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  1. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Hugh Jackman attends launch of Montblanc's new luxury collection

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:33pm by Vivian Chen

    ... it and enjoyed it. When I was a child, my dreams were being able to travel, having a job that allows me to travel. And here I am. You are involved in a lot of social causes to alleviate poverty. Why? My father is an accountant and he worked for a world bank. The job took him to Bangladesh. I grew up hearing him talking about the extreme poverty there being due to manmade problems. So I feel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1562716/hugh-jackman-attends-launch-montblancs-new-luxury-collection
  2. Magazines - Style - HAUTE

    Chic Chat with Hugh Jackman

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 10:29am

    ... that you’ve quite involved in a lot of social causes to poverty, what drove you to this cause? A: My father he’s an accountant. He worked quite a while for the World Bank. During that period, he spent a lot of time in Bangladesh, Korea when I was growing up. I grew up hearing all about his trips. And it just feels that [the poverty] is a man-made problem. It’s not caused by lack of food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1571163/chic-chat-hugh-jackman
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ufrieda Ho

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by JENNI MARSH

    ... a cat might mean a number, which could be lucky that day. My dad worked for somebody else- he just collected the money. There was so much poverty that even winning a small amount of money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572896/my-life-ufrieda-ho
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Power play: China and India jostle for influence in Nepal

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 11:32pm by DINAH GARDNER

    ... and India. In 2010, the World Bank estimated 25 per cent of people in Nepal were living below the poverty line. "With [a] poor population, abysmal infrastructure facilities and six- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1572819/caught-middle
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Help for the helpers: New Hong Kong employment agency aims to stamp out 'modern-day slavery'

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 11:12pm by Angharad Hampshire

    ... months. This leaves many helpers bound to their jobs by poverty and debt, making them vulnerable to abuse, overwork and other forms of mistreatment. "Employers are often unaware of the issue, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1568215/maid-pay
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine

    In India, caste system ensures you are what you eat

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 11:09pm by Amrit Dhillon

    ... petrified that Dhasal might be offended that he ate huge amounts to compensate. By virtue of their monstrous poverty and dehumanisation, Dalits do possess their own distinct culinary traditions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1558061/you-are-what-you-eat
  7. Magazines - Style

    Lisa Genasci: The fund adviser with a drive to help alleviate poverty in Asia

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Josephine Bond

    ... alleviate poverty in Asia, with an emphasis on children's programmes in the region and the environment in Hong Kong and the mainland. In the past six years, US$7 million has been put ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/1049585/lisa-genasci
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ren Yanfang

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by RONG XIAOQING

    ... University and become a playwright in the Changchun Film Studio. POVERTY TRAP Lankao was so poor at that time. When I arrived at the train station, I saw a kid jump an old man from behind and grab ... attention to his own health, he said to me in a guilty tone, "Yanfang, we didn't do a good job. Lankao had its golden era before 1957. (We) dragged it into poverty like this. We owe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540414/my-life-ren-yanfang
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Disappearing acts: Delhi's 'magicians' colony' is braced for the bulldozers

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... moving out in February, but so far few have left, and no one is sure what the next move will be. The area is categorised as a slum- it's a bona fide version of the raw poverty portrayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1551696/disappearing-acts-delhis-magicians-colony-braced-bulldozers
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: take no prisoner

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by Wee Kek Koon

    ... individuals had usually sold themselves because of debt and poverty. Slavery in China continued in various guises for more than 2,000 years. It was only in the 20th century that slavery was formally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1483687/reflections-take-no-prisoner

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