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Screen time 'may harm toddlers'

We have all seen a parent handing a tablet young child as a way of entertaining them and keeping them quiet for a while. However, parents may want to limit this practice. The American Association of Paediatr . . .

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What about the children?

A 14-year-old recently committed suicide after viewing distressing content on Instagram, thus prompting England’s Children’s Commissioner Anne Longfield to write an open letter addressed to all major s . . .

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Conditional vs. Unconditional Offers

The practice of unconditional offers for students completing secondary school and going into university is widespread and well-accepted in the US system. However, in the UK, conditional offers have always been far . . .

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Biggest winners and losers from degrees

“Women studying maths at Oxford and men taking economics at Bristol get the biggest increase in earnings from going to university,” according to a recent BBC news article. It also appears that women w . . .

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Playing is important because it's fun

“Playing is important because it’s fun!” said six-year-old Sonya Chan about the new style of playground introduced in Tuen Mun last month. Isn’t this the reason why parents take their child . . .

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Eight arrested for bullying

In recent news, eight students at Yan Chai Hospital Tung Chi Ying Memorial Secondary School have been arrested and released on bail for bullying a schoolmate. The school insists that there was no bullying and that . . .

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Frustrated with the government's recycling services, Hongkongers are taking matters into their own hands

It is great to see young people becoming actively involved in recycling as reported in a recent SCMP article. The fact that the rate of recycling in Hong Kong is currently at a 10-year low shows the need for . . .

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Social Media and Technology Is Linked to Higher Depression Rates in Girls, According to Study

The impact of social media on the lives of youth is something we are all aware of. One recent study of nearly 11,000 14-year-old girls in the UK uncovered some very worrisome trends. These include: . . .

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