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  1. Hope aquatic

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Swimming with dolphins has had startling effects on children with brain defects, but scientists remain divided about the therapy, as Sherry Lee explains LU JUNBIN'S HOPES rise as he ... children with problems such as autism and cerebral palsy. While some doctors say the intelligent marine mammals can have a therapeutic effect on children with neurological and developmental ...


    Posted Sep 08th 2003, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... around), suitable for those who enjoy the great outdoors. Contact Changing Worlds at welcome@ changingworlds.co.uk; www.changingworlds.co.uk 3. Working with street children in Ecuador. Not all students use their year off to visit exotic locales. This project, which helps underprivileged children of the South American republic, offers volunteers a chance to put their personal skills ...

  3. Pillars of society

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... husband died and she has no children,' Chan says. 'No one visits her, so she's happy to see me or even just get a call. I sometimes take her out for dinner. When I see her happy, ... English to children of new migrants. Sitting in PCCW's offices in Quarry Bay, Quentin Fong King-sang sounds like the social worker he was rather than the corporate executive he is. ...

  4. Small but perfectly formed

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Despite threats of closure, rural schools are growing in popularity as parents seek a friendlier, more spacious environment for their children, writes Sherry Lee HO SIN-TUNG used to regard ... Even so, some parents still choose to send their children to rural schools. Consider Peggy Chan Lai-sheung, who in February enrolled her 10-year-old daughter Yeung Cho-yu in Wai Kwan- despite ...


    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... EVERY DAY, AT 12.45PM, Raymond Wong Wai-ming stands at the gate of a Kwai Hing primary school to pick up his two young children. He is the only man in a crowd of more than 100 mothers and nannies, but no one takes much notice of him in his shorts and trainers. 'My wife earns more than me, so I gave up my job to stay at home and take care of my children,' Wong says. ...

  6. Petting on the Ritz

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... pets now occupy an elevated place in many owners' hearts, as companions and as substitute family, at a time when fewer people are having children in Hong Kong. 'Today, many owners treat their pets as their children, referring to themselves as the mummy and daddy,' says Guy Chan Chik-ai, the owner of Pet World. Chan was quick to spot a business opportunity ...

  7. A dirty business

    Posted Feb 11th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Confederation of Trade Unions' Tai Po office. These get-togethers give workers a chance to let off steam, talk about their children, share recipes, drum up work, swap cleaning tips and gossip about ... the household chores. Some part-time cleaners are also called on to buy food and cook meals. Some are paid to care for grandparents and in-laws. Others escort children home from school. Today, some Hong ...

  8. Birth controls

    Posted Mar 30th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... [perform C-sections] at a client's request.' Mak says more and more women are opting for C-sections as mothers get older and have fewer children. 'Older women feel they don't ... date?'. They feel it's the best thing they can give their child.' Mak says as people are opting for fewer children, they don't need to be as concerned about potential risks ...

  9. Paid mourner bewails her dying art

    Posted Nov 07th 2005, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... and times. Born into a poor Aberdeen fishing family, she was given to another fishing family to raise. She married and adopted five children, before getting divorced. She picked up the art ...

  10. Life lessons

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Meanwhile, Rerc provides symposiums to the public, workshops, seminars and training to schools, parents and children, as well as designing life-education curriculum for schools. More groups have ... by the Rerc-organised reading club, which they joined in 2001 and where meaningful stories are read out in class to parents and their children. 'I sometimes help read stories,' the 27-year-old says. ...




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