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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Gansu parents protest as scandal over drugged kindergarten pupils widens

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 05:05am by Adrian Wan

    ... Hundreds of angry parents yesterday staged a protest outside a kindergarten in Gansu province that gave children a prescription drug without consent. It is the latest nursery school on the mainland found to have given pupils medicine without their parents' knowledge. The government last week ordered inspections at every kindergarten, primary and middle school in the country to check ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Women lawyers queue up to help 'drugged' kindergarten pupils

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:03am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan wu.nan@scmp.com Legal experts across country volunteer advice to families of children allegedly fed antivirals by kindergartens to maintain school attendance Woman lawyers queue up ... by their kindergartens to ensure high attendances and payments. Liu Wei, a lawyer from Zhengzhou, in Henan, has set up a network of lawyers to offer help to the families. So far 22 women lawyers from 10 ...

  3. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Two children die at Yunnan kindergarten, 30 others in hospital with suspected food poisoning

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 11:45am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Medical experts say contaminated food the most likely cause of outbreak Two kindergarten pupils died and 30 others were in hospital with suspected food ... been sent to the school. Whoever was responsible will be severely punished.” The kindergarten, in Pinglong village, had 76 students. The official said that it was still unclear what ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Parents praise inquiry into kindergarten medications but seek justice and assurances

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 01:36pm by DARREN WEE, WU NAN

    ... Darren Wee and Wu Nan Investigation of kindergarten medications is welcomed but also raises call for assurances against long-term damage to children's health Parents praise inquiry but demand justice Parents of children fed prescription drugs by kindergartens welcomed the government's "blanket inspection" of all nurseries, primary and middle schools ...

  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    Xian kindergartens secretly fed pupils flu pills for 5 years, police say

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by DARREN WEE

    ... Darren Wee darren.wee@scmp.com Kindergartens fed children antiviral pills 'for 5 years' Two private kindergartens in Xian, Shaanxi province, started secretly giving thousands ... and hundreds of angry parents storm one of the schools in search of more information. Police said on Thursday that the Fengyun and Hongji kindergartens had begun administering the medication to pupils ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Call for inquiry into flu drugs given to pupils at Xian kindergarten without parents' consent

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 05:02am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Xian kindergarten secretly fed prescription flu medicine to young pupils for long periods Parents call for inquiry into school pill doses Outraged parents are demanding an official inquiry into why a kindergarten in Xian, capital of Shaanxi, fed prescription flu medicine to hundreds of pupils for months, perhaps years. The parents have accused the school ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten security tightened after 'mentally ill' woman tries to take two-year-old

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:15am by Johnny Tam, Clifford Lo

    ... Johnny Tam and Clifford Lo Pre-school alters rules on school pick-ups for parents A Tseung Kwan O kindergarten has stepped up security after a woman, who is believed to be mentally ill, tried to take a child from outside the preschool on Tuesday. The Salvation Army Hing Yan Kindergarten said parents would no longer be allowed to freely enter the grounds to collect ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Plans for kindergartens should adopt schools' Direct Subsidy Scheme

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... SCMP Editorial Plans for kindergartens should adopt schools' Direct Subsidy Scheme In response to requests from parents and the kindergarten sector, the government established the committee on free kindergarten education last April to discuss whether to implement a policy on free kindergarten education and, if so, how to do it. The Hong Kong Social Workers Association ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergartens sign up for online application system built by parents

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:22am by Johnny Tam

    ... for spots at preschools Fed up with the scramble for kindergarten places, two parents are setting up their own online application system in an effort to streamline the process. The idea came to Dr ... identical. It's very time-consuming." Huge queues formed at kindergartens in the New Territories last year as an influx of Hong Kong-born children living on the mainland saw parents rush ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    System to prevent parents hoarding Hong Kong's kindergarten places 'may flop'

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:48am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Proposed measures to streamline admissions may have no impact, says educator Flaws seen in kindergarten control system A new system intended to streamline kindergarten admissions and prevent parents from "hoarding" places may flop, educators warned the Education Bureau yesterday. Under the proposed system for the 2015/16 school year, parents ...




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