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  1. Tse closer to London Games dream

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Disabled rider Natasha Tse Pui-ting further improved her chances of reaching next summer's London Paralympic Games with an impressive performance in the Hong Kong International Para-Equestrian Dressage Competition. Tse ...

  2. Disabled struggling to find work

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... he has only managed to find work as a part-time clerk or assistant. Kwong now tutors at social enterprises and at the Federation of Trade Unions. His monthly income is HK$6,000- 40 per cent ...

  3. She's got issues

    Posted May 21st 2006, 12:00am by Karen Ma

    ... or 'you've been raped' are based on social values often created by men. Yan disagrees with the western notion that women are the weaker sex in need of rescue or liberation. 'If women can ...

  4. Reluctance to seek help a factor in male suicides

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Twice as many men as women commit suicide in Hong Kong because they are reluctant to seek help for emotional problems, a counsellor says. Kathy Wong Shui-fong, a counsellor with more than 20 years' experience at the Fam ...

  5. Middle class also needs help, says charity

    Posted Apr 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com A charity that has helped the city's poorest for generations is turning its attention to a group it says is facing unprecedented social and economic hardship- middle-class people. Caritas says its new programme for those living well above the poverty line will take a different approach compared to its work with the underprivileged, with a focus ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - ETHICS

    Tackling the taboos of sex and desire in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by HANNAH HODSON

    ... into account. The socially constructed ideas of what is "normal" are understood to affect perceptions of the body, identity and relationships as well. Insight is given into how both social "norms" and the negative effects of living in a patriarchal society impact various social groups, particularly homosexuals and women. Depression, another taboo subject, is touched on with regards ...

  7. Lifeguard dream proves bigger than disability

    Posted Jun 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Terence Leung Lau Wai-cheung's dream of becoming a lifeguard was extinguished tragically in a 2002 diving accident which left him paralysed from the neck down. But yesterday the 16-year-old- who prefers to be called 'Cheung-tsai' or 'L ...

  8. Top policeman commits suicide

    Posted Nov 11th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee Assistant Police Commissioner Cheung Chi-shum jumped to his death from the rooftop of his Mid-Levels home early yesterday. Cheung, 54, is the most senior Hong Kong police officer to kill himself. His unexplained suicide shocked the police force ...

  9. Man missing at Lowu reunited with parents

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... early yesterday. Leung Siu-keung, 20, was found by a social worker in the Argyle Street restaurant just after midnight. The social worker had seen an appeal on television, according to police. ... interested in finding out how he survived without any money. We will try to talk with the man and his parents again,' the officer said. 'We will also talk to the social worker to find out ...

  10. Body gives custody of guide dogs to instructor

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com A guide-dog instructor has been given custody of two dogs after a seven-month battle with the Hong Kong Guide Dog Association (HKGDA), which has given up its claims to the animals. The association yesterday issued a statement saying it had decided to give custody of the pair, Google and Iris, to its former instructor, Raymond Cheung Wai-man, for his ...




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