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  1. Cell phone firms call for rethink of taxes

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Poorly-designed special taxes on the sector will slow rollout and deny access to powerful tools in the fight against poverty to the very people who need those tools the most,' said Mohsen Khalil, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517852/cell-phone-firms-call-rethink-taxes
  2. Reform school

    Posted Nov 28th 2010, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... consulted him and his name appears on the document. Having operated a small-loan scheme aimed at lifting rural households out of poverty, he founded the Fuping Development Institute in 2002, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731881/reform-school
  3. Growth gravitates inland in downturn

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Long derided as poverty-stricken backwaters reliant on government handouts, the mainland's inland provinces are getting a boost from an unexpected quarter- the global financial crisis. As more companies seek to cut costs to stave off sliding earnings, many are relocating to cheaper inner regions away from the more high-cost coastal provinces. Among those making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683652/growth-gravitates-inland-downturn
  4. Growth gravitates inland in downturn

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Long derided as poverty-stricken backwaters reliant on government handouts, the mainland's inland provinces are getting a boost from an unexpected quarter- the global financial crisis. As more companies seek to cut costs to stave off sliding earnings, many are relocating to cheaper inner regions away from the more high-cost coastal provinces. Among those making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683715/growth-gravitates-inland-downturn
  5. The real family circus

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... George W. Bush made sure of that minutes later by focusing not on easing global poverty, vanquishing disease and hunger, protecting the environment or ensuring that all have human rights, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516428/real-family-circus
  6. India's little idols humiliated in their quest for fame

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... on about the boy's poverty- talking about how he and his brother shared the same three pairs of trousers and how his teacher, out of charity, pays for his textbooks. 'It was meant to move ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646768/indias-little-idols-humiliated-their-quest-fame
  7. Storm sweeps straight-shooting mayor into national spotlight

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Jacqui Goddard

    ... and sell the city's airport to private investors. None of these proposals has come to fruition. Meanwhile, the city's major structural problems- poverty, unemployment, crime- have only ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515666/storm-sweeps-straight-shooting-mayor-national-spotlight
  8. Selling sex to pay for an education

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Katharine Houreld

    ... presidential hopefuls campaign, it is promises of free education that draw the biggest roars from the crowds. For a generation of Liberians it is seen as the one sure-fire ticket out of the poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515242/selling-sex-pay-education
  9. Talkback

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

    ... but a speculative one that is centred on filling the pockets of the few and mighty. The gap between the rich and the poor is widening and the population of people below the poverty line is increasing. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/515071/talkback
  10. Give as good as you get

    Posted Jul 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... A charity chief says simply throwing money at good causes is no way to help the world's needy. Mark O'Neill reports Making money can be hard, particularly in the current economic climate. However, one could be forgiven for assuming that giving it away would be easy. But that conclusion wouldn't be altogether correct. 'The poverty gap is widening in many countries, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646347/give-good-you-get

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