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  1. Spoiled for choice

    Posted Dec 29th 2006, 12:00am by Vanessa Mulquiney

    ... massage therapy, which she says calms hyperactive children and improves circulation. And it's not just children who are joining mum for a day at the spa. Spa treatments for couples or groups ...

  2. Suitable children in short supply for floats

    Posted May 06th 2006, 12:00am by Paggie Leung, Vivienne Chow

    ... Festival organisers had trouble finding enough children for this year's floats because of low birth rates and modern parents' tendency to spoil children, according to co-ordinators. The scarcity of children able to take part or whose parents are willing to let them might cause a decline in the art form, they said. Lee Kin-din, chairman of the Pak She Street ...

  3. Children should opt for healthy snacks

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Joyce Siu

    ... cent of children preferred healthy food items to less healthy alternatives, but 90 per cent knew what was healthy and what was not. Assistant Director of Health Regina Ching Cheuk-tuen said these findings explained the growing threat of obesity among children in Hong Kong. The department found a rising trend of obesity among primary school pupils, from 16.4 per cent in 1997-98 to 18.7 per ...

  4. Children need less protection and more discipline

    Posted May 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and enabled many mothers to return to work. However, this improvement in the quality of life may come at a cost to children's development. Many parents spoil their children, with the aid ... I write further to your editorial suggesting that Hong Kong parents are overprotective, to the detriment of their youngsters ('Children need preparation for a tough world', May ...

  5. 'They've spoiled our holiday and wasted our time'

    Posted Feb 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Mr Tsang said: 'Disney has not only spoiled our holidays, but also wasted our time. My business partners are spending only two days in Hong Kong, and it is too late to drive to Ocean ...

  6. Singapore plans to share P&O spoils

    Posted Jan 13th 2006, 12:00am by Russell Barling

    ... Russell Barling PSA in talks to sell non-core assets to rivals if bid for UK port group succeeds PSA International has had preliminary talks with rival port operators about selling assets from the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation (P&O) portfol ...

  7. Investors grab spoils as stocks push winning run

    Posted Jan 11th 2006, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Turnover bouyant amid volatile trading after a sharp decline in Japan's main index Hong Kong stocks continued to roar ahead yesterday, but profit taking and a sharp decline in Japanese stocks pared gains. The Hang Seng Index edged closer ...

  8. Is inconsistency from stewards spoiling show?

    Posted Jan 04th 2006, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Are the racing stewards getting it right? What is a concern- and has been for quite some time- is that the stewards seem to feel the need to act when an incident is visible. The line most often trolled out to jockeys in the stewards' room ...

  9. Half say they are seen as strict parents

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... in varying degrees, while 47 per cent held the opposite view. About a quarter of those interviewed admitted spoiling their children, while another quarter were too busy earning the family's ... Celine Sun Parents are almost evenly split between those who believe their children see them as kind and those who think they are seen as strict. A survey by City University and district ...

  10. Haider spoils Wanderers' party

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong international Afzaal Haider played a crucial role with bat and ball to spark KCC Templars to a 36-run victory and spoil HKCC Wanderers' hopes of a winning return to Sunday League action at Kowloon Cricket Club yesterday. Haider scored an important 29 and gave useful support to top-scorer A. Mohammed, who made an unbeaten 54 as the lower-order pair ...




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