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  1. A heartbreaking glimpse of the lost souls of the Andaman Sea

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... International Editor Ian Young Army head denies torture, but avoids key accusation Thailand's army commander in chief said yesterday that Rohingya refugees 'have not been tortured' by his troops, in his first public response to reports in the South China Morning Post that the army had been towing the refugees out to sea and abandoning them in unpowered boats. ...

  2. Post-80s activists are a force to reckon with

    Posted Mar 10th 2010, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng A local deputy is spreading rumours in Beijing that the pan-democrats are mobilising the so-called post-1980s generation in an anti-government movement. But surely ... of the pan-democrats. The post-1980s generation is aggressively campaigning for reforms, but the wave of protests they set off last year was not orchestrated by any political forces. Their actions are totally ...

  3. HK health chief helped expand horizons in sport for the disabled

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young As a doctor and sports fan, Hong Kong health chief York Chow Yat-ngok has seen first-hand how disabled people grow more confident and proud once they begin to compete in sport. This inspired him to help expand the number of sports the disabled could consider taking up, so people with severe physical afflictions were not shut out. 'I have ...

  4. Organisers go flat out to adapt Sha Tin racecourse for equestrian Paralympics

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young Transforming Sha Tin racecourse, the Olympic equestrian venue, for the Paralympics is taking every minute of the fortnight between the two competitions, but the equestrian Paralympics chief has nothing but praise for the job that is being done. Seventy-three athletes will use 72 horses, with one horse shared. The arena for spectators ...

  5. HK rider hopes to disprove doubters

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Anneliese O'Young and Prudence Lui Cerebral palsy sufferer confident in dressage A twinkle comes to Nelson Yip Siu-hong's eye when he hears the words 'you can't'. He has had cerebral palsy since he was one year old, but all his life he has believed in hard work, faith and an indomitable will to triumph. From a humble background he graduated from ...

  6. Volunteer coaches work with a passion

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Anneliese O'Young, Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui and Anneliese O'Young Unsung heroes help the disabled to succeed Coaching athletes with various levels of disability requires patience, tolerance and imagination. Behind the 21 Hong Kong Paralympians is a platoon of unsung heroes who help build up athletes' physical and mental strength while nurturing their potential to achieve and succeed. The Hong Kong ...

  7. Study debunks myth of an angry 'post-80s' generation

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung Since the impassioned protests against funding for the express rail link to Guangzhou, there has been a popular notion that young people, particularly the so-called post ... drawn media attention probably because of some eye-catching action taken by young activists,' Yip said. The public opinion programme was commissioned by the Post to work out the responses ...

  8. Today's young 'radicals'; tomorrow's visionaries

    Posted Feb 25th 2011, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... protesters. Since then, uprisings in Arab countries have shown the power of new technology. The users of these tools are overwhelmingly young. The siege of the Legislative Council and protests over Choi Yuen Tsuen that started two years ago may have marked a turning point in Hong Kong politics. These young people, later labelled the post-80s generation, had protested over the Star Ferry ...

  9. Chan Young students show their strength

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei In a second round of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition, SKH Chan Young Secondary School and CCC Kei Yuen College debated the motion that 'Hong Kong is taking care of mainland immigrants arriving here since 2006'. The debate took place on April 15 at SKH Chan Young Secondary School, with Chan Young taking the negative stance and Kei Yuen the affirmative. ...

  10. Young Aids victims find a helping hand

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... The foundation is one of this year's beneficiaries of Operation Santa Claus, the annual charity appeal organised by the South China Morning Post and RTHK. The money raised through donations ... donate by cheque, payable to 'SCMP CHARITIES LTD- OPERATION SANTA CLAUS' and mailed to: Operation Santa Claus, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New ...




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