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  1. Family accounts for most elderly abuse

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A study on elderly abuse showed that almost half of the abusers were the victims' children, while some 28 per cent were their spouses. The Hong Kong Christian Service reviewed the 92 elderly abuse cases it had handled under its Elder Abuse Reconciliation Service between 2005 and early 2009 and found almost 40 per cent of the cases involved 'psychological ...

  2. letters

    Posted Apr 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... their friends. And it's not just boys. More girls are joining gangs. They develop unhealthy habits, such as taking drugs. I think the most effective way to tackle this problem is to improve ... celebrities, role models for local teenagers and should be well-behaved at all times. The government should crack down on such terrible acts inside as well as outside the Legco building. ...

  3. Time is right for drug-driving tests

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... with the more complex issue of effective testing for driving under the influence of illicit drugs, an increasingly deadly peril on our roads. It is good news that from today specially trained traffic police officers will be able to conduct a battery of tests on drivers suspected of being unable to control their vehicles safely because of drug use. Officers can determine whether the drivers ...

  4. Teenager thrown into nullah after buses collide

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A teenage passenger was seriously injured after being thrown from her bus seat into a 5-metre-deep nullah after a minibus and a double-decker collided in Cheung Sha Wan last night. The 16-year-old girl was among 16 people, including two pedestrians, who were injured when the Kowloon Motor Bus double-decker and minibus collided at the corner of Un Chau and Tonkin ...

  5. HK teenager dies in roof collapse

    Posted Jun 04th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A Hong Kong teenager was killed and a mainland girl wounded when a concrete roof at a shopping mall in Changping, Guangdong, collapsed and fell on them yesterday. Hong Kong resident Wong Bo-yan, 13, was pulled from the rubble and taken to hospital where she was confirmed dead, Zhujiang TV reported last night. Further details on the girl were not available. ...

  6. News - China - SICHUAN

    New births help Sichuan quake victims overcome loss of children

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... restaurant owner in Mianzhu's Jiulong township said. "We will be in our 60s or probably gone when he is only a teenager and he won't be able to do much for us, but just to think of all ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    A calamity made by man

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... the Xinyang Incident were virtually unanimous in the assertion that at least one million people died of unnatural causes, including starvation and physical abuse." He quotes Yu Dehong, a former ... of the genitals and being buried alive". In one village, a teenage girl killed her four-year-old brother and ate him; their parents had died. Cannibalism was widespread in the areas suffering from ...

  8. Teenager dies after being thrown from car

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo The passengers were probably not wearing their seatbelts One man was killed when he and another man, both apparently not wearing seatbelts, were thrown from a car in a crash yesterday. The car, carrying three men and a woman, collided with ano ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the taxi then hit another taxi. Call to outlaw abuse of the elderly A law should be enacted to outlaw abuse of the elderly, given a steady rise of cases of mistreatment of pensioners, the concern group Against Elderly Abuse said. ...

  10. Meat fears hit Olympic hopes

    Posted Jul 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Laura Zhou BEIJING- Food safety is affecting mainland athletes' preparation for the London Olympics. Many are avoiding mainland meat after pork was found to contain the asthma drug clenbuterol. The drug is banned by mainland food agencies and global anti-doping authorities. Early this year, a safety warning led the General Administration of Sports to ban athletes from eating ...




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