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Bids invited to operate schools at five sites

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Two vacant schools and three new sites are being offered for the development of non-profit international schools. Bids are being invited for use of the sites as part of government measures to boost the number of international school places in Hong Kong. The Education Bureau estimates that the exercise could provide more than 3,300 extra places. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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1,400 homeless in Hong Kong, double government estimate: study

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The number of homeless people in Hong Kong is likely to be double that of previous government estimates, a City University study has found. The university, with the help of three other community organisations, puts the figure at 1,414 – far higher than the government’s last citywide tally of 674 made more than 15 years ago. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Number of missing from Washington mudslide drops from 90 to 30

Official death toll hits 18

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90 still missing in Washington state mudslide, US officials say as search continues

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Authorities searching for victims of a deadly Washington state landslide said on Wednesday that the number of missing had dropped to 90, as officials reported finding more bodies while acknowledging that some victims’ remains may never be recovered. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Washington mudslide death toll, now at 14, expected to rise

Death toll from devastating Washington state landslide remained at 14 Tuesday but was expected to rise, with many more people missing

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Rise in Unprotected Sex by Gay Men Spurs H.I.V. Fears

The number of men who told federal health investigators that they had had unprotected anal sex in the last year rose nearly 20 percent from 2005 to 2011.

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Construction to begin on arts hub 15 years after proposal

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Construction of the first building for the West Kowloon Cultural District will finally kick off at the end of next month – 15 years after the project was first proposed. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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UN calls for talks after clash in strife-torn Myanmar region

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The United Nations has called for dialogue after another violent clash in a camp for dispossessed Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar, as its human rights envoy toured the strife-torn area on Tuesday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Typhoon Utor cuts damaging swathe across northern Philippines

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A powerful typhoon battered the northern Philippines yesterday, toppling power lines and dumping heavy rain across cities and food-growing plains. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Debate over youthful pro-chief executive protester goes viral

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A boy has become the focus of internet users’ attention in discussion forums after a video showing his active participation in Sunday’s pro-Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying protest went viral. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Target for new flats ‘should be raised to 470,000′

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A housing committee has advised the government to increase its 10-year housing production target of 447,000 flats to 470,000. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Airlines face endless quest for better boarding

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Getting people on and off an airplane quickly is so complicated that even an astrophysicist couldn’t figure it out. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Shoppers’ complaints hit Chinese herb stores

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Law enforcers are taking a closer look at confusing price tags on Chinese herbal medicine. Since the amendment to the Trades Descriptions Ordinance came into effect on July 19, the Consumer Council has received 14 complaints and 97 inquiries about potential breaches. Among them were six complaints about herbal medicine retailers. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Police recruitment event attracts 1,600

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A rise in complaints about police handling of protests and demonstrations had not made positions in the force any less popular with job hunters, said the chief inspector at a recruitment event held yesterday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Sri Lanka to reduce troops in ex-war zone in north

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Sri Lanka’s military said on Thursday that it would eliminate more than a dozen army camps in the former northern civil war zone and give the land back to the original owners, a move that comes ahead of key council elections. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Taiwanese tourist in mainland China ignored by more than 20 taxis

<!– google_ad_section_start –> A Taiwanese tourist was declined a ride by over 20 taxis in the mainland’s Xian city, causing local newspapers and netizens to reflect on Xian’s transport problems. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Thyroid cancer risk for 2,000 Fukushima workers

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Around 2,000 people who have worked at Japan’s wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant face a heightened risk of thyroid cancer, its operator said on Friday. Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) said 1,973 people – around 10 per cent of those employed in emergency crews involved in the clean-up since the meltdowns – were believed to have been exposed to enough radiation to cause potential problems. The figure is a 10-fold increase on Tepco’s previous estimate of the number of possible thyroid cancer victims and comes after the utility was told its figures were too conservative. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Beijing suspends for-profit study tours after Asiana crash

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Beijing’s municipal education authorities have ordered the city’s primary and secondary schools to suspend all overseas study tours organised through for-profit tour groups following the deaths of three mainland pupils in an air crash in the United States nearly two weeks ago, report said yesterday. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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The Phony Food-Stamp Scare

Just as the political debate over food stamps comes to a boil, the number of recipients has actually fallen.

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Basic Law Institute counters Alliance for True Democracy’s electoral reform proposals

<!– google_ad_section_start –> The Basic Law Institute has tabled a proposal for universal suffrage in the 2017 chief executive election that seeks to include all district councillors on future nominating committees. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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