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  1. Student tells of identity theft nightmare

    Posted May 06th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Luo Caixia is getting ready to graduate from Tianjin Normal University with a degree in tourism, but her future is far from certain. She says her personal information and her college entrance exam scores have been duplicated- and that a former c ...

  2. Indian mother recalls her nightmare at Chinese-medium school

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Indian Dolly Zwafirah spent only three years at the San Po Kong Government Primary School, but the experience scarred her so deeply that 30 years later she says she would rather keep her children at home than send them to a Chinese-medium school ...

  3. Ghost of the bully stalks childhood nightmares

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

    ... Victims and perpetrators need help, says Chang Lei of an evil that knows no cultural boundaries A CULTURAL TRADITION that values scholarship and intense economic competition makes Hong Kong one of many Asian societies that focuses its educational efforts ...

  4. Nightmare 'a black shadow from nowhere'

    Posted Mar 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn Ruth was near the top of her class two years ago when she heard a faint voice telling her to kill herself. It was the start of a months-long nightmare for the 17-year-old, who shrank from others and contemplated suicide before treatment put her on the road to recovery. 'I saw a black shadow which suddenly came out from nowhere,' said Ruth, describing ...

  5. Teacher seeks 'bully' payout

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A native English-speaking primary teacher is threatening to go global with an e-mail campaign to warn teachers against coming to Hong Kong unless she gets compensation for the 'nightmare' experience of working here. Canadian teacher Joanne Miller said she had been forced to seek psychiatric treatment after being 'bullied, insulted and criticised' at two Lok Fu ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's brat pack needs good parenting

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says that, as parenting priorities go, teaching a child how to be kind and considerate must rate higher than academic success Brat alert My worst nightmare as a parent is that my children are spoiled and self-centred. To me, being kind and considerate trumps being successful. If, in 15 years, my children turn out to be mean and egotistical, it won't ...

  7. Children bullied, say parents critical of school's operations

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... and ridicule, the parents and students say. One has been suffering from nightmares after being told he should leave the school, they say. The accusations were levelled at HKMA David Li Kwok Po College ... students, which he denied. She also said school principal Nicholas Puiu told her son, who did well in his studies, to consider leaving the school. He had been suffering from nightmares and had begun ...

  8. Taming the Infinite

    Posted Jan 31st 2010, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Taming the Infinite by Ian Stewart Quercus, HK$121 It's hard to know for whom this book was written. Math experts would probably find its contents too simple, while others might baulk at revisiting the stuff of childhood nightmares. Which leaves those in the middle who may not have pursued a career in numbers but are fascinated by mathematical ideas. Ian ...

  9. You Again (Film)

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the four-way cat fight threatens to turn things into a nightmare. Despite the occasional comic relief, You Again is only mildly funny. Marni's grandmother, Bunny (Betty White), offers some extra ...

  10. PolyU celebrates hall life

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Caryn Yap

    ... CARYN YAP Imagine living with 300 other people. Would it be your biggest nightmare to share the television, or would you be having the time of your life with so many potential friendships to be made? The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) believes it's the latter. From March 30 to April 1, PolyU held its first ever Hall Festival to celebrate hall life since student halls ...




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