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  1. News - China Insider - SCANDAL

    Founder of China's best known vocational school embroiled in domestic abuse scandal

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:09pm by Chen Yifei

    ... she had been stabbed and attended hospital in Jinan for treatment for eight days in 2007. Her tale was confirmed by their children, who said Lan abused with “knives and sticks” and would ...

  2. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Domestic helpers in UAE tell Human Rights Watch how they’re abused

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Helpers in UAE say they're abused Many domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punch and slap them, and there's little they can do because they are excluded from the country's labour-law protections, according to a rights group. The abuse complaints are rampant throughout ...

  3. News - China Insider - DRUGS

    Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee arrested in Beijing drug bust with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:23pm by WU NAN

    ... for the suspected crime of "providing a shelter for others to abuse drugs," which carries a maximum prison term of three years if a suspect is convicted. LATEST: Jackie Chan's son Jaycee ... – including mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwanese actors – who have been arrested in Beijing’s widening campaign targeting celebrity drug abuse over the last few years.  Chan,  the son of Jackie Chan, ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    End abuse of public housing

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial End the abuse of public housing Putting resources to best use should be first and foremost for public officials. In reality, however, that principle is often put aside ... that the abuse is perhaps more widespread than thought. That makes the case for a crackdown even stronger. But those with decision-making powers think otherwise. Politicians are probably worried ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Protesters' sex abuse claims highlighted at UN meeting

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com UN group told of sex abuse claims at protests Hong Kong NGOs highlighted the alleged abuse of women during the Occupy Central protests of the last three weeks at a UN meeting in Geneva yesterday. They also brought up the case of Indonesian helper Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, whose employer will stand trial on 21 charges in December, as an example ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Protect Hong Kong's children against emotional abuse

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... Grenville Cross Grenville Cross says HK must follow England and update its antiquated child cruelty law Protect our most vulnerable against psychological abuse "If we don't stand ... offenders, it is not always fit for purpose. The emotional abuse of children, for example, can cause depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and, in extreme cases, suicide, yet is not always ...

  7. News - World - PUBLISHING

    Writers object after UK court slaps injunction on child abuse memoir

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in London Writers object to ban on abuse memoir Free speech is under threat, prominent writers said yesterday, after a British court halted the publication of a well-known performer's memoir of child abuse because his ex-wife argued it would harm their son. Last week, three appeals court judges in London granted an injunction stopping the publication of the book, which ...

  8. Fewer reported drug abusers

    Posted Jun 26th 2010, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung The latest government figures show a significant drop in the number of drug abusers, but a social worker says there are still many hidden ones. The number of reported drug abusers in the first three months was down 10.3 per cent year on year, according to advisory body the Action Committee Against Narcotics. The number of drug abusers aged under 21 fell by 10.3 per ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must heed the lonely cries of its young drug abusers

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by CHUNG TANG

    ... Chung Tang Chung Tang calls for engagement to address low self-esteem and despair Heed the lonely cries ofour young drug abusers The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit ... abuse cases in Hong Kong and an estimated rate for hidden abuse that is much higher, the city certainly understands how illicit drugs can destroy lives and undermine societies. While the number ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Police will help schools prevent drug abuse, says Hong Kong researcher

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi, DANNY LEE

    ... Christy Choi and Danny Lee Researcher says force can act as back-up, after International School is probed over expulsions Schools 'should contact police to stop drug abuse' Schools should not be worried about contacting police if they find their students using drugs because the force will not immediately book them, a drug abuse researcher says. "Reporting ...




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