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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In South Sudan, China peacemaker role marks a first in its diplomacy

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 12:08pm by DANIEL WAGNER, GIORGIO CAFIERO

    ... is creating new challenges for regional governments already struggling with refugee crises from other conflict zones. Being situated in a strategically important region of Africa, a number of foreign ...

  2. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand court denies Pacific man’s bid to be climate change refugee

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 02:49pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington A Pacific Island man’s bid to become a climate change refugee suffered a blow on Tuesday after a New Zealand court refused to let him challenge a decision denying him ... faces deportation unless he appeals to a higher court. Teitiota’s lawyer, who was not available for comment, had argued that New Zealand’s refugee laws were outdated. The claim for refugee ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    HK International School students learn the value of helping others

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:29am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... emotive, like genocide. We get students involved off campus: we go to an orphanage in China, and do refugee-run simulations. We expose them to the sufferings of the world," Schmidt says. ... the "Elixir Project", which aims to bring about change in society, life altering. She chose to work with refugees, and couldn't stop smiling at the thought that she, at age 14, could change ...

  4. News - China - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea calls for China to return detained refugees

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 06:35pm by AFP

    ... people. The statement by the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea (CPRK) came after at least 13 refugees from North Korea were reportedly arrested this month in the southwestern ... in Southeast Asia – where they arrange to fly on to South Korea for resettlement. China – the North’s sole major ally – considers the fugitives to be illegal economic migrants instead of refugees ...

  5. News - World - KENYA

    Westgate Mall attacker lived in Somali refugee camp, say Kenyan officials

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 09:41pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Nairobi Mall attacker lived in Somali refugee camp, say Kenyan officials One of the four gunment who attacked the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, once lived in a refugee camp of 50,000 Somali refugees in northwestern Kenya, two security officials said. Their disclosure highlighted Kenya's interest in speeding up the return home of nearly 500,000 ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - EVENTS

    Make midweek a winning session for charity

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 05:23pm

    ... refugees, ethnic minorities, animal welfare and environmental programmes. HandsOn Hong Kong volunteers will help the event run smoothly on September 17, but "they're not allowed to drink ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    The last word on Kurt Wallander

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 12:27pm by Guy Haydon

    ... organs and political assassination just before they became reality. The years before Wallander's debut in Faceless Killers saw a huge surge in the number of refugees living on benefits ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Work ban on refugees in Hong Kong could bring danger to society

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Thomas Chan

    ... ban on refugees could threaten society Denying refugees and asylum seekers the right to work reduces them to "animal-like status" that risks creating serious social problems, human ... The comments come ahead of a landmark case in the Court of Final Appeal in January in which three designated refugees- including a qualified lawyer- and a successful torture claimant are seeking ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... emergency of our era". The number of refugees from the conflict in Syria now topped three million, UN refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres said, adding that a million people had joined ...

  10. Business - Economy - THE VIEW

    Markets more focused on what Hong Kong could lose than universal suffrage

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 12:47pm by RICHARD HARRIS

    ... and depopulation were replaced by peace and stability. Revolution north of the Shenzhen River brought refugees, desperate for a fair chance. Ironically, these refugees are the parents and grandparents ...




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