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  1. Should China abandon its one-child policy?

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their psychological development. Many only children are spoiled and they depend on their parents for almost everything. Also, they don't learn proper social skills. In the long run, the one-child policy ... to breaking point. And citizens' living standards would suffer. Yet the one-child policy has drawn lots of criticism both at home and abroad. Critics argue that limiting the number of children ...

  2. Business - China Business - Consumption

    Pocket money of 'little emperors' offers engine for growth

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com Mainland children of well-off families get billions in allowances, and domestic and foreign firms are looking to tap into that Little emperors help powergrowth with pocket money The 50 million "little emperors and empresses", the children of mainland middle and upper-class households, have emerged as a strong force in consumer spending ...

  3. Spoiled for choice

    Posted Jan 30th 2008, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... as selfish, spoiled and overly westernised. 'I'd say they are not the children of Chairman Mao,' says Zhang Yiwu, a 45-year-old Chinese literature professor at Peking University who has ... developer who gets his girlfriend from a poor family pregnant, and spoiled Yang Xiaoyun, who marries her boyfriend Xiang Nan in secret but soon divorces him. The popular characters have been ...

  4. Old-style thrift still has its place in the new China

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they simply can't afford. This has been fuelled by easy access to credit from an expanding credit card industry- and perhaps encouraged from an early age by their spoiled only-child status. You ... of this demographic say they cannot afford to support their parents. For a society in which the burden of caring for the elderly is expected to be taken up by the children, this pattern of spending could have ...

  5. The crude consumer

    Posted Oct 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... funds in favour of the yuan. In the minds of many foreigners, mainlanders can no longer be considered poor. Instead they are the spoiled rich, replacing the Japanese as the top international ... the shambles of a health care system and a national educational programme that creates zombies out of children. Massive consumption of cognac and a rush for the most expensive cars; building houses ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... moral standards than we do and it is unfair of us to expect it of them. It is perfectly fine for us and our children to love their performances and to feel entertained, but we should not see that as the reality. We should all understand that people in the public eye are people on show. When it comes to our children, what we should be teaching them is to follow the values that are universally ...

  7. Mainland talent finds job-hopping pays better

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in China, say experts. Spoiled for choice, today's young executives jump from one firm to another as companies desperately compete in a scarce pool of Chinese talent. For instance, one Shanghai ... have long waiting lists of expatriate children. 'Some expatriates have rejected China assignments because they couldn't get their kids into schools.' The mainland's entry ...

  8. Have Your Say

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shouldn't hate others. I'm sure this world will be full of love and warmth if people stop hating each other. Hannah CNEC Christian College Disney copy-cat spoils China's image The Beijing ... their children about their poor academic results or behaviour. Some children try their best, but parents think they can do better, and put more pressure on them. The children feel nervous and frightened. ...

  9. The power of one

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... that stretched the author, who had two children while writing it. 'When I started out I was relatively young. I wasn't married, didn't have kids,' says Tyson Li. 'I think once ... Eleanor Roosevelt. 'I'm deeply ambivalent about her,' says Tyson Li. 'She did change over the years. In her youth she was spoiled with a strong sense of entitlement, but she ...

  10. 838 days to go

    Posted Apr 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... and they, too, tend to be individualistic, ego-driven and hungry for financial success. They love their country and have no problem handing over a share of the spoils. But how much should they give? ... of champions out of seemingly nowhere, but it relied on parents putting talented kids into the system. With no effective welfare system in place, parents these days see their children ...



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