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  1. Dump junk food

    Posted Nov 13th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... are to blame for their poor eating habits, overindulgence by parents does not help. 'Some parents spoil their children and let them eat whatever they like. A teenager should consume about 2,200 ... acknowledging that he's leading an unhealthy lifestyle, Yiu-man says he cannot resist fatty foods because they are delicious. Yiu-man is one of many overweight children whose poor eating habits ...

  2. letters

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They want to give their child all the comforts and the best education. This attitude may do more harm than good. Many parents spoil their children. As a result, they may not know how to get along ... Some parents don't want to see their children have free days. So they arrange many activities for their children. Children do not have a say on what classes they should attend. ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Choose health over wealth

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

    ... Parents love their children and want them to be happy. They buy many things for their children and spoil them. This can easily lead to bad habits, such as unhealthy eating. Once they get ... a lot brings good fortune. What's more, Hong Kong children have access to a wide variety of snacks and other unhealthy food. Most snacks contain a lot of fat, sugar or additives and have ...

  5. letters

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to their children to ensure they stay on the right path. They should watch out for behavioural changes. Another danger sign could be the purchase of expensive items by those who receive little pocket money. Girls should learn to respect their bodies. It is never too late to get out of compensated dating. Maggie, Leung Shek Chee College Learning curve Many parents spoil their children nowadays. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Tutorial colleges are popular thanks to interfering parents and peer pressure

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... they will be left behind if they do not follow suit. There will be tips they could be taught to help them do well in the public exams. So-called helicopter parents make things worse. They spoil and overprotect their children even when they are teenagers. They want to provide the best possible education and see the tutorial classes as a necessary part of achieving that goal, even though ...

  8. Being polite is part of growing up

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... these children are spoiled. When they grow up, they will not be able to communicate, because they do not know how to be polite to others. Winnas Wong, King Ling College From the Editor Thank you for your ... 'Excuse me' are two very simple words. But today's children do not seem to use them. When they want something, they often shout, scream or fight. Also, when someone asks ...

  9. Youngsters flash the most cash

    Posted May 05th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... spendthrifts. Hu Xingdou, an economics professor at the Beijing Institute of Technology, said another factor behind the spending spree was parents spoiling single children. Cars and property ... 'Most of the time it's the parents who pay the down payment, then the children take care of the mortgages.' ...

  10. 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, ...




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