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  1. Why rugby is worth a try for troubled youngsters

    Posted Dec 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com 'That kid over there didn't get along with anyone on the team,' said Tank Lam Hip-hau. The part-time coach for the Breakthrough rugby team ... grant from the Partnership Fund for the Disadvantaged to increase its rugby training programme to 100 students for the year, expanding to include schools with a higher percentage of minority ...

  2. Guangdong shuts down at least seven labour NGOs

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Fiona Tam fiona.tam@scmp.com Guangdong authorities have shut down at least seven Shenzhen non-governmental groups that advocate for the rights of migrant workers. Veteran labour-rights ... social unrest. Zhang Zhiru, director of the Shenzhen Spring Breeze Labour Disputes Service Centre, said he had rented the seven NGO offices that were shut down. They include the Yuandian Worker ...

  3. Hong Kong's finest sporting talent

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (cycling), Leo Au Chun-ming (squash), Leung Ho-chun (windsurfing), Kong Man-wai (fencing) Team Only Sport: Rugby Sevens Team Team Event: Track Cycling Team (Wong Kam-po and Kwok Ho-ting); Tenpin ...

  4. Four girls aged under two abused as cases rise 76pc in seven years

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo Four girls under the age of two were the youngest victims in the 334 cases of child sexual abuse reported last year- the most for three years. The figures were described by a child protection group as 'the tip of the iceberg', with reports of abuse of victims aged under 18 rising 76 per cent in the past seven years. The number of very young victims ...

  5. Computer woes cause hour-long delay at airport

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... minutes. Lots of people were arriving from all over for the Rugby Sevens. They can't have thought much of Hong Kong's boast of being Asia's world city when they walked ...

  6. Seven ages of man and money

    Posted Oct 10th 2010, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... and long-term goals have changed.' Your Money guides you through the seven major stages of life and the financial planning goals that come with each. The child Good money habits learned ... estate. The retiree In Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man, the seventh age was one 'sans everything'. But if you've planned your retirement, it should be one with everything you ...

  7. Quotes of the week

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I wholeheartedly apologise to my wife Kim and my girls for committing domestic violence Li Yang, founder of Crazy English It is just the way it has been reported: 'Rugby player drinks beer. Shocker' England manager Martin Johnson plays down the fuss over a night out by skipper Mike Tindall and teammates after a Rugby World Cup win The expected delivery date... ...

  8. Ready to rumble

    Posted Nov 01st 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Wallabies' and All Blacks' rugby union players scrum down with local pupils before a training session. More than 100 junior athletes from Tin Shui Wai Eagle Rugby Club and Australian International School had a chance to tackle the rugby stars ahead of the ANZ Hong Kong 2008 Bledisloe Cup today. From left, the Wallabies' Digby Loane and Hugh McMeniman, and All ...

  9. Racism has never been a problem for Springboks, says Skinstad

    Posted Sep 12th 2003, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Former Springbok captain Bobby Skinstad yesterday backed the decision to postpone the investigation into racism in the South African squad until after the Rugby World Cup. And he said ... Sevens Long Lunch. Skinstad, who said he had shared rooms with coloured (mixed race) players in the past, has played for Western Province with Quinton Davids, who is one of the central figures ...

  10. Question of charity

    Posted Dec 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police Rugby Football Club and Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, with Delaney's donating 70 per cent of drink takings. Some $10,000 went directly to one of this year's 12 beneficiaries, the epilepsy charity Enlighten, with the rest going into the Operation Santa Claus coffers. Members of both rugby groups are involved with another Operation Santa Claus beneficiary, the Breakthrough ...




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