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  1. Child abuse cases on the rise

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Desperate calls for help from children who have witnessed domestic violence or become its victim are increasing, according to an organisation that helps battered women. Harmony House's youth hotline has received a lot more calls from children seeking help in recent years, which the organisation said should be a matter for concern. Domestic ...

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    Feuds a concern as children inherit Moon’s empire

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 04:23pm by Associated Press in Gapyeong

    ... Associated Press in Gapyeong Unification Church patriarch Sun Myung Moon leaves behind children who have been groomed to lead a religious movement famous for its mass weddings and business ... have 10 surviving children, and, in recent years, the aging Moon had been handing them power over the church’s religious, charitable and business entities. There have been reports of family ...

  3. The Indian village where music and TV are banned

    Posted Oct 11th 2007, 12:00am by Amrit Dhillon

    ... across one wall. 'It's not healthy for children to watch naked women on TV or listen to songs about love. They will start smoking, drinking and dating. It will spoil ... or 'sinful'. But the villagers, poor and illiterate with small landholdings, have never even heard of the Taleban. The children who scamper all over Mundogari village- many families have over nine ...

  4. Honesty is the best policy, children say

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Children see honesty as the most desirable personal trait, a survey has found. Just over half of 1,467 children in Primary Four to Six in six Sha Tin schools said they valued honesty the most in their personal conduct, followed by wisdom. The Chinese YMCA, which conducted the survey last month, said the results showed children were concerned about corruption ...

  5. Donations for Japan hit HK$85m

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fund-raising campaigns in school. The agency and Unicef have set up child-friendly centres in Japan where children and their families can gather and receive counselling. Unicef is distributing to kits to children. The kits contain frisbees, footballs and other items to help them recover from their shocking experience by taking part in recreational activities. It is also distributing school kits ...

  6. No time to play with children

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Some 19 per cent of parents with young families in Sham Shui Po said they had no time to play with their children, according to a Hong Kong Christian Service survey. The group polled 621 parents and found more than 30 per cent spent less than seven minutes playing with their children every day. About 80 per cent said they did not encourage their children to play ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and face the challenges in your life. It does not help that some parents spoil their children. I realise that they do so with the best of intentions. They just want to ensure their children ... Lavergne, Lantau Cut down on computer use It is not surprising to see adults and adolescents wearing glasses. But it now appears that the number of kindergarten and primary-age children who ...

  8. Irish fun for all

    Posted Mar 17th 2004, 12:00am by Paul McGuire

    ... to honour the anniversary of the death of their patron saint in the fifth century. Traditionally, children and their parents have parties with special food and drink, which is sometimes coloured ... Ireland. That story is spoiled by the fact there were no snakes there at the time anyway. The nickname for someone called Patrick is Paddy. So if somebody tells you they are celebrating St ...

  9. Children pay a price for corrupt parents

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Children of corrupt officials in Fuzhou who were studying overseas had to leave school and become illegal workers after their parents' downfall, it was reported yesterday. The Hong Kong-based newspaper Ta Kung Pao reported that sending their children to prestigious universities in Europe, the US or Australia was common among corrupt officials. Corruption ...

  10. New children's series based on ancient Hindu literature

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong-based Indian writer Nishita Chaitanya has written several books for children based on ancient Hindu literature. Chaitanya, a psychologist from southern Australia, ... by those with a pure heart. Through the books, Chaitanya aims to introduce the teaching of the Vedas, the ancient Hindu scriptures, to children, to inspire and guide them through the challenges ...




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