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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's brat pack needs good parenting

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

    ... 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 ... and bullying. This is devastating news. No matter what the end goal, spoiling children is a bad game plan. It doesn't make it any easier to get into top schools. It makes it a whole lot harder ...

  2. News - China

    Outcry at mainland mother who let son defecate at Taiwan airport

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:51pm by Amy Li

    ... mainlanders' poor hygiene habits.” “This is  a typical mainland parent who spoils their children,'’ said a mainland netizen on China's twitter-like Sina Weibo. "This is so embarassing, ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 16, 2014

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:37am by LETTERS

    ... that is needed to lead this city? Some legislators at the chief executive's question-and-answer session in the Legco chamber earlier this month behaved like spoiled children. Objects were thrown ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 6, 2013

    Posted Jul 06th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... parents of spoiled brats Nowadays in Hong Kong, it is common for children to vent their frustrations on their parents and domestic helpers. Children's general lack of ability to perform ... Parents have to be good role models to try and ensure we see fewer spoiled children misbehaving. Christy Tse, Tseung Kwan O   Cashed up and globetrotting without HSBC I do not bank with HSBC, ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Practice among some Chinese students of mailing dirty laundry home prompts debate

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:33am by Zhang Hong

    ... education. Parents have spoiled their children and asked them to focus only on studying, while taking over many responsibilities that should be shouldered by the children themselves." There have ... the newspaper they were willing to help wash clothes if their children sent them. The Times noted that laundromats cost 3 yuan (HK$3.80) to 5 yuan per load, while inter-city express delivery services ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 25, 2014

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:49am by LETTERS

    ... Hong Kong parents should not spoil their children, and if they want their children to be cosmopolitan adults in the future, they themselves have to progress on that path too. They cannot escape ... of education In response to the letter from Pandora Ho (" Zoo offers educational experience ", September 12), I take issue with the assertion that children are educated by visiting zoos or, ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong is extended rights that the rest of China has not been granted

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:52am by LETTERS

    ... autocratically. Despite being part of that country, Hongkongers are nevertheless extended rights that the rest of the country does not benefit from. We are treated like China's favourite children, and like a child, spoiled by years of favouritism, our Hong Kong students have thrown a tantrum over a perceived failure by the mainland to deliver on a promise that has been misinterpreted ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, August 3, 2013

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am

    ... goes for a government minister. It was a badly-arrived-at, hasty decision, and failed to deal with the core sources of poverty in Hong Kong. Now Mr Tsang has millions of spoiled children ... it has to be seen to be upheld. Wilkie Wong, Yuen Long   Payout created millions of 'spoiled kids' Ronnie Chan Chichung was right in deriding Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese dads are going places

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:39am by Kelly Yang

    ... Chinese families and the issues they face every day, such as the burdens of the growing middle class, the mushrooming numbers of only children, often spoiled with attention, the ever increasing ... the nation by storm. Where Are We Going, Dad? is about five celebrity fathers who take their children on weekend trips, minus their mothers or helpers, all around China. The show averages over 600 ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Maid in Hong Kong- Part 1

    Posted Aug 13th 2012, 05:18pm by Jason Y Ng

    ... to our lexicon, refers to local children spoiled rotten by their doting parents. With a maid at their every beck and call, they have troubles performing simple tasks like making their beds, tying ... combined with the deep sense of entitlement it instills, sets these children up to fail in the real world. Parents waking up to this new reality are forced to take a closer look at the way ...




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