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  1. Should students wear school uniform in schools?

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mandie Ho Kit-man, 16, TWGHs Mrs Wu York Yu Memorial College Yes, students should wear a school uniform. Students always think uniforms bury their creativity and personality. But don't you think the unity makes the school looks tidy? Besides the trad ...

  2. Two children 'ideal', despite call for more

    Posted May 06th 2005, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen's plea for women to go forth and procreate is falling on deaf ears, according to a survey that found about 80 per cent of women would be happy with two children or fewer. Although in February Mr Tsang urged Hong Kong couples to have three children to 'help alleviate the ageing population', 64.2 per cent of women interviewed in the street poll said ...

  3. Picking the best language medium for your children

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Amanda Watson

    ... Learning in two tongues can have many benefits, writes Amanda Watson Choosing which language medium children should be taught in at kindergarten and then primary school comes as an unexpectedly early decision. Admission requirements for most international and ESF primary schools demand that children can understand and communicate freely in English. 'This is assessed at our ...

  4. Children of criminals are granted safe haven

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... team are trying to make sure the sins of imprisoned parents are not visited on their children. Zhang Shuqin, 56, has spent the past nine years establishing the mainland's first- and only- network of shelters for children of convicted criminals in Beijing, Henan and Shaanxi. More than 600 children have entered the network's six shelters. Ms Zhang's concern ...

  5. New strategy aims to educate children about sex earlier

    Posted Jul 13th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... sexual intercourse and the sperm fertilising the egg. The children also used anatomically-correct stuffed dolls, complete with hair in all the right places, to 'deliver' a baby ... to how children discover their bodies. 'Some children start asking questions like 'where do I come from' at a very young age, while others touch their private parts. 'The way ...

  6. Children forced to work in factories

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan Children as young as 13 years old were sent to work in sweatshop factories in Dongguan, Guangdong under 'summer job' schemes backed by their parents ... to be technically legal because the parents signed waivers saying they would not ask for compensation if their children were injured in the workplace. According to the CCTV report, teachers brokering ...

  7. Children demand to be seen and heard

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of children, as the government's first delegation prepares for talks at the Children's Rights Committee. The Children's Council Working Committee, run by and for youngsters, has compiled an alternative report to the one submitted by the Hong Kong government in 2003 under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The report proposes that children be involved in curriculum ...

  8. Two children fine, but three proves a crowd

    Posted Apr 13th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Winners in family planning slogan contest chosen for quality, not quantity None of the submissions that advocate three children for each family won a slogan contest, despite ... on February 21- coincidentally on the same day when Mr Tsang remarked that families should have at least three children to help ease the problem of an ageing population. About 4,580 entries were ...

  9. Lawmakers seek to help children on welfare

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Legislators unanimously passed a motion yesterday calling on the government to meet five basic needs of children on welfare. The motion, introduced by unionist lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan, ... would be on children and underprivileged people, Ms Yan said, adding that a commission on tackling poverty would be set up, as stated by Mr Tung at the end of last month. Ms Yan said a number ...

  10. A mother struggling to rein in rebellious children

    Posted Jul 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Arroyo. They have three children. Her father wanted her to become an entrepreneur, so she has a bachelor's degree in commerce and a master's and doctorate in economics. That led her ... promises of constitutional reform and ridding the country of corruption have amounted to little. A mother who makes promises and rarely makes good on them soon has rebellious children. That is what ...




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