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Cheap mealboxes a taste of Hong Kong’s economic woes

Small shops selling inexpensive two-dish mealboxes have mushroomed across one of the world's least affordable cities

Unable to make ends meet, thousands commit suicide in India

The share of the economically vulnerable group in the overall number of suicide cases has been increasing steadily since 2014

Tibetans reveal harsh conditions under China’s zero COVID policy

The Chinese government ordered the lockdown of Lhasa but did not prepare for it in advance, sources said

Don’t let the ‘new normal’ go back to careless past, says...

“Let us have the goodwill, the determination, and the heroism to say, ‘let the new normal be more caring,'” he said

Hong Kong sees record population drop as emigration rises

Mid-year estimates put Hong Kong's population at 7,291,600, the single largest percentage decline over a 12-month period

Recovery in youth employment after pandemic still lagging, says ILO

The report finds that the pandemic has exacerbated the numerous labor market challenges facing those aged between 15 and 24 years

Video: Pope Francis prays for small businesses in August

The pope said small businesses “invest in life creating wellbeing, opportunities, and work” with courage and with sacrifice"

Did the churches’ closed doors during pandemic help increase faith?

In India, churches turned digital after March 2020 when communities closed borders because of the pandemic

Global heating, human development could drive future waves of disease in...

Disturbance of ecosystems as humans interact with wild species make future outbreaks and pandemics more likely

Video: Doctors, nurses, ‘angels’ at the side of the helpless

Pope Francis says the global health crisis reaffirms that "one does not come out alone" but "taking the other by the hand”

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