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  1. Lifestyle - FAMILY

    Young soccer stars give it their best shot

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 12:00am by TARA JENKINS AND KAREN PITTAR

    ... Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar familypost@scmp.com With plenty of clubs to choose from, the soccer stars of the future are spoiled for choice, write Tara Jenkins and Karen Pittar World at their feet Judging by the growth of soccer schools and children's leagues in recent years, youngsters in Hong Kong are getting a real kick out of the beautiful game. Children can now sign up ...

  2. HK children are not spoilt brats, says YMCA

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Young Hongkongers have an unfair reputation for being spoiled and unable to take care of themselves, according to a survey that found only a small minority fit the stereotype. More than 90 per cent of children said they were capable of basic skills such as cleaning and grooming themselves and managing their homework. The survey was conducted by the Chinese YMCA ...

  3. We can function alone, thanks

    Posted Jan 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei Children in Hong Kong are unfairly labelled as too spoiled, a survey found. According to the survey, more than 90 per cent of children said they can look after themselves well. The survey by the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong interviewed 1,018 children from Primary Three to Six, mainly from Yuen Long and Sha Tin. 'We don't think that the ability of Hong Kong's ...

  4. Holding children back a year can do more harm than good

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and spoil the last few weeks of primary school. If you still feel strongly about keeping him in primary school, approach the principal directly. Although educational research shows that children ... to consider this move. Remember also that the other children in his current primary school would know the situation and not all of them would understand. Children can be very cruel. There is no doubt ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    A pointy issue: Should children be allowed to fly first class?

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 12:00am by Kavita Daswani

    ... Kavita Daswani familypost@scmp.com An airline ban on children in premium seats is unlikely to spread but parents need to be considerate, writes Kavita Daswani Cabin pressure Intellectual ... your experience of first class, regardless of how powerful your noise-cancelling headphones are." The issue of whether minors- children under 12- should be allowed in premium cabins ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - RELATIONSHIPS

    From obedience and respect, to anger and tantrums. What is going on?

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by DR TERRY LAM

    ... towards helping children open up and overcome their anger issues. The vast majority of parents love their children but how that love is expressed is equally important. Among the ways experts ... Be tactile. Many parents, especially parents from a traditional Chinese culture, seldom hug or kiss their children. This makes it difficult for young people to feel that you love them. 3. Spend ...

  7. News - China - ENERGY

    Coal mines near uranium deposits spoiling value of nuclear fuel

    Posted Nov 18th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... at the same time. The researchers came up with several theories to explain the co-location phenomenon. Coal mines spoil uranium deposits ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Standing Committee expansion would spoil governance broth

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Standing Committee expansion would spoil governance broth It surprised me to see two China specialists argue that reducing the number of Politburo Standing Committee seats is "regressive" and a "step backwards" ("Small circle", October 8). The authors then advocate increasing the number of seats without analysing how this would affect decision-making. ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Factory workers need a fairer share of labour's spoils

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that if China's rise is to serve the goals of stability and harmony, the workers who toil to make products for the world must be able to look forward to a fairer share of the spoils and a better life. ...

  10. To Victor go the spoils

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Peggy Sito peggy.sito@scmp.com Li Ka-shing, Asia's richest man, has launched a succession plan that allows his eldest son, Victor Li Tzar-kuoi, to take the helm of the family property group Cheung Kong (Holdings) and conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa. V ...




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