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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Feuds a concern as children inherit Moon’s empire

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 04:23pm by Associated Press in Gapyeong

    ... Associated Press in Gapyeong Unification Church patriarch Sun Myung Moon leaves behind children who have been groomed to lead a religious movement famous for its mass weddings and business ... have 10 surviving children, and, in recent years, the aging Moon had been handing them power over the church’s religious, charitable and business entities. There have been reports of family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1029383/feuds-concern-children-inherit-moon%E2%80%99s-empire
  2. Honesty is the best policy, children say

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Children see honesty as the most desirable personal trait, a survey has found. Just over half of 1,467 children in Primary Four to Six in six Sha Tin schools said they valued honesty the most in their personal conduct, followed by wisdom. The Chinese YMCA, which conducted the survey last month, said the results showed children were concerned about corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/667493/honesty-best-policy-children-say
  3. No time to play with children

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Some 19 per cent of parents with young families in Sham Shui Po said they had no time to play with their children, according to a Hong Kong Christian Service survey. The group polled 621 parents and found more than 30 per cent spent less than seven minutes playing with their children every day. About 80 per cent said they did not encourage their children to play ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/635529/no-time-play-children
  4. Children pay a price for corrupt parents

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Children of corrupt officials in Fuzhou who were studying overseas had to leave school and become illegal workers after their parents' downfall, it was reported yesterday. The Hong Kong-based newspaper Ta Kung Pao reported that sending their children to prestigious universities in Europe, the US or Australia was common among corrupt officials. Corruption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/437356/children-pay-price-corrupt-parents
  5. New children's series based on ancient Hindu literature

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong-based Indian writer Nishita Chaitanya has written several books for children based on ancient Hindu literature. Chaitanya, a psychologist from southern Australia, ... by those with a pure heart. Through the books, Chaitanya aims to introduce the teaching of the Vedas, the ancient Hindu scriptures, to children, to inspire and guide them through the challenges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/489213/new-childrens-series-based-ancient-hindu-literature
  6. Donations for Japan hit HK$85m

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fund-raising campaigns in school. The agency and Unicef have set up child-friendly centres in Japan where children and their families can gather and receive counselling. Unicef is distributing to kits to children. The kits contain frisbees, footballs and other items to help them recover from their shocking experience by taking part in recreational activities. It is also distributing school kits ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/742421/donations-japan-hit-hk85m
  7. Pot calls kettle black in education row

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com I don't know if it's really a good idea to add national education to our children's heavy workload. As a parent, I think it will be a waste of time. But calling it brainwashing seems like an exaggeration. Any material that publishers come up with will be accused of bias. But if we call teaching biased material to young children brainwashing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007896/pot-calls-kettle-black-education-row
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pope Francis faces daunting task to restore faith in Catholic Church

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... their priests have been found guilty of the heinous crime and mortal sin of sexually abusing children. Inside its Vatican heartland, the church is being torn apart by unholy scandals. Apart from the connivance at clerical abuse of children, they include questions about the Vatican bank's role in money laundering, and the alleged existence of a clandestine gay sex ring of priests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1191645/pope-francis-faces-daunting-task-restore-faith-catholic
  9. Parents pass on depression, survey shows

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicola Li More than half the children of patients being treated for depression by general practitioners have symptoms of the disorder, the Hong Kong Christian Service said. It surveyed 55 children of depressed parents last month and found about 30 had symptoms of depression. The government should develop family-oriented support for patients to improve their relationships ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687369/parents-pass-depression-survey-shows
  10. News - Hong Kong - RELIGION

    Mosques needed in New Territories, says Islamic expert

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... to Tsim Sha Tsui to pray. SCMP video by Helene Franchineau He urged the government to set up community halls for the Islamic population, where they could gather and tutor their children. Rents in Hong Kong are too high for the community to lease places on their own, he said. "The children have nowhere to go," he added. "We could teach them better if there were community ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1118514/mosques-needed-new-territories-says-islamic-expert

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