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  1. Farm therapy for former patients

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... A 4.1-hectare farm in Tuen Mun has been turned into an eco-tourism attraction using former mental patients as guides. As well as offering visitors an insight into organic farming and food, the farm aims to provide training each year for about 60 people wi ...

  2. Racism has never been a problem for Springboks, says Skinstad

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Former Springbok captain Bobby Skinstad yesterday backed the decision to postpone the investigation into racism in the South African squad until after the Rugby World Cup. And he said that racial prejudice had never been a problem in any of the national s ...

  3. Home-alone alarm after boy badly hurt in blaze

    Posted Sep 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Firemen rescued a three-year-old boy locked in a flat which caught fire in Tai Kok Tsui yesterday, prompting fresh concern about the plight of home-alone children in Hong Kong. The boy was found alone and unconscious. He had suffered severe smoke inhalation. He was taken to Kwong Wah Hospital, where he remained in serious condition last night. Police arrested ...

  4. Cry for help for disabled children

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Lilian Goh, Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong, Lilian Goh and Clifford Lo Suicide bid highlights desperation Parents of severely mentally handicapped youngsters have implored the government to heed their children's desperate need for government-subsidised accommodation. They were speaking after a woman tried to kill herself and her 25-year-old mentally handicapped son on Sunday. It was reported that the woman ...

  5. Alarm at rise in number of teenage drug abusers

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Lilian Goh

    ... Agnes Lam and Lilian Goh Police and a rehabilitation centre are concerned about the increasing number of teenage drug abusers, with figures showing a rise in arrests. Speaking at a forum on teenage drug abuse prevention in Sheung Shui yesterday, Regional Commander (New Territories North) Cheung Siu-wah said there had been a significant increase in arrests. Forty-three youngsters aged ...

  6. Medic mothers desperate for time out for families

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Female doctors have urged the Hospital Authority to introduce flexible working hours to allow them to care for their families. Women Doctors' Association president Cissy Yu said more women had been studying medicine in recent years but many, especially those working in public hospitals, had trouble balancing their job and family life. While 10 years ago only one ...

  7. Study on blogs wins award

    Posted Aug 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH For many young people, blogs (short for weblogs) are a trendy way to express themselves and communicate with others. But a research paper has revealed that hate groups prefer to use Web journals more than any other type of media to stay in touch with each other and promote their ideals. Assistant professor of business at the University of Hong Kong, Michael Chau, ...

  8. Heep Yunn debaters win trip to US

    Posted May 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... By Lilian Goh Heep Yunn School beat 42 local and Macau secondary schools to win the Inter-School English Debating Competition- Hong Kong and Macau. The theme of the competition was anti-drug abuse. The event was organised by Youth Outreach and the Drug Awareness Committee of Lions Clubs International District 303, with support from the Narcotics Division of the Security Bureau ...

  9. Study highlights dementia problems

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh About six elderly sufferers of dementia get lost every day, according to a study by Chinese University's School of Public Health. It interviewed about 380 families with members over 65 believed or known to have dementia. About 23 per cent reported they had got lost at least once, but only a quarter called police. The problem is becoming more common ...

  10. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report, 'Girls reaching puberty before the age of 10', which appeared on page 3 on July 13, wrongly described Alvin Chan Yee-shing as the chairman of the Education Committee of the Medical Council. Dr Chan is, in fact, a co-chair of the Health Education Committee of the Hong Kong Medical Association. ...




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