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  1. What will you eat this Christmas?

    Posted Dec 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans While many Hong Kong families will enjoy sumptuous meals this Christmas, thousands do not have enough to eat. Some 449,000 households in Hong Kong live under the poverty line; One in four children lives in a low-income household; As of the first quarter of this year, 1.25 million people in Hong Kong were living in low-income families; The poverty rate has risen ...

  2. Post reporter wins two awards in human rights press competition

    Posted Mar 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... industrial pollution on the mainland, the Sichuan earthquake, poverty in Hong Kong and protests. One area conspicuous by its absence from the awards was the Tibetan protests a year ago. But Paul ...

  3. $7.2m record, and still a week to go!

    Posted Dec 25th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... the children from St Christopher's Home, many of them new arrivals from the mainland who often live in poverty here and have major difficulties adjusting to a faster pace of life and academic ...

  4. Desperate father and his 10-month-old son get a new lease of life

    Posted Dec 14th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... enabled the eight-year-olds to learn more about poverty in Hong Kong. 'So who has had breakfast?' asked Josephine Lee Yuk-chi, senior manager at St James' Settlement, during a slide ...

  5. Charity banking on help to feed the hungry

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Settlement. 'Hong Kong is very prosperous and affluent, like New York, but the gap between the rich and poor is very big. Many families here live below the poverty line. Because much of society ...

  6. East Timor's shaky foundations need long-term support

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... land. Many of these land-rights issues still needed to be resolved, said Mr Ximenes. Mr Miller said that much of what had been going on in recent days was a result of poverty. 'It's clear to us that the later phases of violence have been fuelled by poverty; gangs of unemployed young men with nothing else to do.' He said this was partly due to the dysfunctional justice ...

  7. After-school help gives new arrivals valuable support

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... in poverty. I know some poor people.' Through Operation Santa Claus, co-organised by RTHK and the South China Morning Post, St Christopher's Home is seeking funding for the new-arrivals ...

  8. Setting the record straight

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... living in poverty or abandoned with Aids. Asked what she thinks about the Olympics and whether they will help rights on the mainland, she answers: 'Being strong in sports does not mean ...



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