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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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Fewer prisoners ending up back in jail, thanks to increased help

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... for calculating recidivism varied so much. And that is exactly what juvenile-crime expert John Bacon-Shone wants to help change. "I'm interested in how it's calculated and I'd like ... officials from the department and is optimistic that he will be able to collaborate with them. In the 1990s, Bacon-Shone carried out a comprehensive study on juvenile crime: "At that time, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Tai O is losing its taste for century-old shrimp paste flavour

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by FANNY FUNG

    ... of paste. In bad weather, it can make only 50 to 55 catties. If the weather forecast is for rain, makers add two to three catties of salt to prevent the meat deteriorating. "Then this lot ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Number of prisoners in Hong Kong hits record low

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 04:56am by Lana Lam

    ... the trend. "The penal population depends on a number of social, economic, demographic and crime factors and the changing trend cannot be fully accounted for without an in-depth ... In a recent meeting with the department, Karen Laidler, director of the University of Hong Kong's Centre for Criminology, and juvenile-crime expert John Bacon-Shone discussed possible reasons ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chasing riches led China down the path of corruption, say party elders' children

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Andrea Chen

    ... its political system and the rule of law to prevent corruption, and that the leadership needed to introduce better policies instead of carrying out more revolutionary campaigns. "The ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    An engineer's fiery passion for robots

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:02am by Annemarie Evans

    ... fire to prevent himself from being caught in them. Sham has also tested his robot with the Canadian government in Alberta and is looking to test it in New Zealand and especially Australia, ...

  7. News - Asia - SOCIETY

    Bullied Japanese sailor killed himself aboard ship, navy admits

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 01:38am by AFP

    ... is deeply regrettable that the force could not prevent a suicide due to hazing," naval chief of staff Katsutoshi Kawano said. The crew member, who was reportedly in his 30s but whose identity ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Expats 'put off by Hong Kong' over the lack of gay rights law

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:30am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Hong Kong, echoed Dormor's call for dialogue. The EOC is leading a study on the possibility of legislation to prevent discrimination ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Hong Kong universities urged to ban alcohol sales on campus

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:22am by Arthur Chan

    ... Pak-chun. To help prevent alcohol addiction among youngsters, the project team has also created an iPhone and iPad application called "eBACCalc", which estimates a person's ...

  10. 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. ...




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