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  1. 23- Women's Team

    Posted Jul 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Captain: Ma Yibo (above) Born: August 5, 1980 in Dalian Credentials: Fourth place at Athens 2004, runners-up in 2006 Champions Trophy, gold at 2006 Doha Asian Games Why they'll win: Because they are better prepared than ever before. Under South Korea ...

  2. Role model

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wangari Muta Maathai, also known as the Tree Woman, is the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to environmental protection and promotion of women's rights. Born in a village in Kenya, she founded the Green Belt Movement, which organises rural women to plant trees to battle against deforestation and soil erosion. More than 30 million ...

  3. The Exhibition

    Posted Dec 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Exhibition The Land Gives Me Rice, Rice Gives Me Life To raise awareness of food safety and sustainable agriculture, Greenpeace China presents a photography exhibition by five Yunnan rice farmers, including Li Mingfu's picture of tug-of-war during an International Women's Day celebration. Proceeds go to charity. Mon-Sat, noon-7pm, State-of-the-Arts Gallery, G/F, ...

  4. Protecting species cuts poverty: study

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... and education. Women's rights, too, get a boost in the process. Moreover, ecotourism projects based on the observation of species in the wild- such as pandas, marine turtles and mountain gorillas- ...

  5. letters

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should be free to choose whether they stay at home or work. Staying at home and taking care of a family is not just women's work anymore- men can do it too. Kristy Ho No freedom of speech ... than just talk about saving the earth. Siu Wing-yan, Mu Kuang English School Women have the right to choose Women have traditionally stayed home to take care of their children and parents. ...

  6. letters

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... when they become pregnant. The government should do more to protect women. It should ensure that women's rights are protected, and they are treated as well as their male counterparts. ...

  7. Top performers

    Posted Aug 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... championships: men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles and mixed doubles, with additional events for junior and wheelchair players. Since 1978, the tournament has been ... 2003 Andy Roddick bt Juan Carlos Ferrero 2004 Roger Federer bt Lleyton Hewitt 2005 Roger Federer bt Andre Agassi Women's champions 1996 Steffi Graf bt Monica Sele{scaron} 1997 Martina ...

  8. Health role

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... and women's interests portfolios. An administrative-level officer will take up the post. Deputy Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene (Food and Public Health) Mak Sin-ping, will head the Centre ...

  9. Country strife

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Law, the 2002 Rural Land Contracting Law and the 2007 Property Law. Now, all rural households were to have 30-year use rights to the same parcels of land; almost never 'readjustable'; confirmed in written contract and certificate; transferable and inheritable within the 30 years; and extendable after 30 years. Safeguards such as women's equal land rights and land-rights ...

  10. Brothers in adversity

    Posted Jan 06th 2004, 12:00am by Sunanda Kisor Datta-Ray

    ... fulfilling their potential. They are also burdened with too many humanitarian problems- refugees, women's rights, peace processes- to concentrate only on disasters. Shortcomings are of special ... that the US accepts that globalisation is not only invasion and instant human rights. It includes positive handling of what Thomas Malthus called 'the perpetual struggle for room and food'. ...




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