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  1. 'Spoiled child' strains relations

    Posted Dec 12th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... said: 'The spoiled child is a child- and that is something about the relationship between parents and children.' Today, with its close economic ties with all North Korea's ... with North Korea, with one official calling the reclusive regime a 'spoiled child', the outside world saw it as the strongest indication that Beijing might be prepared to abandon its long ...

  2. A few low notes won't spoil China-US harmony

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charles Wolf

    ... Charles Wolf US-China relations, and the respective national interests which underlie them, are generally harmonious. However, this is occasionally jarred by sharp discord. At present, the discord arises from legislation pending in the US Congress to put ...

  3. Already on the music map

    Posted Nov 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'on the music map'. Well, without wanting to spoil the fun for those who enjoyed Harbour Fest, I must point out that Hong Kong has live music coming out of its ears. This city has two ... supported by younger people. The Academy for Performing Arts is fully subscribed and 60,000 children are enrolled every year in the examinations of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools ...

  4. letters

    Posted Dec 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they want. While it's important to ensure a child is safe and happy, parents should not spoil their children. They should not give in to unreasonable demands. Children must be raised to learn ... are not encyclopedias: they cannot be expected to automatically know everything. Education for adults is as important as it is for children. The more people know about the arts, the more they will appreciate ...

  5. Fight for your rights

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui A group of teenagers have set up an organisation to fight for children's rights. It is the first ever in Hong Kong to be run by children. Kids' Dream, which will be launched on August 26, was initiated by past Children Ambassadors and Children's Councillors. They have the support of the Home Affairs Bureau, Against Child Abuse, the Hong Kong Committee ...

  6. A rights strategy is vital to let our children thrive

    Posted Mar 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your article 'Seen but not heard' (March 1) described efforts to get the government to set up a sustainable mechanism for promoting children's welfare in Hong Kong. Our child-development indicators mentioned in your article collect and analyse official data about children up to the age of 18. It is only a start. A children's commission would be the right body ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at hundreds of small camps, Benadir Hospital is being provided with clean water, breastfeeding mothers and malnourished children are being fed, and people are also receiving cash for work ... one member for each of the five Legco geographical constituencies. Virginia Yue, Fanling Democrats not spoiled for choice I refer to Peter Lok's response ('Clarify universal ...

  8. Breaking the poverty cycle for children

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am sad and astounded to find that one in four Hong Kong children live in poverty in 'Asia's World City'. To prevent those born poor staying poor for life, the government ... the vicious cycle of poverty is to provide free educational visits to children from poor families. The article 'One in four HK children live in poverty' (Sunday Morning Post, October 17) ...

  9. Irishman delivers home truths as ratings belie HK slide

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and sections- was a flashing light that we are still searching for the next big thing after being spoiled with Silent Witness, Absolute Champion and Sacred Kingdom. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: Curriculum evolves for a brave new world

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... but these days subjects seem to be merged into one. My son does not know the meaning of the word geography. Surely children should know what they are learning? You would not be the first parent ... to demonstrate independence, commitment and creativity. Also important is the learner profile which includes encouraging children to be reflective and principled as well as to be thinkers ...




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