines-next-month-sources

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