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  1. One-child policy is no longer justified

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... As a developing country where pockets of rural poverty exist alongside increasingly wealthy urban areas, China will obviously still need to pay attention to the population question. However, ...

  2. The UN insecurity council

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to meet the global threats and challenges of the 21st century, including a new peace-building commission and human-rights council, as well as fresh measures to reduce poverty and promote ...

  3. talk back

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the recipient countries' economic systems and add to poverty. Let's not denigrate the duck, rather see it in its rightful place among all the other useful creatures in this fair earth. Tony ...


    Posted Aug 07th 2006, 12:00am by Pauline Loong

    ... dollar salaries of other bankers the siren call that had led to his eventual destruction? Did the man from poverty-stricken Hubei province find the temptations of New York, with its plush living ...

  5. Voters draw up their wish lists for new leader

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to continue to try to reduce poverty and draw up a blueprint for the sector. Spokesman Lam Keung hoped there would be no further budget cuts. Wong Kwok-kin of the labour ...

  6. Breaking down the wall

    Posted Nov 06th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... room. In another case, a poverty-stricken mother described to him the 'knife in the heart' after the death of her daughter, who jumped to her death after minor problems at school. Mr ...

  7. Inhuman rites

    Posted Aug 06th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... much poverty on the Burma border. But there's so much humanity as well.' For five years now, he's lived in Mae Sot, a freewheeling Thai border town, a centre for the gems trade ...

  8. Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... the poverty, violence and instability that send people abroad in the first place- can ever achieve enough,' she says. Moorehead concludes that, in the end, asylum 'is not only about ...

  9. The Planner

    Posted Apr 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... perform the ballet about two elves who save a shoemaker from poverty. Sat, 7.30pm, Apr 29, 3pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$160, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2525 3751 North Indian ...

  10. Prison culture

    Posted Sep 17th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... on the state's north coast. The hope is that it, too, will help break the cycle of poverty, despair and social dysfunction which sees so many young Aboriginal men end up in jail. As one 20-year-old ...




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