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  1. TVB a 'turn-off for middle-class and young'

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at a broadcasting seminar and awards ceremony organised by RTHK, Professor Chan said young people and the middle-class were ignoring free television stations. 'Middle-class people with better education ... said. TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan said the station produced plenty of quality productions. 'There are no new themes under the sun. It all depends on how you package and present ...

  2. TVB a 'turn-off for middle-class and young'

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... young people and the middle-class were ignoring free television stations. 'Middle-class people with better education are highly dissatisfied with TV productions that repeat the same ... programmes but stayed with the status quo because it was easiest to please low-income viewers or those with little schooling, he said. TVB general manager Stephen Chan Chi-wan said the station ...

  3. St Mark's outclass St Stephen's

    Posted May 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei In a second-round encounter in the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition, St Mark's School defeated St Stephen's College, thanks to their better presentation skills. ... unemployment rate for new immigrants, and they spoke confidently at a good pace and with eye contact with the audience,' he said. St Stephen's also lost points due to poor time management. ...

  4. We polled on other officials, Stephen Lam admits

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has commissioned an institution to collect public views on the 2011-12 budget and their response to some incidents in the community,' acting Chief Secretary Stephen Lam Sui-lung told ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Young should take real risks before fighting for democracy

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... is in control of her own destiny. Instead of starting a business in a burst of entrepreneurial creativity à la Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, many young people either want to join big corporations or the government on a fast track to senior management- and/or protest for democracy. What they all have in common is that they take no risk. Our young democracy fighters may fantasise about June 4, ...

  6. News - China

    Young boys found dead in Guizhou shack

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 02:35pm by Amy Li

    ... Five young boys in China’s southwestern Guizhou province died of suffocation on Monday in a deserted shack, the Xinhua state news agency reported on Tuesday. The boys, aged four to six, died after apparently trying to burn some wet straw, although further details about their deaths are not yet available.   The tragedy echoes a similar case in Guizhou province in November ...

  7. Watchdog placed on the agenda

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The government will consider forming a children's commission to co-ordinate policies affecting the interests of children. Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs Stephen ... have a Youth Commission, but that only deals with young people aged between 16 and 18, so we need to consider whether to have two such bodies or how to do this,' he said after returning ...

  8. Talking Points

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... So much is written and spoken about the academic needs of young gifted students that we tend to think that the social and emotional issues will somehow separate and that they will deal with themselves. They won't. Dr Stephen Tommis, executive director, Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (pictured) We are urging the government to remove the [Kindergarten and Child Care Centre Fee ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - SURVEY

    Troubled young people see sex as normal part of dating

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Children see sex as'expected' in dating Sex and dating come in the same package for more than one-third of the city's troubled young ... with a minor. Close to 20 per cent of respondents admit having done so. Roughly 60 per cent of the 270 young people questioned on their attitudes to and understanding of safe sex, relationships ...

  10. Low-cost mortgages for young proposed

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com The government should provide low-interest or interest-free loans to young homebuyers, a think tank suggested, after a survey found nearly 70 per cent of those planning to enter the housing market prefer private property to subsidised housing. 'Housing for young people is an important matter that deserves more public attention,' said Bauhinia ...




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