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  1. Spoil a child, mess with its maturity

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Spoiling toddlers can possibly defer their development, according to the authors of a local survey on toddler health. The survey by the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies of the Chinese University of Hong Kong revealed yesterday that 79 per cent of children who should be eating unaided are still fed by parents or domestic helpers. From April to May, 1,103 parents were ...

  2. HK staff spoiled for choice- for now

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ginn Fung Career prospects for hospitality and tourism professionals from Hong Kong are bright, given the boom in the number of Chinese visitors of late. But much more lucrative jobs await them- if they are open to the array of opportunities awaiting on t ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and spoil the child'. My experiences have caused me to reflect on children in Hong Kong. Money talks, and it is especially loud in this city. Some children would turn up late; this happened ... I feel that parents in Hong Kong convey the mistaken message to the next generation that money is the best solution to all problems. Social etiquette is ignored. As a result, children ...

  4. letters

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the bad eggs in the bunch Nowadays, we often hear children in Hong Kong being called 'primary chickens'. People like to use this name because teenagers act immaturely. They seldom respect their parents or teachers, and some use swear words when they talk to their friends. There are reasons for this. First, parents spoil their children and fail to teach them good manners. ...

  5. Medic gives needy gift of sight on Congo trip

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... missionary doctors there. 'I was so inspired but at the same time I was so miserable,' she said. 'I looked at [the doctors] and I looked at myself. I was just a spoiled brat.' ... million for the first year, HK$7-8 million to cover the next five years. So far, HK$800,000 has been raised, mostly from friends in Hong Kong. The couple and their three children will have to grow ...

  6. letters

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in their school life and provide a better school environment. It can help students strengthen their sense of belonging to the school. Leung Wai-man, POCA Wong Siu Ching Secondary School Spoilt children Nowadays, many children in Hong Kong take everything for granted. Their parents spoil them by stopping them from doing housework and giving them whatever they want. Parents pamper their children ...

  7. Rock-a-buy baby

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a shop, she says. Besides space for breastfeeding, room to change nappies and comfy chairs, there will be storytelling sessions for the children and talks for parents or parents-to-be to learn about different topics. Tiny Footprints is the latest entrant in the thriving business of children's products and services, with boutique operations often started by parents in response ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a sometimes morally ambiguous world. Andy Seto, North Point Children learn from challenges In the past, many parents used corporal punishment to discipline their children. However, with the new generations, things have changed, and parents seldom resort to this form of punishment. Some have gone in the opposite direction and spoil their sons and daughters. In some cases, they go too far, ...

  9. Children's cancer services to move

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee Ella.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong's first children's hospital will handle all children's cancer and heart disease cases when it opens at Kai Tak in 2016, a review ... Chan Hin-biu, said yesterday that the influx of children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents- 223,154 between 2001 and last year- presented a challenge. 'Paediatric services were once ...

  10. Don't deny children the great outdoors

    Posted Feb 16th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kelly Yang Have you ever noticed that Hong Kong children spend a huge amount of time indoors? Whether they are studying, hanging out with their friends or even playing sports, increasingly, our children are growing up under the glow of fluorescent lights. It is a fact that I never really noticed until recently, when I signed my son up for a weekly football class- only to find ...




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