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  1. Children of 6 lured to opera in quest to revive ancient art form

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zuleika Sedgley Children as young as six have been recruited into two Cantonese opera performances by the Academy For Performing Arts as part of its efforts to revive interest in the traditional art form. The eight youngsters, aged six to eight, will play children of the Monkey King in Havoc of the Dragon's Palace, based on the classic tale Journey to the West performed ...

  2. Make English instruction at schools available to all children

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Cap 1117 but chooses to label it discrimination in favour of children whose first and possibly only language is English and who do not speak Cantonese. When I arrived here in 1967 after ...

  3. Children of the political elite enter electoral fray

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... for people born in political families to have children following in their footsteps,' said veteran lawmaker Karpal Singh. 'I have two sons keen on political careers,' he said, ...

  4. Shanghai is set to open school for children of Taiwanese

    Posted Jun 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Shanghai plans to open its first school for the children of Taiwanese people working in the city, a move aimed at attracting more investment from the island. The city hopes to have ... to the mainland. Many have enrolled their children in local schools. About 3,000 Taiwanese children are studying in local primary or secondary schools. Some of the schools have special classes ...

  5. Children need less protection and more discipline

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I write further to your editorial suggesting that Hong Kong parents are overprotective, to the detriment of their youngsters ('Children need preparation for a tough world', May 27). Nowadays, more and more children are raised by domestic helpers. Undoubtedly, the admission scheme for foreign domestic helpers has brought much convenience to Hong Kong residents ...


    Posted Mar 08th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lap-man Two silly but lovable little pigs, McMug and McDull, won the hearts of children and adults alike. It has since spun off two animated features, My Life as McDull (2004) and McDull, Prince ...

  7. Taiwanese share concerns

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cent said they could afford to have two or more children. About 40 per cent of the respondents said they would need to have at least NT$1,000,000 (HK$263,000) in savings before they could contemplate having a baby. Many were found to have an attitude of 'wanting to have children, but being scared to do so'. The poll report concluded that a majority of the working class ...

  8. The laws of nurture

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Nepal's top private schools. Immaculately dressed in smart green blazers with school crests, ties and crisply pressed white trousers and skirts, these children are among the young elite ... could not be more different or less privileged. All were born in abject poverty in one of Nepal's remotest provinces, the backward western region of Humla. The children were found seven ...

  9. Xinjiang chief vows to bring home street kids

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan Xinjiang party chief Zhang Chunxian promised to bring Xinjiang children living as vagrants in other provinces back home, a move analysts said may help ease ethnic tension- ... discuss the issue with other provinces during visits scheduled for next week, state media reported. 'We'll work closely with these provinces and cities. We hope to bring these children ...

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    Cut adrift

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... that they now share with a 13-member extended family. "I wanted my children to go to school and have options." Education is still a relatively new concept to the roughly 2,000 Moken who live ... the date according to the tide, not the Gregorian calendar. Even getting children to school can prove trying, says Sumana Sirimangkala, head teacher at the only school on Koh Lao, an island of 50 ...




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