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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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. Clarification

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

    ... On last Monday's cover story, of the 260 children who have been housed at the Xining Children's Home, 40 are currently living with local foster families, and some of them are waiting to be adpoted overseas. For more information, visit www.christian-action.org.hk ...

  10. Lesson for parents on fast-track kids

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... The competitive schooling system in Hong Kong has made getting children into the best schools the dream of many parents. To stay ahead of others, emphasis is often skewed towards academic achievements, so much so that the child's other developments are sometimes ignored. For parents of high achievers, the pressure is even greater. Many are not satisfied with their children just ...




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