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  1. How to ease the pain of shopper's nightmare

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Karen Pittar, Tara Jenkins

    ... personal shoppers or stylists to help you choose gifts, you can browse magazines and newspapers for seasonal gift lists and ideas, and here in Hong Kong you can visit one of the many Christmas fairs (see local press for details). There are hundreds of shops online that will deliver directly to your door, but even better, there are some that will help pinpoint the perfect gift ...

  2. Golden gifts

    Posted Feb 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to that question in the footnotes of the advertisement: 'A suitable gift for your friend working in politics.' The truth of this statement dawned on me, when I considered the dangers involved for cadres in accepting gifts of diamond necklaces or Rolex watches. Their political adversaries could easily use the sincere expression of friendship represented by such gifts to attack ...

  3. A deeper look at movies

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lau Kit-wai Movies are more than just entertainment and a way to relax, according to a group of gifted secondary school students who took a course at the Hong Kong Baptist ... by the Education and Manpower Bureau as part of its Support Measures for the Exceptionally Gifted Students Scheme. Forty gifted students in Forms Three to Seven were chosen to take part. During ...

  4. Head start

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Bradley Winterton

    ... Bradley Winterton There are plenty of gifted children in Taiwan- and all over the world, for that matter. It was once thought elitist to separate them from average or less-promising ... And teaching the bright ones separately is not elitist, they say, for the simple reason that so many children have gifts- in such a wide variety of areas. There are at least eight different kinds ...

  5. Brains: the gift of a lifetime

    Posted Oct 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... is one of the homegrown gifted students Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen pledged to nurture in his recently released policy address. To boost the development of gifted education, Mr Tsang announced the establishment of an academy for gifted students, providing training to talented 10 to 18-year-olds in the fields of arts, music, astronomy and other subjects. Aware of the potential ...

  6. Shower him with stylish gifts

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... gifts for dads include a pinstripe shirt ($590) in red, white or blue, as well as a leather wallet ($390). For a smaller token of thanks, go for argyle cotton socks ($130) from Brooks Brothers. ...

  7. valentine's day gift going at a snip

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo It's that time of the year when so many lovely ladies will be showered with flowers from unwanted hopefuls. So, what's a girl to do with all those discarded Valentine's Day roses with long stems sticking out of the rubbish bin? ...

  8. Gift of a school enriches lives of student donors

    Posted Jan 14th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Turner

    ... Ivey graduates grateful for opportunity to help a remote and needy Chinese community, writes Elizabeth Turner IVEY EMBA FOUR ALUMNI OF the Richard Ivey School of Business made an arduous two-day journey late last year with Ivey Asia associate dean Kathlee ...

  9. Gift sets for him and her

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are mountains of new products available in the run-up to Christmas, so whether you are looking for a gift for a loved one, or a self-indulgent treat for yourself, there is plenty of choice. Luxury French brand Guerlain has a range of gift sets for men and women. The men's edition of L'Instant de Guerlain includes an eau de toilette spray and shower gel. A second ...

  10. Qualified welcome for support for gifted

    Posted Oct 14th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Nora Tong Educators have generally welcomed new pledges of support for the education of gifted children set out in the Chief Executive's policy address. However, some ... planned to establish a Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, which would target academic achievers aged 10 to 18. It could also become a 'platform for international exchanges as well ...




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