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  1. Parents can help children deal with pressures of materialistic world

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the past few years the newspapers have been full of articles on the problems encountered by today's teenagers, such as drug abuse, alcoholism, bullying. Go back 50 years ... or selling drugs. Peer pressure is another problem that teenagers face. As they make their way from childhood to adulthood, many of them struggle to figure out who they are and what they want out ...

  2. A heaven called home

    Posted Apr 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to run away and never come back.' These lyrics are from Ludacris' single Runaway Love featuring Mary J. Blige. When I first heard this song, I was very impressed. Child abuse and drug use among teenagers are mainly caused by family problems. For some children in Hong Kong, home can be hell but they can't run away. A lot of youngsters wander the streets late at night ...

  3. The need for resisting temptations

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Giving in to temptation could lead to serious problems, especially for teenagers. Computer games, cigarettes, alcohol and drugs can be traps that suck teens in and get them addicted. Often peer pressure is to blame. In order to be accepted, teens may take up bad and dangerous habits. Another factor is plain curiosity. Many teenagers are curious about forbidden things. I believe ...

  4. Tragic death that's a warning to us all

    Posted Feb 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... phrasing and phenomenal range, we realise just how short her career was. She spent the last decade battling drug and alcohol abuse, and the instrument for which she became so beloved by millions ... is not immediately apparent to those who have talent and are snapped up by the entertainment industry. But fame and stardom require a tough schedule. Alcohol, drugs and prescription pills can seem like ...

  5. Teenage Dream Katy Perry (CD)

    Posted Sep 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Barry C Chung Katy Perry's latest album, Teenage Dream, takes bubblegum pop to a whole new level. Except it's more like candyfloss: fluffier, with even less substance. The album ... his stylised lazy rhymes, giving the song an urban edge. This is one of the better tracks on the album. As a collection, Teenage Dream brings out Perry's diversity, something she's ...

  6. Get a positive rap

    Posted Jun 10th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... of the band were once drug abusers. After being arrested, they were sent to New Being Fellowship, a rehabilitation centre. 'I got involved in music after I was sent to the Fellowship,' said ... performance has to give off a positive message. The No Drugs Hip Hop Dance and Music Competition is organised by the Narcotics Division of the Security Bureau, the Action Committee Against Narcotics ...

  7. Mystery surrounds Elvis' end

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1953 by recording two songs at the age of 18. The next year, he had his first hit: That's All Right (Mama). By 1956, Elvis was a massive hit. Teenagers went crazy over songs like Hound ... influence and called his shows 'immoral'. In the 1970s, Elvis' health began to deteriorate. He was addicted to prescription drugs and he began to put on a lot of weight- on a diet ...

  8. Teenage Fanclub

    Posted Jul 17th 2005, 12:00am by Paul Kay

    ... Paul Kay Teenage Fanclub Man-Made (Merge) There are few certainties in life, and those that do exist, such as the inescapable duo of death and taxes, are far from desirable. Fortunately, a far more pleasurable sure thing is Teenage Fanclub's unfailing ability to create perfectly crafted indie-pop records. Since they first hit the scene with their grungy debut A Catholic ...

  9. Slash

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Hamish Mckenzie

    ... Hamish McKenzie He's kicked drugs, the drink and a couple of bands- namely Velvet Revolver and a little group called Guns N' Roses- but Slash has held on to at least some ... to arena audiences, still making hay from songs that thrilled teenagers and bogans alike 20 years ago. He has his own solo album out now, and it includes an unlikely collaboration with Fergie from ...

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    Their own worst critics

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Foals contained admissions of teenage problems with authority, wild mood swings and the pressures of fame. And among all that, singer Yannis Philippakis opened up about family therapy, his ... since they were teenagers. Their producers, Flood and Alan Moulder, even tricked them by recording their rehearsal in order to capture a more uninhibited sound. There is a tendency to fixate ...




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