<!– google_ad_section_start –> Scammers posing as members of elite anti-corruption agency the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection swindled nearly 90,000 yuan (HK$111,000) from a man in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, the People’s Daily online reported. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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One billion people are still not connected to the internet in India and cost is the main barrier. So authorities are looking at ways to get more people online.
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Follow SCMP’s ongoing Occupy Central coverage here <!– google_ad_section_end –>
Continue reading TIMELINE: How Occupy Central’s democracy push turned into an Umbrella Revolution
The number of shops on the High Street declined dramatically in the first nine months of this year, a survey suggests.
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Start barricading those doors: After The Purge 2’s massive opening weekend, it seemed only inevitable that they would go in for the threequel. Now writer and director James DeMonaco confirms that another night of no-holds-barred lawlessness will be hitting theaters. “I never imagined that The Purge would become the phenomenon … More »
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UN official says ready availability of contraceptives will help reduce maternal deaths in poor countries
Continue reading UN official says family planning access is ‘critical’ for women worldwide
<!– google_ad_section_start –> Shanghai’s system for car plate auctions is broken and the government appears at a loss for a solution. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has agreed to meet the city’s largest lifeguard union – after threats to close down swimming pools and beaches for days at a time. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
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<!– google_ad_section_start –> Prison chiefs are struggling to explain why the number of criminals and suspects locked up in Hong Kong’s jails has fallen to fewer than 9,000, a record low. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
Continue reading Prison population hits record low, but they’re spending more time on remand
<!– google_ad_section_start –> The number of skilled construction workers leaving Hong Kong for Macau has more than tripled in the past two years just as the city is struggling with severe labour shortages. <!– google_ad_section_end –>
Continue reading Number of skilled Hong Kong labourers working in Macau triples in two years
Hillary Clinton’s new book offers key insights into the administration’s hunt for Osama bin Laden and their distrust of Pakistan’s role in hiding Target Number One.
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