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  1. Rights groups urge legislators to outlaw stalking

    Posted May 06th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to the public to take part in a Mother's Day demonstration, on Sunday, against violence. Participants will hang blue fabric from their balconies and windows. Wu Mei-lin, a spokeswoman ... Polly Hui Women's rights groups demonstrated outside the Legislative Council yesterday to urge the government to protect victims of domestic violence by passing legislation against ...

  2. A family is the happiest of balancing acts

    Posted Apr 27th 2005, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... children,' Mrs Mann said. For now the children are too young to fully appreciate Mother's Day, but her husband is filling the role until they are older. 'My husband is paranoid when ... with the children every Mother's Day. 'Last year, they made a collage with all our pictures on it,' she said. On May 8, Mother's Day this year, she can look forward to another special ...

  3. Mothers' plea for justice

    Posted Jan 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that day?'; For two mothers from Harbin, capital of China's northernmost province, Heilongjiang, the ordeal that brought them to Beijing in the hope of finding justice began on a Saturday evening ... such big children... just disappear one day? Their future was so bright,' she said. Petitioning in Beijing is expensive. Both mothers have been unemployed since 2000 and were semi-employed ...

  4. Court dismisses designer's appeal over mother's funeral

    Posted Aug 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ...;s appeal against a court order preventing him from organising his mother's burial and engraving his family name on her tombstone. Mr Justice Anthony Rogers dismissed the appeal. He also ... the Lees, demanding that his mother's body be released to him for burial. Madam Fan died of Parkinson's disease on August 3, aged 82. She was Lee Fu-wai's father's concubine ...

  5. Mother's despair at inquest of suicide girl

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Weeping, she describes how she found her daughter's body A coroner's inquest had to be briefly adjourned yesterday after the grieving mother of a 15-year-old girl who plunged to her death in Tin Shui Wai last year cried uncontrollably while telling of the discovery of her daughter's body. A doctor had to be called in to assist Yip Siu-ying, who appeared ...

  6. Hayes heads home while Wong brings curtain down after 28 years

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... There were three Queen Mother's Cup wins among his feature scores, not surprisingly as Wong was renowned for his patient handling of staying horses. His reasons for withdrawing his licence ... winners including a Queen Mother's Cup for Hayes. 'Rookie' trainers face a tougher task every year and David Hall, Paul O'Sullivan and Almond Lee Yee-tat probably could ...

  7. Mind over mat

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Clare Tyrrell

    ... a normal mother';. Many of my friends were very suspicious and felt my doing yoga was a reflection of their not doing yoga, they would be very defensive. 'I avoided telling my mother ... the effects of yoga on the body and the spirit. 'When I go and study with my teacher in India he doesn't accept any excuses from me,' says French, who to this day keeps a rigorous ...

  8. Acid-attack husband jailed for nine years

    Posted Mar 31st 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... had moved to sleep on a separate bed. Four days later, Ms Lee said they both needed to calm down and that she would move to her mother's place 'until he repented'. ... A spurned husband wept continuously in the dock yesterday as he was sentenced to nine years in jail for throwing sulfuric acid on his wife's face and back. In jailing Chan Pak-che, ...


    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... of view. It was his mother's attitude that resulted in none of his five sisters attending school for any length of time, he said. Some tried, but not one of them lasted more than three years, because of their mother's belief that it was a waste of time. 'Funny thing is: of her five remaining children, her [three] daughters visit her all the time,' he said. Although ...

  10. Accusations of mismanagement raised

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they are telling you is right or wrong,' she said. In a separate case, the daughter of another victim claims her mother was a victim of improper isolation policies and mismanagement at Tuen Mun ... in isolation in her nursing home because staff there feared she had Sars. On April 28, Ms Ho's mother was recalled to Tuen Mun Hospital when it was discovered that a member of the staff there had ...




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