Overweight school bags have long been an issue of concern, so much so that it has prompted a local pro-Beijing party to track the weight of children’s backpacks for years. Photo: Felix Wong

Heavy school bags still a weighty issue

Overweight school bags and the impact they can have on children has long been acknowledged in Hong Kong. But almost two decades after the then education chief promised a series of measures to tackle the situation, the problem not only persists, it has become even worse

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Overweight school bags have long been an issue of concern, so much so that it has prompted a local pro-Beijing party to track the weight of children’s backpacks for years. Photo: Felix Wong
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