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  1. Can you keep your promise?

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau 1 Becoming a physiotherapist My new year's resolution in 2012 is to study physiotherapy at university. Also, I want to break the habit of being late. My friends ... means no Facebook, YouTube, 9gag, Tumblr, Twitter... Somehow, I am not sure how these new year's resolutions will work out. Tam Sum-sze 4 Aim for straight-As My new year's resolution ...

  2. Good health and a wage rise on wish list for 2012

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and a pay rise at work. In fact, a wage rise was the most popular New Year's wish of merrymakers in Times Square, many having grown tired of climbing inflation. One 23-year-old engineer, aside from wanting good health, said: 'My biggest New Year's wish is a raise.' By early evening, the city seemed to be swarming with more hand-holding lovebirds than usual, all beaming ...

  3. A record-splashing start to 2012

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to agree. 'Swimming is so very good for you!' he said. This was Ko's sixth new year swim. He had to skip last year's event because of back surgery and was happy to be back. Wong ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com There are many ways of welcoming in the new year. If staying up late for the midnight countdown was not your style, you could have joined a hardy group ...

  4. Hi Everyone

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Goodboy Last December, the YP deputy ed decided that her New Year's Resolution was to 'travel'. Now, while that may not be as impressive as, say, doing more exercise, I decided I would do the same thing, and rack up some stamps in my dogport. Travelling to a new country is always an educational experience. Not only might there be a different language to get ...

  5. Workers in for eight-month wait

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year.'; National law requires at least five days of paid leave a year for employees with more than a year's service at a company, but few firms follow the rules. In an online sina.com survey ... would have used the mid-year break to see their families. 'There';s no way I can make it back to my home in Shaanxi province with a three-day holiday because the train trip alone takes ...

  6. Family counts blessings despite annual celebrations being called off

    Posted Feb 09th 2008, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... the Lunar New Year, Mr Zhou made the long walk to see how his parents were faring. 'I was so happy when I reached the village after walking non-stop for three hours. I had lost contact with my ... and water,' Mr Zhou said. 'It is pointless to have a family reunion when the meal is not going to be a normal year-end dinner.' But the family was determined to visit Mr Zhou's parents, ...

  7. Past week one of the coldest- and chilly weather set to persist

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ...;s senior science officer, said it was rare for the cold weather signal to be hoisted for more than a week. 'The winter this year is particularly freezing,' he said. 'None of the days ... Leung said the clash between the winter monsoon and the warm and moist air from the south produced falling temperatures and rain. 'Although the public should expect a cold Lunar New Year ...

  8. Find out all about the Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lunar New Year is just around the corner. It is our major festival everyone enjoys it. Although there are only three days of public holiday, we can celebrate in many ways. My favourite thing to do is go to Victoria Harbour to see the fireworks. They usually take place on the second day of Lunar New Year. The fireworks are wonderful and I'm always excited to see them. ...

  9. Avoid being caught off balance

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

    ... I started saying no, and would not feel guilty about it. I started off this entry by alluding to now being a better practitioner of work-life balance. You should know that after the New Year ... to be able to practise what I initially only believed in. In the final quarter of last year, the company I work for kicked off a number of exciting projects. One by one, all the projects that we had ...

  10. New Year temperature to plunge

    Posted Dec 31st 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Revellers have been warned to rug up if joining outdoor New Year countdown activities, as temperatures are expected to drop to 10 degrees Celsius. The Observatory issued its ... the cold was the result of an intense winter monsoon and temperatures would stay low over the next few days, returning to a warmer 19 degrees on Saturday. ...




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