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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Women and children left vulnerable as Hong Kong's divorce rate rises

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 05:50pm by DARREN WEE

    ... to the feminisation of poverty... women are more prone to poverty because of their family status Si-si Liu, Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres Ah Lai is just one of thousands of women in Hong Kong who ... But if there are more singleton households, that will negatively affect social cohesion." Divorced households also have higher rates of poverty, especially those comprised of mother and children. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM

    Rewind film: "… and the Moon Dances" directed by Garin Nugroho (1995)

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:58am by Richard James Havis

    ... of paradoxes. It's beauty versus violence, powerlessness versus resistance, evolution versus revolution, poverty versus affluence," he said in 2011.   ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Battle lines drawn on instant noodles after US study cites heart risks

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:30am by AP

    ... way out of the poverty and destruction of the Korean war into what's now Asia's fourth-biggest economy. Many vividly remember their first taste of the once-exotic treat, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books

    e- and audiobook reviews: Fiction

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by James Kidd

    ... at a time when war will make her an enemy. See throws the kitchen sink at the trio: romantic competition, sexual exploitation, racial discrimination, pregnancy, poverty, war and of course death. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Charitable banker in it for the long run

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 06:14pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... It's where a family grows together. It's where people can cultivate their dignity and plan for the future. It gives them a springboard out of poverty. What's your biggest worry about ...

  6. Lifestyle - FILM

    Poverty problems in the frame

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... Clarence Tsui Clarence.tsui@scmp.com Location filming has opened Zhao Tao's eyes to the problems plaguing the mainland, writes Clarence Tsui Grit beneath the glitz These days, Zhao Tao moves in glamorous circles. Now a regular on the international fi ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Scientists including in China study thorium-fuelled nuclear power

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by Martin Williams

    ... "Great- let's get started! We can solve the world's energy problems, stabilise the climate, and move on to eliminating poverty and finding a cure for cancer." ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Don and Bridget Brewster of Agape International Missions on combating Cambodia's child sex traffickers

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 09:41am by Elaine Yau

    ... quality education." Don Brewster believes, however, that the child sex trade isn't simply a problem of poverty but stems from the moral collapse in Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge regime decimated the country with its pogrom. "It's not a financial thing," he says. "It gets confused because there's abject poverty in Cambodia. There's no other genocide ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - BIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Hans Christian Andersen: European Witness, by Paul Binding

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by GDN

    ... the work. Andersen was born into poverty in Odense, Denmark, in 1805; his father was a book-loving shoemaker and his mother a washerwoman. His grandfather had been confined to a lunatic asylum, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEGAL EYE

    How to educate children in the spirit of giving

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:49am by WITHERS

    ... diligence. Reviewing annual reports and budgets can be boring for teenagers, but getting them involved from the beginning can be exciting. In Hong Kong, charities set up to relieve poverty ...




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