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  1. Slice of Life

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... Compiled by Alex Price From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1978 Agriculture and Fisheries department officials are thinking hard about how they would inoculate a snake against rabies after a report proposed that new anti-rabies legislation wou ...

  2. War veterans in pensions protest

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com More than 500 war veterans demonstrated at Guangzhou's Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall yesterday, demanding pension increases because of the rising ... government for fairer pensions. 'We defended our nation and the dignity of our border 33 years ago against Vietnam but today I can't even feed my family with only about 510 yuan [HK$626] ...

  3. 'Fresh eyes' are no use in an unwinnable war

    Posted May 15th 2009, 12:00am by Gwynne Dyer

    ... but it perpetuated what was effectively an Afghan civil war between the Pashtuns and all the other ethnic groups. It is warlords from those other groups who have controlled the Afghan government ever since. ... outside the Northern Alliance is in the government.' Except, of course, President Hamid Karzai, the token Pashtun mockingly known as 'the mayor of Kabul'. This is not a war about ...

  4. Welcome step in war on people trafficking

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in point; the department's four-tier categorising of the 150 countries assessed puts Japan beside East Timor, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam as nations needing to do more to clamp down ...

  5. Booming birth rate a threat to growth

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... The boom, after years of relative stability, is largely attributed to the fact that the millions of Vietnamese women born in the decade after the 1975 end of the Vietnam war are now in their prime ... David Marsh in Hanoi Trend may dilute rapid GDP gains of recent years Vietnam's exploding population is threatening to undermine the country's fast-moving economic development, ...

  6. New campaign launched to combat child labour abuse

    Posted Aug 05th 2004, 12:00am by Judy Ngao

    ... young end up as 'scavenger children'. These are child labourers who work at dumpsites in the Philippines, Thailand, Nepal, India and Vietnam. Others become domestic servants at ages ... is that children have become more vulnerable as former socialist countries develop market economies and adapt to globalisation. This has occurred in Vietnam and China. ILO Asia-Pacific regional director ...

  7. Outcry at raid on Aceh refugees

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... the 1951 UN Convention on Refugees, mainly because it fears a flood of refugees from the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam. ...

  8. After This

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... of the second world war and the Vietnam era. Focusing on John and Mary Keane and their four children, it's a portrait of a middle-class family pulling through situation after situation during those ... of the 1960s. Youngest daughter Clare falls pregnant as a high-school senior and gets married in a shotgun wedding. The eldest of the brood, Jacob, a boy weighed down by angst, is killed in Vietnam ...

  9. Push to lift ban on maids from Vietnam

    Posted Nov 10th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan An employment agency wants Hong Kong to start hiring domestic helpers from Vietnam, but the Immigration Department said they were banned for security reasons. The Association of Vietnamese Employment Agencies said the government should reverse the ban on importing domestic workers from Vietnam. It also commissioned a survey of about 1,200 people by the Hong Kong Shue Yan ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Nail bar blues

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by RED DOOR NEWS

    ... compensates for his lack of conversation by chatting happily away about her relatives in northern Vietnam as her understudy completes a French manicure. Twentyfive minutes after his customer has ... in Vietnam's northeast, remortgage homes and farm land and borrow heavily from relatives and friends to pay traffickers the US$20,000 a head it costs to take their sons and daughters to Europe to work ...




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