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    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... says. Tsang says she takes pride in helping to set up the party's body for women's issues. She's organised workshops for housewives who want to rejoin the workforce and osteoporosis tests for women, and is now seeking funding for a scheme to help the elderly. 'My source of satisfaction really comes from the group of people I'm serving,' Tsang says. Yu ...

  2. Vital reform depends on Koizumi's election gamble

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as independents of male dissidents from his ruling Liberal Democratic Party who helped defeat the post office privatisation bills in the last parliament, he is running a number of high-profile women candidates against them under the party banner. In a conservative country that has the lowest representation of women in politics, this is a high-stakes gamble. Political scientists say Mr Koizumi ...

  3. Children of the evolution

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Anne Hyland

    ... her billowing chador- the black robe worn by Muslim women that covers the body from head to toe. By the time she's jammed herself into the crowded taxi, the driver has craftily switched ... are troublesome places where young men and women gather to flirt. The closure of the tea houses, which is happening at a rapid rate, is forcing more of Iran's under-30 crowd underground. Hamid, ...

  4. Go with the flow

    Posted Mar 26th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Wells

    ... not correlate with economic success: other countries have prospered before indulging in qualification inflation, and are now paying the price, faced with shrinking workforces and ageing populations. ... in genuine need (a principle that also needs restating in public housing). And people who live longer can stay longer in the workforce- and the tax net, while they are about it. However Mr Tsang ...

  5. States of uncertainty

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Mian Ridge

    ... to small farmers, who make up about half of India's workforce of 400 million, and the National Employment Guarantee Scheme, known as NREGS. The scheme, rolled out in April, aims to give 100 ... day in Rajasthan, a group of men and women toiled under the burning sun with shovels and spades as they built a road linking one remote village to another. One old man said this was the first ...

  6. A political weather report for 2006: showers and storms

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of mainland women giving birth in local hospitals. Indeed, Mr Tsang made no secret of a shift of his focus from politics to economic and livelihood issues following the vetoing of a set of electoral ... Tsang promised continued efforts to lessen the burden on teachers. Long working hours for teachers and the workforce as a whole was one of the burning livelihood issues seen as a latent source ...

  7. I spy with my blinkered eye

    Posted Aug 28th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... of spying used to be shadowy. Spies' work was glamorised by movies and books, but the men and women who gathered intelligence were never seen or heard publicly. Those who went to the other side ... and confuse the workforce.' Simplistic suggestions such as Senator Roberts' would have a five-year disruptive impact on US intelligence-gathering, he said. More sensible would be to follow ...



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