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Social Worker

A dangerous lifestyle

Most young people in a survey on 'compensated' or paid dating came from broken families.

The Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service study found only eight of its 57 teenage participants lived with their parents.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am

A dangerous lifestyle

Most young people in a survey on 'compensated' or paid dating came from broken families.

The Yang Memorial Methodist Social Service study found only eight of its 57 teenage participants lived with their parents.

Twenty-two had parents who were divorced and 18 had parents who were separated, or had step-parents. Five had a parent living with a partner.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Taking a stand for a more caring society

Small Actions, Big Differences' was a community care campaign open to all secondary schools. The competition was part of the Social Enterprise Summit 2011, supported by the government and sponsored by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.

24 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Social worker who was won over by a familiar voice

Social workers Kevin Chu and Kelly Ho were one of 11 lucky couples chosen to tie the knot on the observation deck at The Peak Galleria mall on the auspicious 11th day of the 11th month of 2011.

The couple, both 31, met in 2006 at City University, where they were studying social work. They grew close as they supported one another through their internships.

12 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Developer drops plan for social worker

Richfield Realty withdrew a plan to hire a social worker last night after a group of social workers campaigned against the move over the past week.

The developer, which acquires old buildings as part of its business, said it would 'improve the original plan' by donating money instead to charities to help the residents it displaced.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Social work wrong fix for flat anxiety

Controversial Richfield Realty is planning to hire a social worker to counsel residents whose homes it is taking over. Hundreds of social workers are up in arms and have launched a Facebook campaign against it. They are right to be angry.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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