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  1. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Elderly get help to prevent suicides

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Victoria Ann Duthie victoria.duthie@scmp.com Elderly get help to prevent suicides Months ago, by mixing purple, green and blue cleaning fluids, 63-year-old Ms Yiu concocted a suicidal ... the Suicide Prevention Services. Her experience is testimony to the importance of community outreach in suicide prevention. The group runs a 24-hour hotline to help people fight off thoughts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560646/elderly-get-help-prevent-suicides
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Activists urge lawmakers to stand against anti-gay prejudice

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... to even launch a consultation on a law to prevent discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. While offering Taiwan as an example to follow, Lau also noted that it had its limits. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1581239/activists-urge-lawmakers-stand-against-anti-gay-prejudice
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hundreds stage funeral procession for dog killed by MTR train

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... and so did other people, but were stopped by the MTR staff," said Lee, who said she told staff she had experience rescuing animals for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580197/hundreds-stage-funeral-procession-dog-killed-mtr-train
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Helping the hands that feed you

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:06am by Jessie Lau

    ... Chef's Noodle, a Korean restaurant in Wan Chai which employs young offenders, is one of them. Roughly half of its employees have previous convictions for petty crimes and want to turn their lives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573736/helping-hands-feed-you
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Father who allegedly left learning disabled son, 11, in Singapore could face extradition

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 06:21pm by Clifford Lo

    ... "Arrangements will be made to return the boy to his place of origin as soon as possible." Kowloon East regional crime unit officers and social workers would probably fly to Singapore to bring ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563515/father-who-allegedly-left-learning-disabled-son-11-singapore-could
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... base of 100. Respondents rated their mental health as better- up by about 10 per cent- and perceived a drop in youth crime. Their views of economic conditions, participation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  7. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIETY

    Book review: Japan: The Paradox of Harmony, by Keiko Hirata and Mark Warschauer

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 03:43pm by Julian Ryall

    ... as in this book. As someone who lives in Japan and has the deepest respect for many of its traditional attributes- loyalty, an ethos of hard work, respect for others, a low crime rate- I find this book ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1541652/book-review-japan-paradox-harmony-keiko-hirata-and-mark-warschauer
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Group's quest to find the gems amid murky waters of mainland charities

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 03:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... foundations are still the only organisations able to raise funds publicly. Lau says this has prevented resources from being channelled to the right places, and many grassroots charities suffer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1546696/groups-quest-find-gems-amid-murky-waters-mainland-charities
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Regulation of medical devices delayed

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... would prevent customers from benefiting from the regulations as soon as possible. Sophia Chan Siu-chee, undersecretary for food and health, said the legislative process would start as soon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534242/regulation-medical-devices-delayed
  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cardboard cops retired from Hong Kong's roads (they just weren't cut out for the job)

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Cardboard cops just not cut out for the job They were hailed as the crime fighters of the future- cardboard traffic cops who would be on duty tirelessly to keep a counterfeit eye on Hong Kong's errant motorists. But in the end, it seems they just weren't cut out for the job. Two cardboard cut-out police officers created for HK$10,000 and put on duty near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1532995/cardboard-traffic-cops-prove-theyre-just-not-cut-out-job

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