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  1. Slice of Life

    Posted Jan 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Alex Price

    ... Compiled by Alex Price From the South China Morning Post this week in: 1972 New York, January 19 The Association of Philippine Coconut Desiccators convened a two-day symposium, a kind of coconut convention, in the Plaza Hotel. Even before the keynote speaker rose, the delegates were rallied to their theme by a preliminary exhorter who urged them to 'think coconut', ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 24, 2013

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... "why?"; third, if in doubt, switch them on. Peter Robertson, Sai Kung   Road pricing can alleviate gridlock, smog I think it is time for the government to consider implementing electronic road pricing as the registered car fleet grew 4.8 per cent last year. This was also the third consecutive year that the annual rate was more than 4 per cent. In order to relieve air pollution ...

  3. School launches online paper to encourage English usage

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong SKH Holy Trinity Church Secondary School will launch an interactive online English newspaper today to share the joy of language learning. The debut edition of monthly online publication Student Ideal Masterpiece Post (SIMPOST) was the result ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Textbook prices set torise 3.3pc, officials say

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Textbook prices set torise 3.3pc, officials say Textbook prices are expected to rise by 3.3 per cent despite officials' efforts to stop the much-criticised bundling of textbooks and teaching materials that has increased the burden of cost for parents. The Education Bureau made the estimate yesterday after analysing publishers' pricing ...

  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 17, 2013

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... to unaffordable property prices which are manipulated by tycoons like Mr Li. A harmonious community can be created only if there is a bit more equality and a better chance of living a decent life. ... on the 70X route, Vivian Kwan Kok-yan, a senior transport officer said, "Even during peak hours, the usage rate is less than 50 per cent." I have been using this route for more than three ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, February 9, 2013

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Mortgage squeeze hits wrong target Runaway prices of Hong Kong properties are making things increasingly difficult for people living and working in the city. However, it is not just prices ... HKMA", February 5). Yes, loose liquidity from outside Hong Kong pushes up prices, but investors from overseas pay cash, rather than getting a mortgage. A mortgage squeeze hits people here ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 03, 2012

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and students can develop problems with their obsessive online activities. You see them almost constantly accessing the internet even when they are outside. When I see such constant usage, I have to ask ... to speed up towards the Pearl River Delta. They have to power up to accelerate and you see a black cloud of diesel exhaust spraying into the air. It is no wonder we are choking to death. Phillip C. ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 28, 2013

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am

    ... and enacted. I hope I have opened a much needed debate. Patrick Wood, Quarry Bay   Combined effort to put food on table Supermarket prices have risen over the past year and are now ahead of the rate of inflation. People can hardly support their lives with these high prices of daily goods. There is no doubt that if we continue on this course the wages of low-income people will soon be unable to keep ...

  9. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 4, 2013

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... know it now. Kelly Lam, Central   Support for campaign to save rhinos It's time for practitioners of Chinese medicine to stop using rhino horn in their concoctions, for when the usage ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Limiting smartphone use for children

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 11:16am by Jessica Ogilvy-Stuart

    ... on smartphone usage during lessons extremely clear. By making your son aware of his behaviour and creating phone-free zones and times, you can start to introduce balance at home and use the time ...




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