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  1. Call for study into reports of school violence

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Linda Yeung, Polly Hui

    ... Linda Yeung, Clifford Lo and Polly Hui Lawmakers doubt the government's statistics tell the complete story Lawmakers have called for an urgent study of the problem of school violence ... as not reflecting the true extent of violence in schools. 'They only represent the tip of the iceberg of the problem,' said Democrat legislator Yeung Sum. 'To protect their reputation, ...

  2. Pupils to be trained as peacemakers

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Part of this year's $100m education fund will be used on project aimed at curbing school violence Students from about 50 primary and secondary schools will be trained as peace ambassadors as part of an effort to counter a recent spate of campus violence. The two-year project, run by Hong Kong Children and Youth Services, was awarded $940,000 by the Education ...

  3. Dating students prone to violence

    Posted Jul 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn 52pc admit having assaulted a partner, survey reveals More than half of university students claim to have used violence at some point in their lives while dating, a study has ... by a partner. The survey, part of a continuing international study of dating violence involving 31 universities in 16 countries, asked students whether they had assaulted or injured partners, ...

  4. No mercy

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by David Watkins

    ... a quick look at his website before we meet might suggest otherwise. With topics such as 'Controlled Violence: the Surprising Catalyst to a More Enjoyable Life' and 'Is It Necessary ... character. 'Violence is rarely the answer,' he says. 'But when it is the answer, it is the only answer.' Target-Focus Training- designed to enable ordinary people to defend ...

  5. Hotheads on ice

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... can't take a kid to a rink anymore, for all the violence'. But we have heard it all before. We heard it in 1905, when 24-year-old Alcide Laurin died on the ice after being clubbed ... And this was no aberration. On-ice violence fills seats. Violence produces a glorious 'ka-ching' at the box office. The late Conn Smythe, one-time owner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, put it nicely: ...

  6. Report violence

    Posted Oct 19th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... LEE WING-SZE If you witnessed an incident of violence at school, would you tell a teacher, or would you keep quiet for fear of a revenge attack? This hypothetical situation was given ... students from six secondary schools a chance to discuss the problem of school violence with the lawmaker. It was also attended by Law Week chairwoman Melissa Pang and Eastern district council ...

  7. Study highlights main areas of public discontent with police

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee 'Unnecessary remarks' and 'bias in disputes' are chief gripes A study of complaints against police has shown 'unnecessary remarks' by officers and accusations of bias in disputes are significant sources of public d ...

  8. Abused minority women more helpless, says shelter

    Posted Nov 06th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Battered wives from minority groups are more helpless than Chinese women mainly because of the language barrier and cultural differences, a shelter for battered spouses warned yesterday. Harmony House social worker Anna Choi Wai-man said 36 per ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Canada for 29 years. I have also been supervising family service social workers over their handling of cases involving family violence for more than 20 years. I would like to call local social workers to the attention of some of our misguided approaches to handling cases of violence. It is understandable that many social workers feel a holy mission to give priority to family unity, ...

  10. The other side of the Gujarat riots

    Posted Mar 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am disappointed at the bias of 'Finally, justice is a prospect for Gujarat riot victims' (February 29). A significant part of Hong Kong's Indian community hails from Gujarat and we are concerned about such negative reporting. Let's g ...




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