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Half of Hong Kong workers bullied, with most suffering in silence: survey

Half of Hongkongers say they have been bullyiing at work, with most suffering in silence and superiors most often to blame, a recent survey shows. 

Tuesday, 6 August, 2013, 7:34pm 1 comment

Singapore supervisor caught on video slapping intern to 'nurture him'

A supervisor at a Singaporean company was seen slapping and bullying an intern, according to a video that has since gone viral online.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Staring down the bullies

Growing up in the northeast of England was tough for Hong Kong-born Eddie Ng Gar-wei. Because of his Asian heritage while living in Chester-le-Street, a small town near Newcastle, Ng was bullied almost daily.

17 Mar 2013 - 4:44am

US swimming coach says accuser is ‘bully’

A San Diego swim coach alleged to have multiple identities and a felony conviction has fired back, calling his accuser a “bully” with a checkered past.

James Pantera issued a statement on Tuesday, one day after complaint was filed with USA Swimming by Mike Saltzstein, a former vice president with the governing body.

27 Feb 2013 - 4:15pm

Study says psychological effects of bullying can last years

Children who were bullied and those who were bullies themselves are both at higher risk for depression, anxiety and panic disorder years later, according to a US study.

Researchers had known that bullying can take a psychological toll on both bullies and victims, but it had been unclear just how long those effects would last.

22 Feb 2013 - 9:43pm

Review details ‘toxic’ environment in Aussie Olympic swim team

A review into the Australian swimming team’s performance at the London Olympics has detailed a “toxic” environment including misuse of prescription drugs and bullying.

19 Feb 2013 - 1:22pm

Letters to the Editor, January 8, 2013

Drying fins is sensible use of available space

I do not accept the claim that rooftop drying of shark fins or any other animal or plant product is a “dirty trade” (“Shark fin blanketing roof proves dirty trade thrives”, January 4).

8 Jan 2013 - 2:58am 12 comments

How to grab the bully by the horns

Young children's friends are the people they play with most. These children become familiar and predictable. Later, by four years of age, children start to select friends who match their developmental skills, their activity levels and their temperament. This is the beginning of true reciprocal friendship.

11 Nov 2012 - 9:57am

China Digest, November 7, 2012


Bullies sued

7 Nov 2012 - 4:09am

Briefs, October 21, 2012

Big turnout for heir to throne's wedding

21 Oct 2012 - 3:16am