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  1. Stigma? What stigma? Why behavioural counselling is a step in the right direction

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julie McGuire familypost@scmp.com My son's school has advised me to give permission for him to see a counsellor to help with his social problems. I am aware that he has some difficulties, but a counsellor sounds serious. We all appreciate that the de ...

  2. Stand up for right to breathe fresh air

    Posted Jul 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Everyone has the right to breathe fresh air and not to be exposed to harmful habits. However, my experience at a Chinese restaurant recently made me wonder whether this right is well ... tolerate indoor smoking, what we are giving up is not just fresh air but also our basic civic rights and our protection by the law. Ricky Tam Kin-shing, Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School ...

  3. Smoking rooms not right for HK, expert says

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... That doesn't mean they're right,' he said. 'We're not talking about other countries. We're talking about Hong Kong. And I think there are many, many reasons we don't need ...

  4. Setting the right tone key to keeping fit

    Posted Jul 13th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... you feel a slight tension in the lower back. Return to original position and repeat. (When your left leg is resting on your right leg, turn your body to the left, and vice versa.) Avoid jerky ...

  5. Greece a place where smoking is seen as a right and not a drag

    Posted Aug 17th 2004, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... with Alvin Sallay Yannis, the grocer outside my hotel, always carries a rosary in his hand. The click of the prayer beads has a mesmeric effect. We wonder if he is praying for a safe Olympics, free of terrorists. But Yannis does not care too much for the ...

  6. A bill of rights for mainland smokers, just to clear the air

    Posted Jun 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are 'the future' of humanity, and that restaurant employees are often young people who have no choice over the quality of the air they breathe at work. Thus, we have the right to endanger ... smokers. And, indeed, they are entitled. Smokers enjoy many special rights and liberties that non-smokers are absolutely powerless to limit, amend or challenge. In a country where the word ...

  7. Pet project for animal rights

    Posted Apr 10th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of the innocence of animals and the importance of protecting them. The students are all keen advocates of animal rights and are basing their graduation projects on the issue. 'To fulfil ...

  8. Sounds just right for Shellard

    Posted Nov 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Robby Nimmo

    ... with Robby Nimmo Most golf fans tend to think of the sport as one where you can sometimes hear a pin drop. Bringing the sounds to those at home is all in a day's work for David Shellard (pictured), aka 'Tox'. 'People don't think a ...

  9. $5m party no big deal for the right set of wheels

    Posted May 30th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... with Flora Wu When the boys at BMW throw a party, you know it's not going to be just another boring old launch. The German car company brought on actress Rosamund Kwan Chi-lam, singer Joyce Lee Lok-si and jazz guitarist Eugene Pao to help unveil the ...

  10. Finding the right balance

    Posted Jun 10th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... 'I encourage my students to do them because they're anti-gravity and that's good for putting all your organs in to the right place again.' This is the sort of attitude ... their body is. The purpose of exercise is to better understand your body. If your fatigue goes away or your positivity comes to mind and you can see every human as they are, then the question ...




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