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  1. Tragic birthday for girl orphaned by blast

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A four-year-old girl in Chuxiong county, Yunnan province, has been forced to grow up an orphan after one of Monday's bus explosions in Kunming claimed the life of her only surviving parent- her mother. Wang Dezhi was killed when a bomb exploded on board a bus on route No54. Mainland media said yesterday that she had planned to return to her home in Chuxiong county ...

  2. Bogus doctor jailed for orphan scam

    Posted Jan 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong A con man from Cheung Chau who posed as a doctor to 'borrow' money to help orphans was yesterday jailed for 200 days. Lam Tao flashed a doctor's name tag before telling his victims he had lost his wallet and needed money to pay for transport costs and examination fees for orphans and students from Cheung Chau. Eastern Court heard that the 64-year-old, who ...

  3. Girl, 8, orphaned after uncle kills family in argument over affair

    Posted Feb 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan An eight-year-old girl in Inner Mongolia has been orphaned after an uncle killed her family, apparently over an affair he was having with her mother. Pang Ruru was injured in the attack in Erdos on Tuesday, but was now recovering in hospital, according to Li Zhenzhong, a policeman in Dalad Banner. 'We are now hoping to find a family willing to adopt her,' Mr Li ...

  4. Man jumps to his death after killing wife

    Posted Apr 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A six-year-old boy was left an orphan yesterday after his mother was killed in a love hotel and his father jumped to his death in an apparent murder-suicide. Police said initial investigations showed Wong Ching-yiu, 30, committed suicide on the Choi Hung Estate after killing his 26-year-old wife, Chan Heung-chiu, in a Sham Shui Po hotel. ...

  5. Social worker convicted of child sex at Yunnan charity he founded

    Posted Dec 16th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... either orphans or poor, the court was told. The court heard he gave the younger girl an MP3 player, a bank card, a T-shirt and a key to his room at the home, where there was a computer. Lee said ...

  6. Aids villagers 'forced to admit charges'

    Posted Aug 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... members. Shuangmiao villagers Pan Zhongfeng, 35, and Fan Zhenbang, 45, and Orchid School for Aids Orphans co-ordinator Wang Guofeng, 43, and wife Li Suzhi, 41, were detained last month. ... said the couple would not dare to help Aids orphans now, out of fears of facing a jail term. 'Authorities were targeting a few Aids villagers to warn others not to cause trouble,' ...

  7. Ex-HKU surgery head guilty of misconduct

    Posted Mar 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... dismissed Wong's defence that he chose not to report the embezzlement, as she was only stealing from his private trust fund and had to take care of her orphaned niece. Of his use ...

  8. Social worker gets eight years for child sex

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... One volunteer who helps orphans in Guangxi and who had previously donated money to Lee's children's home said the sentence was higher than he had hoped for, though it would have been ... used the money to fool around with the girls,' Chan Wing-hang said. The court heard during the trial that the children at the home were either orphans or poor. Lee had given the younger ...

  9. Social worker's trial for rape opens

    Posted Nov 30th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at the home. Lee was not at the home often, but visited two to three times a year for one or two weeks at a time. The children were either orphans or poor and needed to apply to be taken ...

  10. Con man posed as doctor in street scam

    Posted Dec 14th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... the officer said. About five minutes later, at 3.35pm, he stopped a man and said he worked for an orphanage. 'The fraudster claimed that he had brought a group of orphans from Cheung Chau ...




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