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  1. Hobby rewards patience

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Western-style embroidery can be a hobby for both sexes, of any age and from all walks of life. Students can put their creativity and artistic ability into something tangible that will enhance their patience and help them relax. 'Embroidery can be a standalone piece of artwork for appreciation, or it can embellish clothing, household items or gifts,' says Mimi Chan, ...

  2. Small wonders

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jocelyn Wong All schoolchildren learn to make paper planes when they are young, but one man has taken his hobby to a whole new height. Edwin Cho Chi-kong has always had a passion for model planes. Like most good hobbies, it started in his youth, when he made model aircraft from plastic kits bought from toy stores. He spent hours assembling the models and then meticulously decorating ...

  3. Fun hobby that rings the changes

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While the ringing of bells is mostly associated with church towers and Christmas, the use of handbells and chimes as a musical art form has long enchanted audiences in shopping malls and public places around Hong Kong. Handbell music is usually performed ...

  4. Asian Games can help citizens get involved in sport as a lifelong hobby

    Posted Jan 09th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and hobby fields. Statistics show us that a healthier lifestyle can lead to lower medical costs for people as they grow older. Given that we have an ageing population our public health care system ...

  5. Ways to fill your days

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Disabled (tel: 2875 7711), or Rotary International (tel: 2576 8882). Clubs or hobbies: Hobbies Central (tel: 2234 0319) offers bilingual adult classes in every craft you can imagine- from quilting ...

  6. In the spotlight

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ron Ng Cheuk-hei was a dancer before he became actor. He attended TVB's Seventh Dancing Artiste Training Class in 1999. In December 2000, he joined TVB's Artiste Training Class and has since been signed on as a TVB Management Artiste. Date of birth: September 2, 1979 Family: parents and an elder sister Education: Form Five Hobbies: dancing, singing, video games, ...

  7. Should physical education be compulsory in schools?

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Cathy Chan

    ... a week. But in PE lessons, students are forced to exercise for 45 minutes or an hour. It is very intense. I don't think it's a good way of exercising. Exercise should be a hobby ... which kind of sport they enjoy playing. They develop an interest that could turn into a hobby. If it became a hobby, they would play it more often and lead a healthier lifestyle. Hong Kong ...

  8. Learn the art of jewellery making

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jewellery making classes provide people with the skills needed to create special pieces that suit their individual fashion sense. For some, this may be the start of a hobby that enables ... and cost from HK$350 to HK$540 for non-members and HK$290 to HK$480 for members. There is an additional HK$100 fee for materials. If you are interested in jewellery making as a hobby ...

  9. Artists draw inspiration

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... as academic subjects,' she said. 'But I've seen six-year-olds who can paint like a professional. They take their hobbies seriously, not as something that distracts them from their studies.' Another promising artist, Pou Ka-ieng, 15, has won awards for her Chinese paintings. She said she could not imagine painting as her career, but she would continue her hobby for as long ...

  10. In the spotlight

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

    ... Germantown Academy, Pennsylvania, (Grade 12); University of Hong Kong (bachelor of business administration) Hobbies: snooker, basketball, swimming, music, movies Favourite movie and artists: ...




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