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  1. Tsunami must not be forgotten

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

    ... The worst-affected country, Indonesia, has been allocated US$1 billion more than was considered necessary. A rare opportunity has arisen- to rebuild better than before. People who had been living in poverty ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Sep 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a successful athlete as a way to get out of poverty. I believe that kind of motive is not what sport should be about. From my point of view, such a motive is incorrect. Sport should be an activity you ...

  3. Free trade talks are back on track

    Posted Dec 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and poverty reduction; better international governance; and the promotion of sustainable development. Few argue with such ideals- it is how the WTO intends to attain them that brings protesters onto ...

  4. Questions raised on choice of venue for meeting

    Posted Dec 19th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... I think we have done good to help reduce poverty in the world,' he said. ...


    Posted Dec 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to enhance the existing international trading environment; to generate wealth on a broader and deeper scale globally; and, most importantly to help alleviate the pain of poverty for millions of people' Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in his keynote address on Tuesday 'I don't know whether the objective ...

  6. World trade hopes at the crossroads

    Posted Dec 10th 2005, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... poorest people. According to a World Bank study published earlier this week, Brazil and China will see immediate gains in poverty reduction from a trade deal as protected markets in Europe ...

  7. Monkey madness

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Kong. What audiences brought up on today's mutant cinema monsters will think of Kong is another matter. No one had seen anything like him in 1933, and poverty-stricken audiences during ...

  8. 'Red tourism' aims to drag in capitalist cash

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... 'overcome poverty and get rich'. It is estimated that red tourism will directly create two million new job opportunities, and another 10 million indirectly, by 2010, when income generated ...

  9. Is the end nigh for 'holiday economics'?

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the more you need to spend, to conceal your poverty. With people thinking like that, who needs holiday economics after all? ...

  10. Current affair

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Penny Watson

    ... riverine ecology. But the Lao government says dams will lift people out of their US$2-a-day poverty. From the deck I see a fisherman drifting silently on the inky, moonlit water in his wooden ...




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