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  1. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Barristers call for children to be represented in right of abode case

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Children should be represented in residency case, say barristers Barristers are calling on the justice secretary to appoint a separate counsel to represent children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents who could be affected by a right of abode case involving domestic helpers. The Society for Community Organisation welcomed the Bar Association's ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Don't take your children to Occupy Mong Kok, police warn protesters after quiet night

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 11:16am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters Hong Kong's police on Monday condemned parents for allowing their children to participate in democracy protests in Mong Kok, calling the act "extremely irresponsible and dangerous". "As some protesters act more and more radical, anyone bringing young children to high-risk areas may put their safety at risk in case of confrontation," ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong's children against emotional abuse

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... up for children," said activist Marian Wright Edelman, "then we don't stand for much". Although the criminal law seeks to protect the people's rights and to deter offenders, it is not always fit for purpose. The emotional abuse of children, for example, can cause depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and, in extreme cases, suicide, yet is not always ...

  4. Sport - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong children rub shoulders with stars like Ernie Els

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 09:48pm by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung kevin.kung@scmp.com Around 120 youngsters get opportunity to learn from South African great, along with William Liu and Jason Hak More than 120 school children proved ... and the mainland's top amateur William Liu to conduct the clinic, a community event of the Hong Kong Open, at the Tuen Mun Golf Centre. Most of the children, who were from seven primary schools in Tuen Mun ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Warning on pollution risk for children

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:33am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Warning on pollution risk for children Children are much more likely to be harmed by air pollution than adults- and they're exposed to more ... was told yesterday. "Hong Kong is in an artificial valley of skyscrapers, so the air settles and makes it very bad for children walking the streets," said Professor Ruth Etzel, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST

    Ocean Park's Halloween Fest provides thrills for adults, teens and children

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 03:59pm by Cici George

    ... children during the day which transform into more frightening versions at night. The Halloween-themed decor went down well with my children. We arrived in the late afternoon when the park was being ... focused on startling teens and steered clear of children and older folks, unless they were requested to pose for a photo. Most of the Halloween houses are on The Summit, so it involves a bit ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Thai teacher on a mission to help poor children

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 04:31pm by Noel Boivin

    ... others enjoy similar opportunities, as founder of a school for migrant children living along the Thai-Myanmese border. He calls it the "Borderless School", the name reflecting his ... enables him to stay. Getting the children to school is a challenge- he has to drive 50km to 70km a day to pick them up from remote settlements, a service which costs US$1,200 a month, less than ...

  8. News - China - KNIFE ATTACK

    Four children injured in Henan knife attack

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 11:01am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com All four children out of danger after hospital treatment; passers-by held the alleged attacker until police arrived Four children were injured ... said the defendant used a fruit knife to slit the children’s throats in Xi Tasi Street at Pingyu county, Zhumadian city. Witnesses told Xinhua that passers-by subdued the man and handed him ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Air pollution slows growth of children's lungs, says UK study

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Medical experts call for more action to clean air as UK study warns of nitrogen dioxide damage Air pollution slows growth of children's lungs Medical experts are urging the government to take more effective action to clear the city's air after a new study found that air pollution restricts the growth of children ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Show children how to organise themselves

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:27am by KRIS GIENGER

    ... starts early. Interaction while planning helps to stimulate your children's thinking and develops their ability to plan and follow a plan. This strengthens their ability to organise. Research on computer games suggests the ones that stimulate children's learning encourage them to think about what they need in advance. If your son has not fully developed this thinking ...




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