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  1. Good times are here

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Karly Cox

    ... place. Here are some ideas to inspire you to be truly good this Christmas. The gift of time If you usually spend your Christmas holiday parked on the sofa, playing video games, maybe it's ... someone to talk to, or your young cousins need help with their homework. Giving your time makes other people's lives easier, and makes you feel great about yourself. Greener gifts Christmas ...

  2. A listening ear can be a gift for all seasons

    Posted Dec 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that keep us on the go- not because of gift shopping, but because we are giving emotional support to people who need a listening ear. For some people, the problems they face may dim the bright ... worries over job loss and debt problems, has been on the rise. With loss of income come relationship problems. Wanting to give gifts to loved ones during festive seasons, but not being able to do ...

  3. The greatest gift of all

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to write their family a Christmas card and present them with a Christmas gift. 'Inmates can sign up and tell us what gift they want to send to their family. Our targets are inmates ... Tree by buying Christmas gifts for families of inmates. Cheung says it is the first time that Angel Tree has received outside funding since it started locally in 1998 and he is thankful ...

  4. Gifts for all the needy

    Posted Nov 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Association will carry out its Angel Tree 2011 campaign for children whose parents are in prison. OSC will sponsor Christmas gifts for the campaign. The Children's Heart Foundation will receive ...

  5. Vice-principal shuns gifts to help needy children in Qinghai

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip No gifts were allowed when the vice-principal of an international school celebrated his 50th birthday. Instead, Arnett Edwards, of King George V School, asked his guests to donate ... Donald Tsang Yam-kuen moved in. It raised HK$220,000. At his 50th birthday party this year, he raised HK$15,000 from family and friends. 'This gift is so much bigger [than other ...

  6. Pension plan could be Tsang's gift for the ages

    Posted Dec 31st 2010, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has a year and a half left in office. He will hand over one of the best run, most prosperous and peaceful cities in Asia, and for that he will deserve all our thanks. But what grand legacy, what major acc ...

  7. Quarantined couple spent week gathering gifts for poor mothers

    Posted May 10th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... distribute 41 boxes of unused and donated gifts to a group of local mothers. During their government-enforced isolation in the Wan Chai hotel, Ron Bailey and Anne Bowling made the best ... will receive certificates and gift packs. At the start of the ceremony Mr Bailey and Ms Bowling, who were supposed to leave Hong Kong last Sunday, stood before the crowd and spoke. 'During ...

  8. The gift of giving

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... are some unique and meaningful 'invisible gifts'. You can't wrap them in a box or put them under a Christmas tree, but the joy they bring you and others might last a long, long time. ... and training for teachers in rural areas on the mainland for HK$650. A gift card goes to your gift recipient, while the real item goes to a poor community that needs it. ...

  9. Do you think gifted children should enter university at an early age?

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... There are advantages and disadvantages to gifted teens entering university. It's a great idea to give very talented young people the chance for a higher education early in life. But at the same time, ...

  10. Protesting children bought off with gifts

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... department officials came out and handed them bags of elegantly wrapped Lunar New Year gifts, including stationery, towels and scarves. The youngsters, aged between 6 and 13, only started chanting again when Sze Lai-shan, from the Society for Community Organisation, scolded: 'We are not here to get gifts today!' Then several of the children's parents, standing off to one ...




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