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3Novices:Lunar New Year appeal to trace hundreds of abducted Chinese children

A Chinese tourist attraction has printed details of 300 missing children on its entrance tickets to help find some of the tens of thousands of youngsters believed abducted from their families across the country.
The tickets were issued to visitors at the China Hanyuan Park in Kaifeng in Henan province over the Lunar New Year holiday, the Beijing Youth Daily reported.
The names and faces of the missing children were printed on the back of the entrance tickets, along with the phone number of…
February 23, 2018 at 08:08AM http://ift.tt/2BKEaLm
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3Novices:Five arrested after 400kg of cocaine found in Russian embassy in Argentina

Police have seized nearly 400kg of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina’s security minister announced Thursday.
Patricia Bullrich told a press conference that the drugs discovered in an annex of the embassy had a street value of around €50 million (about US$62 million).
“A gang of narco-criminals was trying to use the diplomatic courier service of the Russian embassy” to ship the drugs to…
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3Novices:‘Everything I did was for him’: Chinese migrant worker who lost son after skipping reunion to earn more cash

A migrant-worker father who had skipped a Lunar New Year trip home to make extra money to cover his son’s education expenses learned the boy had died on the first day of the new year after being hit by a car. 
“Everything I did was for my child,” the tearful father cried in a video published on Pear Video. 
“If I had known this would happen, I would definitely have come back for the Lunar New Year to spend time with him.” 
Girl, 12, sells hair to buy…
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3Novices:HKU professor and expert in robotics held in custody in United States over fraud charges

A world-renowned Hong Kong University professor who is also an expert in robotics remains in custody in the United States, after being prosecuted for cheating a local university and an organisation with US$429,000 (HK$3.35 million) expense claims to pay off credit card debt.
Xi Ning, a Chinese national and permanent US resident, appeared in US District Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday.
The chair professor of Robotics and Automation and director of Emerging Technologies Institute at…
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3Novices:Dispose e-waste with care: Hong Kong to start ‘producer pays’ scheme for 70,000 tonnes generated in city annually

The rules for disposing electrical and electronic appliances in Hong Kong will get stricter as a “producer pays” scheme takes effect in August to tackle the 70,000 tonnes of e-waste generated locally per year, officials said on Friday.
Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing called the breakthrough a “step forward for achieving sustainable use of resources” in the city, which has gained notoriety for one of the highest rates of e-waste generation per capita in Asia….
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3Novices:Tips on parent-school interaction to help your child succeed

Schools should be an active and caring community working towards the development of all  pupils so that they can become successful, lifelong learners who develop into healthy, contributing citizens of the world.
However, unless schools and family work together effectively, children are less likely to develop
the strong relationships they need or make their best progress towards these goals.
To be effective, we must have resilient home/school partnerships; with…
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3Novices:Hong Kong man, 45, arrested after police find 28 airguns and 22 daggers in flat

Police seized a large number of weapons and imitation firearms, including 28 air pistols and 22 daggers, from a flat in Tai Wai on Thursday, and arrested a 45-year-old man.
Officers from the Emergency Unit were called to Mei Sau House in Mei Tin Estate soon after 1pm to handle a dispute between the suspect and his father.
Two imitation guns were found in the man’s bedroom, prompting police to conduct a thorough search of the flat.
Along with the daggers and air pistols of various sizes,…
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