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  1. News - China Insider - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Communist youth arm runs online poll on 'how to punish pro-Occupy HK celebrities'

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com More than 270,000 social media users in mainland China, voting in an online poll by the Communist Party’s youth arm, backed a suggestion to impose sanctions against Hong Kong celebrities who voiced support for pro-democracy protests in the city. The Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) started a poll on its official Weibo account at 1pm on Tuesday, ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Helping parents curb teen drug abuse

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Offering parents help to prevent drug abuse within the family Life Education Activity Programme (LEAP) wholly endorses the statement by Winnie Kwan in advocating that education is the key to ensuring that more young people are fully aware of the dangers i ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Monitor youths' mental health

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Monitor youths'mental health Young people are Hong Kong's future, so when research into their mental well-being shows a sharp drop, we should be worried. An annual study using an index in which 100 points represents full mental health and 50 a pass mark reveals a decline over the past year among those aged 15 to 24 from 63 to 53. The rate of decline ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - DRUGS

    Drugs may 'destroy Indonesia's youth', says top general in slap at China gangs

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 05:45am by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Amid surge in narcotics smuggling, much of it via Hong Kong, Indonesian army chief warns of international conspiracy to sap nation's vitality Drugs may 'destroy our youth' A surge in international drug smuggling- mostly originating in China and shipped through Hong Kong- could "destroy" Indonesia's youth, one ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Decline in mental health of Hong Kong youth 'distressing', says expert

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:07am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Decline in mental health of youth ‘distressing’ The mental health of the city's youth has declined significantly this year from the past two ... The fall among youth came against a backdrop of an overall decline. The mean overall index dropped to 55.93 from 59.72 last year, while a third of respondents scored below 50, up from a quarter ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong must create jobs to inspire its frustrated youth

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:19pm by EDWARD TSE, SUNNY CHENG

    ... by the technology sector. For cities with little hi-tech industry, people simply move to seek work elsewhere. In Spain, Portugal and Greece, where youth employment is a problem, we are seeing more frustration and unrest. In Glasgow, where youth unemployment is among the highest in Scotland, the city voted for independence in the Scottish referendum. The young are saying: if there is no future ...

  7. Business - Comment - THE VIEW

    No revolution, but let's hope youth protests are a catalyst for change

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 06:05am by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong It's now time for all sides to give some ground and begin constructive dialogue on political reform Let the restoration begin The overseas media has dubbed the youth ... that is already extremely free. Nonetheless, the movement is at risk of spinning out of control. By all accounts the youths on the streets are good-natured and peaceful. They have come to join a carnival, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - REFLECTIONS

    Youth seize the day during Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 10:38am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Defining days for our youth Regardless of the outcome from the mass protests in the streets of Causeway Bay, Admiralty and Mong Kok, Hong Kong should ... has seen that being complacent is not acceptable to the future pillars of our society Our youth has already learned the valuable lesson of being a citizen, speaking out for the benefit ...

  9. News - China Insider - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Mainland Chinese youths launch Facebook campaign to support Hong Kong protesters

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:23pm by Chen Yifei and Raquel Carvalho

    ... Chen Yifei and Raquel Carvalho A Facebook pag e was set up on Wednesday by a group of mainlanders seeking to support the ongoing "Umbrella Revolution" in Hong Kong. Lydia Liu, one of the initiators and a former student in Hong Kong, said she had ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    East Jerusalem braces for a youth intifada in wake of killings

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:20am by GDN

    ... for a youth intifada Tariq Abu Khdeir has been arrested twice this summer. The first time, Israeli police accused the 22-year-old of participating in the riots in July in East Jerusalem's Shuafat ... murder, carried out in revenge for the kidnap and murder of three Israeli youths in the occupied West Bank. The focus of the problems has been the city's east- the areas captured by Israeli ...




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