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  1. Too few cadavers for medical student masses

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... especially the younger generation, were becoming more open to the idea of donating their bodies for medical education. 'Even some elderly people have no taboo about talking about death,' he ...

  2. Not your ordinary dead-end job

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... particular significance following a death. The industry needs professionals at the management level, just as any other businesses, and the course can help to nurture more of them, said company ...

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    Guizhou boys' deaths show the misery hukou causes

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... place also have a social impact. Too often, it takes a tragedy to highlight awareness of a problem. The deaths from smoke inhalation of five boys in Guizhou province who lit a fire in a rubbish ... to number up to 1.5 million. The Ministry of Civil Affairs last year launched a campaign to return street children to their hometowns and villages. But as the deaths of the boys show, more needs ...

  4. Girl falls to her death while sneaking out of flat to celebrate 16th birthday

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A 16-year-old schoolgirl forbidden by her family from going out to celebrate her birthday fell to her death yesterday after trying to escape through ... shortly after 2am but her family kept her in the flat, where she lived with her parents and sister. After her death, Hung's relatives burned incense and paper offerings at a roadside ritual ...

  5. Student planned ahead for death leap

    Posted Sep 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com More than a year before a student plunged to his death during morning assembly at his Tung Chung school, a teacher heard him pondering how long it would take to hit the ground as he stood on the seventh floor. Teachers described the incident yesterday as they testified at the inquest of Wong Ling-fung, 17, a Form Four student at Tung Chung Catholic ...

  6. Facing death

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee 'Life and death education' refers to a variety of courses and activities that explore the experience and meaning of death and attitudes towards it. The purpose of such programmes is to help people come to terms with an unavoidable but seldom discussed reality that everyone faces and, at the same time, gain an appreciation of life. Courses about death have spread ...

  7. Driver in court over woman's death

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A driver who allegedly ran over and killed a woman outside a kindergarten appeared in Fanling Court charged with dangerous driving causing death and two counts of using a defective vehicle. Tam Cho-pui, 48, did not enter pleas. Xu Hailin was struck by the car on January 19 when she was picking up her four-year-old son from Pui Yau Kindergarten, Ho Sheung Heung Road, ...

  8. Parents demand explanation from school over teen's death

    Posted Jun 04th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A father whose son plunged to his death in front of 600 teachers and students has demanded an explanation from the school over the tragedy. Form Four student Wong Ling-fung, 17, ... is gone,' she said. According to the parents, the teenager was ordered to stay away from his classmates for five days after his behaviour on Teacher's Day. Five days before his death, Wong ...

  9. Student jumps to his death in front of 600 teachers, classmates

    Posted May 25th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A 17-year-old student jumped to his death in front of 600 teachers and fellow pupils- including his younger brother- during a school assembly yesterday. Form Four student Wong Ling-fung plunged from a staircase between the sixth and seventh floors of the Tung Chung Catholic School about 8.15am. He landed on the outdoor playground where the assembly was being held, ...

  10. Group urges probe into boy's death leap

    Posted May 27th 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung and Clifford Lo A human rights group yesterday urged the government and a school to look into and explain publicly the suicide of a young psychosis patient who jumped from a school building on Monday. The death of Wong Ling-fung, 17, who was diagnosed with psychosis two years ago and who jumped from a staircase at Tung Chung Catholic School in front of 600 teachers ...




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