Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong

Most students proud to be Chinese, poll finds

Monday, 12 October, 2009, 12:00am

Can you handle it?

The increasing number of reports of children who have been left at home with no supervision has raised concern among child welfare groups.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Poll spurs call for law to prevent home-alone cases

About one in eight children in Tsing Yi say they have been left home alone overnight at least once, according to a survey released yesterday by a welfare group.

Even though parents can be charged with child abuse in such cases, the findings have prompted fresh calls for specific legislation to outlaw leaving young children at home unattended.

28 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Challenge your body and mind

The adventure race will last for 36 hours

Another adventure-based programme - Team Challenge 36 - is calling for applications.

11 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'Seen but not heard' in the Agenda section of the Sunday Morning Post on March 11 referred to the BGCA as the Boys' and Girls' Clubs of America instead of the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong. We apologise for the error.

18 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Celebration of Hong Kong's children

The Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong (BGCA) is celebrating its 70th anniversary this month by hosting an exhibition at the Museum of History in Tsim Sha Tsui.

10 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Break free from loneliness

The majority of young people in Hong Kong have felt lonely at some time because of unfulfilling relationships with family and friends, a recent survey has found.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Life-skills course to run in all primary schools

A life-skills curriculum is to be extended to all primary schools following the completion of a pilot project.

29 May 2004 - 12:00am

Team Challenge tests mind and body

It's an adventure that stretches the physical and mental boundaries of any athlete, but it's worth it in the end and it's all for a good cause.

6 May 2004 - 12:00am

Closure fears unfounded

I refer to the letter from Joey Wong Yi-kei (South China Morning Post, February 15), in which she expressed her concern over the closure of all study rooms of the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong.

6 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

Sharp contrast in views on sex

Parents should try to see dating and related issues from the young people's point of view, says a social service group that recently completed a study on adolescent attitudes to sex and sexual behaviour. The group noted a sharp contrast in attitude between the generations on such matters.

6 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Young voters miss bottom line

A RECENT survey has revealed that most young people registered as voters because they felt obliged to fulfil their civic responsibility or were influenced by the mass media, not because they saw it as an opportunity to exercise their civic rights.

31 Aug 1994 - 12:00am

Booklet helps youths get on the right path

THOUSANDS of schoolchildren gained a better understanding of themselves and acquired communication skills after completing the exercises in a project organised by the Boys' and Girls' Clubs Association of Hong Kong and Tsuen Wan District Board.

7 Jan 1994 - 12:00am