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  1. Stars are only human- look deeper for role models

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Teenagers always have favourite singers who they worship and spend lots of money on, buying their photos, concert tickets and music. I think singers should be more responsible. Some of them smoke, do drugs or break laws, like speeding or drink-driving. Te ...

  2. Crusading for human rights

    Posted Aug 31st 2006, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Celine Sun

    ... it or not, the socialite-turned-actress has been promoting human rights on her website- telling us all to eradicate poverty and hunger. This is perhaps why the Los Angeles-based group Youth for Human Rights International gave her a human-rights and youth-hero award. She was even listed as an 'Asian celebrity' on its website. 'When I was young, I asked my dad what human rights ...

  3. Choose subjects you're interested in- you'll do well

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The upcoming second-term exam is very important for Form Three students who have to choose arts or science for the next academic year. Our school organised many talks, where teachers outlined the pros and cons of both streams. I think students should choose subjects they are interested in. Otherwise, they will quickly lose interest in their studies. Also, it is silly to opt ...

  4. Explore the human body

    Posted Dec 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... functioning of various human organs involves principles of biochemistry and physics. 'Through a series of interesting interactive exhibits, visitors will know how complicated the web ... Elaine Yau An exhibition at the Science Museum in Tsim Sha Tsui allows visitors to pretend to be aliens, and discover the mysteries of the human body. Running until April 8 next year, ...

  5. Animal-lovers' marriage of interests breeds a business

    Posted Aug 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ours were champion racers and that made me more interested in them. Now we just breed rare homing pigeons and have nine pure-bred Siberian huskies. We go to the US and Thailand for professional ... these interests played a part in your career? I graduated in dentistry from the Beijing Medicine University in 1990 and worked in private practice for a while. But now I am running a pet veterinary clinic ...

  6. Mainland law lays bare a human rights dilemma

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A new public order law introduced on the mainland has created a rather unusual human rights dilemma. The law is intended to ensure that the relatives of people detained for certain ... not met with universal approval. There is one category of offenders that has an interest in ensuring their relatives- notably their wives- are not put in the picture. These are Hong Kong men ...

  7. Horizons are broadened with the study of humanities and social science

    Posted Nov 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'Students in other schools want to learn more about the humanities and social science,' Professor So said. 'They find it not only interesting, but also useful to their careers. HKUST ... The School of Humanities and Social Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) was originally conceived of as a sort of 'service provider' ...

  8. Pin down imbalances in the human body

    Posted Feb 04th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... University there. After graduation, I worked with a highly respected acupuncturist for 10 years. An acupuncturist never stops learning, which makes the profession interesting and a lifelong vocation. ...

  9. Minority interest

    Posted Oct 05th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... of such laws in Hong Kong, and head of Hong Kong Unison, said she felt that the political will to protect ethnic minorities' interests had weakened during the past year or two. Ms Wong left Hong ... in the first place to fulfil their international obligations. In this time frame they have been able to push through many other bills and this is a fundamental human-rights issue they have been unable ...

  10. No mystery to human bird-flu case in Guangzhou

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to your leader 'Bird-flu precautions worth the cost', (March 8). There is no mystery surrounding the recent human infection in Guangzhou. Bird flu flourishes in large, ... of direct spread from poultry to humans. Studies done over the past five years by the University of Hong Kong, in conjunction with Shantou University, show that mainland poultry markets remain ...




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