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  1. The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... Lau Kit Wai Where: 702 Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai What: Established in 1957, The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention (SRACP) provides rehabilitation services such as counselling, recreational activities, vocation training and hostels for former prison inmates so that they can be reintegrated into society. It also offers assistance ...

  2. The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2005, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... committed people from all walks of life to help organise visits and outings for people with physical disabilities. Teen volunteer: Angel Yeung Ngai-kwan, 22, is an student at City University of Hong Kong. She has been doing volunteer work for over six months. 'I joined the volunteer team when doing an internship at Easy-Access Travel Limited, a subsidiary of the Hong Kong Society ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Help Hong Kong's hidden youths come out of their shell

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by Paul Yip, MELISSA CHAN

    ... Paul Yip and Melissa Chan Paul Yip and Melissa Chan say Hong Kong must find better ways to help the growing number of young people who opt out of society, before their isolation and lack ... gone wrong with our society. Discussions have primarily been about the "hidden youths" in Hong Kong, that is, those who are neither in education nor employment, and spend most ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Falling crime rate a Hong Kong success to celebrate

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Bernard Chan hails statistics that show the city is remarkably safe Hong Kong's falling crime rate asuccess to celebrate Last week, US president Barack Obama visited Chicago to discuss gun crime. There were 443 murders by firearms in that one city last year, and 506 murders in all. This is a city with 2.8 million people- fewer than half of Hong Kong ...

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    Dogs help 'hidden youths' regain their confidence in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Dogs help bedroom hermits regain confidence They lock themselves away in their bedrooms, afraid to face society, and their numbers are growing in Hong Kong ... jobs and venturing back into society. Wong said: "This is a growing problem in Hong Kong and around the world. Young people have become more educated but after they graduate, ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong ill prepared to care for middle-class retirees

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of HK$600,000 to the Hong Kong Housing Society, which manages the development, to live in the flat for the rest of their lives. Although they don't have ownership of the property, they reckon ... manager of elderly services, estimates there are now 300,000 middle-class elderly in Hong Kong. But the society has only two residential projects for senior citizens (the other is Jolly Place ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Citizenship denials shame Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by LAM WOON-KWONG

    ... for generations before him, Khan is positively contributing to Hong Kong's society and economy. Yet he has allegedly been dissuaded from even filing an application for naturalisation, citing that he ... and helped to build our society from the ground up. Our ethnic minorities are a part of Hong Kong's social fabric, and many want to serve this city actively and be identified as full citizens. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CITY BEAT

    Society has a role to play in resolving HK's housing crisis

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... and independent society, one of the best ways is to ensure that everyone in Hong Kong can benefit from the same treasured rights and freedoms. ... how different it is to live there for a short period than to stay trapped in such conditions for years. I was born in Hong Kong, I grew up in Vancouver and I studied in New York- meaning ...

  9. Heep Hong Society

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Where? Head Office- G/F, Tung Yu House, Tai Hang Tung Estate, Kowloon. What? Established in 1963, Heep Hong Society provides education and training services for children aged 12 or under ... with Heep Hong's fundraising events, such as selling flags in Hong Kong on June 18. This year, Heep Hong aims to recruit 2,000 volunteers for its flag day. A volunteer registration form ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... of the paternalist tendencies of the administration, let alone those on the mainland. But Hong Kong is already more advanced than most East Asian societies in promoting gender equality so the above steps ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says if Hong Kong is to stay ahead, it must lead Asia, if not the world, to rise to the challenges of our time- and population ageing is an issue ripe ...




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