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  1. Shorts

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Candy Soo shopcaravan.com This site offers shorts and rompers for women from hip labels such as Trovata, Vena Cava, Stretsis, Vivienne Westwood and Erotokritos. couturecandy.com Carries an extensive selection of shorts. Look for different styles from labe ...

  2. Kit for kids

    Posted Dec 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... underwear (HK$286), which can be paired with long blue trousers with a dangling stuffed toy (right; HK$355). The clothing is for children aged between one month and two years and is made using ...

  3. Disabled children ride to a better life

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... every year to about 400 children and adults with cerebral palsy, autism, Down's syndrome, and brain and spinal-cord injuries, among others. Eight-year-old Sam and Tia, six, of the Children's Institute of Hong Kong, suffer from autism, but they have made significant improvements since they took the riding course at the Pok Fu Lam school in September. 'They were both very ...

  4. Children living in poverty also emotionally deprived: survey

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Child welfare advocates have called for an all-encompassing approach to help poverty-stricken children after a study found nearly 80 per cent of them lack support from their families or the emotional or social means to develop. The survey, conducted in late September, interviewed 421 children whose families live in poverty and measured their deprivation through nine ...

  5. School as usual for HK pupils on International Children's Day

    Posted Jun 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amanda Price Mainland youngsters celebrated International Children's Day with no school and no homework, but for young Hongkongers yesterday was just another day in the classroom. Hong Kong celebrated its own Children's Day nearly two months ago. The April 4 holiday coincided with Women and Children's Day in Taiwan. In the past, Hong Kong has issued postage ...

  6. The cost of childhood

    Posted Dec 08th 2007, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... Kelly Chan The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association has suggested parents share the family's financial situation with their children after a survey found that a third of upper primary students do not know the cost of daily necessities and have no idea how much their school uniforms cost. The poll of 1,073 Primary Four to Primary Six children and 1,007 parents found ...

  7. Hunt for 400 children feared held as slaves

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Police in Shanxi province have vowed to help search for 400 children who have gone missing and are feared to be working as slaves in brick kilns, days after parents appealed to the central government for help. Premier Wen Jiabao has ordered a thorough investigation into the allegation by parents of the missing children that despite the nationwide crackdown on enslavement in the wake ...

  8. Mainland urged to focus on secondary schools

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... impressive gains in primary education, with only two provinces recording enrolment rates less than 97 per cent, 2005 figures showed 27.3 million children aged six to 17 were not at school, Yin Yin ... Nations Children's Fund held a three-day, closed-door meeting in Hong Kong, Dr Nwe praised the government's commitment to education. But she said poverty was often to blame for children ...

  9. Surprise greeting for sick children

    Posted Dec 25th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The ultimate surprise for the city's 300 children with heart disease this year was a greeting card from Father Christmas delivered by Hongkong Post. In the card, Santa ... the letter in English and Chinese. The idea came from Hongkong Post, which joined the Children's Heart Foundation- an Operation Santa Claus beneficiary- to send an 'additional ...

  10. World Children's Fund contributes to appeal

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The World Children's Fund, an international charity group, has given a boost to this year's Operation Santa Claus by donating HK$150,000 to the annual appeal. This is the group's ninth year of supporting Operation Santa Claus and it expects to extend a helping hand to disadvantaged children in Hong Kong through the annual charity drive. 'Operation Santa Claus ...




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