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  1. Pouring your heart out

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh For Steve Lau Chi-fung, nothing quite beats the magic of receiving a letter in the post- one written on paper that he can keep forever and read again and again. Lau, senior manager (local mail) of Hongkong Post's product development, marketing and sales division, has been working with the organisation since 1998. He says that when letter-writing was the primary ...


    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... If you are a school leaver, then it doesn't have to be very long. The key elements are to include the company you are sending your cover letter to, the job you are applying for, ... emphasise the importance of spelling and double-checking who you are sending the resume and cover letter to. Because it is so easy to use the search and replace function when you are sending several ...

  3. E-mail an essential invention

    Posted Aug 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of functions. For example, I used e-mail to send this letter to the Young Post. E-mail can also replace different kinds of greeting cards. It helps to protect the environment as it cuts down ... the invention of e-mail. Tsang Hing-lun From the Editor Thank you for your letter, Hing-lun. It's amazing to think that as little as 15 years ago- when many Young Post readers were toddlers, ...

  4. Letters get the stamp of approval

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The man in charge of Hong Kong's post hopes more people will write letters to show they care, writes Zoe Mak Name: Tam Wing-pong Occupation: Postmaster General Star sign: Leo On my ... able to post a letter. I wasn't even interested in philately- back then you had to have stamps to trade with others, but I didn't have money to buy stamps, and I didn't have ...

  5. Perfect letters and envelopes

    Posted Dec 16th 2004, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... JOHN MILLEN In these days of instant e-mails, people are sending fewer handwritten letters through the post. But there are still occasions when it is necessary or the best thing to do. Sometimes it is better to write a letter to an organisation if you want information. Some employers still ask people to apply for a job with a letter of application. And then there are times when ...

  6. Get the format right

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Alfred Yiu

    ... also written English textbooks. Paper 3 Part B- Formal and Informal Letters Format From 1996 to 2004, there have been eight letters (five formal and three informal) tested. The table (right) will give you a better idea about format and style. Style A letter, either formal or informal, is usually composed of three parts- introductory paragraph, body paragraphs and concluding paragraph. ...

  7. Top tips about the 10 top traps: how to avoid making a virtual nuisance of yourself

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry Size matters Sending large attachments is one of the worst faux pas, according to Judith Kallos, who runs www.netmanners.com. Try to compress or 'zip' files or, at least, warn the recipient beforehand. Capital losses Typing in capital letters is the equivalent of shouting at someone. It's also considered lazy and is more difficult to read. Take care ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Here's some advice: try to adopt a pet Being a responsible pet owner is not an easy job. It is much more than just providing food, water and shelter for your pet. You must also show that you truly care about the animal. Some people will buy a cute pe ...

  9. letters

    Posted May 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Internet is not a place for bullies Well-known websites like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter allow us to express ourselves, post photos and give others a glimpse of our lives. You can even keep up-to-date with your friends' lives- through photos and st ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pets are our friends, not our dinner Many people will buy dogs or cats to become their pets, but people in some countries like to eat them. People from China, North and South Korea, Vietnam and Japan still eat dog and cat meat. Also, some people from mino ...




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