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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Businessman's book on fatherhood becomes a hit on the mainland

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 03:59pm by Bernice Chan

    ... boom, leaving their children to grandparents and domestic helpers," Su says. "Nobody told them family and marriage is most important, because the grandparents suffered with poverty ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, by Saskia Sassen

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by David Wilson

    ... our capacity to produce wealth has become over the last 20 years (and finance has played a critical role here), the more radical the condition of poverty has become. It used to be that being poor meant owning or working a plot of land that did not produce much. Today the two billion people living in extreme poverty own nothing but their bodies." Sassen documents some ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Tribal pursuit

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 10:09pm by TOM CARTER

    ... milk. Unlike in Banni, their pastoral camps are sparsely populated. Dwellings are constructed of sticks and stones and old tarps, beds of hay. From this poverty they bring out priceless family ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Destination: Blackpool

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 10:09pm

    ... also be used to tell a darker story. The municipality has the lowest life expectancy in the country and the highest male suicide rate. It has been judged the most poverty-stricken of 31 seaside ...

  5. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Art collective's pink tears draw attention to Johannesburg's run down buildings

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 11:07am by GDN

    ... housing for thousands of people living below the poverty line, which Arboleda believes contributes to "the climate of crime and fear" on the streets. Although crime rates are reported ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books

    From street to CEO seat with 'Slumdog' author

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 01:28pm by Ajay Singh

    ... audiences by highlighting India's poverty and misery? These criticisms were levelled against the film, not the book, which came out in 2005 under the title Q&A and had a fairly successful ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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.   ...

  10. Lifestyle - Books

    Book review: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 10:12pm by Bron Sibree

    ... coin collection he adopts the name Marcus Anyder, when he's scamming a wealthy fellow student, he uses nothing but his charm. Fearful of poverty and ageing, Hugo lives it up ...




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