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  1. Make it real

    Posted Jun 04th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... was Mother's Day, and those present began by honouring the mothers of the students who died. Since then, several people who were present have posted on the internet the speeches they made ... Frank Ching Twenty years ago, the Communist Party called out the People's Liberation Army to suppress a people's movement whose focus was Tiananmen Square in Beijing but whose ...

  2. The laws of nurture

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they all looked the same was a big hoot to them. 'The only problem we had in those early days was on Mothers'; Day or Fathers' Day. Some would be in tears, because they didn&#039 ... in the insurgency and was distraught when she had to leave her mother, younger brother and sister behind. On a Saturday afternoon, during a break from her studies, Rita says: 'I used to just cry ...

  3. CUHK feels heart of Africa

    Posted Sep 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... or to Aids. 'Mothers';- local ladies who have lost their own families- took care of groups of eight orphans,' she adds. 'All the children in the orphanage village have experienced ... In response to Uganda's dire state, 15 students from the SH Ho College of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) went on a 14-day social service trip to the country in July. The mission ...

  4. Ugandan orphans rock

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... a real home. 'I live with my mother and seven other children in a house in the village. I go to school every day. I help to clean the floor and wash the clothes. I also help cooking,&#039 ... of the choir, aged between seven and 13, are orphans whose parents died from Aids, war or starvation. Frank, 10, is lucky in that his mother is still alive. 'When I was very young, I lived with my ...

  5. Obstetric fee 'will drive couples into debt'

    Posted Feb 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... charges for obstetric services had exposed the unfairness of the new booking system, which was designed to ensure sufficient obstetric resources for local mothers. 'Civil servants ... diet in public beds to HK$304 for first-class beds in public hospitals. From February 1, the Hospital Authority raised fees for obstetric packages to HK$39,000 for non-local expectant mothers ...

  6. Landscapes on the page

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... to wander around second-hand book stores,' Blackwell says. 'One day in a bookstore...I found a book with beautiful illustrations. It was dusty and must have been sitting untouched on the bookshelves for years. I felt it was a waste to leave it there and decided to try and do something with it.' The book was called The Elder Tree Mother and the results of her decision that day ...

  7. A woman's place

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

    ... Khang Hyun-sung, Seoul My best friend's five-year-old daughter, who attends an expensive private nursery school in Seoul, was recently told by her class teacher to draw pictures showing how mothers spent their day. The teacher prompted with phrases such as 'mummy works', 'mummy does the shopping', 'mummy makes the dinner'. The children ...

  8. Status grows by leaps and bounds

    Posted Nov 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with his sister and mother across the entire mountain range, a 740-kilometre trek from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, with an elevation gain of more than 40,000 metres. 'When he was young, we soon realised that he was a child we had to tire out,' says his mother, Nuria Burgada, in an episode of Kilian's Quest that documents her son's run across the Pyrenees ...

  9. Camilla warming up for Winter dream

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... money and fortunately we can afford the expense,' he says. The greater cost, he says, has been family separation. While he works in Hong Kong, Camilla is in the US with her mother Carolyn, a Filipina. 'But technology really helps,' he says. 'Camilla';s practice is taped by her coach every day and I can see the footage online. During the season we chat on the phone ...

  10. Gobi challenge like a walk in the park

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ...;s what it is,' she said. As a flight attendant and mother of two teenage boys, she goes running between flights in different parts of the world and in between parental chores when she ... themselves for the 250- kilometre Gobi March, a seven-day, six-stage desert race that starts on Sunday. 'If you can stand hiking on Lantau Peak and Tai Mo Shan in 30 degrees Celsius, you can ...




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