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  1. Teen drug centres struggling to hire psychiatric nurses

    Posted Nov 26th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Five of the seven counselling centres for young drug abusers- including the Tai Po centre involved in a drug-testing scheme- have trouble recruiting registered nurses ... The other centres are still hiring- including the Cheer Lutheran Centre, which serves young drug abusers in Tai Po and North Point and will conduct drug tests in schools in less than a month. ...

  2. Question of the week: Which political figure do you admire the most?

    Posted Apr 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sharon Luk, 14 George Washington is the political leader I admire the most. He was born at a time when slavery was allowed, but felt that slavery was wrong. Even though he didn't make any adjustments to stop slavery, it was because he was overly conc ...

  3. Two-week rule for helpers could be exacerbating cases of abuse

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... domestic helpers to leave the city within two weeks upon termination of their contract'. I suspect it is being abused by a few employers. Maybe the Guidebook for the Employment of Domestic ... employers to intimidate good helpers who intend to finish their contracts. This two-week rule is not clear in the case of an abused helper as mentioned on Page 12, Clause 11, when the helper finds ...

  4. Child workers return to school after tip-off

    Posted Jun 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... education bureau official said the team of education and labour department officials went to the factory, but found no abuses of the students still working there. He said the county had ordered ... The school said the eight-month internship scheme was designed to help poor students earn enough money to cover school fees. But the reports said the teenagers had to work up to 14 hours a day ...

  5. Family violence a case for the community

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tragedies arising from domestic violence never fail to shock. The deaths of a divorced mother and her two teenage children in Tsz Wan Shan provide a particularly sad example. We do ... the main risk factors in domestic violence, along with drug and alcohol addiction and social isolation, particularly in new towns. Thankfully, family violence gets much more attention since ...

  6. Scope for abuse

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip regina.ip@savantas.org In reply to a question from legislator Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the Employees Retraining Board was 'conducting a strategic review on its current operat ...

  7. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... service staff on the abuse they take from customers. For 53.6 per cent of the workers, the gender of customers made a difference as to how they were treated. Of these, 81.3 per cent said ... workers have a one-night stand with them. Workers also complained they had been subject to verbal abuse and even physical violence. Abuse included customers making unreasonable demands, urinating ...

  8. Maid's murder trial puts spotlight on abuse

    Posted Jun 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Paul Baylis

    ... Paul Baylis in Singapore Defence says she killed Singapore employer over ill-treatment With Malaysians reeling from the horrific abuse of a maid in recent days, neighbouring Singapore has also been gripped by a trial involving allegations of abuse against a foreign domestic helper. But in this case, it is the maid who is on trial. Sundarti Supriayanto, a 23-year-old Indonesian, ...

  9. The children's champion

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Even before moving to Thailand, Malina Zlatkova Enlund had heard stories about children being subjected to sexual abuse and then sold to human ... in a hospital ward. The girl had been severely abused by an uncle since she was two; Enlund sought to ease her anguish by taking her books and toys. Later, she converted the girl to Christianity shortly ...

  10. We must not tolerate this level of poverty

    Posted May 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are far-reaching. Socially, beyond misery, it breeds discontent, health problems, crime, alcohol and drug abuse. It undercuts hope, optimism and the can-do spirit that helped make Hong Kong great. ...




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