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Internet Cafes

Expulsions 'vital' to the success of university games

Expelling more than 80,000 migrants deemed security risks from Shenzhen and taking other tough measures ahead of next month's world university games were vital to ensure China would not be embarrassed in front of the world, according to the city's Communist Party boss.

Saturday, 16 July, 2011, 12:00am

Expulsions 'vital' to the success of university games

Expelling more than 80,000 migrants deemed security risks from Shenzhen and taking other tough measures ahead of next month's world university games were vital to ensure China would not be embarrassed in front of the world, according to the city's Communist Party boss.

16 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

letters

Do not ban internet cafes

It has been suggested that teenagers should be barred from internet cafes in Hong Kong. The reason is that such cafes may become dens of drug use where teens can have easy access to drugs.

According to an argument, if teens are banned from such cafes, it will be harder for them to fall prey to drug use or carry on with their addiction.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Government moves on cyber cafe delinquency

Last month the government came up with a plan to prevent internet cafes becoming gathering places for young delinquents. However, there were mixed reactions on the proposal's possible effectiveness.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

Net venues fight for survival

Internet cafes grew in popularity about a decade ago when online games became an instant hit with teenagers. But changing habits, the implementation of the minimum wage law and the proposed licensing regulations are dealing a blow to their survival.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

liberal studies

Reading comprehension

Answer the following questions:

1 Which of the following is not a measure in the new plan to prevent internet cafes from becoming a gathering place for teen delinquents?

a. Children under 16 will be barred from entering internet cafes.

5 May 2011 - 12:00am

Under 16s midnight ban looms at Net cafes

Children under 16 will be banned from internet cafes after midnight under a plan to fight youth crime.

The cafes will also need a licence to operate and have to comply with various building and fire safety requirements.

1 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Entrepreneur puts the welfare of rural people before profits

When Chen Baoshan , 23, came to Beijing from rural Hebei six years ago, he was penniless, and all he wanted was to have a better life for himself. But after landing a job by chance at Fair Field, a company that works with impoverished rural women to make and sell high-end embroidered handicrafts, he cannot imagine starting his own business without giving something back to society.

6 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Safety net

Shanghai opened the mainland's first home for internet addicts last week, offering shelter and counselling to teenagers - to prevent them from spending the night at one of the city's many internet cafes.

29 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

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