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  1. The Battle for Hong Kong 1941-1945: Hostage to Fortune

    Posted Jan 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... already refugees from Japanese ferocity, who trembled during those 18 long winter days and for the grim three years and eight months of occupation that followed. ...

  2. Range of attractions on the rise

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Chen Min, Michelle Chen

    ... Michelle Chen Min Facilities now target schools to nurture a local Tiger Woods Where once it was tear gas canisters flying through the air to quell rioting Vietnamese refugees at the Whitehead Detention Centre at Ma On Shan, today it is golf balls. There are few remnants of the camp, notorious for hunger strikes and rioting during its turbulent eight-year history. The centre, ...

  3. Tonal tangle

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Fahey

    ... were then almost exclusively second-generation descendants of refugees from mainland China, didn't help either. Their casual prejudice against Taiwanese was obvious- as a gutter language ...

  4. Warhorse soldiering on for peace

    Posted Dec 25th 2005, 12:00am by Abraham Rabinovich

    ... war. He would also be accused of indirect responsibility for the massacre of several hundred Palestinian refugees in a refugee camp by Lebanese Christian militiamen who were authorised by him ...

  5. No cheer for asylum seeker living rough

    Posted Dec 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the Director of Immigration, who is bound to investigate because of the city's obligations under the Convention Against Torture. But while his ...

  6. Silver linings ease forgotten countries' plight

    Posted Dec 24th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... 45,000 people affected. Kitty McKinsey, regional spokeswoman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said Somalia, because of its inaccessibility and lack of a central ...

  7. first person

    Posted Dec 24th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... violent clashes between locals and tsunami refugees have left them in no doubt they are not wanted. We live in this shelter with another family of three people, because we would only be given ...

  8. Island nation's ills weigh on the mind

    Posted Dec 24th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... are displaced in such large numbers'. He believes that consulting both the refugee population and the host islanders on decisions about recovery programmes, and introducing camp managers to islands ...

  9. Image makers

    Posted Dec 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... the director whose name is forever associated with gritty realist films about overwrought human relationships among Vietnamese refugees, social activists and middle-aged men. 'Even arty movies now ...

  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... eco-refugees, fleeing from the foul air. The vice-president of the American Chamber of Commerce, Maura Fallon, remembers that when she came here in 1990 she could often look out of her office window ... from people with young families worried about the health impact, many saying they want to move to a cleaner environment. Increasingly, eco-refugees are going to vote with their air tickets ...




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