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  1. Province of hate finds a new target

    Posted Dec 12th 2004, 12:00am by Stephen Seawright

    ... Northern Ireland's political thugs have stopped killing one another, but violence against ethnic minorities, including Chinese, is soaring. Stephen Seawright reports from Belfast ... shocking racist attacks, two men broke into the home of a young Chinese couple. The wife, eight months pregnant, was beaten. Her husband was left with a fractured skull after he was hit in the face ...

  2. Mind how you go, no matter how painful

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are. At the event was a special guest, Lau Hiu-fung, a young man who had suffered from Duchenne muscular dystrophy since the age of eight. Mathematically gifted, he graduated in 2009 from Polytechnic University with first-class honours in computer science. For that reason, he has been called Hong Kong's 'Stephen Hawking'. Sadly, this indomitable young man died last week ...

  3. Talking Points

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... So much is written and spoken about the academic needs of young gifted students that we tend to think that the social and emotional issues will somehow separate and that they will deal with themselves. They won't. Dr Stephen Tommis, executive director, Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (pictured) We are urging the government to remove the [Kindergarten and Child Care Centre Fee ...

  4. Judge sentences paedophile to 11 years in jail

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger A man who molested young boys he met through online video games was handed an 11-year prison sentence yesterday by a judge who warned that he was an extremely serious threat to young children. Deputy High Court Judge Mr Justice Stephen Geiser rejected a plea for leniency from Chow Yuen-fai's lawyer. The only mitigation was his guilty plea, which meant his six ...

  5. Watchdog placed on the agenda

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The government will consider forming a children's commission to co-ordinate policies affecting the interests of children. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen ... have a Youth Commission, but that only deals with young people aged between 16 and 18, so we need to consider whether to have two such bodies or how to do this,' he said after returning ...

  6. Youth urged to speak out on Article 23

    Posted Jul 08th 2003, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Young people have been urged to grasp the chance to understand and show where they stand on the national security legislation, as Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa announced the deferral ... legislation,' Stephen Siu Chun-pang, researcher of the Social Research Unit of the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association said. 'Teenagers should take the initiative to know more about ...

  7. Hospitals urged to keep boys, girls apart

    Posted Oct 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Patsy Moy

    ... assaulting a five-year-old girl. The authority says they are not separated because under-18s are not regarded as adults, but critics say this overlooks the fact that puberty can begin as young as 12 or 13 and ignores the sex drive and privacy rights of the young. Police say the arrested boy was accused of raping the girl but could only be charged with indecent assault because he was under ...

  8. TVB a 'turn-off for middle-class and young'

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at a broadcasting seminar and awards ceremony organised by RTHK, Professor Chan said young people and the middle-class were ignoring free television stations. 'Middle-class people with better education ... said. TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan said the station produced plenty of quality productions. 'There are no new themes under the sun. It all depends on how you package and present ...

  9. TVB a 'turn-off for middle-class and young'

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... young people and the middle-class were ignoring free television stations. 'Middle-class people with better education are highly dissatisfied with TV productions that repeat the same ... programmes but stayed with the status quo because it was easiest to please low-income viewers or those with little schooling, he said. TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan said the station ...

  10. Concern spurred Mother's Choice

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans Twenty years ago, two Hong Kong couples read about young teenage girls heading over the border in the late stages of pregnancy to have life-threatening backstreet abortions. Some of those girls died. Businessman Ranjan Marwah and his wife, Phyllis, and American missionaries Gary and Helen Stephens were so concerned by what they read that they began a public ...




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