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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Mona, a privately funded museum, is drawing tourists to Tasmania

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:18pm by Janelle Carrigan

    ... would call poverty, but a lot of places in the world might describe as privilege," he says. "I wasn't particularly disadvantaged by the background because I was basically a weirdo ...

  5. Lifestyle

    Local eco-warriors push for more sustainable lifestyles

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 12:11am by Elaine Yau

    ... "We want to use our environmental expertise to combat poverty," Yu says. In subdivided flats that may accommodate 10 families, for instance, high usage costs each family an extra 30 per ...

  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 - Family & Education

    How a US filmmaker started a charity to improve the care of orphans in China

    Posted May 27th 2014, 09:50am by Kate Whitehead

    ... Not likely. She's now setting her sights beyond China and going to places where children are most at risk, living in war zones, places of extreme poverty or at risk from trafficking. "I keep ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Ancient trees suggest Genghis Khan's success was built on grass

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:19am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... by rivals. The boy, his mother and his siblings were expelled from their clan to fend for themselves. They lived in poverty, foraging for fruit and roots, fishing and hunting small game. When he ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books

    Book explores what made Gavrilo Princip, the man who ignited the great war

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:08pm by GDN

    ... Yugoslavia) and other Yugoslav accounts, according to which Princip's radicalisation was a response to the poverty and oppression suffered by all the Bosnian South-Slavs. This is the only point ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Author Bi Feiyu leaves it all down to chance

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm by Oliver Chou

    ... Growing up without a family history created a sense of rootless-ness that was especially profound in Yang village, in poverty-strick-en Jiangsu province, where ancestral identity was, and still ...




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