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  1. First person

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... As told to Simon Parry Frederick Yeung Ka-ching, 44, associate professor at the University of Hong Kong, co-ordinates the Uncle-Long-Legs Letter Box project, which over the past 11 years has provided anonymous pen friends for more than 9,000 children in need of emotional support The idea for the Uncle-Long-Legs Letter Box project came from a cartoon series that was popular ...

  2. Letter to the editor

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alfred Yiu

    ... also written English textbooks. Paper 1 Letter to the Editor Context Letter to the editor is discussion in another format. It is the most popular question type, second only to narration ... for schools. He suggested that the money could be used to improve learning in many other ways. Write a letter to the editor giving your views on this issue. (2000 Paper 1) Format and tone The tone ...

  3. Do not waste money buying things you don't need

    Posted Nov 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a consumer society. But I am trying my best to buy only what I need. TOMMY KWOK STFA Tam Pak Yu College Thanks for your letter, Tommy. I did my best not to buy anything on Friday- aside from food- and it wasn't easy! The Buy Nothing Day was an international campaign, but I think it is especially testing in Hong Kong where shopping is considered a hobby. A good way of cutting down on unnecessary ...

  4. Get to grips with writing letters

    Posted May 31st 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... such as letters to the editor, complaints or invitations. The guidelines today are on letters to a newspaper which express your personal views. We are also providing two samples of letters to the editor ... writing letters to the editor: 1. Point out a particular problem or event 2. State your personal feelings/opinions about it 3. State the reasons for your views 4. Suggestions/recommendations 5. ...

  5. Letter to the Editor

    Posted Aug 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... null Until three weeks ago, my entire collection of digital music had been ripped from CDs bought from brick and mortar shops. When I had an iPod, I wanted to buy music via iTunes, but couldn't because I don't own a credit card with a United Sta ...

  6. Letters to the editor

    Posted Jan 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Paul McGuire

    ... PAUL MCGUIRE There are several ways of expressing your opinion. One is to write a letter to a newspaper. You need to address your letter to the editor. The editor reads the letters and decides which ones to publish. You should feel strongly about a topic or an issue. Keep your letter short and to the point. In the Letters to the Editor page of a newspaper, sometimes ...

  7. Don't let stress and anger ruin your friendships

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... DELPHINE SO Good Hope School Thanks for your letter, Delphine. Stress can bring out the worst in people. It also weakens your immune system and can make you feel tired all the time. It is important ... should always try our best to stay calm and treat others with respect. Victoria, Sub-Editor ...

  8. Magical tool to express love for others

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hongkong Post is organising a competition aimed at promoting students' interest in letter writing as a means of expressing their love for others. It is being held in support of the Universal Postal Union's 34th International Letter-Writing Competition. The theme this year is 'A Letter to My Favourite Fairytale Character', in celebration ...

  9. Focus on learning, not the opposite sex

    Posted Sep 21st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am writing to respond to the letter 'Better studying at girls-only schools' (Young Post, August 13). I do not agree that boys would pay more attention to girls in a co-ed ... with this sooner rather than later. CHENG CHUN-MAN Thanks for your letter, Chun-man. Many people, especially parents, have strong views on co-educational or same sex schooling. Luckily, Hong Kong offers ...

  10. Ex-editor kicked off advisory body

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Former magazine chief refused to sign letter of resignation The former editor-in-chief of the liberal magazine Tong Zhou Gong Jin has been stripped of his seat on the Guangdong Political People's Consultative Conference after refusing to sign a letter of resignation. Xiao Weibin, 58, was visited by a United Front Work Department official and given the letter ...




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