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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:31pm by Mark Peters

    ... Mark Peters Mark Peters LMF, the local underground hip hop ensemble, return to the stage with their foul mouths and funky beats on March 21. Emerging from the poverty of public housing in 1993, Lazy Mutha F**** (right) began as an alternative to Canto-pop and attempted to establish a unique cultural identity for the youth of Hong Kong by encouraging them to take pride ...

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    Something new: sole food

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... 100,000 meals. "I've done a lot of volunteer trips to Africa, China, Mongolia and Nepal," she says. "I saw hunger, disease and poverty. And I couldn't do anything except ... "I've been doing mission trips there for two years with my church … And I've seen the kids. They eat one or two meals every three days. There's a lot of poverty and injustice. ...

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    Then & now: in search of colour

    Posted Jul 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... conscious, outspoken, outside observer. Gellhorn described Hong Kong as a "time-bomb", largely due to its appalling poverty, "the worst I had seen anywhere", which was mostly due ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Bocelli”, by Celine Dion …   The youngest of 14 children, the Quebecker Canadian has come a long way from her poverty-stricken childhood – during which she was nicknamed Vampire Queen at school due ...

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    Then & now: the long game

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... a prosperous boat business, but enduring local legend depicts him as having been a poverty-stricken sampan boy who scrambled his way up from the typhoon shelter through his own sheer effort and innate ...

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    My life: Muhammad Yunus

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by CHARLEY

    ... and poverty, and wanted to see if there was a way I could help. I was doing little things for individual people. Then I saw loan sharks in the village and started lending money myself. That's how ... was a fantastic experience because all along I had been saying the same things- poverty is the denial of all human rights, entrepreneurship is something built into every single human being, the banking ...

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    My life: Izzeldin Abuelaish

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... we had fun. We would sometimes lock a friend in the outside toilet. But I remember the feeling of hunger, of poverty; waiting for humanitarian aid. What makes me angry- 58 years on- you see ...

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    My life: Brigitte Mitchell-Da Silva

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Kenny Hodgart

    ... but the song is a sort of apartheid anthem about hope and about how you don't need to remain poverty stricken: you can get out of the circumstances you're put in. Having said that, as someone ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: slaves to tradition

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... this was mostly done out of desperate poverty, deeply seated cultural prejudices against girls also played a key role. Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire in 1833- at least in theory- ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: moving stories

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JASON

    ... to reside in Hong Kong for seven years to qualify for permanent residency, many live below the poverty line until they can even join the queue for public housing and other social welfare benefits ...




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