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No explicit reason was given for his suicide in the note, the newspaper said. Mahjong is a hugely popular Chinese dominoes-style game played mostly by Hong Kong women for modest wagers. Youth suicide rates in Hong Kong are relatively high with sociologists blaming pressure to succeed at school and lack of communication between working couples and their children. Fifteen Hong Kong secondary school children committed suicide in the 2009-2010 academic year compared to 11 in the previous academic year.
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