Former priest Michael Lau Ka-yee walks out of Stanley Prison after serving time for sexually abusing an altar boy. While there have been such isolated cases in Hong Kong, there has not been a wide-ranging scandal about the premeditated abuse of children like those elsewhere.
Jason Wordie
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Why caning children remains common practice in Hong Kong

Many Hong Kong parents still believe that sparing the rod will spoil the child. Some will have been thrashed themselves, whether at home or at schools run by the Catholic monks of the Christian Brothers, writes Jason Wordie

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Former priest Michael Lau Ka-yee walks out of Stanley Prison after serving time for sexually abusing an altar boy. While there have been such isolated cases in Hong Kong, there has not been a wide-ranging scandal about the premeditated abuse of children like those elsewhere.
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