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PolyU student creates pills with cute packaging
PARENTS everywhere know how hard it is to get children to take medicine. A Hong Kong Polytechnic University (香港理工大...
2017.06.20
Chan: education stuck in past
THE next secretary for education should not adopt outgoing secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim’s (吳克儉) mentality and colonial...
2017.05.12
HK children need a workout
IN an international study, the number of hours Hong Kong children exercise was found to have reached the global average....
2017.03.01
School-aged children too stressed
ACCORDING to clinical psychologist Daisy Chow (鄒凱詩), about five to six out of every 10 primary and kindergarten stude...
2017.02.17
Friendship between kids and big, big dogs
MANY parents become afraid for their children when a big dog approaches. But photographer Andy Seliverstoff likes seeing...
2016.12.06
It’s easy to protect kids from myopia
MANY children in Hong Kong wear glasses. Some do so because they cannot clearly see things that are far away. This condi...
2016.11.25
Eye problems affect more kids
MANY Hong Kong children are myopic, or nearsighted, and need glasses, according to recent university research. The Hong ...
2016.10.04
What mums want to hear the most
IT is not ‘I love you Mum’ that women like to hear most on Mother’s Day. Instead, ‘take care and have a good rest’ ...
2016.05.10
Obesity explosion hits mainland kids
RESEARCHERS have raised the alarm about an obesity explosion among children in rural China. This is believed to be cause...
2016.05.03
School kids at new low for happiness
Hong Kong children are less happy than they were a year ago. Those aged eight to nine and over 14 suffered the most, mai...
2016.04.05
HK poverty affects children's bones
NEARLY 80 percent of children living below the poverty line suffer from spinal problems. One in every four children in H...
2016.03.17
Coldest winter in decades raises questions
The recent cold spell that hit Hong Kong – worst in almost six decades – has raised many issues. These include the for...
2016.01.29
Parents want an end to ‘school-centred’ TSA tests
PARENTS are campaigning for the scrapping of the Primary Three Territory-wide System Assessment (全港性系統評估). They a...
2015.10.27
Germany offers 'welcome classes' for refugee kids
THERE may be up to 1 million refugees from various countries, mainly Syria (敍利亞), that will enter Germany (德國) this...
2015.10.27
Electronic screens damage children's eyes
HOW long do you use electronic products every day? A recent survey by Hong Kong's eye specialists found out that as many...
2015.10.12
HK’s wealthy worry about education
HONG KONG has 56,000 people with liquid assets of more than HK$10 million — and most are worried about their children’...
2015.03.30
Fat chance of healthy kids’ meals
FOOD and health experts have hit out at restaurants for serving fatty food to children following a survey. Children’s m...
2015.03.20
Power down for health
Electronic devices are powerful tools that have changed the way we work and communicate with each other. But if they are...
2014.12.16
Kids design and share solutions to global problems
ON 15 November, groups of children aged eight to 12 got together in five cities around the world – Berlin in Germany (...
2014.12.10
$2 travel concession extended:Cut-rate Octopus fare for kids...
THE HK$2 public transport concessionary fare is to be extended to children with disabilities aged below 12. The scheme w...
2014.05.14