Assignment 4 – The alternative of “Kong kids”


A very well written article that brings up important questions for many maladjusted children living in Hong Kong.


What is your first impression of Hong Kong kids? What is the first adjective that comes to your mind when you think about them, positive or negative? In fact, Hong Kong is a substance affluent city, many children live in secure and protected society, without bitterness. Most of them should be supposing at the high peak of their lives. However, nowadays many children are inability to rationally and calming look at the difficult by themselves when a crisis happens, even exaggerating the level of the seriousness. According to HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, HKU (2013), there are 3 to 5 children under the age of 15 who completed suicides between 2005 and 2009 in each year. As a result, these children were named a “Kong kids”, and this term is become more popular in Hong Kong in recent years. As Wong (2009) describes, “Kong kids” is a derogatory…

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