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  1. 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 ...

  2. Social welfare guide takes aim at domestic violence

    Posted Nov 20th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Zero tolerance of physical abuse key advice to officers A guide has been issued to social workers in a bid to improve their handling of domestic violence in light of the number ... it addressed domestic violence in a specific and comprehensive manner, while arming social workers with the skills required to handle disputes. 'Family violence is becoming a very complicated ...

  3. Mob violence exposes India's jobs crisis

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in New Delhi Rapid development has created an uneven demand for work With at least 26 people killed last week in mob violence triggered by competition for jobs, ... in an orgy of arson, looting and killing, driving thousands of Hindi-speaking settlers from neighbouring Bihar from their homes and workplaces. The unprecedented violence brought home a disconcerting ...

  4. Violence flares over unpaid migrant wages

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Despite a crackdown, workers are still fighting for their pay ahead of holiday Another annual ritual leading up to Lunar New Year is well under way- violence ... to drag out payment,' she said yesterday. Alarmed by the violence, the government has launched a propaganda campaign ordering employers to pay their workers before the holidays. Vice-Premier ...

  5. Women make worst customers: survey

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they were more likely to resort to violence, the survey found. The consultancy - part of the Christian Family Service Centre - found that some male customers would suggest that frontline female 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 ...

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

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

    ... fought for the underdog and believed that all countries should be self-governing. I am most impressed with his belief in peace and non-violence and feel that many modern leaders, George Bush ...

  7. More jobs for women than in US, study finds

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... violence, while efforts have been made to alleviate poverty among rural women. But the Switzerland-based foundation's chief economist, Augusto Lopez-Claros, said: 'The Chinese ...

  8. Help for workers a step in the right direction

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in vain protest and sometimes violence. Further reform to foster a more open and accessible legal system will also be needed. Already, frustrated workers turning to government agencies ...

  9. Spooked markets erase pension gains

    Posted Jun 04th 2004, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... of an interest-rate rise in the world's largest economy, soaring oil prices, macroeconomic cooling measures in China, worsening violence in Iraq and sporadic terrorist attacks. 'The losses in April ...

  10. Victorious 'Iron Lady' extends labour's pain

    Posted Jul 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and reprimanding workers. But they softened the unexpected blow by directing Tamil Nadu to take back employees who did not resort to violence during the strike if they tendered an unconditional apology ...




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