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  1. The great wall of Beijing: official plans to lock down whole city

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... Priscilla Jiao Beijing authorities think they have a solution to the swelling population of migrant workers encamped on the outskirts of the city: wall them out. Restricted access to some Beijing suburban villages may be extended to the whole city, the capital's party chief said after visiting a walled-off village on Saturday. Dashengzhuang, in Xihongmen town in Beijing's ...

  2. Walled ghettos rise again in Italy

    Posted Nov 04th 2007, 12:00am by Lorenzo Tondo

    ... round an immigrant community on the edge of the city. It will be the second wall that the city has built to prevent and control crimes within immigrant communities. The decision seems to have ... ghetto last year. Via Anelli is home to the city's largely north African immigrant community, and it is not a happy place. The decision to build the wall sprang up last year when the people ...

  3. Writing is on the wall for globalised India

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and economic inequality, exacerbate discontent and radicalise individuals with little means to better themselves. Nor is radicalisation confined to cities where the abject poverty of a vast urban ... fuels resistance to globalisation, though academics rarely notice it. The writing is on the wall- literally- in India. Evidence that Indians are targeting the globalised elite can be found ...

  4. City of sorrow

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... tragedy of poverty, unemployment and despair in a community that some say has been abandoned by the city authorities. Sources close to the family said Mak had a history of mental illness ... the 'city of sadness', the remote area in New Territories West was once an undeveloped stretch of fields with fish ponds and bird life. Today it is a black spot for domestic violence, child ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of falsification' in an audience survey conducted by the city's television ratings firm, CSM Hong Kong. TVB said it was taking the action because ATV had ignored its demand last month for a public apology and clarification. Damages sought over couple killed by wall Four relatives of a couple killed when a retaining wall fell on their Tuen Mun hut in June last year, deaths ruled accidental ...

  6. Wall Street protests are railing against crony capitalism and bought government

    Posted Oct 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bravo to Ken Otawi ('Living in Happy Valley cloud land', October 13) for taking issue with William Meacham's criticism of the populist Occupy Wall Street movement ('Wall Street protests echo voice of few', October 11). Wall Street and the Federal Reserve, not the protesters, echo the voice- and enforce the interests- of a very few. The protesters ...

  7. Wall Street protests deserve support

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Call it the American Spring. The mainstream US press has been slow to report on the Occupy Wall Street protests, and the business media have all but denigrated the protesters as leftists ... the very twin social-economic systems that America has been trying to sell the world since the collapse of the Berlin Wall. The responses of the US government and the Federal Reserve to the Western ...

  8. Breaking the silence

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Katie Lau

    ... author Eva Chan Sik-chee, who teaches at the School of Journalism and Communication at the Chinese University. The many problems of the township, dubbed the 'city of sadness', have been ... help Tin Shui Wai shed its bad image. 'Perhaps one day when we think of Tin Shui Wai, we won't just think about how sad it is,' says Shiu, 'but see it as a city ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    CY Leung urges Hongkongers to unite to solve city's social woes

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Invoking Hong Kong's response to Sars, chief executive stresses 'selflessness' CY calls for unity to solve city's social woes Hongkongers should unite in "the spirit of one for all, all for one" to solve the social woes facing the city, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said yesterday, recalling the selflessness the city ...

  10. Ketamine being cut with chalk, wall dust, social workers say

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Some drug dealers mix chalk powder, wall dust and Panadol with ketamine to maximise profits. Social worker Ho Fung-kuen of Hong Kong Christian Service PS 33 said some drug dealers who had sought help from the centre had told social workers that ketamine purity had decreased. 'Dealers simply add white powder such as white chalk and wall dust to ketamine before ...




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