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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Teaching critical thinking helps children develop an open mind

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 03:33pm by Paul Stapleton

    ... Paul Stapleton Paul Stapleton says that teaching young children to think critically could help them become better at accepting a diversity of views An open mind In education circles, the term "critical thinking" has become one of the buzzwords of our times. More often than not, the term is used to lament the lack of good-quality thinking among the current generation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1561133/teaching-critical-thinking-helps-children-developan-open-mind
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Singapore's censorship of children's book defies reality of alternative lifestyles

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:11pm by Kelly Yang

    ... This is why Singapore's recent attempt to destroy a children's book about penguins is like something out of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, in which all books are outlawed. Singapore's National Library Board made the decision to destroy three children's books because they were "pro-homosexuality" (even though public outcry forced it to backtrack on two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1557150/singapores-censorship-childrens-book-defies-reality-alternative-lifestyles
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the border, forcing local pupils to travel to schools outside their home district each day. Now the situation is reversed, with many Hong Kong-born children of mainland parents, and children of Hong ... at using the allocation system to ease cross-border pressure on North District schools. The number of Shenzhen children who failed to win places in their top three schools of choice hit 33.6 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1538475/sake-children-build-hong-kong-schools-shenzhen
  4. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    How should Jiangsu officials punish scrap collector who had 10 children?

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:32am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan Plight of scrap collector highlights problems with fining family planning violations How should officials punish poor farmer with 10 children? In a nation famous for its strictly enforced one-child policy, the case of a Jiangsu scrap collector who had 10 children presents authorities with a problem. Officials are unsure how to punish Liu Xiangming, because, as one official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1537260/how-should-jiangsu-officials-punish-scrap-collector-who-had-10-children
  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 31, 2014

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by LETTERS

    ... Public housing shortage at critical point Regarding the report (" 100,000 children in queue for public rental flats ", August 25), I am writing to express my concerns about Hong Kong's growing housing problem. The number of children whose families are queuing for public housing has jumped 30 per cent within three years and a family of four need to wait six to seven years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1581970/letters-editor-august-31-2014
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Stop teaching children that exams are more important than moral values

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 01:50pm by Kelly Yang

    ... Without character education, academic education is useless. Increasingly, though, parents are much more concerned about test scores, admissions and exam results than who their children ... as parents, to shift the priority and change the conversation. Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school programme for children in Hong Kong. She is a graduate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1529190/stop-teaching-children-exams-are-more-important-moral-values
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to licence children's internet use

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 12:46pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says a recent attempted murder case should prompt us to consider setting stricter limits on children's online access Licence to surf Parents who take a laissez-faire approach to their children's online and social media activities need to check out a story that broke a few days ago. A 12-year-old girl in a US town near Milwaukee was stabbed 19 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1528420/time-licence-childrens-internet-use
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by STAFF

    ... We strongly support the ceasefire agreement … All parties [should] comply with its terms U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on a permanent truce in Gaza ending 50 days of war with Israel   Some councillors seemed to think it was a one-off problem, which they hoped would go away Alexis Jay, author of a report on sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham, northern England ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581327/who-said-it
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The unsung heroes who make Hong Kong special

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 05:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of amazing individuals. For instance, the social worker couple who founded Doctor BB, a programme that allows children to visit people living in homes for the elderly. It enables children to meet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1581973/unsung-heroes-who-make-hong-kong-special
  10. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Parents at Shanghai's 'Matchmaking Corner' cheated by marriage agents

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:46am by Alice Yan

    ... at the People's Park in the heart of Shanghai visitors can see hundreds, sometimes thousands, of older parents and pensioners gather. They are there to display their unmarried children's personal ... in the area. Parents have complained of paying hundreds of yuan for help to find a partner for their children only for the agencies to disappear with their cash. Other agents have hired attractive men ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581911/parents-shanghais-matchmaking-corner-cheated-marriage-agents

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