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  1. letters

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Let youngsters develop better EQ A recent article highlighted the case of children and students in Hong Kong with low 'emotional intelligence'. These youngsters are vulnerable because their parents dote on them so much that they cannot become independent. Many Hong Kong students are pampered and spoiled by their parents. That leads to a serious social problem. Most ...

  2. letters

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Learning the ropes of money matters Children enjoy Lunar New Year because they receive lai see from their relatives. Youngsters then have to decide how best to spend their money. So far, so good. Yet in recent years many parents have been spoiling their children. Often children who can get everything they want seldom think twice before spending lots of money needlessly. ...

  3. Anhui children fall ill with lead poisoning

    Posted Jan 07th 2011, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beijing and Laura Zhou Another toxic metal pollution scandal has erupted on the mainland, this time in Anhui province, with at least 24 children, aged between nine months and 16 years, being admitted to hospital for lead poisoning. They were among more than 200 children in Gaohe town, Huaining county, who were found with excessive concentrations of lead ...

  4. letters

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enrich our spiritual lives. It is not worth sacrificing our happiness and loved ones for money. Don't be a slave to money. Lau Wing-ki, Pooi To Middle School Don't spoil children Nowadays, children rely too much on their parents. Their mothers don't let them do any housework, or even carry their own schoolbags. They don't punish them even when they are naughty. ...

  5. Villagers powerless in face of dumping

    Posted Jan 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... children for a walk in the Tai Lam Country Park, and when we looked down towards the village, we saw a whole valley of white ginger flowers. We could stop and watch the scene for hours,' she ... their loads. 'It is bad that people would spoil the environment [like this]. The waste should be dumped in the tips designated for the purpose.' The disappearance of the ginger lily field has ...

  6. Air is harming our children, parents say

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Nine out of 10 parents think the city's air quality is harmful to their children's health, a survey has found. It also found that 84 per cent of parents ... was particularly dangerous to children, whose lungs, metabolic and immune systems were still developing, the group's campaign manager Kwong Sum-yin said. The survey was released a day after ...

  7. Protect your children from air pollution

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Fionnuala Carolan

    ... sensitive to filthy air. 'When children develop bad health they often carry it with them to later life. Breathing dirty air has long-term effects and the longer the exposure, the more severe ... the effect of the pollutants on young children. 'Nobody should be smoking in a home where a child lives, not even on a balcony. A neighbour's smoke can even affect a child. Even if you ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But children grew up healthy. They were able, physically and mentally, to face adversity. Children nowadays are spoiled and get everything they want. As a consequence they lack self-control ... Policy on gifted students is ripe for change I refer to your editorial ('Common sense must apply for gifted children', January 11). As the father of March Boedihardjo [who ...

  9. letters

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... it's going to be my generation running the world. So I ask, on behalf of all the children on earth and those of generations to come, don't spoil our beautiful world. It's the only ...

  10. letters

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We need to go beyond Earth Hour Earth Hour, a global WWF event that raises awareness of the need to take action on climate change, was held successfully last Saturday. A record 3,200 buildings and organisations- and 320 schools- took part this year, turni ...




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